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“late night service”
Review of Vat 2

Vat 2
Ranked #29 of 137 Restaurants in Bunbury
Price range: $13 - $31
Cuisines: Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bunbury, Australia
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285 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“late night service”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Called in here late on Saturday evening (after a poor experience elsewhere)
We were fortunate to get a table and decided to select some mains.
We had the sticky ribs served with a rice cake and green salad. The ribs were delicious and had a lot of meat on them. My partner chose the steak served with fries. This was cooked really well.
An unusual touch was the food being served on wooden platters, certainly a bit different.
The service was really prompt and the waiter regularly refilled our water.
It is evident that the staff here work really hard - from front of house to kitchen they can be seen "running" and they do it with a smile on their face.
We have been in here for tapas too (in October) and although being hesitant about dining off the tapas menu, really enjoyed it. We chose a few tapas to share and not only did they taste good, they were filling too.
We will definitely return again.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
Hong Kong
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Exquisite flavours........”
Reviewed November 2, 2013

We had a light lunch at VAT 2 and were so impressed with the location/food/service we promptly booked to go back later for dinner. The décor was warm and welcoming. The waiter (Colin) was attentive and knowledgeable. He recommended / suggested various dishes we might like to try..........we weren't disappointed. The food is a fusion of western/eastern flavours with a twist. We've lived all over Asia and dined in top restaurants but we've never tasted food like this. The flavours were truly exquisite. We sat on the terrace overlooking the beach and harbour and savoured every moment of our dining experience. If you are looking for something a little 'different' food-wise we highly recommend this restaurant. We've lived in Australia for a year now and this is the best meal we've had. We will definitely visit this restaurant again the next time we're in Bunbury. Thankyou everyone at VAT 2.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank janet g
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Bunbury, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wedding 2013”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

This venue is in the ideal location for weddings. We got married in park next to the Vat. Had a wonderful reception at the restaurant. We found Jenny really helpful and more than willing to accommodate our wishes. The staff were friendly and obliging. All the guests raved about the meals. Thanks to everyone at the Vat 2.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Helen D
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Bunbury, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“60th birthday celebration”
Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Perfect location for my birthday celebration. Thanks to Jenny who listened to what I wanted, then made it happen. First rate service especially Colin, who worked very hard to look after 25 adults and 13 children, and did it all with a smile. The food was fantastic and the table setting just beautiful. The day was as wonderful as I had hoped for. Well done Vat 2.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Coralie C
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Bunbury
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Upmarket restaurant with reasonable prices”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Located on the waterfront facing the harbour with a protected beach and kids playground only metres away, the Vat 2 is a great place for breakfast or any meal. The creative menu, excellent décor, fantastic views, friendly staff and relaxing atmosphere make the Vat one of Bunbury's best eateries.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank ABegs
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