What is it about fried chicken that makes us love it so much? Well obviously one reason is because it tastes so good. But also, another could be because as there are so many different ways to prepare it, the flavour is different depending on who makes it. The best fried chicken in Perth therefore depends on how it is marinated, seasoned, coated and fried, and these guys below do it better than anyone else in the city.
In recent times Korean fried chicken has started to grow in popularity, especially in Perth, thanks to the success of 7 Grams Restaurant. Located in the CBD, they dish up some of the finest chimaek you will get in Australia. Choose between classic fried chicken or something with a bit more spice and let the good times roll on your tastebuds! For a more total experience their beer and soju is the perfect accompaniment to their fried chicken.
Another excellent purveyor of Korean chicken is Chimek. One of the first venues in Perth to sell this genre of food, they operate on mission to take locals on a food journey that champions the flavours of Korea and the USA. Presenting a delicious menu, packed with traditional Korean Fried Chicken that is cook in a variety of flavours, you can choose to enjoy them on its own, or stuffed inside a burger.
Given that they also sell exceptional Korean-style fried chicken, Nom Nom Chicken is a very apt name for their business. A locally owned and operated takeaway, they specialise in a range of quality chicken delights that is homemade with love. Their signature fried chicken is available to buy as a half or whole chook, while their boneless chicken comes in a range of flavours including 'Mad for Garlic' and 'Jack Daniels' both of which are delicious.
Another top notch fried chicken joint in Northbridge is Ultimate Fried Chicken. Priding themselves on offering, well, the ultimate in fried chicken, their delicious food has a real Taiwanese flavour. Consistently well cooked, with meat that is tender and skin that is crispy, this place is very popular. There aren't many seats here, so itâ€™s best to treat it as a takeaway option and eat their delicious food at home.
Over in Victoria Park, RoyAl's Chicken and Burgers have been delighting locals for several years now with their top quality chicken and burgers. Set within a hip hangout that is filled with lovely murals, they play cool music which creates a funky ambiance. The staff here are very friendly too and one of the best aspects of this place is that almost everything they offer can be done as a gluten free option.