Mrs S


Mrs S, on the corner of Whatley Crescent and Eighth Avenue in Maylands, is a small, quirkily decorated coffee shop/café which has built up a dedicated following in what is a pretty competitive Maylands strip environment. As well as seating inside a ...

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Mason Mill


In Carmel, the old Rose Gardens has undergone a stunning transformation – the grounds are spectacular – terraced rose gardens, rolling lawns, children’s playground complete with bouncy castle, mini golf course, water feature containing some enormous ...

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The Standard in Roe Street


Sitting in the courtyard of the Standard in Roe Street is an absolutely top spot to relax before one of the great Fringe shows, and on Monday on our way to see Starman, three of us did just that. It was a warm evening tempered by a little breeze and ...

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Victory Point Wines


Victory Point is a small vineyard, situated south of Cowaramup (where I spent a few formative years before we moved down the road to Margaret River), dedicated to production of the classic Bordeaux varieties, and Chardonnay. Unirrigated it has ...

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Long Chim


A birthday loomed and what better place to celebrate than at Perth’s premier Thai restaurant – Long Chim? We have been regulars here since it opened in the renovated basement of the State Buildings – and on each occasion have been swayed by the ...

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Perth Night Noodle market


The Night Noodle Market kicked off on Wednesday night at Elizabeth Quay, and we were lucky enough to be invited for the official launch. More than 20 stall holders will be on hand nightly until 2 April as part of Good Food Month selling their many ...

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It has taken quite a while but at last I have made it to PappaRich the Malay Hawker style restaurant in Northbridge – from its opening couple of years ago it had a no alcohol policy which tended to dissuade me but they are now allowing BYO, so along ...

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Millbrook – No waste Mondays


Millbrook, set in the tranquil and alluring surrounds of a former orchard in Jarrahdale is one of WA’s prettiest wineries – the buildings are striking, the grounds and water features eye-catching. And they have put together one of the most innovative ...

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Sri Devi Curry House


In William Street Sri Devi is a curry house in the Indian Singaporean style, with a range of curries, vegetable, meat and fish, available in the Bain Marie at the back of the dining area – and with the opportunity to order rotis, dosai, murtabak ...

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Tom’s Italian North Beach


Beautifully situated on North Beach Road with exquisite ocean views Tom’s is well worth a drive up the coast. The décor is open, light and airy, with both indoor and outdoor areas to grab a table and seat. The menu covers the usual gamut of ...

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