A Beer at the Bird

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Friday seemed to be the coming of summer as the temperature zipped over 30 (of course three days later that all seems unlikely with the rain pouring down as I write) but after a longish walk up and down William Street my parched throat guided me into ...

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The Odin

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The Odin Tavern in Erindale Road, Balcatta, has been around for many a year and is one of the most popular pubs in the near northern suburbs – a friendly and welcoming place with attentive and friendly staff, and very good value meals. A pleasant ...

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Petition Wine is a favourite!

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Petition Wine and Merchant – a wine bar and wine library – what more could you want? An interesting, and ever changing selection by the glass, or you can choose a bottle from the wonderful collection housed in racks around the room – and even better ...

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Thai Orchid

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Thai restaurant, Bangkok on William, is transforming into Thai Orchid – who also have outlets in South Perth and Mt Lawley – although at this early stage much of the old place is still evident – nothing more so than the menu which is exactly the same ...

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A Stately Lounge

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One of the lesser known bars in the State Buildings, the Treasury Lounge and Bar, part of the COMO Treasury Hotel, is a little haven of peace away from the bustle of the others bars and dining places in the complex. Made up of a number of rooms, ...

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Arlena’s in Guildford

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I popped into Arlena’s General Store today –it is only a short stroll from home – for a coffee while I perused the West Australian – as well as selling coffee, cakes and light lunches – sandwiches, wraps - Arlena’s also sells a range of health food ...

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Helvetica

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One of the original laneway bars in Perth, Helvetica is found by wandering down a cobblestone lane off Howard Street, and is directly behind another bar of note, Andaluz, and what was the WA Club. It is a relaxed, informal, friendly bar, with a cool ...

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At the G

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Went along to the Guildford last night for dinner; the crowds during the week have slackened since the hectic times when it re-opened, but it still pretty crowded at weekends and with summer on the way no doubt the popularity will build. In the ...

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This Bar is a Ten

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Importers Gourmet Gateway invited us to a showcase of some of their products recently – on display were olive oils, coffee and the like – and the venue was Five Bar in Mt Lawley. This is one of the most popular bars in the Mt Lawley strip – friendly ...

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Must is a Must

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Must Wine Bar in Highgate is one of the better bistros around town – with Russell Blaikie in charge that is only to be expected – and I previously written about the excellent and innovative French inspired food on offer. It is also one of the most ...

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