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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Bread in Common


At last we made it along to Bread in Common after hearing so much and the impact it has had on Fremantle dining. It is an impressive looking place with exposed bricks, soaring ceilings, plant life on the footpath out front, and communal ...

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Swings Taphouse


Swings Taphouse, just over the bridge as you come into Margaret River, near the bakery, and where Wino’s Wine bar once was, is an offshoot of Swings and Roundabouts winery on Caves Road, is a fun place to drop in for a drink and a meal. On a ...

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Morries Anytime


On our recent flying trip south, we managed to get along, again, to Morries Anytime - a cafe/bar up at the top of the main street of Margaret River. Morries is a well-lit and open sort of place – a mix of tables and chairs and high tables and ...

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150 East Riverside


When viewed from outside the building does not immediately inspire promise, but once you enter through the foyer and into the restaurant the beautiful view across to the river is quite striking – bushland, green lawn and then the water framed in the ...

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Rivendell is surrounded by picturesque gardens on Wildwood Road in Yallingup. There are a few chalets near to the restaurant and Howling Wolves has co-located their winery to the cellar door, having moved from their old premises on Bussell Highway, ...

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Tasik, in an old house in Aberdeen Street, has been around for a while now, serving up authentic Indonesian food in the heart of Northbridge. It has a number of rooms where you can find yourself a spot to eat, as well as a covered outdoor area ...

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We went along to Chatters in Midland for lunch a couple of days ago and were very pleasantly surprised. Self-described as serving unpretentious, authentic and affordable Asian cuisine in a relaxed and comfortable environment, on walking in it ...

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