Sundowner at the Woody

Fishpie

We strolled down to one of the 4 pubs in close proximity to us in Guildford last night – the Woody. A rustic, heritage pub, it has a friendly family atmosphere – my only gripe is the outdoor beer garden area at front is always full of smokers blowing ...

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Jezebelle on James St

Ques

Despite it being only a short walk from home for us, we hadn’t been to Jezebelle on James Street in Guildford with its tapas style menu for some time when we stopped by on the weekend. We selected a table by the window at front looking onto ...

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A Roast to Remember

Roast

A Roast to Remember, a Community Vision initiative to raise awareness and funds to support people living with dementia, was launched at The Shoe in Yagan Square last week. The aim of the programme is to encourage people to get friends and ...

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The Crêperie by Hexagone

Salmon

A new French wine bar always interests me and when I heard about the Crêperie in Shafto Lane it seemed appropriate to get along on World Champagne Day and try it out. With both indoor and al fresco seating it is an appealing little place – ...

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Los Bravos

Cod

I have to admit I never knew there was a music genre, Spanish Surf Rock, but there is and it is the music sound track of choice at the latest venture from Emma Ferguson and Dan Morris, the operators of two of my favourite places in the city – No ...

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Tom’s Kitchen at Fairbrossen

Curry-2

Fairbrossen’s café has been re-jigged since last I went along and is now operating as Tom’s Kitchen and has more of a restaurant feel – as far as the menu is concerned – than before – but it is still a casual and family friendly spot – and retains ...

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Shy John

Char

The latest arrival in Yagan Square is an interesting mix – a brewery and yum cha place; Shy John spread over two levels is named for John Pong Shying, apparently Australia’s first Chinese settler. Located on the northern side of the square in and ...

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Meat and Wine Co – Perth

meat

The front bar of the Palace Hotel, at the corner of St Georges Terrace and William Street, was a popular hang out in my younger days and it was a great disappointment when the old place was sold off to become a haven for dodgy dealers and rip off ...

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Chakra revisited!

Ribs

We were invited, recently, to Chakra the innovative Indian restaurant in Inglewood which opened about 15 months ago and which has built up a strong following; Chakra is somewhat different to most of the Indian places around town with its emphasis on ...

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Lot 20 and Russell’s Reserve Legacy 2018

Russell

Lot 20 is hosting four celebrations of Russell’s Reserve Bourbon in Perth, part of a larger Australia wide series of events. I was invited along to the second of these last week – and a rollicking, enjoyable, entertaining and informative show it ...

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