Esplanade Hotel Fremantle Marine Terrace, Fremantle 6160 (08) 9432 4000 or www.esplanadehotelfremantle.com.au Primewest has appointed Rydges Hotels and Resorts to manage the 300-room Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle. It is one of Western Australia’s major conference, corporate and leisure hotels. Changes set to take place over a period of time will include the introduction of
Good-looking furniture from Chairbiz, shot in revealing poses. Tria (top) is a table range made entirely of metal, available in an aluminium, black, white, red and orange painted finish. Manufactured by European design brand Area Declic and designed by Matthias Demacker. Simple (bottom) is a modular seating range whose minimal silhouette allows seats to be
Bacchus South Bank, QLD 4101 (07) 3364 0843 or www.bacchusrestaurant.com.au Here are a few shots from Bacchus in Brisbane. The Mediterranean-inspired restaurant was recently launched by Masterchef’s Matt Preston, who praised it for bringing a spark back to Brisbane’s foodie scene. Designed by LA-based Tracy Beckmann, Bacchus has a bar and a pool as well.
Stokehouse Sidon Street, South Bank QLD 4101 (07) 3020 0600 or stokehousebrisbane.com.au Stokehouse is one of five finalists from around the world for Best New Restaurant by the Wallpaper* Design Awards 2013! Designed by Queensland-based architecture and interior design firm, Arkhefield, the restaurant is the only Australian restaurant to be a finalist in this category. Completed in November 2011
Captain Melville 34 Franklin St, Melbourne (03) 9663 6855 or www.captainmelville.com.au After 160 years in service, Melbourne’s oldest coaching hotel has been transformed into a new dining destination, Captain Melville. Renovated by Breathe Architecture, the vision for the new venue was to resurrect the experiences of the coach house in its early days, reflecting the 1850s