Black Tom’s

Louis

Black Tom’s in Ord Street West Perth is an amalgam of bar and restaurant – beers on tap, gas fire places, couches, stools and low tables, and a more formal area for dining. It is conveniently located across the road from a CAT stop – and we were ...

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Amphoras Bar

Mains

Amphoras, in the “West End” of the city, towards the top of Hay Street in West Perth, was one of the first of the tapas style wine bars. With both indoor and outdoor seating options, it is a small, well set up spot; interesting food choices and an ...

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Red Chilli Sichuan

fish

Red Chilli Sichuan restaurant is near Fitzgerald Street, the less popular end of James and from the outside is not particularly appealing - it took the place of another Chinese place, Golden Fortune, I think. Inside it is all dark wood, red and gold ...

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Huong Viet

satay

Huong Viet opened in the redeveloped Bassendean shopping centre earlier this year. It sits across the car park from the shopping centre with a view from its large windows towards Bassendean Oval (not an attractive sight unless West Perth are playing ...

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Dining on the Island

FlyingFishCove

Last week I was required to go to Christmas Island to work on an investigation as part of the job that actually earns me money, rather than my hobby of eating and drinking which drains my cash and takes up much of my down time; of course I took the ...

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Shadow Wine Bar and Dining Room

Salmon

Swish new boutique hotel Alex in the Cultural Centre precinct has incorporated the long empty but eye catching bank building a little way up William Street. The sixties era building with slanting tiled facade has been transformed into Shadow Wine Bar ...

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The Grand Bar and Bistro

Ext

The Grand, in the Central Park complex, has recently introduced their new seasonal menu and we went along to try it out. As we have mentioned before this is quite an elegant spot with a variety of levels to eat and drink, including an outdoor ...

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The Sentinel Bar and Grill

Sentinel

The Sentinel at the corner of the Terrace and William Street is an attractive, modern styled bar and restaurant. Meeting up with a friend for a drink the other night saw it packed - admittedly there was a private function out front but in the hour or ...

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The Birdcage

VegeRendeng

If our experience at the Birdcage this week is anything to go by, chefs Luke Firth and Chad Dufall are turning out some of the best Asian themed vegetarian food around town. We stopped in for lunch, didn’t head up to the Aviary bar on the roof ...

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Parkerville Tavern

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The small hamlet of Parkerville in the Perth Hills, named for the first Chief Justice of WA, is home to local institution the Parkerville Tavern. The tavern is apparently direct descendant of the Railway Hotel founded in 1902 to look after the ...

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