Jan

Jan Vandine

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Nook by Niche

Leederville

Jan dined on Fri, 17th Nov 2017 (8)

Tucked back in a Leederville laneway it was a relaxing place for a Friday lunch. Service was friendly and a good menu. Will have to go back for a dinner.

Jezebelle

Guildford

Jan dined on Sat, 21st Oct 2017 (8)

Jezebelle is an absolute favourite. Always friendly service, good food and the dining room is so lovely.

Sandalford Estate Restaurant

Caversham

Jan dined on Fri, 13th Oct 2017 (8)

Sandalford never disappoints. Lovely dining room, efficient and friendly service, and very fine food.

Twisted Chopsticks

East Victoria Park

Jan dined on Sun, 8th Oct 2017 (8)

Friendly and helpful service, fabulous menu choices, best terriyaki chicken ever!

Heirloom Restaurant & Bar

East Perth

Jan dined on Sat, 30th Sep 2017 (8)

Located in the Fraser Suites hotel in East Perth the dining room is set back away from the lobby and is quiet, gently lit and comfortable. The service was knowledgeable and friendly, the menu is paleo and 'raw' and everything we tasted was well made and quite flavourful. Will definitely be back.

Dejavu Rooftop

Northbridge

Jan dined on Sat, 8th Jul 2017 (8)

Went for brunch on a Saturday on the rooftop. Really nice space and friendly staff. Limited brunch menu but something for everyone. Will have to go back for their tapas.

Fillaudeau's Cafe Restaurant

Caversham

Jan dined on Mon, 15th May 2017 (8)

Lovely dining room, great food and friendly service. Their fixed price menu is really good value and their wine selections from next door neighbour Pinelli Wines is very good.

Padburys Cafe Restaurant

Guildford

Jan dined on Sun, 14th May 2017 (8)

This is a favourite restaurant for brunch, lunch and dinner. Always good food and friendly service. Lunch on Mother's Day was very crowded and noisy but still had good service and food.

Red Cabbage

South Perth

Jan dined on Sat, 13th May 2017 (8)

Lovely dining room and friendly service. Ordered from the A La Carte menu and everything we tasted was fabulous. Three courses for $69 is great value for money. Will definitely be back.

Rockefeller Deli

Highgate

Jan dined on Fri, 28th Apr 2017 (8)

Great atmosphere and service. Only had two items off the menu but both were generous in serve and very tasty. Will definitely be back.

Jezebelle

Guildford

Jan dined on Sat, 22nd Apr 2017 (8)

Love the dining room and we always have friendly service. The food is always fresh and tasty and the wine list have many Spanish ones to try.

Padburys Cafe Restaurant

Guildford

Jan dined on Tue, 28th Mar 2017 (9)

Love the dining room, always have good service and the food is fresh, generous and really nice. This is my favourite place for brunch.

Cott & Co. Fish Bar

Cottesloe

Jan dined on Fri, 17th Mar 2017 (8)

Beautiful view of Cottesloe beach, friendly and attentive service, really lovely food. The bouillabaisse was the best we had tasted in years.

Padburys Cafe Restaurant

Guildford

Jan dined on Sun, 12th Feb 2017 (8)

My absolute favourite brunch spot. Really good coffee, friendly service, and you must try the sweetcorn & feta fritter with poached egg and salmon. Yum!

Jezebelle

Guildford

Jan dined on Fri, 27th Jan 2017 (8)

Love the dining room, friendly service and the tapas. Also the very funky chairs which are so comfortable. Got the Spanish wine 25% off as well!

The Crow Bar

Perth

Jan dined on Fri, 20th Jan 2017 (8)

Really lovely outdoor seating that is comfortable and quiet only metres from busy Newcastle Street. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Had the lamb backstrap and the beef cheeks and both dishes were perfectly cooked. Will definitely be back.

Gloucester Park

East Perth

Jan dined on Fri, 13th Jan 2017 (8)

A fun evening of harness racing. Good selection of food and wine, friendly and helpful staff, great views over the racetrack.

Jezebelle

Guildford

Jan dined on Sat, 31st Dec 2016 (8)

Love this place. The atmosphere, the decor and especially the chairs. Really interesting and tasty food, friendly service and good wine list.

The Spruce Goose

Subiaco

Jan dined on Fri, 30th Dec 2016 (7)

Had a tapas share plate and bottle of Moet as a special deal. The food was really nice, the Moet as well. Love the decor and all the staff were lovely.

Mash Brewing Swan Valley

Henley Brook

Jan dined on Fri, 16th Dec 2016 (8)

Casual, open spaces with good food, friendly service and good beer.

Bistro Guillaume Perth

Burswood

Jan dined on Thu, 15th Dec 2016 (9)

Lovely dining room although the scrapping of the chairs on the tile floor is a bit jarring. Have mixed feelings about overlooking the pool. Friendly and knowledgeable service, good wine list and very fine food.

Chesters Restaurant

Henley Brook

Jan dined on Wed, 30th Nov 2016 (8)

Lovely dining room, friendly service and fine food. Wine tasting in the separate building is charming.

