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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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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Manise – a place of East Indonesian delight

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It has been great to get out and about and to check out some old favourites after the apocalypse and one I was keen to get back to was Manise Café , up the top end of William Street, near the mosque, which serves up excellent East Indonesian food, at ...

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No Mafia – the return!

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Two of the most heart aching closures during the lockdown were my favourite Perth bar, No Mafia, and its stablemate, Los Bravos – my go to places were out of bounds!! Now, at last, No Mafia is back – further up William Street and in the spot where ...

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Hongkies – a taste of Hong Kong in Northbridge

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Another of the places I have missed over the lockdown period is Chinese restaurant, Hongkies, which specialises in food with a Hong Kong twist, as well as influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. I have always experienced very ...

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SZECHWAN ZEN – after the lockdown

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One of the places that I have missed being able to get along to during the lockdown was Szechwan Zen – with its very spicy and addictive food. So, with the added incentive of cool weather calling for some heat to warm us up we set out for ...

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Shadow Wine Bar

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One of the best wine bars in town, Shadow, part of the Alex Hotel, is back in business after the lockdown and restrictions on hospitality venues; so, it was with great anticipation, I went along for lunch last Friday. With one of the best wine ...

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LOUDER LOUDER…Back to Northbridge

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The easing of the COVID19 restrictions saw my first venture back into Northbridge since February and a spot of spice was what I was looking for – so to Thai restaurant, Louder Louder, we went. It looks good inside – I particularly liked the ...

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Northbirdge Dining and Wine

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With their name a cheeky reference to their sister bar, the Bird, Northbirdge Dining opened a couple of weeks ago. The dining room is attached to Northbirdge Wine – a wine bar and wine shop – and is in the old Young Love Mess Hall space  (which was ...

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Baan Baan Thai

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An impressive relatively new Thai restaurant in Newcastle Street, Baan Baan has taken up the space once occupied by the Old Crow. With both indoor and outdoor seating choices and an enticing bar at the front it attracted us in one evening recently on ...

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