Locale Mio

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Locale Mio, Italian tapas and pizza restaurant, opened recently in Johnson Street behind the Guildford Hotel. It is a stylishly set up room, a dark tile serving area giving pride of place to a copper wood fired pizza oven, moving along to a striking ...

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Hongkies!

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I went along, on a wet and miserable day, to one of my favourite Chinese nosheries in Northbridge – Hongkies, which specialises in Chinese food with a Hong Kong twist, with influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. But on ...

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An Italian favourite – Pinelli’s

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Pinelli – the Italian restaurant attached to the Caversham winery of the same name, and a salute to the heritage of the family - has recently both changed the chef – with Chef Caleb moving on to his own spot in Subiaco and Chef Daniel taking up the ...

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A Guildford gem – Padburys

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Padburys is housed in one of Guildford’s most historic buildings which many years ago was the main shopping destination of people from all around the district – Padbury’s Stores. Now it offers one of the town’s better dining destinations. And it is ...

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HQ Bar and Kitchen

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Nestling at the top of the “old New Esplanade” hotel which has been thoroughly upgraded, renovated, re-jigged and transformed into Perth’s latest boutique hotel, Quay Perth, is their rooftop bar and dining room, HQ Bar and Kitchen. This probably has ...

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Bangkok Bros – Whitfords City

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Bangkok Brothers have two outlets – one in Northbridge and another in the Whitford City dining hall at the shopping centre; and it was to the latter we went along recently. As on a previous visit the set up impressed with plenty of greenery, ...

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The Shoe revisited

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The Shoe Bar and Café spreads over two levels of the Yagan Square development– on the ground it has a pleasant outlook onto the promenade between Wellington and Roe Streets, while upstairs there are views down to the Market Hall with its myriad food ...

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Seafood Nation

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There have been a lot of mixed reviews on various review sites about Seafood Nation, but I can only write on what we tried – and sitting out with views across the Boat Harbour with a little blue sky around, we enjoyed our lunch time visit. It is well ...

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Misaki

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Misaki, in Padbury, is turning out very good quality Japanese food for the Northern suburbs. The charming dining room is airy and light, with attractive furnishings. The welcoming and friendly waiters add to its allure. The menu covers the ...

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