Wonderful chaos at Yelo

Well, winter officially arrived into Perth last weekend and thus begins the season for coffee, tea, hot chocolate or whatever hot drink warms your belly! It’s also the season of stews, goulash, minestrone soup and beef bourguignon. My favourite season and let’s also not forget about the warm apple crumble! Wanting to enjoy the winter sun, we headed to the beach side cafe Yelo in Trigg for coffee and a sweet treat. ...

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An oldie but a goodie, The Blue Duck

The weeks are flying on by and with Saturday afternoon destined to slip away to work commitments, we decided to enjoy a big breakfast away from home together. It’s been a while since we've had breakfast at The Blue Duck and noticing the menu has changed with a couple of new choices, was the ultimate lure.  I really appreciate mornings by the beach, the crisp autumn air and low light over the beautiful blue ...

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Ocean Views at Bib & Tucker

Beginning a morning at the beach is a must do in Perth, and anywhere along the coast will do. This Good Friday holiday we headed to Leighton beach for an early (for a public holiday anyhow) morning breakfast at Bib & Tucker.  Most places tend to close on Good Friday, however, this year there were plenty open around town and with an instagram account it was an effortless task in finding choices for ...

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Too much to choose from at Little Bird Cafe

Little Bird Café on Lake Street is one of my favourite cafes in Northbridge and not just for the coffee and food. It’s a cafe with ambiance and a quaint courtyard alfresco area where you can enjoy Perth's mostly mellow weather. While I tend to shy away from the weekend brunch hour, Little Bird does open from 8am and it was the prime opportunity to stop by for breakfast before the café ...

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Bread in Common; Duck FAT Potatoes in Fremantle

Every so often, Dad and I meet over a cup of coffee. I love taking him to new places and he's always keen to step out of the zone of familiarity and comfort which is great. Today it was Bread in Common, a cafe and bakery on Pakenham Street in Fremantle. Bread in Common, with its cleverly constructed herb and vegetable garden on the front paving brightens up the streetscape. Like an oasis ...

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Breakfast at Gordon Street Garage

Saturday morning we found ourselves at Gordon Street Garage for breakfast, open from 8am on both Saturday and Sunday the converted car garage cafe is a convenient option for early morning wanderers in the city. Gordon Street is a coffee centric cafe and the beans are roasted in small batches inside the expansive premises. It is definitely a place to visit for a good cup of espresso and since its opening we have stopped ...

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Coffee at Clancy’s Fish Bar at City Beach

Adjoining Clancy's Fish Bar and also apart of the Clancy's name is a small beach shack cafe over looking one of Perth's pristine beaches, City Beach. You'll notice some construction going on where the City of Perth Surf Lifesaving Club used to be, it was bulldozed earlier this year to make way for a a new development that'll include a contemporary Surf Lifesaving Club, eateries and restaurants, landscaped lawn areas and the connection of the ...

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Chalkys Espresso Bar

Chalkys Espresso Bar is located at number 1 High Street in the Heritage listed Fremantle Municipal Tramways Building.  Arriving early on a chilly morning we noticed the tables at the front of the cafe received the morning sun and this is where we took up our seats. Bringing back a little spirit of the Fremantle working port days the walls of the cafe have some great graphics of ship liners and ...

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The Coffee Club, Claremont Quarter

Growing up in the 1990's and when Perth was not so groovy, cafe franchises were a regular place to hang out and especially at the shopping mall. Memories are returning of the cafe inside Myers in Fremantle and Kmart at Kardinya Park. The Coffee Club is an Australian franchise of cafe restaurants, Australia's largest actually. The first store opened in Brisbane in 1989, a successful expansion has resulted in over ...

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Monsi’s Cafe +Homeware shopping Claremont

Monsi's Café in Claremont offers all day breakfast and sits two doors down from the homeware lifestyle brand Laura Ashley. It is a little hard to find if you are not familiar to the area but you can access the car park off Gugeri Street past the round about. The café is also situated a few minutes walk from the Claremont Train station. The café is owner run and the service is nothing short ...

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