Birthday at Balthazar!


Balthazar, located in Perth’s best Art Deco building, the Lawson Apartments, has, since being taken on by Emma and Dan from Northbridge bar, No Mafia, and with award winning young chef, Skye Faithfull, on board, become one of Perth’s best eating ...

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Shoe Bar and Cafe


Went along to check out the newly opened Yagan Square during the week – an impressive addition to the CBD, opening up Northbridge and the city – and stopped into Shoe Bar and Café which spreads over two levels – on the ground it has a pleasant ...

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Choo Choos revisited!


We always enjoy a drink at Choo Choos, the relaxed and laid back bar in the basement of Brookfield Place – it is a casual and welcoming place and the very epitome of a small bar – it is very small, long and narrow with rough concrete walls, air ...

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Back at Billie H


Our first visit to Billie H was one of last year’s highlights and our long awaited return this week upped the ante even more – this is a superb wine bar and restaurant – the food is exquisite and the wine list brilliantly put together; top it off ...

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Our best meal so far this year – admittedly it is only February but Propeller has set a high bar – it was a delightful visit. Not far from North Fremantle train station – and our mode of transport to and fro – and in the midst of an exciting strip of ...

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Best of 2017


Well with Australia Day past, and everyone heading back to work and school, it seems opportune to look back on the year just gone and the best of what went down in 2017. As far as bars and the like, well one of the most impressive we visited ...

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77 Social


77 Social is one of the newer additions to the St Georges Terrace scene, in the newly renovated Allendale Square complex. It has a downstairs café style dining room – popular with the lunchtime work crowd on the day I dropped in – with coffee, juice ...

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Heno and Rey


Heno and Rey – translating from the Spanish to Hay and King at which address you will find Perth’s latest tapas style restaurant – ground floor in the newly opened Intercontinental Perth – with tables and chairs spilling out onto the footpath but ...

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The Loft Lounge and Bar


The Loft is the bar of the newly opened Intercontinental Perth (the refurbished Rydges) at the corner of Hay and King Street –on the first floor of the hotel it also has al fresco dining and drinking on the terrace outside the bar. We stopped ...

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New Normal


A slick and chic new bar in Subiaco, housed in the historic Simon Chugg art deco styled building just across the street from the rail station, with a dazzling roof top bar to boot, New Normal is adding much needed life to the Subiaco dining and ...

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