Brika

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Walking into Brika the first thing you notice – after the crowded tables – are coloured wooden louvres attached to the walls, polished concrete floors, exposed rafters and whitewashed walls....looking for all the world like a Greek taverna – missing ...

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The Nookery Café

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Recently we spent a couple of days in Margaret River visiting the Dowager FWO.  On the way down we stopped for lunch at Woody Nook at Wilyabrup. This little vineyard has been around quite a while and has a pleasant little café/restaurant attached.  ...

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Bangkok on William

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Bangkok on William is a relatively new Thai (who would have guessed) place opposite the Mosque towards the top end of Northbridge. I was encouraged to go along by one of my team of Confidential Informants, and so, with him in tow, I ventured up for ...

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Wine Store at Lalla Rookh

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Lalla Rookh located downstairs at 77 St Georges Terrace also has a great little wine store/bar attached to it – this can be entered off Sherwood Court or through the dining area in the main restaurant. The food from the menu in the restaurant is also ...

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The Cheese Barrel

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We were tootling back down Great Northern Highway one afternoon from a meeting when we had a sudden hankering for a spot of cheese and wine...so... The Cheese Barrel is adjacent to the tasting room and cellars at Olive Farm, in the Swan ...

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The Boulevard

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We dropped into the Boulevard on our way to a school concert – to have a quick meal and a steadying snifter before the show got underway at Churchlands High School concert hall. Our daughter is the music teacher at a northern suburbs primary ...

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Boatshed Restaurant

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Lady FWO and a bevy of beauties toddled off to the Boatshed Restaurant in South Perth yesterday where they had booked a table for the Melbourne Cup lunch held in support of Ros Worthington's fundraiser for Breast Cancer Care WA. My role in the ...

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Caversham House

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Set on the banks of the Swan River, Caversham House is perhaps best known as a wedding venue. Many Perth couples have celebrated their wedding day in the gardens and function rooms at this historic spot. The original house was built in the 1830’s but ...

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Broads at Upper Reach

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On a pleasant Spring day, last Monday, the Lady FWO and I drove out to the Swan Valley to visit Upper Reach winery and since we were there decided to have lunch at Broads. Annalis and Anthony Broad, who once operated Whiteman’s Abroad in a lovely old ...

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Bassendean Hotel

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The shopping strip in Old Perth Road Bassendean has the potential to rival that of the revamped Maylands strip but has been rather run down in recent years with a tad too many real estate and settlement agencies and politician’s offices and not yet ...

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