Feral Brewery

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Feral is one of the landmarks of the Swan Valley with its justly famed range of beers – but it is well also known for the quality of its pub food. In appearance, it is reminiscent of an Australian farmhouse with large shaded verandas all around and ...

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2018 – What a Year!

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Another year older – well it was an exciting year all round in the food and wine game – a number of excellent new places opening with more promised in coming months – and of course plenty of places shut their doors, demonstrating the competitiveness ...

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Shy John

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The latest arrival in Yagan Square is an interesting mix – a brewery and yum cha place; Shy John spread over two levels is named for John Pong Shying, apparently Australia’s first Chinese settler. Located on the northern side of the square in and ...

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Bright Tank Brewing

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Another brewery has opened in town! In East Perth, on Brown Street, it is a relatively small, narrow space - tables and chairs centrally located and with a high bench and stools adjacent to these looking onto the steel brewing tanks – all in all it ...

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Northbridge Brewing Company

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Each year the Northbridge Brewing Company (and its sister outlet, Whitfords Brewing Company in the northern suburbs) holds a chilli festival over a week in June. Both establishments offer a range of chilli influenced food – and hold competitions as ...

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Whitford Brewing Company

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Sister to the longer established Northbridge Brewing Company, the Whitford Brewing Company has opened at Whitford City shopping complex. It is an inviting and modern dining and drinking space, spread over two levels, a rooftop area with ocean views ...

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Northbridge Brewing Company

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Right in the heart of Northbridge alongside the Piazza, looking over the green grass, the Northbridge Brewing Company, a brewery and pub, was the setting for an enjoyable lunch, catching the one sunny day this week. We sat out of the shaded ...

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2016……looking back

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As I open a bleary eye at the New Year, my thoughts have turned to the best of food and drink and such in the year gone by, and so a few thoughts and impressions. Best restaurant Well here I am at one with Rob Broadfield, the best meal we have ...

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Ironbark Brewery

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Situated in the grounds of the old Valencia winery – which now houses as well as the brewery, a cidery and pleasant little café/restaurant – Ironbark produces a range of seasonal beers and simple pub style food. The shaded beer garden which also ...

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Homestead Brewery

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Off to the Valley for lunch last week we dropped in to one of our favourite casual eating houses – Homestead Brewery at Mandoon Estate. It was a pleasant sunny day and the place was crowded inside and out on the decking looking over the vines. We ...

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