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Straits Cafe Scarborough, Scarborough, AU-WA

Straits Cafe Scarborough

4.2
4.2
117 Reviews
$40 and under
Modern Australian
The Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough, signature restaurant Straits Cafe offers modern Australian cuisine with brilliant ocean views of Perth Scarborough Beach.

Full buffet breakfast and dinner menu dedicated to the finest and freshest Western Australian produce, with a selection of contemporary Australian dishes that respect the fresh and simple flavours of the region.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 1 time today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian, Meat, Australian

  • Hours of Operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–10:30 am Lunch Daily 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (08) 9340 5746

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Wendelin Ulrich

  • Private party contact

    straits.scarborough@rendezvoushotels.com: (08) 9340 5746

  • Area

    Scarborough

  • Parking Details

    Free street parking and secure ticket hotel parking available

  • Public Transit

    Bus, taxi, uber

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 117 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.1Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4Value

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  1. L

    Lfamily

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Breakfast was great looks of choice on the buffet
  2. A

    Alicia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Great variety of food including little churros and pastries whish was very nice, staff friendly and helpful just a few things let it down the temperature of the hot food could be hotter the little chipolatas (sausages) were a bit dry and the salt and pepper on the table were empty. Overall a great selection of food at a good price overlooking the ocean just a few things that need a little help has a good area if you have a group but a bit echoey for people with hearing problems.
  3. N

    Nickyo

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience1
    Very very poor. Only one meal came out. They completely forgot the second meal. Got the drink order wrong. Ordered dessert but it never arrived. Moce staff but Very very poor processes.
  4. DR

    DollyR

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Was good value for money for family together with all different ages.
  5. MS

    MariellaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We tried the breakfast buffet and were very pleased with the quality and selection of dishes to choose from. Staff were friendly and helpful.
  6. KM

    KaraM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful meals. Great service. We were celebrating a birthday and the wait staff made the birthday girl feel special
  7. LH

    LaurenH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Very nice meal and excellent and friendly service. Disappointed that the Saturday buffet lunch is not available.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Attended for Valentine’s Day and our experience was flawless! The food was exceptional, absolutely delicious. Staff were attentive, helpful and friendly. Great value for money. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening! Thank you to all at Straits Cafe…
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    The food bit very slow to come out. There’s no flowers on table as shown in Ad. The sparkling water we thought was included in the meal. But the environment was great. The stuff was friendly.
  10. ED

    EDPD

    Perth

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 February 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Good location, friendly service and very well cooked and presented food.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Perth

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 January 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Food was delicious, sunset view was great
  12. E

    Emily

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 January 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great food for price!! Breakfast buffet was great, affordable and worth your money. Scrambled eggs were weird tho. Rest of the food was great, had great selection. Will be back soon for sure.
  13. AC

    AmandaC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Food was delicious, very good quality, especially the lamb. The service was very friendly especially from Ava a lovely waitress from Brasil.
  14. C

    Cathal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice place to dine. Excellent service & food. Great view of sunsets etc.
  15. GJ

    GaryJ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 December 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    After being booked out with no guests available the previous day, our party of 4 on Boxing Day was almost on our own and consequently we received prompt almost exclusive service by all staff. Food was good, albeit somewhat (but understandably) expensive on this day.
  16. BS

    BonnieS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The view is fantastic, service very polite and helpful. The roast was a little disappointing with no roasted vegetables. First time to buffet but the staff did very well due to the conditions with covid. I was very surprised how polite and accommodating they were. i don't recall any music maybe there was some but this adds to the ambiance makes it more enjoyable .
  17. e

    evanandgaylene

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    great food selection lovely view very relaxing pleasant staff
  18. VD

    VickiD

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 December 2021

    overall1food2service1ambience5
    We came for a Pre Christmas get togetherNo one at concierge desk. The wrong cocktail was brought out. The menu very ordinary for a large hotel. We came for smorgasbord & was told it’s only at breakfast. Lastly, the Food we ordered took sooooo long to come out. I never write bad things, but this experience was worth telling you.
  19. N

    Nadia

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 December 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Compliments to the chef. Healthy food cooked well with inspiration.
  20. JB

    JuneB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 December 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    An enjoyable meal. The service was excellent! The view outstanding! Thanks for all.
  21. F

