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Penny Garden

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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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4752 West Swan Rd, West Swan, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6055, Australia
+61 8 9274 7277
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:30
Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Perth, Australia
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Penny Garden (again) for lunch yesterday. ..They have a great new menu...and as always the food and service did not disappoint. So if you are looking for somewhere to have lunch...give them a go..you won't be disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank althea909
Management response:

Hi althea909, once again thanks for the great review. We are very happy that you enjoyed yourself and our menu. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks and take care. More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely setting in a great location. Décor and furniture is very basic. We went for lunch and found the menu very overpriced with very average food. Very basic steak sandwich and very greasy fish and chips. Service was very good.

Helpful?
Thank lynettemay53
Management response:

Hi lynettemay53, apologies for not enjoying the steak sandwich and fish and chips. I'm quite surprised as these are our most popular dishes as we use top quality scotch fillet, sour dough bread and fresh local snapper, as for the prices, these have been the same for the last 2 years. My Wife, myself and our Manager are currently in... More 

Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the beautiful swan valley this is a great spot for lunch if you are passing and would prefer a change from the cafes attached to the vineyards. Staff were all lovely and attentive whilst not being disruptive.

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Thank Penny G
Management response:

Hi Penny G, we are very pleased that you enjoyed experience here at Penny Garden Restaurant. Thanks for the feedback and look forward to seeing you again when you come back to Australia. Thanks. More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed breakfast here for my birthday mid year and recently had dinner( large party for a birthday). Lovely food, pleasant and helpful staff. Definitely recommend this place.

Helpful?
Thank Karen G
Management response:

Hi Karen G, thanks for your great review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience here at Penny Garden Restaurant. Thanks and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today was day two of our sight seeing around Perth, which took us to the Swan Valley area. After stopping at a few of the wineries for some tastings, and searching for a restaurant with gluten free options, we found Penny Garden. A lovely restaurant set overlooking the damn. We spent a while researching restaurants in the area with gluten... More 

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Thank Danielle R
Singapore
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in for lunch while in the valley and our first thought was that it was a nice place to dine at as it was cosy but yet had a great view of the lake. Service was good. The staff were extremely helpful. We ordered some sliders, pork tenderloins, calamari and a prawn risotto. The food was okay. Sliders... More 

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Thank DaArby
Management response:

Hi DaArby, thanks for the constructive feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed our service but will take on board your comments and address the issues accordingly. More 

Greater Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My husband wanted to take me out for dinner for my birthday but left it up to me to select the restaurant. I chose PennyGarden as I had been before with friends and had enjoyed the food, also because it is child-friendly and fairly local to us. My husband asked me what he should wear and I replied "oh, it's... More 

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Thank AussieLaura1981
Management response:

Hi AussieLaura1981, thanks for the great comprehensive review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed yourselves. It's guests like you that keep us small businesses trading and I will also pass on your thanks to Brodie. Take care and look forward to seeing you all again soon. More 

Bunbury, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We came up from Bunbury to visit a friend and decided at the last minute to go for a casual late lunch. We decided to pull in to the first place we could find in the area. We were greeted by friendly staff and seated inside. The place had obviously been very busy but the staff still maintained enthusiasm and... More 

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1 Thank Sue R
Management response:

Hi Sue R, thanks for your positive review and we are pleased that you all enjoyed yourselves. Take care and look forward to seeing you again on your next trip up from Bunbury. More 

Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Relaxing atmosphere for a delicious brunch on a Sunday, excellent menu, fresh and delicious. Looking forward to returning with family and friends. Amazing coffee shop next door for coffee tasting etc

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2 Thank LineMc
Management response:

Hi LineMc, thanks for the great review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your brunch. We only just released our new menu that week so thanks for the positive feedback. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My son and daughter in law booked penny garden for breakfast for my special day on 16th october We had to wait for 1 hour to receive our drinks which were coffees cold drinks and i had no saucer with my coffee cup and no spoons for the sugar and the owner replied to our complaint that he ran out... More 

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3 Thank lany16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 11:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4752 West Swan Rd, West Swan, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6055, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Swan Valley  >  West Swan
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9274 7277
Description
Owner Roger Patten has been a chef for 50 years and started Penny Garden Restaurant with his wife Pam & daughter Jasmine. Before commencement of construction, old Australian pennies were discovered at the entrance to the site. This, combined with the picturesque views and a love of plants & fauna by the owners, formed the history behind the name Penny Garden. Chef Earl Mashmett has over 20 years experience in bars & restaurants in Perth and has created a fresh menu using local produce wherever possible. With gluten free and vegetarian options available, Penny Garden is happy to cater to dietary requirements. All cakes, salad dressings, sauces & marinades are made right here on the premises. Penny Garden is a fully licensed venue with good range of wine, beer and spirits and we also offer split billing. However, you may BYO wine / champagne if you wish (corkage charged at $5 per bottle). We recommend booking to ensure your table

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