Koko Black Salon, Claremont

Kick starting the weekend a little earlier we visited the Claremont Koko Black Salon. On a Friday morning, a normally hectic Claremont Quarter Shopping Centre was blissfully peaceful  with the exception of the retail staff preparing the stores for the morning rush. Koko Black had just opened its doors for the day and we were the first ones in, taking our seats on a lounge in the corner. The chocolate cafe always brings ...

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Lake Espresso, Claremont

Where in Claremont can you sip a hot coffee with a scenic and peaceful view? We may have found the perfect little place at the Lake Claremont Golf Course called Lake Espresso. The location is indeed somewhat hidden from the street when turning off Davies Road. It is an easy 5 minute walk from the Claremont train station. We ordered a couple of cappuccinos and a brekky wrap. Lake Espresso offer a super ...

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Weekend Cycle in Claremont + Cake Breakfast

This past Sunday morning despite the imminent threat of rain and wind we took a chance and hopped on the bicycles for a leisurely cycle intending to indulge in a cake breakfast at Choux Cafe. The Claremont area is an ideal spot for cycling with long wide roads and various bicycle paths which can be linked up. There are also cafes, farmer markets and the Claremont Quarter Shopping Centre to tempt ...

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Lane Cafe, Claremont

Who would have thought that by having a car tyre changed would lead to discovering a real gem of a cafe in the sophisticated town of Claremont! This morning we left the car behind at Beaurepaires on Stirling Highway and wandered into town in search for coffee and breakfast, we soon stumbled upon the quaint and picturesque Old Theatre Lane. Just like London Court in the Perth's CBD, The little ...

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Breakfast at La Mousse

La Mousse Cafe and Patisserie is tucked away in the rather prestigious suburb of Mt Claremont, it is next door to the local library and civic centre. La Mousse have an impressive selection of macaroons and sweets and somehow 1 macaroon always turns into 5 when I stop past to grab a coffee, I just cannot resist! This morning our agenda was breakfast, we needed fuel to continue the task of painting the ...

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Koko Black @ Claremont Quarter

Koko Black is a chic and modern cafe in the Claremont Quarter shopping centre.  It is the ultimate place for chocolate lovers and as a self confessed one myself I had to pay the newly opened Koko Black a visit. Inspired by chocolate adventures in Europe, Shane Hill launched Koko Black in Melbourne. With his passion and hard work, Koko Black has arrived in Perth town, in the sleek and ultra modern Claremont ...

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