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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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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Chows Table

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Chows Table is a revelation – I had heard many compliments about this Asian influenced restaurant in the same complex as House of Cards winery but was not expecting to find just how good it is! The Malay/Chinese cuisine is superb. The room is ...

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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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O2 Bassendean

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Earlier this year, we noticed coffee shop O2 in Old Perth Road, Bassendean, had expanded, added a pizza oven and more importantly a liquor licence – and so we were keen to get along again to see how all was progressing after the closures caused by ...

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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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Besk….a West Leederville Destination

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One of the best openings of 2019, Besk – a wine bar, restaurant, bottle shop – in West Leederville is back in action after the hiatus and it was with much anticipation we ventured forth for a long awaited lunch – and the anticipation was fulfilled, ...

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Locale Mio Guildford

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We have been to Locale Mio quite a number of times since it opened last year and during the lockdown ordered a few takeaways from them as well, so it was great to see them back in action after restrictions have been eased. Right behind the Guildford ...

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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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