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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Back at the Rose and Crown

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Normally when we go along to the Rose and Crown – which is often as it is only a hundred metres or so away from our house - we sit out in the beer garden, arguably the best in Perth – the Rose and Crown has been superbly restored and the outdoor area ...

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The Beldon Tavern

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In the neighbourhood on a visit to the northern suburbs and looking for a quick lunch we stopped by the Beldon Tavern in Marmion Avenue. The lounge bar and dining room is relatively small but comfortable and the walls adorned with notices of the ...

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Ascua Spanish Grill

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We went along to Heno and Rey not long after it opened and were very impressed – as we were with the Loft Bar – so were anticipating our lunch-time visit to the Intercontinental Perth’s other restaurant – their flagship Spanish grill themed Ascua, ...

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The Federal in Freo

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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