The Rose and Crown Guildford

ROSEPIZZA2

The Rose and Crown in Guildford is our “local” and we get along on a very regular basis – and enjoy sitting out in the fabulous beer garden when we can – it is in our view easily the best in Perth – and it is comforting that after the shut down ...

Read More »

Pasta in the Valley

PASTAINVPASTA2

Pasta in the Valley is a relative newcomer to the Swan Valley but judging by the cars and buses I see in the car park while out and about they have hit a rich seam of custom. As well as a restaurant they are a pasta maker and retailer of ready to eat ...

Read More »

Lamonts – a Swan Valley Oasis

LAMONTSWINE2

Heading up to the Valley had been a no-go over the lockdown so once things got moving again it seemed the perfect excuse to get in the car and drive out to a couple of wineries, finishing up at Lamonts for lunch. Lamonts is one of our favourite spots ...

Read More »

Locale Mio Guildford

LOCALETART2

We have been to Locale Mio quite a number of times since it opened last year and during the lockdown ordered a few takeaways from them as well, so it was great to see them back in action after restrictions have been eased. Right behind the Guildford ...

Read More »

Kappys Italian Restaurant

KAPPYSMUSSELS2

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, ...

Read More »

RIVERBANK ESTATE – BACK TO THE VALLEY

RIVERBANKOCT2

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. ...

Read More »

Padburys of Guildford

PADBURYPRAWNS2

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, ...

Read More »

Nikola Estate Winery Restaurant

NIKOLASQUID

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 ...

Read More »

An Italian favourite – Pinelli’s

gnocchi

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 ...

Read More »