Feral Brewery

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Feral is one of the landmarks of the Swan Valley with its justly famed range of beers – but it is well also known for the quality of its pub food. In appearance, it is reminiscent of an Australian farmhouse with large shaded verandas all around and ...

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Panama Social

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In a year of the opening of many excellent bars and restaurants in town, 2018 ended with the opening of yet another place that promises to be a huge hit into the New Year – Panama Social. Taking the place of the short-lived Cyril Masons – and ...

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Joes Wine and Dine

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We had been to Joe’s earlier in the year and had come away with a good impression, so in Subiaco before Christmas and looking for a quick snack before heading off to St John’s to meet our new granddaughter we stopped in again. It is a rambling ...

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The National

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The National Hotel in Fremantle has recently opened a rooftop bar – with panoramic views across the city and adding to the lustre of the renovated, heritage listed hotel on the corner of High Street. Taking the lift up to the roof you are immediately ...

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Back at Pica

Rose Pica

Making the news in recent weeks for all the wrong reasons – potential closure due to some bureaucratic bungling by various State government bodies – the PICA bar opposite the State Library in the Cultural precinct is a popular place to hang out if ...

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QT Perth Rooftop Bar

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Perth’s newest luxury hotel, on the corner of Barrack and Murray, has the city’s highest rooftop bar – with stunning views across the Swan River, the CBD skyline, north towards Northbridge and east to the hills and Swan Valley – and along with a well ...

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Shy John

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The latest arrival in Yagan Square is an interesting mix – a brewery and yum cha place; Shy John spread over two levels is named for John Pong Shying, apparently Australia’s first Chinese settler. Located on the northern side of the square in and ...

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Bright Tank Brewing

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Another brewery has opened in town! In East Perth, on Brown Street, it is a relatively small, narrow space - tables and chairs centrally located and with a high bench and stools adjacent to these looking onto the steel brewing tanks – all in all it ...

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Cyril Mason’s

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Taking the place of Han Café in William Street, Cyril Mason’s Bespoke Beer Ristorante is all pink and grey and yellow inside with a very appealing bar at one end with 20 taps ready to pour – I think about 14 were on song when we stopped in for lunch ...

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Northbridge Brewing Company

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Each year the Northbridge Brewing Company (and its sister outlet, Whitfords Brewing Company in the northern suburbs) holds a chilli festival over a week in June. Both establishments offer a range of chilli influenced food – and hold competitions as ...

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