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Ball & Chain

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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May 25, 2018
“$14 Pints plus a credit card surcharge”
Sep 9, 2017
“My Birthday”
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Corner Marine Terrace and Collie Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9435 1896
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

I made the mistake of inviting friends from out of town to the Ball & Chain. Still charging boom prices.$14 for a pint of beer and they had the cheek to charge me a card surcharge without telling me about it first. Usual poor service...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Love this place - been plenty of times. Great staff, love the outdoor settings. Fantastic music and amazing choice of wine and scotch!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jude P
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Wow! This place has a lot to offer all types of customers. A fantastic renovation including preservation of some of the original features. A great bar for locals and visitors alike. The music is varied and of a level to encourage conversation but still create...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

They have a reasonable range of beer, rather limited menu, but you can sit outside right across from the park which is nice on a sunny day. It's neither good nor bad, just a place to have a beer or two, although the decor is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BigPoppaPauley
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Just passing by and went in for a quick drink. Awesome bar, very spacious and well designed. We landed up staying and ordering food which was excellent quality and value. The service matched the food and we were happy to have found the place.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Nick2557
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Change the staff in the ball and chain!!! The bar girl there couldn't be more rude! She wouldn't even look at me when I arrived! When I go to a place to have fun I would like to find at least a nice person. .....More

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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I love this pub. Sure, it's essentially a showcase for Fosters 'craft' brands of beer. But: - the Reno job is outstanding, even for Perth's 'de-renovation' venues. - love that position on the corner. Love that outdoor area in the sun! - exceptional whiskey selection....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ash P
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Fantastic place to catch up with friends. Great live music and excellent selection of wines. Staff super friendly. Really enjoy the ambience of this place.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank LazyDays4Us
Reviewed May 13, 2015

I dont think much of the drinks choice , it is known as a whiskey so unless you drink whiskey there is limited choices of beer and wine . It is a great spot though to drop in for a drink . I go there...More

Thank michellecL714SL
Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Has got a good selection of Matilda Bay Brewery beers on tap. The atmosphere is relaxed and makes you feel like you're having a meal or a beer at your own place.

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