Market Grounds in March

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We quite often pop into Market Grounds for a drink or quick meal – in Kings Square it is a substantial venue and very popular – especially if something is going on at the nearby Perth Arena. The wine list is pretty good – I can always find something ...

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Riverbrook @ UpperReach

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Riverbrook is the re-invented restaurant at Upper Reach, under new owners since the Broad’s moved on to other ventures. We went along on a sunny Swan Valley day, a picturesque ramble through the vines of the Valley – to the winery in Memorial Avenue, ...

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King Somm

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One of the most exciting events in the Eastern suburbs in recent times has been the opening of small bar and wine store, King Somm, in King William Street in Bayswater. Housed in an historic building which has over the years seen many tenants – I ...

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Mela Revisited

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Since my last visit, Mela has had a change of ownership and a change in fit-out to accompany it – attractive and comfortable chairs and tables have taken the place of booths and high benches that took up much of the dining space – it retains a ...

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Pappa Rich Northbridge

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Returning to PappaRich after some time I was struck by how popular it remains and in a world of constantly closing restaurants says something for the quality and value of the food. Nicely decorated and set up, with waiters both attentive and ...

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Red Chilli Sichuan revisited

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Towards the western end of James Street, just along from Russell Square, Red Chilli Sichuan has the dark heavy wooden chairs and tables, red and gold trim and the like, defining it as a Chinese restaurant. The menu is one of those with photos of ...

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Jezebelle

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We were recently invited along to Jezebelle in Guildford to try out their new look menu which while still in the tapas style has a number of new or changed dishes on the list. It is right in the heart of the James Street strip in an old restored ...

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Brika

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It has been a year since our last visit to Brika – and again it took the Fringe festival to get us there – it is so close to Ellington Jazz Club where we were headed for a show, Brika seemed to be just the spot for a pre-show dinner – we have had ...

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Lamonts Winestore Cottesloe

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On the long weekend in January we toddled, by train, to the Wine Loft at the Boatshed Market in Cottesloe to taste a great range of Pet-Nat sparkling, and then once that was finished, went on over to one of our Western suburb go-to places for a light ...

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