While Kalgoorlie is far from the trendy cafe laneways and glitzy bars of Perth city, you’ll be delighted to discover a thriving food and coffee scene in Kalgoorlie-Boulder that will satisfy any out-of-towner’s tastes.
From upscale restaurants to funky coffee shops and brewpubs, you’ll find a delectable mix of Asian and Mediterranean dishes alongside classic Aussie fare.
If it’s your first time in Kalgoorlie and you’re looking for the best places to eat and drink during your stay at the Plaza Hotel, here are the top Kalgoorlie restaurants that the locals rave about.
Enjoy a luxurious sit-down dinner at the Plaza restaurant
Your stay at the Plaza Hotel gives you easy access to our onsite restaurant, serving breakfast and dinner from Monday to Sunday.
Our hotel breakfast is a full cooked buffet breakfast that will ensure you’re well-equipped for the day ahead. Best of all, kids eat free when accompanied by a paying adult!
Boasting classic Western Australian and Italian flavours and fresh local produce, our dinner menu is a’la carte and features a selection of pastas, main meat dishes, sides, salads, and desserts of your choice. We also have an exciting kids menu with healthy options for the little ones.
If you’re looking for something special, our signature dish is the 1kg organic grass-fed Western Australian tomahawk steak, served with your choice of two sides.
More of a dessert person? Don’t miss our 24-carat gold chocolate dessert, made from Margaret River chocolate and 24-carat edible gold.
Sample the beers and tasty eats at the Beaten Track Brewery
Are you a craft beer lover? Beaten Track Brewery is a local microbrewery you won’t want to miss!
This up-and-coming backstreet brewhouse pulls a selection of ice-cold craft beers and seasonal ciders that pair perfectly with their mouth-watering burgers, loaded nachos and hot dogs (with vegetarian and vegan options available, too). You can choose to cool off indoors or lounge in the outdoors terrace while sampling a tasting paddle.
Located in South Boulder, the brewery is open on Thursdays – Sundays from 11:00AM – 9:00PM and Wednesdays from 5:00PM – 9:00PM.
Stimulate your senses at The Proper Gander Espresso
If you consider yourself a bit of a coffee snob, you’ll want to check out Proper Gander.
Highly rated by the locals, this award-winning coffee shop is making waves with its top-quality brews and scrumptious creations (think Snickers hot chocolates and toasted coconut lattes).
Located on 144 Boulder Road in South Kalgoorlie, you can swing by between 4:30AM – 6:00PM any day of the week to get your fix.
Stroll down to Cafe 312 for a late breakfast
Waking up from a lazy Sunday sleep in and craving your all-day breakfast favourites? Look no further than Cafe 312, just a 10-minute walk from the Plaza Hotel.
Open from Monday to Friday from 7:30AM – 2:00PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 7:30AM – 1:00PM, this trendy cafe is the perfect spot to savour a rich cup of barista-made coffee before digging into a classic eggs benny, the luscious vanilla pancakes, or your quintessential smashed avo.
Whatever you’re craving, the Plaza Hotel is conveniently located in the centre of town, so you’ll have easy access to loads of different food and drink options.