Kalgoorlie Pubs and Eating Houses

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Last week we caught the Prospector to Kalgoorlie for a short holiday. The train trip takes about six and a half hours from Midland station (around 7 hours from East Perth terminal), leaving a couple of times a day – we opted for the morning train, ...

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Hao Szechuan

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After the apocalypse and everything starting to re-open, a desire for spice led us back to Hao Szechuan, one of the best for this style of cuisine. They are in Francis Street in the heart of Northbridge. They still use the IPAD as a menu and ...

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Albany and all of its charms

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Spending a few days in Albany a couple of weeks ago allowed us to experience the charms of one of Western Australia’s most attractive cities – the quite stunning harbour, wonderful old pre-Federation buildings lining Stirling Terrace, conspicuous ...

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S&T Thai

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Up the top end of William Street S&T Thai has a friendly and welcoming feel about it and the food certainly is worth getting along there to try out. It is unlicensed but quick to supply glasses and ice buckets for our wine. The menu is extensive, ...

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Tinys Perth

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One of the many places I have been hankering to get back to since the shutdown has been eased is Tinys in the QV1 complex at the corner of Milligan and Hay Streets and last week we made it. We dropped in for lunch on Friday – alas without booking - ...

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Busselton Pubs

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Down in Busselton recently we had the opportunity to frequent a couple of the historic pubs of the town – the Ship (with buildings dating to the 1830s) and the Esplanade (built in 1898) – as well as a more recent addition to the drinking places, the ...

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Ethos Deli and Dining

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Ethos Deli and Dining Room, the newest venture from dynamic duo Melissa Palinkas and Susan Whelan, opened in late August just along George Street, East Fremantle, from their other very successful restaurant, Young George. Based on the classic New ...

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The Rose and Crown Guildford

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The Rose and Crown in Guildford is our “local” and we get along on a very regular basis – and enjoy sitting out in the fabulous beer garden when we can – it is in our view easily the best in Perth – and it is comforting that after the shut down ...

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Pasta in the Valley

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Pasta in the Valley is a relative newcomer to the Swan Valley but judging by the cars and buses I see in the car park while out and about they have hit a rich seam of custom. As well as a restaurant they are a pasta maker and retailer of ready to eat ...

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Lamonts – a Swan Valley Oasis

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Heading up to the Valley had been a no-go over the lockdown so once things got moving again it seemed the perfect excuse to get in the car and drive out to a couple of wineries, finishing up at Lamonts for lunch. Lamonts is one of our favourite spots ...

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