Restaurant Guide

Wildflower: Restaurant review

This rooftop fine-diner crowning Perth's majestic Como The Treasury puts the special into any occasion.

Address

1 Cathedral Ave
Perth, WA

Hours

Lunch Tue-Fri noon-3pm
Dinner Tue-Sat 6pm-9.30pm

Prices

E $35
M $42-$49
D $24;
Dégustations $95-$145

Designer décor, star-studded wine list, twinkling CBD views. This is a place for special occasions, one where marble floors cut against soft olive banquettes and waitstaff open proceedings with warm house-baked sourdough. Yet for all Wildflower's man-made glamour, the food is anchored in Western Australian and indigenous ingredients. Discs of green-lip abalone bringing texture to earthy Jarrah smoked kangaroo, or sour plum, rosella and wildflower honey enlivening dry-aged Wagin duck. Elsewhere, native thyme plays against a rich, nutty sandalwood cream, twirls of kutjera bring a gentle acidity to Manjimup marron, and a mix of black barley and risotto come together harmoniously underneath whole-roasted beetroots. Dishes linger in the local realm, and there are plenty of affordable WA wines to match, but the mammoth 16-page drinks list has plenty more for those wanting to spend big or look further afield. After big-ticket Champagne? Order it at the enoteca downstairs. Want something stronger? Go for an Australian-accented Negroni made with small-batch local amaro, Maidenii vermouth and Adelaide Hills gin. A wild ride.
Phone:
(08) 6168 7855
Bookings:
Bookings essential
Features:
  • Licensed
  • Bar
  • Wheelchair access
  • Private room
  • Impressive wine list
Accepted card types:
  • American Express
  • Eftpos
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
Chef:
Matthew Sartori
This review was made independently for the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide. The guide's reviewers visit unannounced and pay their way.