Black Swan Winery and Restaurant

Henley Brook

Jan dined on Sun, 27th Nov 2016 (8)

Lovely dining room with views over the vines. Room faces east so was pleasantly shaded for our Sunday lunch. Staff very friendly and helpful, really lovely food, good selection of house wines.

Padburys Cafe Restaurant

Guildford

Jan dined on Sun, 30th Oct 2016 (9)

Went again for brunch, as we do at least a couple of times a month. Really fine coffee and the best poached eggs I have ever had in a cafe. Lovely character building, friendly service and very tasty food. This is not your ordinary breakfast fry up. Must try the corn and feta fritter with poached egg and smoked salmon. Yum.

Riverside Cafe Bar & Restaurant

Perth

Jan dined on Sat, 29th Oct 2016 (7)

Good location amongst the bustle of Swan Bells jetty. Friendly and keen service, nice wine list, good food.

Padburys Cafe Restaurant

Guildford

Jan dined on Sun, 16th Oct 2016 (8)

Really lovely character dining room and friendly service. Some of the best coffee anywhere. Highly recommend the Sweetcorn & Feta fritter with poached egg and smoked salmon although all breakfast dishes ordered were beautiful.

Padburys Cafe Restaurant

Guildford

Jan dined on Sun, 14th Aug 2016 (8)

This beautiful heritage building houses one of our favourite restaurants. Always have well made and delicious food, friendly and efficient service. Love lunch and dinner but breakfast is fast becoming the go. Their Eggs Benedict is perfect and their juices most refreshing.

Padburys Cafe Restaurant

Guildford

Jan dined on Sun, 7th Aug 2016 (8)

The heritage building is beautiful and the dining room warm and inviting. Friendly and efficient service. Highly recommend the sweetcorn & feta fritter with poached eggs and the Padburys Hash and the Eggs Benedict. Great coffee as well.

St Michael 6003

Highgate

Jan dined on Sat, 6th Aug 2016 (8)

Lovely dining room and great service. Had the tasting menu and it is definitely value for money. Each course was well made, beautifully presented, and elicited many moans of delight.

Cafe D'Vine

Middle Swan

Jan dined on Sun, 17th Jul 2016 (7)

Had Sunday lunch. Large, bright and comfortable room. Friendly service and very generous portions.

Oliver's on James Street

Northbridge

Jan dined on Sat, 9th Jul 2016 (8)

Great place to sit by the window and watch the world go by on James St. Had the Bunny Bowl (chicken curry in a roll) which was really nice. Friendly efficient service. Good wine list.

Mister Walker

South Perth

Jan dined on Wed, 15th Jun 2016 (8)

Beautiful setting right on the river. Comfortable room, especially the chairs! Friendly and efficient service, lovely food.

RiverBank Estate

Caversham

Jan dined on Sat, 4th Jun 2016 (8)

So nice to sit on the veranda to overlook the vines, very friendly service and lovely food. Nice selection of wines. Did a Saturday lunch when they had jazz musicians. So nice to sip good wine listening to good music.

George's Meze

Subiaco

Jan dined on Sat, 28th May 2016 (8)

Lovely and comfortable dining room, friendly and attentive service, fabulous range of meze dishes.

The Standard

Northbridge

Jan dined on Sun, 22nd May 2016 (8)

More a bar with good food than a restaurant it was comfortable, the food was really good and the service was friendly and efficient.

Wild Swan at Mandoon Estate

Caversham

Jan dined on Fri, 13th May 2016 (9)

Lovely dining room, friendly and knowledgeable service, amazing food.

Amani Bar & Kitchen

Leederville

Jan dined on Sat, 6th Feb 2016 (8)

Had a long lazy lunch on a Saturday afternoon and it was really lovely. Service was friendly and fast, and food was well made, tasty and good value.

Petite Mort

Shenton Park

Jan dined on Tue, 15th Dec 2015 (9)

The degustation menu was inventive and most interesting, the service was friendly and knowledgeble, dining room is spacious.

Bistro Felix Wine Bar

Subiaco

Jan dined on Fri, 30th Oct 2015 (8)

Really nice food, good service and sitting in a booth at the back is the best.

Cott & Co. Fish Bar

Cottesloe

Jan dined on Sun, 11th Oct 2015 (10)

Had the PJ Brunch - sun, sand, surf, good friends, friendly service and fabulous menu. Who could ask for more?

Co-Op Dining

East Perth

Jan dined on Fri, 9th Oct 2015 (10)

Amazing food and nice farm-to-fork philosophy, attentive and knowledgeable service, lovely dining room.

Wild Swan at Mandoon Estate

Caversham

Jan dined on Wed, 30th Sep 2015 (10)

Beautiful dining room, lovely view, amazing food with attentive and fully informed wait staff. Went for lunch and the fully open dining space and blooming gardens were most pleasant. The degustation menu with matched wines is a must.

