Alex Hotel Lobby Bar

Alex Rose

The little coffee bar off the lobby of the Alex Hotel has recently made the move to include wine and other drinks on its offerings, along with a selection of food. Quite a small area, it has a communal table to one end with large lantern lights above ...

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Cornerstone Bar and Kitchen

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Cornerstone is the bar and dining room of the Mantra Hotel complex on Hay Street- an open, light, airy and nicely appointed place. Service is professional and welcoming. The lunch menu is firmly of the pub grub style – nothing wrong with that of ...

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Sundowner at the Woody

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We strolled down to one of the 4 pubs in close proximity to us in Guildford last night – the Woody. A rustic, heritage pub, it has a friendly family atmosphere – my only gripe is the outdoor beer garden area at front is always full of smokers blowing ...

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QT Perth Rooftop Bar

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Perth’s newest luxury hotel, on the corner of Barrack and Murray, has the city’s highest rooftop bar – with stunning views across the Swan River, the CBD skyline, north towards Northbridge and east to the hills and Swan Valley – and along with a well ...

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Stage Bar and Kitchen – Peppers

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Bob Dylan was playing at the Arena and we decided to stay in town after the concert so booked into Peppers, just across and down the road from the venue – and dinner before the great man came on stage seemed a good idea – and so to the in-house ...

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Market Grounds for Sunday lunch

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I have been the Market Grounds in the Kings Square development a number of times in the 8 months or so since it opened – it remains an impressive venue – both in size and in the standard of the food and drink – taking into account always that the ...

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The Stirling Arms

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There is a quite pleasant beer garden at the front of the Stirling Arms in Guildford – protected by a high wall from the traffic noise – although the wall does tend to disguise that the garden is there at all from passers-by – with umbrellas for ...

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Grand Orient at the Melbourne Hotel

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The old Melbourne Hotel in Milligan Street has undergone a long and very striking renovation, resulting in a venue with a number of interesting and exciting food and beverage outlets, none more so than the Cantonese restaurant, Grand Orient. In ...

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Aurora Roof Top Bar – Melbourne Hotel

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Aurora is the snappy new bar on the sixth floor of the Melbourne Hotel in Milligan Street. With an indoor space, protected by bi-fold glass doors and outside an airy wooden deck with views across the CBD and over to Northbridge, it is already proving ...

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The Guildford Hotel – one of our locals

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The Guildford continues to attract a good crowd – although down on those heady days when it first re-opened – and at lunch during the week it was close to full downstairs (the upper floor was not open) and a good crowd outside was soaking up the ...

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