It’s been a year of exciting restaurant openings in Perth. Here’s our pick of the newcomers.
Dec 16, 2014 1:00pm
It's been a year of exciting restaurant openings in Perth. Here's our pick of the newcomers.
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Chef/owner Moe Oo's seven-course omakase menu at Marumo brings top-value Japanese dining to Nedlands.
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The Dominion League
With a serious focus on drinks, the easy-going service and idiosyncratic fit-out at The Dominion League exhibit the sort of swagger synonymous with the owners' other watering holes, Mrs Brown and Mechanics Institute.
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St Michael 6003
Jackson's - the restaurant that taught Perth the joys of dégustation dining - is a tough act to follow, but ambitious restaurateurs Scott O'Sullivan ( Red Cabbage) and Todd Stuart ( Petite Mort) stay true to their fine-dining roots as well as the site's history at St Michael 6003: a street-smart dining room specialising in intricate, technique-forward cooking.
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Low Key Chow House
Anyone versed in the way of modern, casual Asian dining will already have guessed that dinner at this smartly appointed neo-teahouse involves shared dishes, a menu full of playful pop-culture references and a rocking cover version of Momofuku's legendary pork buns.
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Old Faithful Bar & BBQ
At this new venue from the Ezra Pound team, smoke, meat and quality drinks rule. The kitchen pays homage to barbecue traditions with burnt-end beans, serious house-made sauces and pickles galore.
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You're probably familiar with Mandoon Estate the wine label. Now meet Mandoon Estate the sprawling eating and drinking wonderland. This is one of the bigger ventures to hit the Swan Valley, and between the estate's brewery, cellar door, beer garden and playground, visitors have all sorts of ways to amuse themselves.
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The Flour Factory
Andy Freeman's new casual CBD venture looks set to invigorate the sausage-in-a-bun conversation, with brilliant condiments (bright and tangy sauerkraut; bitey mustard) and gutsy house snags.
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Joji Iwama has upped the ante at Cable Beach Club. Full-flavoured izakaya standards dominate a menu that also features precision-cut sashimi and featherweight tempura.
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Steves Wine Store Bistro
Nedlands' favourite wine store now offers a drink-in experience on par with its take-home proposition, with a new bistro menu big on French comfort, and sommeliers Michael Hartley and Jesse Lewis on hand to answer all your wine queries.
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BrikaBrika deserves a look-in simply for daring to be different, yet has the goods to warrant repeat visits. Mezze is the game and affordable, big-hitting Greek dishes ensure everyone's a winner.