Balthazar

Tuna

The food we had at lunch last week at Balthazar was the best, or at least equal to the best, meal we have had in the past year. Balthazar is found in the captivating Art Deco styled Lawson Apartments building at the bottom of Sherwood Court, ...

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Dominion League

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I dropped by Dominion League in Beaufort Street last week for a drink after lunching elsewhere. As I mentioned on a previous visit it has sprung from the ashes, so to speak, of one of my old favourite watering holes, the Court Wine Bar and while it ...

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Bread in Common

Chefs

At last we made it along to Bread in Common after hearing so much and the impact it has had on Fremantle dining. It is an impressive looking place with exposed bricks, soaring ceilings, plant life on the footpath out front, and communal ...

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Swings Taphouse

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Swings Taphouse, just over the bridge as you come into Margaret River, near the bakery, and where Wino’s Wine bar once was, is an offshoot of Swings and Roundabouts winery on Caves Road, is a fun place to drop in for a drink and a meal. On a ...

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Morries Anytime

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On our recent flying trip south, we managed to get along, again, to Morries Anytime - a cafe/bar up at the top of the main street of Margaret River. Morries is a well-lit and open sort of place – a mix of tables and chairs and high tables and ...

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The Flour Factory

Lamb

The Flour Factory recently re-opened after a short hiatus while it was being rejigged –expanded to incorporate what was a gallery along the entrance walk and is now an attractive bar area – heavy wooden tables (apparently a couple of jarrah trees ...

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Santa Fe

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On a fine, sunny day this week Lady FWO and I, having lunched elsewhere, felt in need of one more drink before heading home and took the opportunity to stop in at Santa Fe in Hay Street, Subiaco. We sat at the rustic tables on the footpath, soaking ...

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Pure Bar

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Opened since 2007 in Subiaco, and we had never been! After our visit I have to ask “why”? We had a great time at this little bar which has been voted as a Neighbourhood Gem in one awards list we saw– we can only agree with that summation. It ...

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Varnish

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Varnish is one of our favourite small bars, and we dropped in during the week for lunch – Lady FWO was stocking her dress shop from the various wholesalers in King Street, so Varnish seemed perfectly located for a stopover. Awarded the Best Small Bar ...

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Universal Bar

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I dropped into the Universal Bar in Northbridge the other day; I was waiting for a mate who was, as usual, late, so to while away a few minutes I had a quick drink. The Universal is a later afternoon opener but was open at midday on Friday so giving ...

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