Commercial & Hospitality

Coogee Common

Built in 1894, the original Coogee Hotel was colloquially named the ‘Four Mile Well', a meeting place for local market gardeners along with quarry and shipping workers, four miles from Fremantle.

Status Completed 2020
Location Coogee
Partners Fremantle Woodfired Bakery
Overview
3,500m2

of productive kitchen gardens on site

200

person restaurant

1894

original construction, heritage refurbishment

Project Background

Overlooking Coogee Beach, Coogee Common is a restoration project which has brought the heritage buildings and surrounding landholdings of the old Coogee Hotel, vacant since the 1970s, back to its former glory.

In the two years leading up to its opening as the transformed Coogee Common, the property was tirelessly rehabilitated and restored, the gardens cultivated, and the character of this landmark preserved for generations to come.

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Project Details

Coogee Common’s seasonal menus are primarily based around its own produce which is harvested daily.

Housed in a carefully restored heritage building, the 200-person Coogee Common venue adopts a thoughtful ‘farm-to-table’ approach to dining. An extensive on-site kitchen garden produces seasonal fruit and vegetables, herbs and local honey

  • A showcase of WA’s best local ingredients and producers
  • On-site kitchen garden with a seasonally-based menu 
  • No-waste philosophy
  • Closed-loop farming system