King Somm

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One of the most exciting events in the Eastern suburbs in recent times has been the opening of small bar and wine store, King Somm, in King William Street in Bayswater. Housed in an historic building which has over the years seen many tenants – I ...

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Jezebelle

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We were recently invited along to Jezebelle in Guildford to try out their new look 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 ...

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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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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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James Street Bar and Kitchen

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James Street Bar and Kitchen is the signature bar and restaurant of the newly opened Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Northbridge – the bar opens to the footpath of James Street, with a dividing wall behind the bar concealing the dining room proper – ...

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Ficus

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Ficus has recently opened on the top floor of Yagan Square – a pleasant outlook looking back to the City and with an attractive fit out – I liked the bentwood chairs in particular. The ethos of Ficus is seasonal produce, farm to plate dining, ...

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Back at Henry Summer’s!

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One of my favourite spots in Northbridge, Henry Summer bar is a stylish green oasis in Aberdeen Street located in the grounds and buildings which at various times have housed The Shed, Skye Bar and Secret Bar – and what a transformation it is. Snappy ...

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Panama Social

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In a year of the opening of many excellent bars and restaurants in town, 2018 ended with the opening of yet another place that promises to be a huge hit into the New Year – Panama Social. Taking the place of the short-lived Cyril Masons – and ...

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2018 – What a Year!

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Another year older – well it was an exciting year all round in the food and wine game – a number of excellent new places opening with more promised in coming months – and of course plenty of places shut their doors, demonstrating the competitiveness ...

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