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662 Newcastle Street, Leederville, Vincent, Western Australia 6007, Australia
61892280123
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8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was recommended this place by a friend and glad we went. It is a 'quirky' little place with a nice choice (not too big but enough) on the menu and friendly staff. The food was delicious, we went for breakkie and I had a doughnut slider :) and a nibble of my partners breakfast - which was the best... More 

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Thank Nattfrog
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming in to Duende and providing us with your feedback. It is really appreciated. We're glad you and your partner enjoyed your breakfast and those teapots are a bit special. We get many comments on them. It appears your trip to the 'little room' was also worthwhile to see that we care all fronts. Thanks again... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Duende continues to surprise and delight with its tapas and wines. The menu is updated regularly and the wine list always comes through.

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Thank MattTheCoffeeSnob
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to provide comments from your most recent visit. It is truly appreciated by our team. We work hard on our menu and wine list so it's great that this is recognised. Thanks again and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recently invited to brunch at Duende to farewell a friend departing on an overseas holiday. There were seven in our group. Duende has an informal relaxed atmosphere with efficient and attentive wait staff. Despite the size of our group the service was friendly and efficient. The breakfast menu was an interesting change to the normal breakfast/brunch offerings. The... More 

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Thank ShirlsAndy15
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know that you enjoyed your recent visit in to Duende. It means a lot to us. We must get you back for a tapas trial next. That kicks in from midday till late 7 days a week. If you like paella & sangria we are offering the two together for just $25 every... More 

Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner here the other evening. The stand out was the waiter who was very attentive, helpful and happy....it's not often you find such good service these days so that was great. The food also tasted really really good! But I think the biggest and only let down was the pice. For the portion of food you... More 

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Thank ShiRossi
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thanks for dining with us and providing your feedback. We really appreciate you comments on the attentive, helpful and happy service from our team and taste of our food. We'll be sure that gets passed on. We respect your position on price however feel that this is fair in consideration of the portion size being relative to the tapas /... More 

Perth, Australia
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shared 4 amazing dishes and a bottle of Tempranillo over a nice long brunch on a Wednesday. We will be back for the oysters and paella on a Monday night.

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Thank JaneO563013
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming in for your long brunch. It's a great way to spend an afternoon. You're right, you must come back for our paella and oysters for sure. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed an early mid-week dinner on a Tuesday night using a Groupon deal. Meal was a little overpriced ($60) for what you got, considering no drinks were included. Food was good, although pork was a little dry. Pleasant decor and service was very friendly, I would consider going back again for causal drinks or nibbles.

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Thank Jessica L
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming in and dining with us. The Groupon offer has been certainly very popular and covers 4 dishes s that our guests have endorsed as their favourites. We appreciate you letting us know about the pork belly. This is slow cooked in a combi oven (heat & steam) so should certainly not be dry. Thanks for... More 

Perth, Australia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service & good food in a nice atmosphere centrally located with reasonable parking options. Maybe our choices were a little deep fried & lacked some salad or vegetables but what food we had was excellent. Mid week was great but might be a little noisy in peak times.

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Thank 255103Carlos
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in to Duende and giving us your feedback. It means a lot to us. We must get you back in as there are plenty of great vegetable dishes as well, not so much on the salad side at this time of the year. We'd also love to see you to work through more of the menu as... More 

Perth, Australia
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a fantastic dining experience. Excellent food and excellent service in a great venue, with a fantastic atmosphere.

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Thank Robin W
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and have tagged us as one of your favourite restaurants. That means a lot to us. We look forward to you returning again soon. Thanks again for coming in and taking the time to give us your feedback. More 

Perth, Australia
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173 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a group of friends on a Saturday night for cocktails and tapas. Whilst the service was friendly, at times it was slow to non existent. However, bare in mind the restaurant was full. The food was beautiful. I had the chorizo and octopus which was very tasty. Loved the cocktails too. Definitely recommend. (They also allow split... More 

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Thank Samantha W
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback. We always appreciate it. Great to hear you enjoyed the the food, the cocktails and the friendly service. Most importantly that you would definitely recommend us. That's a great endorsement. At peak times we can certainly be under the pump however appreciate your understanding and apologise for any delays. Our team will always give... More 

Perth, Australia
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366 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

A good spot for a catch up and the service here is great. The waiter on this particular night was very helpful with his tasty recommendations but some dishes were small for the price. Helpful tip: Make sure you're not starving when you come here!

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Thank Trinhy V
Philip C, Owner at Duende, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in to Duende and telling us of your experience. We really appreciate it. As you understand tapas is generally smaller portions. We offer tapa (single serves) with our Racione then being based on shared plate. We always hope that our guests ultimately leave after experiencing a good cross section of the menu with a reasonable overall cost... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $45
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 662 Newcastle Street, Leederville, Vincent, Western Australia 6007, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Vincent  >  Leederville
  • Phone Number: 61892280123
Description
Duende is Perth's first and original Spanish tapas bar. Since opening in 2003 it has continued to provide a unique culinary experience dedicated to the Spanish tapas culture with this experienced in warm, rustic surrounds. We are positioned on the fringe of vibrant Leederville in a location that could easily leave one wondering if they were in Barcelona, Seville or San Sebastian. Open for breakfast (Friday - Sunday) and lunch and dinner 7 days a week, Duende is the perfect location for that casual coffee catch-up, an important business meeting or a group gathering of family or friends to celebrate... well, anything. Our wine bar opens from midday with an extensive offer of local and imported wines, beers and killer cocktails.

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