Frankie's on Rotto
Located within the historic Thomson Bay Settlement and offering casual vibes and handmade pizzas, Frankie's on Rotto is the perfect place to kick back and soak in the island atmosphere with friends.
Frankie's is fully licensed and famous for their sourdough pizzas, but also offer an extensive menu from brunch classics to pastas, salads and more for lunch and dinner.
Just needing a spot to revive yourself after strolling the Wadjemup Bidi? Settle in with a delicious coffee on the deck. There's also a playground opposite so you can watch the kids play while you relax.
You can enjoy the same quality, barista-made coffee at Frankie’s that you can get from big sister Lexi’s, located at the West End, Kalli's, the vintage caravan located at Wadjemup Lighthouse and Maeve's, the 1960's Combi Van circling the Island.
Gov's Sports Bar
Settle in to the old Australian warmth of Gov's Sports Bar at Karma Rottnest.
Gov's is the perfect place to relax after a sun-kissed day of adventure. Relax and have a drink from a wide range of local and international beers and ciders in the iconic Australian sports bar setting, with TAB, Fox Sports and big screen television throughout the bar. Live music, trivia and comedy nights, pool, darts and more all add to the atmosphere.
Feeling peckish? Enjoy that ice cold beer, wine or cocktail with a woodfired pizza, sizzling Aussie beef burger or steak sandwich, al dente pasta or an irresistible bucket of wings from the pub-style menu.
Hotel Rottnest is open and better than ever!
Built around sustainable and locally sourced products, committed to supporting Western Australia farmers, sustainable fisheries and ethical farming practices, Hotel Rottnest is the perfect choice when considering your dining options on Rottnest Island.
Hotel Rottnest’s seasonal menu offers something for everyone – snacks, share plates, local seafood, crayfish, comfort food and mouth-watering pizzas. They also boast a great selection of WA Craft, local and international beers and wines. Sunsets at Thompson’s Bay aren’t complete without their fresh, seasonal and island inspired cocktails.
With the spectacular view, friendly service & endless dining options, why wouldn't you end your day (or spend all day) at Hotel Rottnest?
Rottnest Island is soon to welcome its newest accomodation offering, Samphire Rottnest, due to open October 2020.
Samphire Rottnest takes prime position on Thomson Bay next door to the iconic Hotel Rottnest, the number one social hub on the island.
Embracing the essence of the island, Samphire Rottnest will encourage guests to immerse themselves in the elements, feel the sand between their toes, become blissfully at one with the salt air and the unique, native beauty of Rottnest Island.Much like its namesake the native Samphire plants, found on the island - regenerative, long living and conjuring a sense of wellness.
Enjoy the relaxed, coastal vibe in one of the 64 generous 30m² guest rooms and 16 x 45-57m² rooms, all with private balconies overlooking an array of vantage points around the property and Thomson Bay.
Bookings can be made from Tuesday 28 July 2020 for October 2020 onwards or head to the website and sign up to the database before Tuesday 21 July to access the exclusive Pre-Sale offer for database members only.
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Pinky's Beach Club
Pinky’s Beach Club boasts one of the most spectacular beachside views on the island, overlooking the famous Pinky Beach and Bathurst Lighthouse.
Serving up locally inspired dishes and cocktails, the restaurant is one of the most celebrated dining experiences on Rottnest.
Pinky’s menu is inspired by the best of Western Australian produce, sustainably sourced where possible, with a distinctly Rottnest flavour. Sister-restaurant to the famous Thomsons, Pinky’s shares a seafood focus, with both restaurants under the leadership of revered chef Karl Wulf.
Please note that Riva Restaurant is currently closed.
Riva’s inventive Mediterranean-inspired menu and well-stocked cellar of local and international wines make dining at Karma Rottnest a gourmet affair.
From wood-fired pizzas to three-course farm to table feasts, the relaxed restaurant offers a variety of exceptional dishes created using the freshest ingredients and a carefully curated wine list that’s sure to satisfy the most demanding of palates. Award-winning mixologist Grant Collins has created a cocktail list inspired by the island itself – whether you’re after a pre-dinner aperitif of post-dinner digestif, Riva has you covered.
Thomsons Rottnest Island
Named after Robert Thomson who farmed salt from Rottnest Island in 1841 and overlooking the bay that also bears Robert's name, Thomsons Rottnest Island offers a fresh and exciting approach to island dining.
The team here aim to surprise and delight with a menu of seaside classics (hello seafood platters), family favourites and share plates that celebrate local produce. A little nippers menu is also available for the kids.
Nothing pairs better with the panoramic views over the boats of Thomson Bay than a glass of Western Australian wine and you can select your perfect drop from The Wine Room. Wander in, read the tasting notes then enjoy your selection at your table or in the lounge.
Have a busy day planned exploring our beautiful island? Stop into the Kiosk for a takeaway lunch.
Or if you're just after something to put a bit of pep in your step after enjoying a ride from bay to bay, a range of hot and cold snacks, beverages and specialty coffee is available to takeaway and enjoy under the shaded alfresco opposite the children's playground.