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.


Opening Hours:

Monday: 8am to 11am

Friday: 11am to 8pm

Saturday: 8am to 8pm

Sunday: 8am to 7pm


Please note that not all businesses are operating at the moment. For a full list of what's currently available, please check our What’s Open page here.

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 Restaurant

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.


The Kiosk

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.


Operating Hours:

From Saturday 20 June 2020

Thursday to Monday: 12noon to 3:30pm


Please note that not all operators are currently open. Please check our What's Open page for the latest updates.

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.


Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday: 3pm until late*

Saturday and Sunday: 12noon until late*

*For the July School Holidays Gov's Bar will be open 12pm until late with meals served between 12-3pm and 5pm-8.30pm daily.   

Gov's Bar will also feature Live Music every Saturday evening, Trivia on Tuesday and a DJ on Thursday's.

Please note that not all businesses are operating at the moment. For a full list of what's currently available, please check our What’s Open page here.

Hotel Rottnest

Please note that Hotel Rottnest is closed for refurbishment; however, a pop-up Beach Bar is currently open. 

For a full list of what's currently operating on Rottnest Island, please check our What’s Open page here.


Built around sustainable & locally sourced products, committed to supporting Western Australia farmers, sustainable fisheries & ethical farming practices, Hotel Rottnest is the perfect choice when considering your dining options on Rottnest Island.

Offering a range of separate menus from Lunch to Grazing & Dinner that offer something for everyone - snacks, share plates, local seafood, dry aged steaks, crayfish, comfort food & mouth-watering pizzas. We also boast a great selection of WA Craft, local & international beers, wines & cocktails.

With the spectacular view, friendly service & endless dining options, why wouldn't you end your day (or spend all day) at Hotel Rottnest?

Hotel Rottnest Pop-up Beach Bar

The much-loved Hotel Rottnest pub is currently closed for a short period of time while it goes through an exciting refresh. But you can still take full advantage of their spectacular position on the bay with their temporary beach eats activation!

Sink your toes into the sand and relax with a range of seasonal food and drinks directly in front of Hotel Rottnest, conveniently located on Thompson’s Bay, only a short walk from the ferry jetty and settlement.

See current opening hours and special offers here

Pinky's Beach Club

Please note that Pinky's Beach Club is closed until 23 September 2020.

For a full list of what's currently available, please check our What’s Open page here


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.

Riva Restaurant

Please note that Riva is currently closed.

For a full list of what's currently available, please check our What’s Open page here


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.