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Mean Fiddler

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132 York St, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
08 9841 1852
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food

Booked the restaurant off the net, after reading some reviews on tripadvisor. July 17, ( Friday night). Its noisy, wait staff totally unorganised, everyone just seems to be doing their own thing. Service not great.Food fantastic. Best steak I have eaten for a long time, and we go out often. Will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Stephen H
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Perth, Australia
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  • Families with children
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English first
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Everything was to die for. We have the cream of cauliflower soup which came with bacon and cheese. Too yum, never wanted that to end. Chicken vermouth was so nice and steak was like cutting butter. Sauces with it to die for then the Sticky date and Creme brûlée, was also so nice

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We dined at the Mean Fiddler as part of our plan to explore Albany. Saturday night is busy in most places but we were very surprised and think the staff were as well at how busy! The waitresses were working hard and trying to please each table as the later diners had to wait some time to place orders. The... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Booked the restaurant off the net, after reading some reviews on tripadvisor. July 17, ( Friday night). Its noisy, wait staff totally unorganised, everyone just seems to be doing their own thing. Service not great.Food fantastic. Best steak I have eaten for a long time, and we go out often. Will br back for sure next time we are in... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had Duck Breast & Scallops,The Scallops were lovely, but the Duck breast was quite raw & the skin was soft as it had not been rendered down.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We turned up on a busy night without a reservation, who'd of thought Tuesday's would be so busy? The staff were very accommodating and found us a table, they told us from the off that there maybe a wait for the food as they were so busy, it's nice to be told that upfront. As it turned out we didn't... More 

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Perth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Decent service, good food and generous servings. Not quite fine dining but the menu is interesting. Crayons and butchers' paper are fun. Albany is one of the few places where restaurant patrons still TALK to each other undistracted by smart phones and devices. How refreshing!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Service was friendly and attentive, atmosphere was cosy and the food was amazing! Have the pork belly and scallops, incredible flavours! Absolutely beautiful!

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Only decided to visit this place because Rustlers was full until 8:30pm. In hindsight we should have waited until then and booked at Rustlers. We arrived at the mean fiddler at 7:25pm for a 7:30pm booking. We weren't greeted at the door. One of us had to go right through to the till to get the waitress' attention. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Lovely food Quite busy for a Monday Very friendly service Affordable pricing Meals don't take forever to come & is tasty

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Augusta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Arrived in Albany and on the first night our fellow travellers recommended a "small place down the road". Packed (so make a booking!) we were welcomed warmly. The food was superb! The wine (Rickety Gate SB) was also a perfect compliment. At first glance seems pricey, but wait until you see the portion sizes and the TASTE! A little bit... More 

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Additional Information about Mean Fiddler

Address: 132 York St, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
Phone Number: 08 9841 1852
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Cafe, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 132 York St, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 08 9841 1852

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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