Lamonts – a Swan Valley Oasis

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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 ...

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Chows Table

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Chows Table is a revelation – I had heard many compliments about this Asian influenced restaurant in the same complex as House of Cards winery but was not expecting to find just how good it is! The Malay/Chinese cuisine is superb. The room is ...

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Manise – a place of East Indonesian delight

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It has been great to get out and about and to check out some old favourites after the apocalypse and one I was keen to get back to was Manise Café , up the top end of William Street, near the mosque, which serves up excellent East Indonesian food, at ...

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No Mafia – the return!

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Two of the most heart aching closures during the lockdown were my favourite Perth bar, No Mafia, and its stablemate, Los Bravos – my go to places were out of bounds!! Now, at last, No Mafia is back – further up William Street and in the spot where ...

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O2 Bassendean

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Earlier this year, we noticed coffee shop O2 in Old Perth Road, Bassendean, had expanded, added a pizza oven and more importantly a liquor licence – and so we were keen to get along again to see how all was progressing after the closures caused by ...

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Hongkies – a taste of Hong Kong in Northbridge

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Another of the places I have missed over the lockdown period is Chinese restaurant, Hongkies, which specialises in food with a Hong Kong twist, as well as influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. I have always experienced very ...

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Besk….a West Leederville Destination

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One of the best openings of 2019, Besk – a wine bar, restaurant, bottle shop – in West Leederville is back in action after the hiatus and it was with much anticipation we ventured forth for a long awaited lunch – and the anticipation was fulfilled, ...

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Locale Mio Guildford

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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 ...

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Six Senses at Elizabeth Quay

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Six Senses have outlets in Leederville and Subiaco and now at Elizabeth Quay – with a waterside location looking out onto the inlet. Al fresco and indoor seating with a variety of tables, benches and sofa chairs make for a comfortable and welcoming ...

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SZECHWAN ZEN – after the lockdown

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One of the places that I have missed being able to get along to during the lockdown was Szechwan Zen – with its very spicy and addictive food. So, with the added incentive of cool weather calling for some heat to warm us up we set out for ...

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