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“Gorgeous food”
Review of Rats Bar

Rats Bar
Ranked #25 of 130 Restaurants in Albany
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
126 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Gorgeous food”
Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

I was very impressed by this tapas bar in Albany. We stopped in after a swim at Middleton Beach and had some tapas. We had the venison carpaccio which was delicate, very thinly sliced and full of flavour. We also had a pork loin and scallops wrapped in speck which were absolutely delicious, liver pate which was a generous serving and half a dozen oysters. All dishes were absolutely gorgeous. I would definitely recommend this tapas bar, it is like no other in Albany :)

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English first
Albany, Australia
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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“Thai salad”
Reviewed February 20, 2014

Very ordinary for a Thai salad ! ( unless of course you like Lettuce , lettuce , more lettuce and some moist chicken.)

No other great salad options??

lacks imagination, and the dressing was seriously absent.

  • Visited February 2014
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“A slow evening....”
Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

The food was tasty, though very simple and didn't merit the time it took to arrive. Clearly the new owners were having organisational problems on the night we ate there. The tapas menu is very limited, but what we ate was well presented and delicious. The wine was good, and reasonably priced. A good place to eat if you are staying in the nearby campsite, but not worth a trip from Albany.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Alison B
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Perth, Australia
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Small Place - Great Food”
Reviewed February 15, 2014

It is rather out of the way in a small shop. We found the tapas to be good quality and the wines good value. We would definitely return.

Visited February 2014
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Perth, Australia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“I wish we had a bar like this in Cottesloe”
Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

RATS Tapas Bar is now trading under the name Albany Rat's Bar, having recently been taken over by new licensees and managers, Victoria and Alexandria. My partner and I are currently holidaying in Albany and staying in Middleton Beach, and we just happened upon this bar on Saturday night. We were a bit tired, having just driven from Perth, and we just wanted a light meal and a drink. We were very pleased with the food, the wine available by the glass, and the atmosphere. Rat's is a comfortable and intimate bar very near the beach, and offers a small but tempting menu based upon currently available fresh produce. The wine by the glass list is also small, but very satisfying. This afternoon, after a day trip to Denmark, we ventured back to Rat's for a relaxing glass of wine and had a chance to meet and chat with Vicky and Alex. They are both very friendly and keen to make your time with them enjoyable. We're only going to be in Albany a few more days, but we have every intention of going back to sample more of the menu and the friendly hospitality.

Visited February 2014
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