Pork belly. Such a delicious and versatile cut of meat. There are so many things you can do with it, so many different cuisines you can adapt it to—it almost makes our head spin. But one thing they all have in common is how damn tasty they all are.
So in light of this, we’ve compiled a list of the best places to get some pork belly in Perth. Get some pork on ya fork, team.
Strap yourself in for a taste sensation. The pork belly at this middle-eastern restaurant is rubbed in ras el hanout (a traditional Moroccan spice blend of up to 60 different spices) then cooked with pomegranate and served with rhubarb relish, apple and herbs.
This South American restaurant has a seriously unique pork belly dish—cooked on their woodfire barbeque, it comes served with grilled peaches, Brazil nuts and sesame puree. Intrigued? You should be.
Want some pork belly for breakfast? Don’t worry, we’re not judging you; and neither are the good people at Layup. They have a brunch dish of slow roasted pork belly, served with miso caramel sauce, beetroot gel and chargrilled asparagus.
PORK BELLY PANCAKES! Need we say more? Probably not, but we will—at Suburban Table, you get your crispy pork belly in house-made spring onion pancakes, all wrapped up with kimchi sauce, cucumber and hoision sauce.
The lunch menu at this dumpling and noodle house features a traditional Chinese steamed bun filled with slow-cooked pork belly.
Pinchos Bar De Tapas
This Spanish-inspired tapas bar serve crispy fried pork belly with dukha and lemon. And it's only $10.50. What a steal.
The wood roasted pork belly at Young George is not to be missed—dished up with ginger cabbage, wild rice and mushrooms.
The Trustee Bar & Bistro
The crew at The Trustee will knock your socks off with their crispy pork belly served with seared scallops and apple two ways—how do you cook apple two ways? You’ll find out.
Pork belly tacos? Yes please. Tropico dishes up soft shell tacos with pork belly, grilled pineapple, sherry glaze and slaw.
Andaluz Bar & Tapas
Head to this rad little bar-restaurant for their pork belly strips, served with barbeque sauce, caramelised onions and pork scratchings.
The thit nuong pork belly lettuce cups here are next level—grilled pork with Vietnamese fish sauce and fresh herbs, all wrapped up in a lettuce leaf.
Low Key Chow House
There are a few pork belly options at Low Key, but our fave is the ‘samgyeopsal’—pork belly, lettuce cups, Korean spicy dipping sauce and ssamjang pickled celery.
What The Bao
If you’re after a fast fix, get on down to What The Bao at Freo markets and get their pork belly bao.
This dumpling house does an impressive pork belly hot pot, that comes with soft egg, radish and goji berries.
Kitsch Bar Asia
One of Kitsch’s Asian-inspired ‘street plates’ is crispy skin pork belly, with chilli caramel and apple salad. Yum.
The team at Brika dishes up a mean pork belly with a Greek twist, cooking it with ouzo, thyme and a honey glaze.
If you’re after a fancy pork belly hit, head to Limones for their slow roasted pork belly, served with cauliflower puree, kale and jus.
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Pinchos Bar De Tapas | Image credit: Nancy Hanna