The Terrace Hotel

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The Terrace Hotel has a top little bar at the rear of the place - it looks out towards the freeway and over the parterre garden next door - it has an al fresco area below and a stunning little bar area up a small flight of stairs. The hotel ...

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The Laneway Lounge

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We hadn’t visited here before but had been in town and on the way to catch a train when we decided to detour to the Lounge. It was only 4.30 and the place had just opened its doors, so was largely empty which made it easy to grab a ...

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Old Faithful Bar and BBQ

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Old Faithful in King Street pays homage to all things meat - well American barbequed meat anyway. I dropped in one afternoon this week while Lady FWO went to one of the clothing wholesalers a bit up the road to stock up her shop. Walking in you ...

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The Painted Bird Bar and Kitchen

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Lady FWO and I were off to a seminar in town an evening or so ago and thought a drink beforehand may help dull the senses if it proved to be all too boring. So into Painted Bird we went - we hadn’t been before but left impressed. The Painted ...

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Print Hall

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The bar at Print Hall is one of the most notable in Perth -originally the reception counters that once took the public notices to be posted in the West Australian, when this building housed the newspaper, printing presses and all. Restored, ...

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Gramercy Bar and Kitchen

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Gramercy takes the place of Italian themed é Cucina, nestled alongside the Central Park building, and having an outlook through large windows to the pretty little private parkland on the corner of Hay and William. Gramercy Park in Manhattan is also a ...

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Bivouac Canteen and Bar

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Bivouac is one of the original small bars that now flourish around William Street and the Cultural precinct - it has been popular since Day One and its popularity shows no sign of abating - and nor should it. It is not a large place, but is ...

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Grapeskin

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The Grapeskin bar, adjacent to the Brass Monkey in Northbridge has had a bit of a makeover since last we went along. Gone are the lounges, coffee tables and chairs up front by the window, with new high benches and stools making up the seating at the ...

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Tiger Tiger

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Tiger Tiger is a coffee shop/café that also serves wine and beer without a meal - one of the places that arose out of the last Labor government’s reform of liquor licensing laws. Anyway Tiger Tiger is a funky little spot in one of the alley ways ...

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Lamont’s Bishops House

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The outdoor Garden Lounge at Bishops House is a delightful oasis in the midst of a bustling city. Surrounded on three sides by glass and concrete monoliths, the artificial grass, the lounge chairs, Chesterfield, stools and tables, lights strung ...

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