The Sherry at the Flour Factory

The Sherry

Above the Flour Factory, in a space that was until recently occupied by Venn Gallery, is another in the Andy Freeman stable – the Sherry. Up a steep set of concrete stairs you come to an indoor lounge area, opening out to a small rooftop ...

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Bar de Halcyon

Interior

Located near Cheeky Sparrow and Wolf Lane, this little spot adds to the lustre of the West End of town. It is a well fitted out two storey bar serving pintxos (Spanish bar snacks), some bigger meals, wine, beer, and cocktails in an elegant setting. ...

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Dominion League

Exterior

The Court Wine Bar, well before the small bar phenomena that erupted in Perth following the freeing up the licensing laws under the last State Labor government – sadly the current licensing regime seems to be regressing back to the pre-reform era – ...

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The Butterworth Bar and Kitchen

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Butterworth Bar and Kitchen, ground floor of Exchange Plaza in Sherwood Court, is an attractive looking venue – lots of glass keeping the light up, interesting pressed tin-look decoration on the bar and columns, with some tables looking down to the ...

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Public House Kitchen and Bar

Plate

This has been open for a tad over a year, and I have only just managed to go along; but go I did this week, and very happy I did so. The Public House is another excellent addition to the Perth bar, and eating, scene. In Durack House at the corner of ...

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Canton Lounge Bar

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The entrance to the Canton Bar is through a dimly lit door in Hay Street, up an even more dimly lit staircase, illuminated by red lights set in the treads. At the top you enter in a largish room decorated to look something like a bordello, speakeasy ...

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Grand Bar and Bistro

Noir

This elegantly appointed place in the Central Park complex has a ground floor across three levels, one of which melds seamlessly into an outdoor undercover area (housing the Deck cafe by day) to create what looks to be a lovely outdoor eating and ...

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The Standard

Salad

Previously, I had been to the Standard for a drink but this time we decided to eat as well, and glad we did, the food was well put together, had lovely flavours, showed flair and innovation, and tasted great – what more could you want? Well priced, ...

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Mechanics Institute …… revisited

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The FWO and my boon companions from the Hills ended up at the Mechanics Institute after lunching and on the way to catch the train back to the Eastern suburbs. Neither had been there before and I thought duty bound to show them one the best rooftops ...

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Lot 20 revisited

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On Friday two of my oldest friends came down from the rarefied atmosphere of the Perth hills to the lowlands, and so with the Gooseberry Hillbillies in tow, I set off to show them some of the better haunts around town. Where better to start than Lot ...

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