Mela Revisited

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Since my last visit, Mela has had a change of ownership and a change in fit-out to accompany it – attractive and comfortable chairs and tables have taken the place of booths and high benches that took up much of the dining space – it retains a ...

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Pappa Rich Northbridge

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Returning to PappaRich after some time I was struck by how popular it remains and in a world of constantly closing restaurants says something for the quality and value of the food. Nicely decorated and set up, with waiters both attentive and ...

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Red Chilli Sichuan revisited

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Towards the western end of James Street, just along from Russell Square, Red Chilli Sichuan has the dark heavy wooden chairs and tables, red and gold trim and the like, defining it as a Chinese restaurant. The menu is one of those with photos of ...

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Jezebelle

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We were invited along to Jezebelle in Guildford to try out their menu which while still in the tapas style has a number of new or changed dishes on the list. It is right in the heart of the James Street strip in an old restored building just across ...

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Brika

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It has been a year since our last visit to Brika – and again it took the Fringe festival to get us there – it is so close to Ellington Jazz Club where we were headed for a show, Brika seemed to be just the spot for a pre-show dinner – we have had ...

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Lamonts Winestore Cottesloe

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On the long weekend in January we toddled, by train, to the Wine Loft at the Boatshed Market in Cottesloe to taste a great range of Pet-Nat sparkling, and then once that was finished, went on over to one of our Western suburb go-to places for a light ...

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Breakfast at Ivy and Jack

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The restaurant and bar at the Holiday Inn in Hay Street opens for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving guests of the hotel as well as passers-by looking for a bite to eat, a coffee, or a drink. The décor with its emphasis on metal and stone is eye ...

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The Heritage Wine Bar

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Since we last visited the Heritage it has had something of a makeover – no longer simply a bistro but now a wine store – with a great selection of wines in the shop area at the Terrace front of the place, as well as a wine bar with stools at the ...

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Yes Please!

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After a Fringe show at the Pleasure Garden (Russell Square to those non-Fringers) we stopped in for a feed (and a drink) at Yes Please Perth, just across the road in James Street – they open until 2AM each day, serving food and drink up till closing ...

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Kappys Italian Restaurant

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Kappys remains one of our favourite restaurants and we go along on a pretty regular basis – and being only a very short walk from home is a bonus. With a seasonally changing menu, and black boarded specials, you can always bank on some dish to tempt ...

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