A North Freo Favourite – Propeller

Manoushe

Propeller served up what was one of my favourite meals last year – the flavours and presentation of their Middle Eastern inspired cuisine, combined with the atmosphere and ambience of the building, the excellent and extensive wine list, as well as ...

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Back at Mrs Brown’s

Courtyard

One of the highlights of a visit to the North Fremantle strip - centred on Queen Victoria Street - is the excellent small bar, Mrs Brown. With its nod to Queen Victoria herself, the eye catching bar with its racks of wine against exposed brick walls, ...

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Wines of While -revisited

OrangeGlass

Wines of While, up at the top end of William Street, has certainly built a profile since its opening about 9 months ago acting as a beacon to lovers of natural wines by both emerging and established winemakers from Australia and overseas. It’s ...

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W Churchill

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The initial pop up, Churchill, that took the place of Trustee has added a W, and located completely downstairs below Brookfield Place (neighbouring Choo Choo Bar) and has moved on from its sports bar status –and that is all to the good. Still ...

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Lucky Shag

BeerLuckyShag

Hadn’t been for a while but last Friday – glorious warm, sunny autumn day – we were wandering back from lunch through the rapidly changing and increasingly impressive Elizabeth Quay and decided to drop in for a quenching ale. Out of the deck at ...

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The Island Brewhouse at Elizabeth Quay

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The Isle of Voyage, on the little island at Elizabeth Quay in the relocated and quite enchanting Florence Hummerston Kiosk, has been rejigged and reinvented as the Island Brewhouse turning out a range of in-house brews. On Friday, one of those ...

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Back at Sauma

seafoodcurry

The food always impresses at Sauma, my pick as one of the top Indian restaurants around the traps, and our recent lunch did nothing to dissuade me from that opinion. The food is well turned out –the spices integrated and complementing each other and ...

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King Somm

pizza

One of the most exciting events in the Eastern suburbs in recent times has been the opening of small bar and wine store, King Somm, in King William Street in Bayswater. Housed in an historic building which has over the years seen many tenants – I ...

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Jezebelle

Asparagus

We were invited along to Jezebelle in Guildford to try out their menu which while still in the tapas style has a number of new or changed dishes on the list. It is right in the heart of the James Street strip in an old restored building just across ...

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Brika

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It has been a year since our last visit to Brika – and again it took the Fringe festival to get us there – it is so close to Ellington Jazz Club where we were headed for a show, Brika seemed to be just the spot for a pre-show dinner – we have had ...

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