Lalla Rookh

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On our previous visit, a few months ago, to the wine store at Lalla Rookh, (downstairs at 77 St Georges Terrace) we came away convinced they were serving up quite special food, and our recent trip back this week just confirmed this. Entered ...

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JoyCafe

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JoyCafe was the scene of day one of the search for Perth’s best laksa. This is a place I have walked past, in William Street, Northbridge, many times and have never been in – but with the laksa search in mind, this time we did. It is a fairly ...

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The search for Perth’s best Laksa

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I was reading somewhere recently that Laksa – Penang Assam style – was rated the 26th most delicious food in the world in a survey a few years ago, while curry laksa was rated 44th. Who am I to disagree, it is an essential dish whenever I get ...

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Jezebelle

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Since last we visited Jezebelle –well located in a restored bank building on the corner of James and Bank Streets in Guildford – they have made a few changes to the set up - a couple of Chesterfields make up a little drinking nook when you first walk ...

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Hopscotch Bar

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It is always great to find another top class small bar away from the CBD, and in Hopscotch South Perth’s Angelo Street has a winner. We had heard a few good tales about it so Lady FWO and I headed there one recent lunchtime to have a ...

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Vic Park Indian Restaurant

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The imaginatively named Vic Park Indian Restaurant is near the Causeway end of the Victoria Park strip, and is relatively new. It is a fairly stark dining area – the room divided into two, and a few prints and paintings on the bare walls to give it a ...

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Sassellas Bar and Bistro

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Sassellas, up the stairs in City Arcade, opened in 1971 with the first tavern licence ever granted in WA – that is alcohol could be sold without the place having to offer accommodation! On the balcony outside the view of the GPO building looms ...

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The Stables Bar

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On our previous visit to the Stables we were tempted by the wagon wheel dessert but overindulged with our other dishes and couldn’t manage it – this time we were determined to avoid that mistake. And we did, just! For those who came in late, ...

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The Rose and Crown

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The Rose and Crown hotel opened in 1841 and is the oldest hotel in WA and the third oldest licensed hotel in Australia; there are a number of bars, dining areas and simply places to sit around and have a relaxing drink; the outdoor dining area – beer ...

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The Hidden Bar

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Rising in place of the late, and not that lamented The Shed, in Aberdeen Street are two new bars for Perth – the Skye Bar and the Hidden Bar. Entering the Hidden Bar off Aberdeen, a garden area – with water feature and an interesting “car ...

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