The Aviary Bar & Restaurant, King Street, Perth, WA
Beyond its tranquil river and spacious beaches, Perth has lively city precincts humming with great shopping, nightlife and dining. Soak up business chic in Perth's city centre, browse boutiques along Leederville's stylish Oxford Street and catch live music in Mount Lawley. Discover hip bars and trendy eateries in Northbridge or visit the theatre along the leafy streets of Subiaco. Clustered around the northern banks of the Swan River, these urban pockets are places to meet the locals and experience its vibrant culture.
Perth's compact city centre is a popular destination for people-watching, afterwork entertainment and shopping, King Street is lined with art galleries and elegant boutiques and eateries. For quality department and fashion chain stores, trawl the malls of nearby Murray and Hay streets. The heritage-listed Edwardian theatre on Hay Street stages a number of large-scale ballet, opera, theatre and orchestra productions. Enjoy a pre-theatre meal in the cafes and restaurants along the riverfront. Don't miss lively Friday evening in the city, when you can go late night shopping or join the local business people celebrating the end of their working week.