The Stirling Arms

Reverend

There is a quite pleasant beer garden at the front of the Stirling Arms in Guildford – protected by a high wall from the traffic noise – although the wall does tend to disguise that the garden is there at all from passers-by – with umbrellas for ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO

4MayFri

It’s that time of the week again….. Wildman Wine 2017 Heavy Petting Pet-Nat What a pet-nat this is! Great name great label too- made from Nero D'Avola with a dash of Zibbibo all from SA's Riverland and processed in the Barossa for Wildman ...

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Grand Orient at the Melbourne Hotel

GOFish

The old Melbourne Hotel in Milligan Street has undergone a long and very striking renovation, resulting in a venue with a number of interesting and exciting food and beverage outlets, none more so than the Cantonese restaurant, Grand Orient. In ...

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Cork and Bottle in Bassendean

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The Anzac Day ceremony at Bassendean had finished and a number of those who attended ended up for lunch and drinks at the neighbourhood small bar in Old Perth Road – the Cork and Bottle. Since it opened around three years ago it has become ...

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Louie’s Pizzeria

Pizza

With the weather still tempting us to sit outside in al fresco surrounds there is no better place to spend some time than at Louie’s Pizzeria in Guildford – only open on Friday and Saturday evenings – it has become extremely popular since it opened ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO

Fri27Apr

Another week – another chance to try some lovely wines….. Nikkal 2017 Chardonnay Another excellent wine in the Nikkal Wines range from Yarra Valley producer Goodman Wines. The 2017 Chardonnay is translucent with a touch of gold; the bouquet ...

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Pinelli Estate Winery Restaurant

mussells

The newest restaurant in the Swan Valley, Pinelli Estate Winery Restaurant (taking the place of Fillaudeau) has been created as a celebration of the Italian heritage of the Pinelli family and is set among the vines on their Caversham ...

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Hongkies in Northbridge

ChilliPrawns

The food of Hong Kong – Chinese with a twist – is at the heart of Hongkies in William Street – and on each visit we have found some delightful dishes. And it is pretty popular, too, especially at lunchtime when you need to get in quick to grab a ...

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La Vida Urbana

FishMain

We had been to a morning movie at Luna and were looking for a quick lunch afterwards and spotted La Vida Urbana where (I think) an Indian restaurant once sat in Carr Place and went in – we didn’t know then it was a sister restaurant to El Publico in ...

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