Sura

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Up the western end of James Street, across from Russell Square, Sura offers an extensive range of Korean influenced dishes. A relatively bland but large and open dining room is spruced up with a touch of cartoon wall art, while the service is via a ...

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The Woodbridge

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The Woodbridge is one of our go to places for a quick meal, with serves both generous and inexpensive, and is one of four pubs within close walking distance of our place in Guildford. An old heritage pub, with live music on occasion, an eclectic ...

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Dinner at James Street

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Set centrally in James Street, Northbridge the bar and restaurant are part of the Doubletree by Hilton complex –with the airy and open bar at the front facing the passing traffic of James Street and the restaurant behind a dividing wall. With a ...

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Tak Chee House – revisited

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Tak Chee House up towards the top end of William Street. Has been around long time – they serve Penang-style food and do it very well - this is a very popular and busy little spot and can be difficult to find a seat at times – arrive early is my ...

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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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