    Finn

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 November 2021

    overall2food1service4ambience2
    Very few choices for a "buffet". Too expensive for what U get..... Dissapointed. Chicken was not cooked well. A poor comparison to the hey days of the rendezvous buffet.
  22. EB

    EdwardB

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 November 2021

    overall1food1service4ambience3
    Buffet was instantiable and not worth the money. No crackling with roast pork, no soup, only cold seafood was prawns and only salad coleslaw?? Come on.
  23. MB

    MadaleineB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 October 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Thank you to your wonderful staff, Ana and a young lass who looked after us exceptionally well! The food was extremely tasty although there was quite a wait for our main course. But was definitely worth the wait! And thank you so much for the bottle of sparkling wine for my partner’s birthday - it was a lovely gesture and very much enjoyed! We will be back!
  24. NF

    NickyF

    Gold Coast

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 24 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and atmosphere
  25. JC

    JenniferC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 October 2021

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Thanks for a lovely dinner - lovely food, service and atmosphere.
  26. MM

    MarkM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 October 2021

    overall3food1service5ambience3
    i chose the market special rankin cod - for $40, I got 2 very small pieces of cod, along with 15 peas, 8 small pieces of cauliflower & a very sparse sauce - expected more for the price. Finished it in 6 mouthfuls.
  27. SS

    SeraS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 September 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Surprise family brunch. Excellent value on a public holiday.
  28. JS

    JanetS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 September 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice atmosphere and great atmosphere. Wine was fantastic although well and truely overpriced!
  29. M

    Michelle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 August 2021

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food,service was fantastic Beautiful view Very happy
  30. TA

    TraceyA

    Brisbane

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 August 2021

    overall3food1service3ambience3
    It tasted like the food was cooked two days ago and just heated up. 2 of the entrees were just frozen stuff and deep fried.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Western Australia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 August 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely food, awesome service.
  32. MM

    MerylM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 August 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We went on a windy Sunday afternoon. The waitress was lovely and very attentive. Food arrived in good time and was delicious. I had pork belly and hubby had fish. His serve was a little on the small side. There was only four other people there and so it was quiet, which we enjoy. The view is great of course opposite the beach but the windows are a mess! It’s a shame they don’t fix the tinting because it’s really scratched and actually ages the restaurant instead of being an amazing feature. Having said that we’ll definitely go back for the food.
  33. DT

    DebT

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 July 2021

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    We had a very nice meal, and service was very good too.
  34. S

    Scarborough

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 July 2021

    overall1food1service2ambience2
    Very limited options for the price especially in the fruit and yogurt. For a buffet we wouldn't go back as value not there for us.
  35. MW

    MicheleW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 July 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome experience. Service by Brittany was fabulous. She is delightful. Food was great & plenty of deliciousness. Will definitely be back.
  36. BN

    BrettN

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 July 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Entree selection difficult nothing common or usual to pick from
  37. NL

    NicoleL

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 June 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The setting is lovely and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Would have liked some more fresh fruit. Otherwise very good.
  38. GP

    GlamP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 June 2021

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    Good food, nice and quiet for lunch, overall enjoyable although my dessert came a long time after my coffee. I thought they had forgotten.
  39. BP

    BecP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 June 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great customer service. Great breakfast. Hotter coffee would be great. Staff were fabulous and very hard working. They deserve a raise!
  40. RE

    RaeleneE

    Perth

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 April 2021

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    The entrees were average (arancini a bit dry & you had to search for the very small pieces of squid in the squid salad) but all of our mains were delicious. The service was mainly good but given it wasn't very busy we were disappointed when we had to go to the desk to get a wine menu and then go back to place the order because there was no-one around to take the order. Overall not bad

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Straits Cafe Scarborough is rated 4.2 stars by 117 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for Straits Cafe Scarborough

148 The Esplanade Scarborough, AU-WA 6019

Additional information

  • Area

    Scarborough

  • Hours of Operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:00 am Sat, Sun 7:00 am–10:30 am Lunch Daily 12:00 pm–2:30 pm Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian, Meat, Australian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Free street parking and secure ticket hotel parking available

  • Public Transit

    Bus, taxi, uber

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Wendelin Ulrich

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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