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“Nice pub”

The Water Rat Hotel
Ranked #1,487 of 4,564 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Australian, Bar, Gastropub, Wine Bar
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Had a nice meal here of ribeye steak, homemade fat chips and roasted veg. Ordered onion rings as a side but they came out as a starter, but no big deal. They were very good onion rings though. I would definitely recommend it and will visit it again.

Thank Ombram75
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I had driven past this pub for years and had formed a view in my mind as to what it might be liked. It was nothing like I had imagined. It's clean, friendly, reasonably priced and has a great menu of classy pub food. Our group had the steak sandwich, beef burger, chicken burger and quinoa salad and we were all very happy.

Thank Megan C
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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

The WR is a bit more up market than your average corner pub so the cost is a little more too but worth it.
When eating in the restaurant area your wine is served in Riedel glasses, a nice touch!
The staff are very helpful, friendly and provide service with a smile, they look like they enjoy their work.
A good selection of wines (although a few more would make it even better!) and some craft beers.
Nice selection of food also, better than many other hotels in the South Melbourne area.

Thank Spindrift27
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

We have had two meals at The Water Rat whilst on holiday in South Melbourne, both faultless!! Sunday roast beef was melt in the mouth, porterhouse steak chips and salad delicious. Returning to the Water Rat for our farewell meal before we leave Melbourne.

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Thank cazmar
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Reviewed August 1, 2016

Inner city Melb is spoilt for choice with great pub eateries, which is my only excuse for never having made it to this great pub. Not sure it sells itself as a gastro pub but the meals for our group of 5 were all fantastic.
The Public Classics include a great chicken parma and salad, the crumbed veal cutlet was devoured very quickly, the eye fillet sensational as was the snapper and lentils. Service was great, helped by the fact that it was quiet but we'll definitely go back again

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