Chapels on Whatley

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I had heard a number of good reports about this place, just down the road from the top little bar, Swallow, so on Monday we headed there for a late breakfast. I have to admit I was expecting the usual breakfast fare – bacon, eggs, toast and the like, ...

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Cheeky Sparrow

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Situated in Wolf Lane, Cheeky Sparrow is one of a number of small bars/restaurants within a few metres of each other – Halcyon, Tiger Tiger and Wolf Lane. It operates more as a coffee shop in the mornings – opening very early to catch the workers on ...

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Padburys

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Lady FWO faced something of a dilemma....she had headed out, alone, for a spot of lunch at one of the nearby eating houses in Guildford, Padburys. This restaurant is housed in the historic Padbury House at the corner of Terrace Rd and Swan Street, ...

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The Bradman Room at the WACA – revisited…

Brad Hogg

For those who came in late, you may not have read my post of November about the food dished up during the one day Internationals at the WACA ground. I wrote particularly about that served in the Bradman Room to members of the Dennis Lillee Club, a ...

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Chik and Kent

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Chik and Kent in Murray Street could almost be described as an Indian tapas restaurant; I guess while most people eating at an Indian restaurant would share their meals, Chik and Kent make it easier with a series of small plates, perfect for two, and ...

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The Local Shack

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The Shack in Murray Street is one of three “shacks’ apparently – others are in Scarborough and Joondalup but I haven’t had the opportunity to head along to either of those. On New Year’s Eve I was in town around lunchtime and down the end of Murray ...

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Jezebelle

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We dropped into Jezebelle’s last Sunday for lunch and happened, luckily, to also catch a quite delightful duo who entertained the small crowd, unfortunately not for nearly long enough. Jessie Gordon has a great voice and presence and with her ...

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Aldersyde Estate

Vines

When I first began, some years ago now, going to Piesse Brook Wines – which is what Aldersyde used to be called – it was always good to see the West Perth and Richmond champion (all West Perth players are, of course, champions by simple definition) ...

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The Rose and Crown

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The Rose and Crown hotel could easily be regarded as the beating heart of Guildford. In the centre of the historic Swan Street precinct it has been beautifully restored, with an outdoor dining area – beer garden – easily the best of any hotel in ...

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The Royal on the waterfront

River

Latterly a chum and I were in Claisebrook to visit the Whipper Snapper distillery and after a tasting of their wares continued our wanderings and ended up at the Royal on Claisebrook Cove. This would have to be one of nicest outlooks of any ...

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