Padburys Cafe Restaurant

Guildford

Jan dined on Fri, 21st Aug 2015 (8)

Lovely room, very cozy and easy to chat when busy. Good and friendly service. Meals are generous and well made. All desserts made on premises. Good coffee.

Dux Cafe Restaurant

Como

Jan dined on Sat, 8th Aug 2015 (8)

Lovely room, good wine list, very good food and service. Small restaurant so be sure to book.

Recipe Restaurant

East Perth

Jan dined on Sun, 24th May 2015 (8)

Very comfortable dining room, friendly service, really lovely food, great view across the park to the river.

Six Senses Thai

Subiaco

Jan dined on Sat, 23rd May 2015 (8)

Lovely room, fine food and good service.

The Boatshed Restaurant

South Perth

Jan dined on Tue, 21st Apr 2015 (9)

Fabulous views. Friendly, knowledgeable and efficient staff. Lovely food well presented.

Next Door @ No4

North Perth

Jan dined on Sat, 28th Mar 2015 (8)

Funky wine bar setting, friendly highly professional service, innovative tapas-style dishes, top class wine selection. Did the Trust The Chef menu - many fabulous dishes and absolute value for money. Will be telling all our friends. Better yet, will be going with them.

Bathers Beach House

Fremantle

Jan dined on Sat, 21st Mar 2015 (8)

Fabulous location on Bathers Beach, really lovely food at reasonable prices, very good service. Wine list a tad pricey. Only negative is the noise. The dining room was not even half full and the noise level was so high it was difficult to hold a conversation across our small table.

No4 Blake Street

North Perth

Jan dined on Thu, 19th Mar 2015 (9)

Small intimate dining room, attentive and knowledgeable service, one of the best tasting (degustation) menus we have had. Will be our degustation destination of choice now.

Blackbird

East Perth

Jan dined on Sun, 11th Jan 2015 (8)

Lovely location on the cove, well made food and friendly efficient service.

Butterworth Kitchen

Perth

Jan dined on Tue, 6th Jan 2015 (7)

Just ordered from the bar menu and had house wine, but everything we tasted was very nice.

Black Toms

West Perth

Jan dined on Fri, 19th Dec 2014 (6)

Rousing pub atmosphere on a Friday night filled with a big sundowner crowd.

Stilts

Busselton

Jan dined on Mon, 15th Dec 2014 (7)

Good food and service, good location by the beach.

Wills Domain

Yallingup

Jan dined on Sun, 14th Dec 2014 (9)

Beautiful venue, lovely views, well made and inventive food, friendly and knowledgeable service.

Jezebelle

Guildford

Jan dined on Sun, 23rd Nov 2014 (8)

Fabulous dining room, lively service and an interesting and tasty menu.

The Trustee Bar & Bistro

Perth CBD

Jan dined on Fri, 5th Sep 2014 (8)

Lovely dining room and table setting, really fine food and friendly and efficient service.

Beaufort Local

Highgate

Jan dined on Sun, 24th Aug 2014 (7)

Great atmosphere, fine food and good service. Try the Lemon Meringue Martini.

Fillaudeau's Cafe Restaurant

Caversham

Jan dined on Thu, 7th Aug 2014 (8)

Lovely restaurant, really fine French food, friendly and efficient service.

Jackson's Restaurant

Highgate

Jan dined on Thu, 10th Apr 2014 (10)

Truly the best restaurant in town, and has been for 16 years. Unfortunately they are closing as of Sunday 13 April.

Three Five Three

Wembley

Jan dined on Thu, 20th Feb 2014 (8)

Lovely dining room and furnishings. Attentive and knowledgeable service. A small menu but all tastes catered for. Dishes well made and good wine list.

Villa D'Este

West Perth

Jan dined on Tue, 21st Jan 2014 (8)

Lovely dining room, attentive and informed wait staff, top quality food.

Jackson's Restaurant

Highgate

Jan dined on Fri, 17th Jan 2014 (10)

Jackson's has been the best restaurant in Perth for 15 years and continues to demonstrate why. A truly fine night of innovative food, great atmosphere and really good service.

Stewart's at Brookleigh

Upper Swan

Jan dined on Sun, 15th Dec 2013 (8)

Lovely venue and friendly, efficient service. Everyone in our party of 10 greatly enjoyed the food and wine. Good venue for conversation as it is well appointed and no loud background music. Will definitely be returning.

Fillaudeau's Cafe Restaurant

Caversham

Jan dined on Sun, 6th Oct 2013 (9)

Lovely venue, knowledgeable and courteous staff, fabulous menu, will definitely be taking friends.

De Cribs

East Perth

Jan dined on Thu, 25th Jul 2013 (7)

The ribs are really good and the service is friendly and efficient.

That Little Mexican Place (Sth Frmtle)

South Fremantle

Jan dined on Thu, 27th Jun 2013 (9)

Real Mexican food, not just a tortilla folded different ways filled with refried beans and cheese. BYO Margaritas is a real bonus.

RiverBank Estate

Caversham

Jan dined on Sun, 29th Jul 2012 (8)

Lovely venue, fine food and great service. One of our favourite Sunday lunch spots.

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