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Bivouac Canteen and Bar

#154 of 1,370 Restaurants in Perth
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Perth CBD
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198 William St | Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
+61 8 9227 0883
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the charcuterie board and the potatoes. Both well presented and delicious. A gem of a restaurant with knowledge and attentive staff.

Thank DianneMelb
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has delicious food and they really know what they are doing. Good atmosphere and the share plate style dining really works here. Had a great watermelon salad and some excellent pork. Memorable.

Thank Potter_FamilyHobart
Pattaya, Thailand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I just finished having the most wonderful meal in a cool setting at Bivouac. We ordered the "chef feed me" for a table of 4. Having never ate proper Mediterranean food before, I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical about what was going to be put in front of me. Then the starters arrived. I'm afraid that... More 

Thank Tubz175
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Bivouac used to be one of our favourite go to places, and although the food and service was still good I feel as though the standard has dropped a little. Or am I just less impressed these days? Either way, I felt the value for what you pay was really not worth it. Dinner cost us just under $200 for... More 

Thank Mattdan09
Brisbane Australia
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86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was part of a group who ate dinner here recently. Really interesting food options. Sharing plates that appealed to everyone.

Thank Ferrri
Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My friend and I had dinner at Bivouac earlier this week. My friend's an excellent cook herself and we agreed the food here was great. The flavours were "different" but very tasty, it all pulled together really well. The portions were modest but we left feeling satisfied. The only thing I might suggest is a broader selection of desserts -... More 

Thank Alison F
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Returned to this restaurant after a year or so and was pleasantly surprised by the taste and choice of food We ate delicious cauliflower tacos, and grilled pumpkin sandwiches Each dish had a delightful taste, lingering in your mouth The wine choice was also excellent, light Pinot with our lunches The service was quick and attentive Will go back for... More 

Thank Vivienne L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

shared a delicious meal with a friend here, it was very busy and the staff were literally running through the restaraunt (it seemed understaffed) one of the staff tripped which resulted in my friend and I wearing chilli lamb gravy fat for the rest of the evening, I spent 5 minutes washing the chilli out of my eye. It was... More 

Thank Melstar20
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Our hotel recommended this restaurant so we were eager to try it. We ordered tThe gnocchi and the only salad respectively.This restaurant might suit folks who like tiny portions. Ours could have been served on dessert plates although with good coffee the bill was over$ 50. While the salad mentioned seeds on the menu, I only saw four. I mentioned... More 

Thank Callie A
Perth, Australia
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458 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Bivouac has been around long enough now to have become a bit of an institution. The tables are bare and a bit chipped and the place hasn't changed much since it opened. And the food is still great. The charcuterie plate (entrée) has some nice bits and pieces to pick through. The dishes are meant to be shared and this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 William St | Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Perth>  > Perth CBD
  • Neighbourhood: Perth CBD
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9227 0883

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?