The Butterworth Bar and Kitchen

BeetrootC

Butterworth Bar and Kitchen, ground floor of Exchange Plaza in Sherwood Court, is an attractive looking venue – lots of glass keeping the light up, interesting pressed tin-look decoration on the bar and columns, with some tables looking down to the ...

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Public House Kitchen and Bar

Plate

This has been open for a tad over a year, and I have only just managed to go along; but go I did this week, and very happy I did so. The Public House is another excellent addition to the Perth bar, and eating, scene. In Durack House at the corner of ...

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Canton Lounge Bar

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The entrance to the Canton Bar is through a dimly lit door in Hay Street, up an even more dimly lit staircase, illuminated by red lights set in the treads. At the top you enter in a largish room decorated to look something like a bordello, speakeasy ...

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North Garden Chinese Restaurant

SingaporeBeef

Located in a small shopping centre on Old Perth Road, Bassendean, North Garden turns out consistently good food. The decor is typical of a suburban Chinese restaurant, and nothing to excite, but the friendly and welcoming staff, headed by owner ...

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Grand Bar and Bistro

Noir

This elegantly appointed place in the Central Park complex has a ground floor across three levels, one of which melds seamlessly into an outdoor undercover area (housing the Deck cafe by day) to create what looks to be a lovely outdoor eating and ...

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Hoang Kim

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Historic Tindale House in James Street Guildford has housed a number of restaurants over the past few years, but none has really made a go of it, until about 18 months ago when Hoang Kim Vietnamese took up residence. This has proven a popular ...

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Prosecco

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One of my great pleasures – apart from eating and drinking – is reading and I have a particular preference for detective fiction; two of my favourite detectives are Donna Leon’s Commissario Guido Brunetti (who is based in Venice) and Michael Dibdin’s ...

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Camellia Chinese Restaurant

ChilliPrawns

I have been going to the Camellia in High Wycombe for many years now and have never been disappointed with the food. The most recent occasion was no exception. The look of the restaurant is nothing to write home about - the usual suburban Chinese ...

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The Standard

Salad

Previously, I had been to the Standard for a drink but this time we decided to eat as well, and glad we did, the food was well put together, had lovely flavours, showed flair and innovation, and tasted great – what more could you want? Well priced, ...

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Mechanics Institute …… revisited

barry

The FWO and my boon companions from the Hills ended up at the Mechanics Institute after lunching and on the way to catch the train back to the Eastern suburbs. Neither had been there before and I thought duty bound to show them one the best rooftops ...

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