PICA Bar

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Sitting outside, at the back, of the PICA Bar must be among the more pleasant places around town to have a drink and a snack. The spreading branches of the Port Jackson fig (well it may be a Moreton Bay fig - not being a botanist I am taking a stab ...

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Andaluz

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Andaluz has been around for about 6 years - it was one of the first of the small bars established in town, and is still one of the best. When I worked just around the corner in the Terrace about the time it opened its doors, I frequented it often - ...

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Bar Lafayette

La Fayette

Another in the host of bars in the Brookfield development, Bar Lafayette is certainly one of the more stylish - located in the refurbished old Perth Technical School, it has a number of rooms, large and small, as well as an outdoor area, where you ...

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Helvetica

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Down a cobblestoned alleyway off Howard Street, around a corner and there you are - at one of Perth’s (slightly) hidden treasures - Helvetica. Slightly grungy in decor, but always warm and welcoming when we have dropped in, Helvetica is a favourite ...

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Bobèche

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Bobèche, in the basement of the Heritage Brasserie (in the old Royal Insurance building), has a Parisian carnival feel - leather chairs, dark velvet trimming, a very impressive metal clad bar, and a clown mural on one wall, all found at the bottom of ...

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Choo Choo’s

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Choo Choo’s in the basement level of Brookfield Place is a small bar - a very small bar. A long narrow space, exposed concrete walls, air conditioning ducts on display, polished concrete floors, murals decorating some of the wall space, a ...

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Wolf Lane

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Sitting among the growing number of bars in this neck of the woods, Wolf Lane is something of a well kept secret – the limited opening hours may have something to do with that – but is definitely worth a visit. The bar itself is a largish ...

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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

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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

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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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