Alex Hotel Lobby Bar

Alex Rose

The little coffee bar off the lobby of the Alex Hotel has recently made the move to include wine and other drinks on its offerings, along with a selection of food. Quite a small area, it has a communal table to one end with large lantern lights above ...

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Native Wine @ Henry Summer

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A festival of natural, organic, biodynamic and minimal intervention wine from Western Australian producers at Northbridge garden bar, Henry Summer, on Saturday, attracted an enthusiastic crowd to sample over 50 wines from around 20 wineries, meet and ...

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Back at Pica

Rose Pica

Making the news in recent weeks for all the wrong reasons – potential closure due to some bureaucratic bungling by various State government bodies – the PICA bar opposite the State Library in the Cultural precinct is a popular place to hang out if ...

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Little Vines @ Gardens of Guildford

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Now that sunny days have reappeared so has Little Vines – on weekends it is open for breakfast and lunch under the vines in dappled sunlight and we have been along a couple of times in the past two weeks. A new menu has also made an appearance and ...

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A Northbridge favourite

Broccolli

No Mafia continues as one of Perth’s top small bars with an ever changing and always interesting selection of wines on offer, combined with excellent Italian influenced food, and outstanding staff members who are always happy to provide advice and ...

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UNWINED Subiaco 2018

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The weekend of 27 and 28 October saw the return of the annual UNWINED festival to Market Square in Subiaco. A sunny warm day saw many flock along to what is becoming one of the most anticipated wine shows on the calendar of Perth wine ...

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Sundowner at the Woody

Fishpie

We strolled down to one of the 4 pubs in close proximity to us in Guildford last night – the Woody. A rustic, heritage pub, it has a friendly family atmosphere – my only gripe is the outdoor beer garden area at front is always full of smokers blowing ...

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Jezebelle on James St

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Despite it being only a short walk from home for us, we hadn’t been to Jezebelle on James Street in Guildford with its tapas style menu for some time when we stopped by on the weekend. We selected a table by the window at front looking onto ...

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Poetry and Plonk

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Bill Jenkins, a lover and long-time supporter of Myattsfield wines, has recently produced his first book of poetry. Bill spent his early years in a small fishing village in northern Scotland – in fact his granddad, a carpenter, made Ramsay McDonald’s ...

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Myattsfield Winery

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Myattsfield in the picturesque Bickley Valley has an extensive range of award winning wines – from their excellent sparkling Methode Traditionelle and Sparkling Rosé, through exceptional whites – the Vermentino and Chardonnay particularly noteworthy, ...

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