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Swallow Bar

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Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
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Whatley Crescent, Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia, Australia
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A place with character, seating is old railway carriage seating. Small tables and not much room with 4 around the table. But the place oozes character and friendly staff. I should call the place cosy, because it was. Food good, good wine selection and the few beers were great. Enjoyed the experience, enjoyed the evening. So if you want a... More 

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Thank David M
Katanning
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Friendly ( and helpful) staff, great martini's, special small bar. I haven't been here for about a year but had drinks and share food last night after work with a friend, Swallow still has its sparkle, highly recommended small bar!

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Thank Sherrill D
Perth, Aust
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Cramped, overpriced drinks and food, warm beer. Interesting selection of food and wine, but they just charge too much.

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Thank Rod B
Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Absolutely love this place - the staff, drinks and food are all top class. Can't go past the Croquettes :)

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Thank CrazyPugLady
Perth, Australia
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Nice little place, an unexpected find in Maylands. It's VERY small though but great if you can get a table. Chips were tasty, and the location is right across from the train station which is really handy

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Thank Rebecca M
Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is our go-to place when the girls get together. It's small (book ahead if there's a few of you) and intimate with old railway-carriage seats inside and funky settings in the courtyard. We've eaten our way through the whole menu and haven't found anything that isn't super-scrumptious! Great wine list and live music compliments this great venue.

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Thank Debra H
Western Australia
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266 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Lovely friendly bar with great food and interesting drinks menu. The cauliflower is particularly good. Visit this cosy bar with exceptional staff.

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Thank ghtraveller
Margaret River
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119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016

I was taken here by a Maylands local, it was brilliant if only we had a place like this in Margaret River ! We were lucky to get a table and this was mid week, I loved the food and their selection of wines. I had the Prawn Brioche and we shared the lamb which was SO delicious. I will... More 

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Thank janefoxAlbany
Western Australia, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely ambience with a live band and record player. Food was great. And drinks were perfect. Trendy little spot in Maylands. Grab a booth and enjoy!

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Thank Sarah_Luke_84
Bassendean, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Small, cosy and true to itself. Doesn't compromise on its style and offerings. Spiced cauliflower is a must IMHO, even if you don't like cauliflower! Always interesting drinks menu. Me? I had the cauliflower with a Barrow Boys Porter and Dalwhinnie single. Very happy chappy indeed. 😄👍

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whatley Crescent, Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Bayswater  >  Maylands

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