• Together with Odyssea, The Hamptons is one of the stand-out restaurants at City Beach. Equally at home serving food to customers walking in straight from a swim at the beach or enjoying a special occasion dinner,

  • New kid on the Hillarys Boat Harbour block, The Local Shack is already attracting attention from the locals and also from tourists.

    The fifth Local Shack in Perth, the others are in Scarborough, Joondalup,

  • We normally use the Rottnest Express Ferry from Hillarys when travelling to WA’s most famous island. We live in Hillarys so a five-minute drive takes us to the departure point at Sorrento Quay. However I have n

  • Seniors of a certain age will remember the old song, Hey, hey baby – I wanna know if you’ll be my girl. It’s an old favourite of mine but I’ll never be able to hear it again without these words coming to mind:

  • Rottnest is quintessential old WA and a delight to visit with overseas guests. We all enjoyed our midweek jaunt to this island a ten-minute walk took us to the Basin where we swam, snorkelled and sunbathed before

  • After a truly excellent meal at Silks, I doubt whether I will ever have a Chinese takeaway again!

    We chose Crown Perth to celebrate a special occasion on a Friday night and what a good choice Silks Chinese

  • Northbridge is renowned for good cheap eateries – you can eat your way around the world with so many different restaurants especially those serving Asian food. There is however one place where you can find lots o

  • Brendan Pang was one of our favourite contestants on Masterchef 2018 so it was a real treat for my daughter and me to go to one of his cooking classes.

    Kitchen Warehouse runs a series of cooking classes

  • Having dinner at 3 Sheets in Hillarys Boat Harbour on a balmy Sunday night is a nice way to end the weekend.

    We snagged an outside table and had fun watching children playing in the open area and on the beach.

  • What is more typically Perth than sitting under the shade on a hot summer’s day, having lunch and enjoying views of the Swan River?

    in Barrack Square in the CBD provides the food, the shade and the views w

  • Peaberry’s Coffee Lounge in the Lakeside Shopping Centre in Joondalup is a popular meeting place for locals. Having one of their delicious scones, with jam and cream of course, ($6.90 including coffee or tea) is a

  • Miss Chow’s is another star performer at the Whitford City Entertainment Precinct. A long-established favourite in Claremont, Miss Chow’s has found a new legion of fans in the northern suburbs. The restaurant has

  • Our Seniors group decided to do something different for New Year and booked a cruise!

    We picked the newest ship in the Princess fleet – the Majestic Princess which carried us and around 3500 other passengers o

  • The Whitfords City new Entertainment Precinct has proved very popular since opening in late 2017. The large open space is ideal for kids to run around and the live music on the weekends certainly entertains the

  • Under new ownership, the former Spinnakers restaurant in Hillarys has transformed itself into Northside Cafe.

    Northside is a great improvement on its previous incarnation as the staff are friendly, pleasant and

  • Oakover grounds is in a lovely setting just off the Great Northern Highway in the Swan Valley. With lush grounds and a small lake, it is the ideal place to bring grandchildren for a day out. Use the free paddle

  • Can seniors learn new tricks? Of course we can!

    That was the idea that drove our small group of seniors to rock and roll lessons and what a good idea it was. Not only are we learning to rock and roll, we are

  • Previously The Naked Fig (in an apparent nod to the nearby nudist beach), The Shorehouse in Swanbourne is a great place to meet friends for breakfast, lunch, dinner and especially sundowners.

    Sitting on the

  • Cocos has fabulous views across the Swan River to the city and sitting at the front of the balcony gave us every opportunity to enjoy this great location. We were being treated by my brother and sister-in-law,

  • A Perth favourite, The Windsor in South Perth is a massive place with several different areas to eat or have a drink.

    We chose to sit in the outside area on the Mends Street side of the Windsor – a pleasant a

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