Having a merry of a time at The Merrywell

By the end of the week and following a day of trekking back and forth around town in sweltering weather, 38C, I was definitely thinking about a nice, ice cold beverage when Friday drew to a slow close.  Derek and I decided to treat ourselves and visit The Merrywell pub located within the Crown, just outside of Perth city. As we wandered into the Merrywell, we were pleasantly surprised to find we had our ...

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Swiss Cakes from Francois in Leederville

Francois is a Swiss Patisserie located in Leederville, a few metres from the lively Oxford street.  The patisserie has been around since 1998 serving sweet patisserie cakes, coffee and sandwiches. They also offer catering for events. The passionfruit and chocolate mousse caught my eye. The rich chocolate mousse was encased in a light fluffy almond sponge and on top was a layer of passion fruit mousse with two small pieces of fruit.  In one mouthful ...

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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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Choux Cafe, once again

I returned to Choux Cafe for a Saturday afternoon treat(s). Today there were a few new macaron flavours and layered patisserie cakes. I could smell the cookie dough as we passed the kitchen and took our seats under the umbrella out the back. I love this place! Just like Nonna's!   My choice of treats was the avocado and pineapple macaroon and the apricot saffron macaron.Good God! The flavors are strong and complimenting. Coffee was a ...

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