Kappys Italian Restaurant

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Naturally, as the COVID restrictions began to be lifted it seemed right that Kappys, our very local Italian restaurant ( a few hundred metres from home) and which remains one of our favourites would be high on the agenda for a visit. Booking, ...

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RIVERBANK ESTATE – BACK TO THE VALLEY

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A wonderful day to return to the Swan Valley as restaurants and wineries are re-opening now the State government eases restrictions – and it was a no-brainer to book at one of the best of the winery restaurants in the Valley, Riverbank Estate. ...

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Padburys of Guildford

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With the COVID19 restrictions being eased and restaurants and pubs allowed to provide dine-in services, we decided it was high time to get along to one of our closest restaurants – Padburys - with limited seating it was of course necessary to book, ...

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Nikola Estate Winery Restaurant

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The old Houghton’s winery has been reinvigorated under new owners and rebranded Nikola Estate. Part of that new look is the recently opened Nikola Estate winery restaurant. Sitting under vines, or shady pergolas, looking out over the extensive lawns ...

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An Italian favourite – Pinelli’s

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Pinelli – the Italian restaurant attached to the Caversham winery of the same name, and a salute to the heritage of the family - has recently both changed the chef – with Chef Caleb moving on to his own spot in Subiaco and Chef Daniel taking up the ...

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Riverbank in the Valley

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Well what a glorious autumn Sunday we just experienced in the Swan Valley; sunny, warm, blue skies – and just calling for a winery lunch! With Riverbank – one of the Valley’s best – a couple of kilometres away – we just couldn’t resist. We scored ...

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Old Figtree Restaurant

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We have been a number of times under its previous incarnation as the Vineyard restaurant but this was our first time under the new management and with its new name – and it has expanded quite a bit with a large new inside dining area. Set in ...

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Riverbrook @ UpperReach

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Riverbrook is the re-invented restaurant at Upper Reach, under new owners since the Broad’s moved on to other ventures. We went along on a sunny Swan Valley day, a picturesque ramble through the vines of the Valley – to the winery in Memorial Avenue, ...

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Feral Brewery

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Feral is one of the landmarks of the Swan Valley with its justly famed range of beers – but it is well also known for the quality of its pub food. In appearance, it is reminiscent of an Australian farmhouse with large shaded verandas all around and ...

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