No Mafia – the return!

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Two of the most heart aching closures during the lockdown were my favourite Perth bar, No Mafia, and its stablemate, Los Bravos – my go to places were out of bounds!! Now, at last, No Mafia is back – further up William Street and in the spot where ...

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O2 Bassendean

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Earlier this year, we noticed coffee shop O2 in Old Perth Road, Bassendean, had expanded, added a pizza oven and more importantly a liquor licence – and so we were keen to get along again to see how all was progressing after the closures caused by ...

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Hongkies – a taste of Hong Kong in Northbridge

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Another of the places I have missed over the lockdown period is Chinese restaurant, Hongkies, which specialises in food with a Hong Kong twist, as well as influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. I have always experienced very ...

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Besk….a West Leederville Destination

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One of the best openings of 2019, Besk – a wine bar, restaurant, bottle shop – in West Leederville is back in action after the hiatus and it was with much anticipation we ventured forth for a long awaited lunch – and the anticipation was fulfilled, ...

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Locale Mio Guildford

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We have been to Locale Mio quite a number of times since it opened last year and during the lockdown ordered a few takeaways from them as well, so it was great to see them back in action after restrictions have been eased. Right behind the Guildford ...

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Six Senses at Elizabeth Quay

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Six Senses have outlets in Leederville and Subiaco and now at Elizabeth Quay – with a waterside location looking out onto the inlet. Al fresco and indoor seating with a variety of tables, benches and sofa chairs make for a comfortable and welcoming ...

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SZECHWAN ZEN – after the lockdown

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One of the places that I have missed being able to get along to during the lockdown was Szechwan Zen – with its very spicy and addictive food. So, with the added incentive of cool weather calling for some heat to warm us up we set out for ...

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Shadow Wine Bar

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One of the best wine bars in town, Shadow, part of the Alex Hotel, is back in business after the lockdown and restrictions on hospitality venues; so, it was with great anticipation, I went along for lunch last Friday. With one of the best wine ...

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Kappys Italian Restaurant

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Naturally, as the COVID restrictions began to be lifted it seemed right that Kappys, our very local Italian restaurant ( a few hundred metres from home) and which remains one of our favourites would be high on the agenda for a visit. Booking, ...

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RIVERBANK ESTATE – BACK TO THE VALLEY

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A wonderful day to return to the Swan Valley as restaurants and wineries are re-opening now the State government eases restrictions – and it was a no-brainer to book at one of the best of the winery restaurants in the Valley, Riverbank Estate. ...

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