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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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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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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Northbirdge Dining and Wine

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With their name a cheeky reference to their sister bar, the Bird, Northbirdge Dining opened a couple of weeks ago. The dining room is attached to Northbirdge Wine – a wine bar and wine shop – and is in the old Young Love Mess Hall space  (which was ...

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KING SOMM

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Another visit to King Somm, one of the gems of the Eastern suburbs, this time sitting outside in the little courtyard at the rear – plenty of shade and the chance to sit out in the open air while enjoying the food, wine and music. Bar, restaurant, ...

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Besk

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A couple of shop fronts along Railway Parade, opposite West Leederville station, have been gutted and re-jigged to form an impressive and inviting space – bottle shop, bar, restaurant – polished concrete, exposed bricks, soaring metal ceilings and ...

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Tiny’s Liquor

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Tinys Liquor, part of but separate from Tinys bar and restaurant, runs along Milligan Street and is a narrow, brilliantly stocked wine shop and wine bar. The racks of wine include some outstanding, hard to come by, brands, while the small bar with ...

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Wines of While -revisited

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Wines of While, up at the top end of William Street, has certainly built a profile since its opening about 9 months ago acting as a beacon to lovers of natural wines by both emerging and established winemakers from Australia and overseas. It’s ...

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King Somm

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One of the most exciting events in the Eastern suburbs in recent times has been the opening of small bar and wine store, King Somm, in King William Street in Bayswater. Housed in an historic building which has over the years seen many tenants – I ...

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