A Stately Lounge

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One of the lesser known bars in the State Buildings, the Treasury Lounge and Bar, part of the COMO Treasury Hotel, is a little haven of peace away from the bustle of the others bars and dining places in the complex. Made up of a number of rooms, ...

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Arlena’s in Guildford

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I popped into Arlena’s General Store today –it is only a short stroll from home – for a coffee while I perused the West Australian – as well as selling coffee, cakes and light lunches – sandwiches, wraps - Arlena’s also sells a range of health food ...

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Helvetica

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One of the original laneway bars in Perth, Helvetica is found by wandering down a cobblestone lane off Howard Street, and is directly behind another bar of note, Andaluz, and what was the WA Club. It is a relaxed, informal, friendly bar, with a cool ...

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At the G

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Went along to the Guildford last night for dinner; the crowds during the week have slackened since the hectic times when it re-opened, but it still pretty crowded at weekends and with summer on the way no doubt the popularity will build. In the ...

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This Bar is a Ten

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Importers Gourmet Gateway invited us to a showcase of some of their products recently – on display were olive oils, coffee and the like – and the venue was Five Bar in Mt Lawley. This is one of the most popular bars in the Mt Lawley strip – friendly ...

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Guildford’s Crowning Glory

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It would be hard to argue against the proposition that the Rose and Crown in Guildford has the best beer garden in Perth – it is a fabulous space with an array of seating options – plenty of greenery to catch the eye, as well as the beautifully ...

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It’s Shadow Time

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With one of the best wine lists around town, the Shadow Wine Bar, part of the trendy Northbridge Hotel, the Alex, is an essential destination for any wine lover – especially if you are looking for some wines a little out of the ordinary. It is ...

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Must is a Must

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Must Wine Bar in Highgate is one of the better bistros around town – with Russell Blaikie in charge that is only to be expected – and I previously written about the excellent and innovative French inspired food on offer. It is also one of the most ...

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Coast

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Coast at Port Beach is in an outstanding location, right on the beachfront with glorious views across the sand to the glistening Indian Ocean. It has a number of self-contained areas catering for a range of visitors – Cargo is a bar area – no kids ...

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Piggy

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Another bar on the very interesting North Fremantle strip – just along from Old Bridge Cellars – it has indoor and outdoor seating – and on the sunny day we dropped by, out the front at a table on the artificial grass seemed just the spot to grab a ...

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