If you're looking to spoil yourself with a luxurious getaway for two in Fremantle, stay at one of Fremantle’s downtown hotels for easy access to the newest restaurants and chic small bars.
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A restaurant booking for 8 pm will give you plenty of time for an evening stroll past your hotel along Essex Street and to the Cappuccino Strip on South Terrace.
Fremantle’s hospitality renaissance means there’s plenty of choice. Try the beautifully restored Tonic and Ginger at The Old Synagogue. Squeeze in a sneaky nightcap at the downstairs speakeasy bar, L’Chaim.
When you’re ready for coffee, head to Duck Duck Bruce on Collie Street, it’s one of several spots in the Downtown area of Fremantle receiving rave reviews as a top place for weekend breakfast-brunch.
Back to the Esplanade Reserve to get your bearings and a bird’s eye view of the city on the ferris wheel.
It’s a one o’clock start at the Republic of Fremantle Gin School* where you’ll learn all about the world’s best gin.
Carrying your 500ml bottle of custom-distilled gin, it’s back to the hotel for some down time ready to explore the city at golden hour.
Start the evening with an elegant aperitif and tapas style treats at Strange Company on Bannister Street.
Make your way to South Terrace and turn right to walk past Gino’s. At the Sail & Anchor Hotel on your left turn left to enjoy dinner for two at Emily Taylor*, part of the stunning Warders Hotel on Henderson Street.
Image: The Old Synagogue
For a taste of live and local music try Freo.Social on Parry Street, just a hop, skip and a jump from your hotel.
Fremantle Markets is the perfect spot for a leisurely wander on a Sunday morning. Pick up some fresh bread and grocery treats to take home. There are great breakfast spots lining South Terrace and out in The Yard.
Image: Fremantle Markets, Downtown
*Bookings required at hospitality venues.