Elite Wine Bars

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You may have seen our posturing PM pontificating about climate change issues not being solved by inner City elites sitting around in wine bars – I thought that a bit rich coming from a bloke who has so far achieved, to use the colourful phrase ...

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Balthazar sets the pace

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Balthazar, located in Perth’s best Art Deco building, the Lawson Apartments, continues to be one of Perth’s best eating places – outstanding food along with a brilliant wine list, and excellent staff. Chef Luke Wakefield leads a talented team. The ...

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Sauma – one of the best!

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The food always impresses at Sauma, my pick as one of the top Indian restaurants around Perth, and our recent lunch did nothing to dissuade me from that opinion. The food is well turned out –the spices integrated and complementing each other and the ...

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Baan Baan Thai

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One of the best Thai restaurants in Perth, Baan Baan in Newcastle Street, continues to impress. With both indoor and outdoor seating choices and a bar at the front it entices passers-by to enter and sample some of the excellent food on offer. On our ...

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Tinys Perth

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One of the many places I have been hankering to get back to since the shutdown has been eased is Tinys in the QV1 complex at the corner of Milligan and Hay Streets and last week we made it. We dropped in for lunch on Friday – alas without booking - ...

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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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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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