Little Guildford


Since last we went along to Little Guildford (at the corner of Terrace and Swan Street, opposite the Rose and Crown) they have acquired a liquor licence. A smallish list but with a number of wines sourced from the Valley – Upper Reach, Talijancich, ...

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Public House


Returning to the Public House after an absence of some months it was as I recalled a place serving up quality South American influenced cuisine in a pretty pleasant location. Situated at the corner of Adelaide and St Georges Terraces, it has seating ...

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Vineyard Restaurant


Set in the grounds of the old Valencia vineyard and winery on Benara Road, alongside a brewery and a “juicery”, with a shady pergola and patio area, the Vineyard restaurant proved to be a very pleasant place to spend a sunny spring day earlier this ...

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The Criterion Hotel


Since 1848 a pub has operated on the site of the Criterion Hotel in Hay Street, making it the oldest continuously licensed premises in the State. The current classic Art Deco style building dates from 1937 but for me its greatest claim to fame ...

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Edgecombe Brothers Winery and Cafe


Edgecombe Brothers, in Henley Brook, is a rustic styled café and winery, renowned, especially, for their asparagus, grown on the property and served up in a variety of forms in the restaurant and also for sale as fresh produce to take ...

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The Woody


We hadn’t been to the Woody for a few months but on a whim decided to drop by on Saturday evening. In East Street, Guildford, a short stroll from our place, it is a Federation era pub, with a beer garden at the front, hosts live music, has a drive in ...

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Metro Indian Restaurant


Metro in Subiaco, in an area where a number of Indian restaurants reside in close proximity, punches above its weight, turning out good quality food, at affordable prices, and served by attentive and friendly staff, in a clean, open, bright ...

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The food we had at lunch last week at Balthazar was the best, or at least equal to the best, meal we have had in the past year. Balthazar is found in the captivating Art Deco styled Lawson Apartments building at the bottom of Sherwood Court, ...

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The Stirling Arms


I have written before about the Stirling Arms and its reincarnation as a solid neighbourhood pub from the rundown den of the past. It has been renovated, cleaned up, and has now taken its place as an historic pub in an historic precinct, ...

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Satay Club at Old Shanghai


Still looking for Perth’s best laksa we went along to the Old Shanghai Food Court in Northbridge to try out the version dished up by the Satay Club. Old Shanghai on James Street is a large shed style structure containing a number of food ...

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