Faber Vineyard Harvest Seafood Barbecue

Salmon

Faber, one the best of the many Swan Valley wineries, held a celebration to mark harvest over the long weekend, with a seafood barbeque as its centre point – along with the wines of course. Tables and chairs were set up behind the tasting room under ...

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Swan Valley Sweet Temptations Trail

Macarons

This tourist trail, designed as part of the WA Trails initiative, has as its focus some of the world class produce of the Swan Valley – one of WA’s best destinations, a world away from the bustle of Perth, but less than half an hour from the ...

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Best of 2017

PepperMain

Well with Australia Day past, and everyone heading back to work and school, it seems opportune to look back on the year just gone and the best of what went down in 2017. As far as bars and the like, well one of the most impressive we visited ...

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Henry Summer Bar

LV Sparkling

A stylish green oasis has sprung up in Aberdeen Street located in the grounds and buildings which at various times have housed The Shed, Skye Bar and Secret Bar – and what a transformation it is. Snappy décor, plants galore bringing a cool ...

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Market Grounds

Chips

This latest addition to the Perth scene, and the anchor to the Kings Square development, opened on Tuesday and lo and behold I was in the vicinity on Wednesday so stopped in. What an impressive looking place it is –a expansive, spacious, light room – ...

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The Vineyard Kitchen at Brookside

Rose

We recently returned to the Vineyard Kitchen to celebrate a birthday, and what a lovely spot it is. On this occasion we sat on the upper terrace under shade, adjacent to rolling lawns and looking down to the other diners sitting beside the meandering ...

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The Loft Lounge and Bar

Olives

The Loft is the bar of the newly opened Intercontinental Perth (the refurbished Rydges) at the corner of Hay and King Street –on the first floor of the hotel it also has al fresco dining and drinking on the terrace outside the bar. We stopped ...

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Ambrook Wines

rose

Ambrook Wines, in West Swan Road, Caversham have acquired a restaurant licence which allows the sale of food, and wine to consume at the winery by glass or bottle, as well as the usual tasting of their range and takeaway wine. Food on offer ...

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Woodfire – Fabulous Italian Restaurant

Balls

One of the attractions of Ellenbrook is the first-rate Italian restaurant, Woodfire, and its owner and chef Lorenzo Schiaffini who is a master of the wood fired oven. Lorenzo has an impressive resumé – former head chef of Jamie’s Italian in Perth and ...

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