Los Bravos

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I have to admit I never knew there was a music genre, Spanish Surf Rock, but there is and it is the music sound track of choice at the latest venture from Emma Ferguson and Dan Morris, the operators of two of my favourite places in the city – No ...

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QT Perth Rooftop Bar

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Perth’s newest luxury hotel, on the corner of Barrack and Murray, has the city’s highest rooftop bar – with stunning views across the Swan River, the CBD skyline, north towards Northbridge and east to the hills and Swan Valley – and along with a well ...

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The Palace Arcade

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Well it is different…..having a few minutes to spare while waiting for a bus we dropped into Palace Arcade bar – where once was my favourite wine bar/Macedonian restaurant, the Court Wine Bar, and more recently Dominion League. Now the place ...

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Lot 20 and Russell’s Reserve Legacy 2018

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Lot 20 is hosting four celebrations of Russell’s Reserve Bourbon in Perth, part of a larger Australia wide series of events. I was invited along to the second of these last week – and a rollicking, enjoyable, entertaining and informative show it ...

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Taste Champagne – 2018

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Taste Champagne is the biggest showcase of champagne in the Southern hemisphere and after its first foray into Perth last year it returned in August once again – this time at Beaumonde on the Point – with stunning river outlooks to accompany the ...

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Stage Bar and Kitchen – Peppers

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Bob Dylan was playing at the Arena and we decided to stay in town after the concert so booked into Peppers, just across and down the road from the venue – and dinner before the great man came on stage seemed a good idea – and so to the in-house ...

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Lalla Rookh re-visited

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Lalla Rookh, in the basement of Allandale Square, offering high quality Italian fare, has three main areas – a bar when you first enter off the food court, a more dimly lit dining area, and through another set of doors the Wine Store off Sherwood ...

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21st Amendment

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In the shopping square area in Newcastle Street across the road from Duende, 21st Amendment – the name taken from the 1933 amendment to the US Constitution that repealed Prohibition – has recently opened in Leederville and we were invited along to ...

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Wines of While

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For some time I have been anticipating the opening of this wine bar and wine shop which is a salute to, and celebration of, natural wine, organic wine, biodynamic wine, and just generally great wine. The laborious process that they have been ...

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Little Guildford – Winter Menu

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Little Guildford, on the burgeoning Terrace Road/Swan Street eating and drinking strip, has recently introduced its new winter menu. A week ago, along with a group of foodies and Guildford locals, we were invited along to sample the dishes on ...

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