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

bar

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

ChooChoo

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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Alkoomi Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Alkoomi

We drank this Frankland River sourced wine with our meal at Baby Mammoth the other night. Alkoomi have been turning out excellent wine from this Great Southern winery for many years and continue to do so. This particular wine is ruby red with ...

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Baby Mammoth

Fish

Baby Mammoth in William Street has a South African soul food theme going - I have been on a number of occasions since they opened and we went along again on Saturday night. We managed to get a spot as it was filling quickly and had a look over the ...

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Fillaudeau’s

Sign

Among the vines at Pinelli Estate in the Swan Valley, Fillaudeau’s has a beautiful setting. Inside the dining space is decorated with local art on the walls, wooden floors add warmth to the place, and diners can look out through the large windows to ...

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Wolf Lane

mural

Sitting among the growing number of bars in this neck of the woods, Wolf Lane is something of a well kept secret – the limited opening hours may have something to do with that – but is definitely worth a visit. The bar itself is a largish ...

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The Sherry at the Flour Factory

The Sherry

Above the Flour Factory, in a space that was until recently occupied by Venn Gallery, is another in the Andy Freeman stable – the Sherry. Up a steep set of concrete stairs you come to an indoor lounge area, opening out to a small rooftop ...

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Bar de Halcyon

Interior

Located near Cheeky Sparrow and Wolf Lane, this little spot adds to the lustre of the West End of town. It is a well fitted out two storey bar serving pintxos (Spanish bar snacks), some bigger meals, wine, beer, and cocktails in an elegant setting. ...

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