Prepare To Feast On Perth’s Best Gnocchi

By Sarah Joanna Pope
8th Aug 2016

Pan fried, pumpkin, cheese laden or buttered up—these light and silky Italian dumplings have a huge following of dedicated fans.

And if you’re searching for your perfect melt in your mouth gnocchi moment, we’ve tracked down Perth’s best gnocchi.


West Perth

Hand rolled with love, the potato gnocchi at Julio’s is sure to give you that special pasta feeling. Theirs comes with tiger prawns, zucchini, gorgonzola, cheese and chilli (vego option also available). Oh. My. Sweet. Potato. Lord.

Shadow Wine Bar


This sultry late night wine bar and restaurant keeps their classic potato pasta dish simple. Head to Shadow Wine Bar for their gnocchi with spinach and parmesan cream.

Bib & Tucker

North Fremantle

Potato, pumpkin and pasta—the three P’s of happiness. Head to North Freo fave Bib & Tucker to tuck into some pumpkin gnocchi—with brown butter sage, roast pumpkin, goats curd, kale and walnut pangrattato.

Lalla Rookh


Served with blue swimmer crab, tomato and basil sugo, Lalla Rookh’s ricotta gnocchi is a dumpling lovers delight. Pull up a chair at this underground Italian joint to experience these house-made pasta buds of joy.

Threecoins Italian Trattoria


For a little piece of Italy on Beaufort, and a big piece of carbs, head to Threecoins Italian Trattoria. Get your mouth on the gnocchi marinara—with crabs, mussels, prawns and bisque.



For a bowl of those dreamy pasta pillows, head to Pappagallo on Oxford Street. Served with napoletana and fresh basil, it’s not fancy—but it is delicious.

Galileo Buona Cucino

Shenton Park

No gnocchi round up is complete without the gnocchi al pesto from Galileo Buona Cucina. It’s so good that it made it onto our famous 50 Meals You Should Have Eaten if You Live in Perth list. Try it—or you’ll always wonder.

The Re Store

Northbridge and Leederville

Stalk the daily “hot meal” menus at the Re Store in Northbridge or Leederville and one day your gnocchi appetite will be rewarded.

Searching for more Italian goodness in Perth? Hit up the directory!

Julio's | Image credit: Nancy Hanna

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