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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Howlings

Stools

About a month ago I noticed that 9 Marys at the corner of Milligan and Hay had closed and was being reinvented as a bar; yesterday I read a review of the opening; and today, being in the area collecting mail from my Cloisters Square Post Office box, ...

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Trustee

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The bistro at Trustee, in the basement of the old WA Trustee building in St Georges Terrace, is a very stylish spot - from the parquetry flooring to the brass fittings and leather booths it is an outstanding renovation of an historic building and the ...

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Angel’s Cut

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When Trustee first opened the restaurant spread over two floors - since the middle of 2014 the bistro has been situated only in the basement level, along with the Garden lounge, while the top floor is taken up by the funky new bar - Angel’s Cut. ...

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Lot 20

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Lot 20 remains one of the best small bars going around. Over the past couple of months every time I have ventured into Northbridge for Friday lunch, I have made a point of meeting (whoever is lucky enough to accompany me) at Lot 20 where we will have ...

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