A Malay surprise in Midland

GCLAKSA

It is interesting to pop into a local pub and find that along with the "normal" pub meals you would expect - burgers, parmis, fish n chips and the like- there is a Malay food selection but there was and these are what we tried at the Grand Central ...

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Rusty Old Boat

RUSTYCOBBLER

Taking the place of Jezebelle in Guildford is fish and chip, wine and beer spot, the Rusty Old Boat. Inside the place has been remade – opened up, much lighter than before, with the front counter moved from the entrance to a little way inside, making ...

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THREE WINE EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED

UNWINED

Over the next month or so three outstanding events for all wine lovers loom. From champagne tasting on the river, food and wine events in Perth's Swan Valley and a weekend of winetasting in Subiaco, there is something for everyone. ENTWINED IN ...

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Launch of the Spring Menu at Sandalford Estate

SANDREDDESSERT

The restaurant at Sandalford Estate has undergone a significant makeover in recent months – opening more tables, moving away from silver service to a little more casual dining experience – without at all compromising the quality and value of the food ...

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Locale Mio – Italian classic in Guildford

LOCALESPAG

Right behind the Guildford Hotel it is a stylishly set up room, a dark tile serving area giving pride of place to a copper wood fired pizza oven, moving along to a striking bar with a wall of spirits behind it, wall murals and very comfortable ...

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Italian Fare in the Valley

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Pinelli Estate Winery Restaurant forms part of the Caversham winery of the same name and is a salute to the Italian heritage of the family. The restaurant is a large, airy and well-lit space with an appealing outdoor area on the wide covered veranda ...

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My Wines of 2020

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Well hasn’t this been a strangely disconcerting year? I hope we never have to experience anything like 2020 again. But there have been some good things experienced through the year and one of them is the excellent wine that I have enjoyed in the past ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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