Back at Hadiqa

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Returned to Hadiqa during the week to take advantage of these sunny Spring days – up on the rooftop there, part of the Hibernian Place development, is just the place to enjoy such weather, climbing the stairs to an oasis of greenery – plants galore – ...

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Besk

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A couple of shop fronts along Railway Parade, opposite West Leederville station, have been gutted and re-jigged to form an impressive and inviting space – bottle shop, bar, restaurant – polished concrete, exposed bricks, soaring metal ceilings and ...

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Halford – revisited

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Halford Bar is a classy establishment located in the basement of the State Buildings, at the corner of Hay Street and Cathedral Avenue, the site of the safe room of the old Titles Office. Entering down stairs you find the bar area, with a striking ...

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Tiny’s Liquor

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Tinys Liquor, part of but separate from Tinys bar and restaurant, runs along Milligan Street and is a narrow, brilliantly stocked wine shop and wine bar. The racks of wine include some outstanding, hard to come by, brands, while the small bar with ...

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HQ Bar and Kitchen

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Nestling at the top of the “old New Esplanade” hotel which has been thoroughly upgraded, renovated, re-jigged and transformed into Perth’s latest boutique hotel, Quay Perth, is their rooftop bar and dining room, HQ Bar and Kitchen. This probably has ...

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The Shoe revisited

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The Shoe Bar and Café spreads over two levels of the Yagan Square development– on the ground it has a pleasant outlook onto the promenade between Wellington and Roe Streets, while upstairs there are views down to the Market Hall with its myriad food ...

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Piggy Food Company

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After a recent meal across the road, and a visit to Old Bridge Cellars, we felt the need for another drink before walking back to North Fremantle station and catching a train home. And what better place on a sunny day than the Piggy Food ...

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Los Bravos in Northbridge

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Los Bravos, in William Street, is my go to place for good food – Spanish themed tapas – and wine – an eclectic selection that changes regularly, and with an emphasis on Spanish varieties. It is one of the standouts of Northbridge. The long bench ...

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A North Freo Favourite – Propeller

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Propeller served up what was one of my favourite meals last year – the flavours and presentation of their Middle Eastern inspired cuisine, combined with the atmosphere and ambience of the building, the excellent and extensive wine list, as well as ...

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Back at Mrs Brown’s

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One of the highlights of a visit to the North Fremantle strip - centred on Queen Victoria Street - is the excellent small bar, Mrs Brown. With its nod to Queen Victoria herself, the eye catching bar with its racks of wine against exposed brick walls, ...

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