Packed full of some seriously deluxe dining experiences, this week is not one to sit idly by and wait for it to end. Your winter diet should be in full swing by now, so you should have no trouble locking in at least one night of indulging in anything from truffles and wine to authentic Italian or a BBQ meat degustation—all of which are available this week.
Work hard, play hard people. Here are five awesome things to do this week in Perth!
Monday 25 June
Winterworld Fremantle At Esplanade Park
Guys, the Freo ice skating rink is back and it kicks off this week! Winterworld celebrates everything there is to love about winter. The huge outdoor ice-skating rink will be back in full swing, with a snow pit (for snowman building, obviously) and the new addition of the Cabin Bar—that’s mulled wine and warm winter beverages at The National Hotel, thanks. This year will also see the addition of the Market Square, with local producers and retailers showcasing a range of products and food stalls dishing out heart-warming delicacies. There’s even fire pits for marshmallow roasting!
Tuesday 26 June
Six Course Truffle & Wine Dinner At Perugino Restaurant
Truffle season is here for a good time, not a long time—so you better start making the most of it at this six course truffle dinner! The truffles are coming in from Oak Valley, Manjimup—our state’s hot bed for this tasty little morsels—and they’ll be paired with delicious wines from Watershed. Sound pretty good? Book your spot quick smart.
Wednesday 27 June
Long Table Charity Dinner At Old Faithfull Bar & BBQ
If you’re going to stuff your face, it might as well be for a good cause right? Jackpot! This Long Table Charity Dinner will tick all your boxes: three course BBQ degustation, proceeds go to Beyond Blue, set in a laneway bar. Done.
Dine Italy: Piedmont At Il Lido
As if the menu at Il Lido could get any better, they are packing in the winter goodness with Dine Italy: a 20-week series of specially curated four-course, wine paired menus that span the 20 regions of Italy. This week they’re in Piedmont, home of the luxurious white truffle and Italy’s most sought after red wines. You know what to do.
Thursday 28 June
Behind The Cellar Door With LS Merchants At Petition Wine Bar & Merchant
Petition Wine Bar & Merchant are teaming up with winemaker Dylan Arvidson of LS Merchants to bring the gentlepeople of Perth this one-night-only pop-up cellar door party that will knock your socks off this Thursday. Free-flowing LS Merchants wine, generous serves of Petition bites and some pretty bangin’ tunes spun by the man of many talents, Dylan himself.
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