Thai Orchid


Thai restaurant, Bangkok on William, is transforming into Thai Orchid – who also have outlets in South Perth and Mt Lawley – although at this early stage much of the old place is still evident – nothing more so than the menu which is exactly the same ...

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This Bar is a Ten


Importers Gourmet Gateway invited us to a showcase of some of their products recently – on display were olive oils, coffee and the like – and the venue was Five Bar in Mt Lawley. This is one of the most popular bars in the Mt Lawley strip – friendly ...

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Must is a Must


Must Wine Bar in Highgate is one of the better bistros around town – with Russell Blaikie in charge that is only to be expected – and I previously written about the excellent and innovative French inspired food on offer. It is also one of the most ...

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Coast at Port Beach is in an outstanding location, right on the beachfront with glorious views across the sand to the glistening Indian Ocean. It has a number of self-contained areas catering for a range of visitors – Cargo is a bar area – no kids ...

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No Mafia here


No Mafia, one of my absolute favourite bars, has had a recent small makeover – a lick of paint, an upgrade of the floor, nothing too much, just adding a little more sheen to what is a ripper of a place. As the name suggests it is an Italian themed ...

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Gami Chicken and Beer


Gami have added another WA outlet, adding to the Shafto Lane spot – and a dozen or so in Victoria – this one at Whitford City – and it certainly an attractive looking place- bright, light, airy, clean lines – all looks appealing. Whitford City has ...

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Saturday lunch at Padburys


We had been woken from our reverie by a couple of cars managing, somehow, both going the same direction, to hit each other with one ending up in the front yard of a house at the end of our street. With the accompanying loud noises, ambulances, ...

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Only open a few weeks in Newcastle Street, and I have only been once but, based on that visit, I reckon this is the best Vietnamese restaurant in Perth, certainly the best in Northbridge by a country mile. It has opened in place of what was a Chinese ...

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Jezebelle in Guildford

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We have been to Jezebelle a number of times and dropped in again on the weekend for a drink and bite to eat – the menu designates itself as tapas style – small and large share plates – while the wine list has a range of local, Australian and ...

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Nasi Lemak Korner


Nasi Lemak Korner has two outlets – one in Como and the other on the corner of Stirling Highway and Glyde Street, Mosman Park – and it was to the latter we went one night this week – it is directly opposite the train station so great if you are ...

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