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Mean Fiddler

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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132 York St, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Perth, Australia
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had made a trip to Albany to see the natural wonders on the coast and was at loss for where to eat. Walked up and down York Street and past this place the first time as we were having a look around but decided we liked the look of their lunch specials. A nice little restaurant there was a few... More 

Thank Ryan I
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very enjoyable meal, served quickly, great service. Didn't book but they looked after us. Highly recommended.

Thank Rob L
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the 3 course set menu and a bottle of wine, the service was outstanding and when I queried if a starter option was vegetarian, the chef came out and offered to make any vegetarian starter I would like. I had crumbed Brie and it was delicious, as was the vegetarian taster plate!! My partner chose hot wings (the... More 

Thank PaulineDavid1987
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was a great find. We were on holidays and looking for somewhere to eat in Albany. We were there on a Friday night and it was very busy. The waitresses were very pleasant and the menu had a good range to choose from. We had stuffed mushrooms for entree and they are a must. The service was quick... More 

Thank Bellendj
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the food, the staff are freindly and very welcoming, would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Jordan C
Brisbane, Australia
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are visiting the area for a few months and I had walked passed here several times without thinking much of it. A friend suggested dinner here and I'm really glad as it was excellent. Everyone was happy with there dishes and we had local wine which was lovely. We ate a la carte, but looked at there 3 course... More 

Thank PeggyHarry1
Esperance, Western Australia, Australia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancé and I absolutely love this little slice of awesome, The food here is unbelievable the pork belly and scallops is amazing the pork itself is the single best piece of pork I have ever eaten. The steak is beautiful also as is the garlic bread. Now it might seem I've eaten lots of food in one sitting but... More 

Thank beachofisho
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one of our fav restaurants in Albany. Lovely food, pleasant staff and reasonable prices. Can get noisy on busy nights though.

Thank cmorgz
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having travelled from Bridgetown to Albany on our way towards Melbourne, we checked into a lovely B&B & sourced a good place to eat in town. Booked The Mean Fiddler & very pleased we did because it was packed to the gunnels when we arrived! Other people who came after us had to wait. Fantastic friendly & efficient service -brought... More 

Thank Dawn P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, amazing Staff and one of the most hospitable, charming and talented Chefs around. I keep coming back because it's always the best.

Thank Zandra F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $38
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 York St, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 61898411852
We are open 6 days a week. We offer local wine and seafood. Beer on tap. Fully licenced. Prices to suit everyone. Children under 10 eat for free.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?