You can always rely on the food quality and value at Pinchos, one of the best of the Spanish style tapas bars around town – and our recent quick lunch was testament to that. Olives, fried broad beans, patatas bravas, croquettes, beef cheeks ...

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Friday drinks with the FWO


Another selection of wines well worth trying….. Forest Hill 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon From WA's oldest cool climate vineyard the Highbury Fields Cabernet Merlot of Forest Hill. Rich red hue with lifted aromas of blackberries, plums and ...

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The Lounge Room – Guildford


The menu at the Lounge Room, on the James Street strip in Guildford offers a range of café style dishes – fish and chips, burgers, salads – along with three or so curries as well as cakes and wraps, coffee, tea, juice and milkshakes. An al fresco ...

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Steam Haus


Located in an old house on Whatley Crescent, Maylands, there is a second entry at the back off a laneway from 8th Avenue, through their car park, and onto a sheltered veranda – where dogs are welcome, too. Inside there a myriad of rooms to choose ...

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No Mafia – a favourite Northbridge haunt


This is one of the most consistently top performers among the many small bars in Perth – the food is always on point, with a Southern Italian slant, naturally; the wine list is one of the best around – not extensive, but changing regularly and always ...

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The Swan Valley Café


The Swan Valley Café in Millendon is a vegetarian haven in the Valley – all food is vegetarian and gluten free – and along with many vegan, raw and dairy free dishes they cater to lovers of fresh and healthy food. And they are licenced too – selling ...

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The House of Honey and the Sticky Spoon Café


Beekeepers Rupert and Kim Phillips established the House of Honey and the Sticky Spoon café in 2010 as an outlet for the honey from their hives scattered around the State, each region and primary nectar source – Jarrah, Redgum, Blackbutt, Banksia, ...

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Back at the Rose and Crown


Normally when we go along to the Rose and Crown – which is often as it is only a hundred metres or so away from our house - we sit out in the beer garden, arguably the best in Perth – the Rose and Crown has been superbly restored and the outdoor area ...

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The Standard re-visited


The Standard in Roe Street has one of the best outdoor drinking and eating areas in the City – the courtyard out back has plenty of shade as well as greenery, and there is a great little hide-a-way on top of the container that serves as the outside ...

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Greens and Co


This is a bit of a Leederville landmark, both from its longevity, and the eye catching hanging lanterns and the mix matched furnishings – as well as, more particularly, the appealing and impressive cake display which draws customers in to this ...

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