Lucky Shag

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Hadn’t been for a while but last Friday – glorious warm, sunny autumn day – we were wandering back from lunch through the rapidly changing and increasingly impressive Elizabeth Quay and decided to drop in for a quenching ale. Out of the deck at ...

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The Island Brewhouse at Elizabeth Quay

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The Isle of Voyage, on the little island at Elizabeth Quay in the relocated and quite enchanting Florence Hummerston Kiosk, has been rejigged and reinvented as the Island Brewhouse turning out a range of in-house brews. On Friday, one of those ...

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Back at Sauma

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The food always impresses at Sauma, my pick as one of the top Indian restaurants around the traps, and our recent lunch did nothing to dissuade me from that opinion. The food is well turned out –the spices integrated and complementing each other and ...

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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 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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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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