The Federal in Freo

squid

The Federal Hotel operated for a couple of decades under the Rosie O’Grady banner before undergoing renovations and re-opening about 18 months ago, with the original name is one of the better pubs in Fremantle - a great restoration, a number of bars ...

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Henry Summer Bar

LV Sparkling

A stylish green oasis has sprung up in Aberdeen Street located in the grounds and buildings which at various times have housed The Shed, Skye Bar and Secret Bar – and what a transformation it is. Snappy décor, plants galore bringing a cool ...

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Market Grounds

Chips

This latest addition to the Perth scene, and the anchor to the Kings Square development, opened on Tuesday and lo and behold I was in the vicinity on Wednesday so stopped in. What an impressive looking place it is –a expansive, spacious, light room – ...

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Heno and Rey

Prawns

Heno and Rey – translating from the Spanish to Hay and King at which address you will find Perth’s latest tapas style restaurant – ground floor in the newly opened Intercontinental Perth – with tables and chairs spilling out onto the footpath but ...

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The Loft Lounge and Bar

Olives

The Loft is the bar of the newly opened Intercontinental Perth (the refurbished Rydges) at the corner of Hay and King Street –on the first floor of the hotel it also has al fresco dining and drinking on the terrace outside the bar. We stopped ...

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Wine Show WA Awards – 2017

Dancing

The Wine Show of Western Australia is celebrating its 40th year, and on Friday night we were invited along to the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt in the Perth for their Gala Awards Dinner – and the chance to taste the award winning wines, enjoy fine food ...

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The Odin

Chicken

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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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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At the G

cauliflower

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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Taste Champagne 2017

Deuts Bootles on ice

The 4th iteration of this much anticipated annual event was extended to include Perth (and Canberra) this year – and we were lucky enough to be invited along to the Trade and Media exhibition in the Golden Ballroom of the Pan Pacific ...

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