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13 Cosy Eateries with Log Fires in the Perth Hills

As the temperature in Perth finally drops and the cosy vibes rise, there’s nothing better than enjoying a hearty meal by a crackling log fire. The Perth Hills are home to many spots where you can do just that. Why not warm up indoors after exploring the Perth Hills trails? Here’s a list of our top snug eateries, including cosy cafes, toasty taverns, and warm wineries to enjoy a winter red. Don’t hibernate – tick these toasty spots off your Perth Hills to do list this winter.

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La Fattoria, Pickering Brook

Experience a taste of Italy at La Fattoria. The Radice family’s traditional soul-warming Italian dishes paired with the warmth of a log fire and their rich red wines creates a memorable dining experience, even on the enclosed verandah. The family-owned and operated restaurant emphasises using fresh, local ingredients, and their authentic recipes which transport you straight to the Sicilian countryside.

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Naked Apple Cider House, Karragullen

Nestled in Karragullen, just beyond Roleystone, Naked Apple Cider House is the perfect spot to enjoy a crisp cider by a roaring fire. In cooler months, the enclosed patio, next to the cute cottage, is a good place to pull up a chair. Their menu features hearty comfort food, making it a top pick for a winter lunch (we hope their winter pudding dessert will be back this year too!).

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Jarrahdale Tavern, Jarrahdale

The Jarrahdale Tavern is a favourite among locals. Its rustic charm and inviting log fire provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for a hearty winter pub meal. Pull up a pew near the tavern’s fireplace after exploring the timber town’s rich history, historical buildings, and terrific bush trails.

Cherith Grove Café, Gidgegannup | image credit Amanda Carlin

Cherith Grove Cafe, Gidgegannup

Cherith Grove Café is known for its tasty home baked sweet treats, wood fired pizzas and cosy atmosphere. The pizza oven’s flames add to the warmth and charm, making it a lovely spot for a winter brunch or lunch after visiting the nearby Noble Falls. The cafe’s tranquil setting amongst olive groves makes it a perfect place to relax and enjoy a meal or warming coffee and cake.

Mahogany Inn & Distillery, Mahogany Creek | image credit Amanda Carlin

Mahogany Inn & Distillery, Mahogany Creek

This Mahogany Creek pub is open for its first winter in many years! The Mahogany Inn and Distillery combines the best of both worlds with pub-style food and their own in-house crafted spirits. The cosy log fire in the heritage pub makes it a must-visit in the winter. This historic inn which dates back to the days of infamous bushrangers, offers a welcoming atmosphere, and a menu of pub favourites.

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Last Drop Elizabethan Tavern, Bedfordale

This Tudor-style tavern is a year-round favourite, which really comes into its own in winter. The Last Drop Elizabethan Tavern’s cosy log fire and hearty pub fare make it an perfect if you crave a relaxed and delicious dining experience. The authentic English pub atmosphere, complete with wood beams and traditional decor, adds to the charm of this beloved spot. Our tip – the Lizzy’s hearty Sunday roasts, complete with Yorkshire puddings, are a must-try.

image credit | Millbrook Winery, Jarrahdale

Millbrook Winery, Jarrahdale

Found in a lush Jarrahdale valley, Millbrook Winery offers more than just award-winning wines. Their beautiful restaurant, complete with a stone-built log fire, is the perfect place to enjoy a gourmet meal, washed down with a smooth red wine, on a chilly day. With stunning views over the lake, to the surrounding vineyards and bushland, Millbrook Winery provides a peaceful and picturesque setting for a cosy winter escape.

Noble Falls Tavern, Gidgegannup | image credit Amanda Carlin

The Noble Falls Tavern

The Noble Falls Tavern will charm you, from its rustic decor and welcoming log fire, to the warm country-style atmosphere. The Gidgegannup spot makes the perfect setting for a filling meal after exploring the nearby cascades (and its namesake) across the road. The Tavern is known for its friendly service and tasty pub classics, making it a popular spot for both locals and tourists.

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Mundaring Hotel, Mundaring

The historic Mundaring Hotel, in the heart of Mundaring, offers a classic pub atmosphere with a modern twist. Their inviting dining room, complete with log fire, makes it a great place to devour a hearty meal and a pint during the colder months. Be sure to check out their Sunday roast of the week too.

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Carmel Tea Rooms, Carmel

For a cosy morning tea, head to the quaint ivy-covered Carmel Tea Rooms. Their delicious baked goods (their rich chocolate mud cake is a must try!), breakfasts, lunches, and hot drinks are even better when enjoyed by the warmth of their log fire. The charming setting in the Bickley Valley makes it an ideal spot for escaping the winter chill.

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Avocados Bar and Cafe, Kelmscott

Found in the Foothills, near Roleystone, Avocados Bar & Cafe offers a laid-back atmosphere and good food by the Canning River. The indoor log fire adds to the cosy feel, making it a great spot for a relaxing meal on cooler days.

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Bistro By the Dam, Serpentine

Perched above the stunning Serpentine Dam, Bistro By the Dam offers breathtaking views and a warm log fire to warm your hands by. Their menu and cosy ambiance make it a perfect winter spot to seek out. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for their friendly wildlife visitors too.

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The Parkerville Tavern, Parkerville

The Parkerville Tavern is a beloved spot, with a rich history and a warm, welcoming feel. The log fires in their dining rooms makes it a perfect place to gather with friends and family in the winter. And if you love their beer garden, good news! Their heated conservatory is up and running for winter.

These cafes, pubs, wineries, cideries, and restaurants in the Perth Hills offer the perfect escape from the cold, with delicious dishes, and crackling log fires. Whether you’re after a hearty pub meal, a fine dining experience, or a hot chocolate and slice of cake – there’s yummy options for everyone.

Warm up, rug up, and savour the best of winter in the Perth Hills!