Billie H


Sometimes you come across absolute gems – and this is one of them. I had read a couple of glowing reviews so headed on down to Claremont to check it out – and so glad we did. Located in bustling St Quentins Avenue, it is very attractive room – ...

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The Bourbon Kitchen


One of the newer places we visited on our recent stay in Canberra was Bourbon Street Kitchen in the old Sydney Building in London Circuit. Inside it has a striking mural on one wall depicting New Orleans and Bourbon Street life, and across one side ...

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Bar Rochford – April visit to Canberra


Each time I have been here I have come away impressed by both the wine list and the food offered – it really is a top little bar up the stairs in the Melbourne Building. And on my recent trip to Canberra I knew I had to drop in, so on my way back to ...

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Parlour Wine Room


In Canberra last week for a few days I was luckily able to visit some of the eating and drinking hotspots – both familiar ones and some new to me – and one of the former was Parlour Wine Room in the New Acton precinct. It was great to get back ...

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Temporado – May 2017 Canberra visit


I really like this place and on my recent trip to Canberra made sure it was one of the place we visited. It is one of Canberra’s best bars. The wine list is very well put together and includes some quite outstanding wines, while the food is always ...

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Cucina on Hay


Cucina on Hay is the upgraded and reinvented restaurant of the Mercure Hotel, and last week we were invited along, together with other Perth foodies and bloggers, to get an idea of the changes made and the new menu and wines on offer. With a ...

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Ku De Ta Perth


The long awaited, and much anticipated, opening of Ku De Ta Perth took place to intense media interest a few week ago, and this week I went along to have a look. Sitting on the riverbank at Point Fraser it has unparalleled views of the Swan and ...

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The Standard in Roe Street


Sitting in the courtyard of the Standard in Roe Street is an absolutely top spot to relax before one of the great Fringe shows, and on Monday on our way to see Starman, three of us did just that. It was a warm evening tempered by a little breeze and ...

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Due South


Due South is situated on the Albany waterfront in the shadow of the striking Entertainment Centre. A large, open and airy space it serves up traditional tavern and pub food, along with a few other meals not from that playbook – a feature of the food ...

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The London Hotel on Stirling Terrace houses one of, if not the, best destinations in Albany – Liberté – a wine bar, coffee shop, tea rooms, restaurant – with the area at the rear of the place a wonderland of baroque style furniture – plush velvet, ...

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