Shadow Wine Bar and Dining Room

Salmon

Swish new boutique hotel Alex in the Cultural Centre precinct has incorporated the long empty but eye catching bank building a little way up William Street. The sixties era building with slanting tiled facade has been transformed into Shadow Wine Bar ...

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Lamont’s Wine Store

TomatoTartin

Taking advantage of the recent autumn weather (although as I write, how things have changed) we set out on a sunny day and ended up in Cottesloe. In the street one back from the main Napoleon Street drag we came upon Lamont's Wine Store. Not ...

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The Grand Bar and Bistro

Ext

The Grand, in the Central Park complex, has recently introduced their new seasonal menu and we went along to try it out. As we have mentioned before this is quite an elegant spot with a variety of levels to eat and drink, including an outdoor ...

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The Sentinel Bar and Grill

Sentinel

The Sentinel at the corner of the Terrace and William Street is an attractive, modern styled bar and restaurant. Meeting up with a friend for a drink the other night saw it packed - admittedly there was a private function out front but in the hour or ...

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Elba

Bar

Elba, on Napoleon Street, with pictures of the old Emperor and Josephine adorning the loo doors, is a darkly lit, moody little spot in the heart of the Cottesloe café strip. As well as the comfortable benches and stools, and lounging area ...

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Epicure on High

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Walking into Epicure, a reasonably new bar on High Street in Fremantle, you get the impression this could be another great addition to the scene in the Port city. The furniture is attractive - the owner apparently owns or owned a jarrah furniture ...

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Lucky Chan’s Laundry and Noodle Bar

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I guess you would have to be living under a rock not to have seen the publicity and stories leading up to the opening, last week, of WA’s first crowd funded restaurant, Lucky Chan’s. In company of a mate who had actually turned up on the ...

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Whisper

Roses

Whisper is another of the many small bars that have popped up in Fremantle over the past few years. Located in a two storey limestone building at the corner of a gated mews in Essex Street, this French inspired bar oozes charm. Not a big place ...

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Vin & Oli

WineRack

This the kind of bar you dream of coming across - super wine list; great atmosphere; friendly, engaging workers; interesting and appealing food choices; and in the heart of Fremantle. On a sunny autumn day we stumbled across it after lunching ...

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The Heritage

Front

The Heritage in the old Royal Insurance building is another of the impressive venues in the Brookfield Place development in the Terrace. Beautifully restored with all the trappings of the era it was built - columns, polished wood, high ceilings, ...

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