Coast at Port Beach is in an outstanding location, right on the beachfront with glorious views across the sand to the glistening Indian Ocean. It has a number of self-contained areas catering for a range of visitors – Cargo is a bar area – no kids ...

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Another bar on the very interesting North Fremantle strip – just along from Old Bridge Cellars – it has indoor and outdoor seating – and on the sunny day we dropped by, out the front at a table on the artificial grass seemed just the spot to grab a ...

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No Mafia here


No Mafia, one of my absolute favourite bars, has had a recent small makeover – a lick of paint, an upgrade of the floor, nothing too much, just adding a little more sheen to what is a ripper of a place. As the name suggests it is an Italian themed ...

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Gami Chicken and Beer


Gami have added another WA outlet, adding to the Shafto Lane spot – and a dozen or so in Victoria – this one at Whitford City – and it certainly an attractive looking place- bright, light, airy, clean lines – all looks appealing. Whitford City has ...

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Saturday lunch at Padburys


We had been woken from our reverie by a couple of cars managing, somehow, both going the same direction, to hit each other with one ending up in the front yard of a house at the end of our street. With the accompanying loud noises, ambulances, ...

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Mrs Brown


We had been to lunch at a restaurant on the beach and afterwards walked back to Queen Victoria Street and the North Freo strip – a couple of bars, antique shops, live music venue, providore, a great bottle shop, restaurants – and stopped in at Mrs ...

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Only open a few weeks in Newcastle Street, and I have only been once but, based on that visit, I reckon this is the best Vietnamese restaurant in Perth, certainly the best in Northbridge by a country mile. It has opened in place of what was a Chinese ...

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Jezebelle in Guildford

Squid 7.25.54 pm

We have been to Jezebelle a number of times and dropped in again on the weekend for a drink and bite to eat – the menu designates itself as tapas style – small and large share plates – while the wine list has a range of local, Australian and ...

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Nasi Lemak Korner


Nasi Lemak Korner has two outlets – one in Como and the other on the corner of Stirling Highway and Glyde Street, Mosman Park – and it was to the latter we went one night this week – it is directly opposite the train station so great if you are ...

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Walking into Win’s (in a small plaza of Chinese restaurants at the top end of William Street) you could have gone into a time warp and ended up in a 1960s country town Chinese – the décor is that underwhelming – a little bit of red velvet and a few ...

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