Lamonts Winestore Cottesloe

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On the long weekend in January we toddled, by train, to the Wine Loft at the Boatshed Market in Cottesloe to taste a great range of Pet-Nat sparkling, and then once that was finished, went on over to one of our Western suburb go-to places for a light ...

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Braddock’s Pharmacy

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Housed in a heritage building in Aberdeen Street, near the corner of Fitzgerald Street, Braddock’s Dispensary opened recently as a coffee shop – the building itself started life as a chemist shop back in the early days of the 20th century and proudly ...

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Breakfast at Ivy and Jack

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The restaurant and bar at the Holiday Inn in Hay Street opens for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving guests of the hotel as well as passers-by looking for a bite to eat, a coffee, or a drink. The décor with its emphasis on metal and stone is eye ...

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The Heritage Wine Bar

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Since we last visited the Heritage it has had something of a makeover – no longer simply a bistro but now a wine store – with a great selection of wines in the shop area at the Terrace front of the place, as well as a wine bar with stools at the ...

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Yes Please!

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After a Fringe show at the Pleasure Garden (Russell Square to those non-Fringers) we stopped in for a feed (and a drink) at Yes Please Perth, just across the road in James Street – they open until 2AM each day, serving food and drink up till closing ...

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Kappys Italian Restaurant

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Kappys remains one of our favourite restaurants and we go along on a pretty regular basis – and being only a very short walk from home is a bonus. With a seasonally changing menu, and black boarded specials, you can always bank on some dish to tempt ...

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James Street Bar and Kitchen

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James Street Bar and Kitchen is the signature bar and restaurant of the newly opened Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Northbridge – the bar opens to the footpath of James Street, with a dividing wall behind the bar concealing the dining room proper – ...

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Ficus

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Ficus has recently opened on the top floor of Yagan Square – a pleasant outlook looking back to the City and with an attractive fit out – I liked the bentwood chairs in particular. The ethos of Ficus is seasonal produce, farm to plate dining, ...

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The Vault

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We dropped into the Vault in Kalamunda a week or so before Christmas for lunch after a spot of shopping in the town – the two of us plus daughter plus baby granddaughter and a couple of friends from close by. The old Commonwealth Bank building ...

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