Livvy and Pete


The last time we saw Michael Griffiths and Amelia Ryan performing their tribute to Olivia Newton John and Peter Allen was downstairs at the Maj in August with Amelia 7 and a half months pregnant with Archie (who arrived in October) but still suited ...

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Kabaret Dietrich


I have heard about musicians “playing the saw” but never seen it until tonight when Nikki Nouveau played a stunning musical accompaniment to her rendition of Falling in Love Again as part of her entrancing Fringe World tribute to the great chanteuse ...

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Our best meal so far this year – admittedly it is only February but Propeller has set a high bar – it was a delightful visit. Not far from North Fremantle train station – and our mode of transport to and fro – and in the midst of an exciting strip of ...

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Best of 2017


Well with Australia Day past, and everyone heading back to work and school, it seems opportune to look back on the year just gone and the best of what went down in 2017. As far as bars and the like, well one of the most impressive we visited ...

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Ascua Spanish Grill


We went along to Heno and Rey not long after it opened and were very impressed – as we were with the Loft Bar – so were anticipating our lunch-time visit to the Intercontinental Perth’s other restaurant – their flagship Spanish grill themed Ascua, ...

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The Federal in Freo


The Federal Hotel operated for a couple of decades under the Rosie O’Grady banner before undergoing renovations and re-opening about 18 months ago, with the original name is one of the better pubs in Fremantle - a great restoration, a number of bars ...

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Rustique on West Swan Road is part of a little precinct in Henley Brook with a number of eating and drinking places, and has both indoor dining and al fresco areas– a covered patio area as well as a vine covered gazebo up a series of steps and into ...

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Hunter and Barrel

Meat and Salad

Another of the many new outlets in the impressive Whitford City dining precinct, Hunter and Barrel (they have outlets, too, in Sydney and Melbourne) is a celebration of all things meat, although there are some choices for seafood lovers and even ...

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Gazette, the new dining room at Print Hall was the scene of our Melbourne Cup lunch a few weeks ago – and turned out to be one of the best we have attended over the years. While the outstanding dining room that was Print Hall has closed to be ...

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