Fire and Ice


We were on our way to catch a train at Subiaco when we noticed this bar just across from the station entrance so thought we would duck in and have a look-see.  There is a small outdoor area with high tables and stools and indoors tables and chairs, ...

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Wines of the Week – 3


As I think I have written before, we have been drinking wines from Carmel Valley winery Myattsfield quite a bit lately and three of those are reviewed here. Josh and Rachel Davenport really are turning out some top quality wines, and they are well ...

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Sauma is a new Indian place in Northbridge, from the same stable as the long established and highly regarded Maya in Fremantle. It has just opened for lunch on Fridays, so me and a mate went along to check it out - he had been for dinner when it ...

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Duendé is located on sort of an island at the corner of Newcastle Street and Carr Place in Leederville, and is one of the original Spanish tapas style places in Perth and retained its reputation as one of the best. We sat in the outdoor, but ...

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Miss Kitty’s


When you walk into Miss Kitty’s Saloon in Inglewood the first things that strikes you is the amazingly eclectic array of mismatched furniture and objet (not quite) d’art that are scattered throughout. Lounge chairs, old televisions, car seats, vinyl ...

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No Mafia


I dropped past No Mafia the other day - just for a drink to slake our thirst on the way back from wherever. This is a tiny bar in William Street, Southern Italian themed food and a well composed drinks list. I have eaten here before and can recommend ...

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Riverbank Estate


Riverbank Estate restaurant has a lovely outlook over vines rolling down to the Swan River and across to Woodbridge House on the far side. The veranda, shielded by heavy cafe blinds is the prime place to sit - in winter gas heaters add a touch of ...

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The Garden


Once upon a time I spent a lot of time on Saturdays at the Leederville Hotel - prior to and after watching the mighty West Perth toy with the opposition at Leederville Oval. When Subiaco and the pseudo-Eagles came to infest the hallowed ground, the ...

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Pinchos is a tiny, narrow room in Newcastle just off the main Oxford Street drag in Leederville. A few high tables and stools out front on the footpath and a few more inside along one wall, and near the window make up the seating, while a long bar ...

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The Terrace Hotel


The Terrace Hotel has a top little bar at the rear of the place - it looks out towards the freeway and over the parterre garden next door - it has an al fresco area below and a stunning little bar area up a small flight of stairs. The hotel ...

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