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Longing for a spot where the coffee comes first? In Perth, you’ll have a choice of quality espresso bars, catering for the quick coffee fix. Taking inspiration from the original espresso bars of Italy, our coffee culture certainly appreciates the importance of a reliable morning pit-stop. Pull up a bar stool and read on for our top picks of must-try espresso bars around Perth.
You probably don’t need an excuse to indulge in chocolate, but if you are looking for one, we are here to help! This Sunday is World Chocolate Day, possibly the best day of the year after Christmas and Squirrel Appreciation Day - a day dedicated to all sorts of cocoa-based goodies. Lucky for us, WA is home to an impressive and eclectic range of chocolatiers, sure to satisfy all of our chocolate cravings. Here are some of our top picks!
A winter treat smuggled out of the Christmas markets of European cities, if there’s one thing we look forward to this time of year, it’s the warming, spiced deliciousness of mulled wine. With the cold season well and truly upon us, we can’t think of a better way to warm up than by cosying up with someone special over a mug of steaming mulled wine! If you are wondering where to get your hands on this sweet and spicy winter elixir here in Perth, we’ve got you covered – explore our top picks below!
Perthians struggle to survive during the cold hard months of winter - not to mention our love lives! But sparks still fly in winter and Perth is filled with restaurants and bars worth rugging up for. Whether you’re going out for a celebratory anniversary meal, or braving both the cold and a first date, our top picks will set you up for the ultimate date night.
Whether you’re a lover of literary fiction or fan of autobiographies, nothing beats finding a nice quiet spot to settle down with your book. Add to that a really good cup of earthy coffee and you’ll never want to move! Scoop has surveyed all the essentials for the perfect reading spot – relaxing, bookish and well-caffeinated – to bring you these top picks.
This Saturday is World Gin Day, a time for celebrating all things gin, so we thought we’d help you out by jazzing things up. Here is where you can find the perfect drink to celebrate World Gin Day in the Perth CBD.
The sweaters are out and the cooler months are upon us – which means the hunt is on for the perfect cup of traditional hot chocolate. Much like coffee culture, which has turned Australians (let’s be honest) into a bunch of unlikely snobs, hot chocolate has come under intense pressure to up its game. Therefore, it’s time to take a look at some of the best places in Perth to get a proper cup of chocolatey winter brew.
As chai latte’s grow in popularity in Perth, the chance of coming across a good quality cup becomes more and more challenging. Luckily, we’ve got the Scoop on a bunch of must-try chai’s across the city– so whether you like it authentic, dirty (with coffee) or filthy (with chocolate), here are 5 unique chai lattes to try across Perth.
There will be no shortage of music entertainment in Perth this winter as a colossal lineup of international artists take to the stage across the city. Read on for our picks of the hottest international artists worth braving the winter weather to see.
With an increasing number of couples leaning towards activity-based socialising, Perth is plentiful with uniquely nostalgic ideas that are bound to break the ice. So, if date night is fast approaching we have the Scoop on how you can get to know your date the old-fashioned way.
If you have young kids, the thought of taking the family out for a meal can be cause for stress. Let Scoop reduce the pressure with this round up of restaurants and cafes across Perth offering fantastic indoor playrooms for children. All you’ll need to do is sit back and relax with delicious food and drinks while the children are kept busy.
What better way to escape the harsh winter than nestling into a retro arcade that takes you way back when? From underground cafes to enormous museums, these nostalgic arcades are sure to bring you some winter solace.
Where it concerns the perfect Mother’s Day brunch spot, Fremantle serves up some truly beautiful breakfast fare. Venture off the Freo “cappuccino strip” and explore charming alfresco dining available for brunch on Mother’s Day with our top picks below.
This year’s City Wine boasts an incredible line up of exceptional wines, beers, ciders and cocktails from across the state. At the festival, you’ll have the chance to taste and purchase your favourite wine, groove to tunes from local DJs and indulge in delicious food from some of Perth’s best foodies.
It may be getting colder, but that doesn’t mean you ought to stay rugged up at home. Perth’s small bar scene is flourishing, and features everything from dimly-lit, carnival-themed basement bars to friendly neighborhood spaces with plenty of comfy couches. Escape the wintery nights with these 7 small cosy bars.
Winter is coming, and we at Scoop can’t think of a better way to escape the cold than by cosying up beside a rustic woodfire oven as you tuck into everyone’s favourite comfort food. We can thank the sun-bronzed gods of Naples for bringing us pizza, and these Perth pizzerias are certainly paying homage to them by serving up deliciously warming woodfired pizzas. Using fresh ingredients and homemade sauces, our top picks offer a wide range of toppings and trimmings so you’ll be spoilt for choice no matter the season.
It’s time to beat the winter blues and start planning your next road trip! From Kalbarri to Albany, there are plenty of exciting events happening across regional WA this May that should not be missed. Check out some of our top finds below.
There are a huge range of festivals set to occur in and around Perth this May. Showcasing everything from Indian cuisine and Chinese dragon boats to Spanish films and laneway artwork, here are our top 5 festival picks for May.
Western Australia is renowned for its vast array of significant military locations that have played a large role in the country’s history. With military vehicles, innovative technology and other rich historical artefacts on display, there is a plethora of empathy, knowledge and understanding that can be gleaned from a visit to one of WA’s multiple military museums. See below for a closer look at 6 particularly moving military museums across the state.
The humble pasta dish has soared to new heights in Perth as of late. With renowned Italian chefs experimenting with everything from pig cheek and zucchini flowers to currant ragu and buffalo ricotta, no matter which Italian eatery in Perth you visit, you are bound to stumble across a delicious plate of pasta. So, without further ado, prepare to eat your way through these 8 delectable pasta joints in Perth. Avanti!
Remnants of Rottnest’s military past are scattered across the Island. With heavy involvement in both World War I and II, Rottnest Island’s history includes a lengthy chapter on prisoners of war, artillery guns and secret plotting rooms. For a historic moment, Rottnest was not a holiday paradise but a critical base for the Australian army to defend its naval port across the water at Fremantle.