Millbrook Wines

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Late last year we dropped down to Millbrook in Jarrahdale for lunch http://perthcafeculture.com.au/millbrook-restaurant-and-winery/, and while there bought a few bottles from their extensive, and excellent range – as well as Millbrook and Barking ...

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The Bohème Bar

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The Bohème at the corner of William and Murray is what was once the Wentworth Hotel, and later became Bobby Dazzlers. I used to frequent it as the Wentworth many years ago when it was a quite basic pub. It has been renovated and re-jigged in recent ...

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Maya Indian Restaurant

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The Maya in Market Street Fremantle has been around for more than 20 years, with its longevity telling you something about the quality of the food they turn out. On Thursday evening we went along accompanied by Lady FWO’s sister, Sally, who has been ...

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Andaluz

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Andaluz has been around for about 6 years - it was one of the first of the small bars established in town, and is still one of the best. When I worked just around the corner in the Terrace about the time it opened its doors, I frequented it often - ...

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Wild Poppy

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The Wild Poppy cafe in Fremantle is almost the epitome of what some would think to be Freo style - full of bric-a-brac, prints on the walls, couches to relax on, lace covered light fittings. And, of course, good food. Lady FWO was in the Port ...

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Bar Lafayette

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Another in the host of bars in the Brookfield development, Bar Lafayette is certainly one of the more stylish - located in the refurbished old Perth Technical School, it has a number of rooms, large and small, as well as an outdoor area, where you ...

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Helvetica

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Down a cobblestoned alleyway off Howard Street, around a corner and there you are - at one of Perth’s (slightly) hidden treasures - Helvetica. Slightly grungy in decor, but always warm and welcoming when we have dropped in, Helvetica is a favourite ...

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Bobèche

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Bobèche, in the basement of the Heritage Brasserie (in the old Royal Insurance building), has a Parisian carnival feel - leather chairs, dark velvet trimming, a very impressive metal clad bar, and a clown mural on one wall, all found at the bottom of ...

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Choo Choo’s

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Choo Choo’s in the basement level of Brookfield Place is a small bar - a very small bar. A long narrow space, exposed concrete walls, air conditioning ducts on display, polished concrete floors, murals decorating some of the wall space, a ...

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Raffles Hotel

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We went along to the Raffles on Tuesday to have a look at the changes and a spot of lunch. The hotel was taken on by Colonial Leisure Group in 2014 and has been considerably revamped - bright white walls, interesting light fittings, modern furniture ...

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