Marquay on the Mends Street jetty in South Perth is in a brilliant location; what used to be Bellhouse has been revamped and is now a very attractive, inviting looking spot, with lovely views of the foreshore and back over the river to Perth. With ...

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The Bohème Bar


The Bohème at the corner of William and Murray is what was once the Wentworth Hotel, and later became Bobby Dazzlers. I used to frequent it as the Wentworth many years ago when it was a quite basic pub. It has been renovated and re-jigged in recent ...

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Maya Indian Restaurant


The Maya in Market Street Fremantle has been around for more than 20 years, with its longevity telling you something about the quality of the food they turn out. On Thursday evening we went along accompanied by Lady FWO’s sister, Sally, who has been ...

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Wild Poppy


The Wild Poppy cafe in Fremantle is almost the epitome of what some would think to be Freo style - full of bric-a-brac, prints on the walls, couches to relax on, lace covered light fittings. And, of course, good food. Lady FWO was in the Port ...

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Raffles Hotel


We went along to the Raffles on Tuesday to have a look at the changes and a spot of lunch. The hotel was taken on by Colonial Leisure Group in 2014 and has been considerably revamped - bright white walls, interesting light fittings, modern furniture ...

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Baby Mammoth


Baby Mammoth in William Street has a South African soul food theme going - I have been on a number of occasions since they opened and we went along again on Saturday night. We managed to get a spot as it was filling quickly and had a look over the ...

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Among the vines at Pinelli Estate in the Swan Valley, Fillaudeau’s has a beautiful setting. Inside the dining space is decorated with local art on the walls, wooden floors add warmth to the place, and diners can look out through the large windows to ...

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Rifo’s Cafe


Rifo’s is something of a flag bearer for the regeneration of the Maylands strip. When Rifo’s first opened as something of a trendy, upmarket café taking the place of the long established old style Rifici’s coffee shop (and liquor store) some years ...

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The Byrneleigh


The Byrneleigh in Hampden Road Nedlands is basically your typical neighbourhood pub – welcoming, comfortable setting, pub grub and a solid range of drinks. Inside the wooden floors add warmness, as does the wallpaper of forest scenes; benches and ...

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Little Guildford


Little Guildford at the corner of Terrace and Swan Street in Guildford – opposite the Rose and Crown- has proven itself to be a very popular spot for both breakfast, lunch and dinner, although they open quite limited hours – check before you ...

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