Halford – revisited

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Halford Bar is a classy establishment located in the basement of the State Buildings, at the corner of Hay Street and Cathedral Avenue, the site of the safe room of the old Titles Office. Entering down stairs you find the bar area, with a striking ...

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Thanh Dat Noodle House

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After many years in Morley, the owners of Thanh Dat sold the business, but after a short time found they were missing it and so they have recently opened in William Street, Northbridge, under the same name and with basically the same menu – when you ...

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Locale Mio

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Locale Mio, Italian tapas and pizza restaurant, opened recently in Johnson Street behind the Guildford Hotel. It is a stylishly set up room, a dark tile serving area giving pride of place to a copper wood fired pizza oven, moving along to a striking ...

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Mimmos Gourmet Gelato

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Award winning gelato maker, Mimmo Sabatino– regular winner at the Perth Royal Show Food Awards – has opened an outlet in James Street, Guildford – as well he has his brightly coloured gelato cart which can be seen around town at various functions and ...

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Hongkies!

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I went along, on a wet and miserable day, to one of my favourite Chinese nosheries in Northbridge – Hongkies, which specialises in Chinese food with a Hong Kong twist, with influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. But on ...

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An Italian favourite – Pinelli’s

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Pinelli – the Italian restaurant attached to the Caversham winery of the same name, and a salute to the heritage of the family - has recently both changed the chef – with Chef Caleb moving on to his own spot in Subiaco and Chef Daniel taking up the ...

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A Guildford gem – Padburys

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Padburys is housed in one of Guildford’s most historic buildings which many years ago was the main shopping destination of people from all around the district – Padbury’s Stores. Now it offers one of the town’s better dining destinations. And it is ...

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Tiny’s Liquor

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Tinys Liquor, part of but separate from Tinys bar and restaurant, runs along Milligan Street and is a narrow, brilliantly stocked wine shop and wine bar. The racks of wine include some outstanding, hard to come by, brands, while the small bar with ...

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HQ Bar and Kitchen

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Nestling at the top of the “old New Esplanade” hotel which has been thoroughly upgraded, renovated, re-jigged and transformed into Perth’s latest boutique hotel, Quay Perth, is their rooftop bar and dining room, HQ Bar and Kitchen. This probably has ...

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Willing Coffee

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Just around the corner from our house, we go regularly to Willing Coffee both in-house and for takeaway. It is only a small place, with a few tables on the footpath to add a little more seating, and is very popular at peak coffee times, so time your ...

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