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“Saturday Evening in January”
Review of Rats Castle - CLOSED

Rats Castle
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Lovely meal for two. We booked in advance and had a lovely table by the window. Waitress was sweet and attentive. Food was lovely and couldn't have been beter. We could see the chef's through the kicthen hatch wiping surfaces down every five minutes which made us feel very guilty drinking wine and watching them! We thought it was good value for money and will be definately go back. My one point, and I'm still in two minds as to whether this is a negative point or maybe indicative of it's quirkiness is that the music was a crazy mix of Michael Jackson, Guns n Roses and Nirvana and a tinsy bit too loud. Enjoyed it but as I say, possibly not great for a romantic and intimate dinner?

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Thank garthpool_10
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5 - 9 of 23 reviews

Reviewed January 11, 2013

The Rats is a gem - as Faringdon is so limited for choice I think its a fantastic venue with a very unique atmosphere there is no place like it. The food is great and very reasonable and the staff are warm and friendly would highly recommend to anyone.

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Thank 287Lou
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Reviewed December 6, 2012

Stayed nearby for work. Had dinner here both nights it was so good. Great atmosphere, fantastic food, and all at a great price. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Nick B
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Reviewed December 6, 2012

I am a regular customer at the rats castle and think its a great place to eat. There are not many places to go out and eat in faringdon and in here you dont even feel like your in faringdon. The building itself is gorgeous and just ouses luxury just to see the building is a reason to visit. The food is to a high standard, most of the recipes are quite rich and indulgent which matches the ambience there.
I have also been here for a party, as you can rent the whole place, it was great fun, fancy dress, we had a buffet dinner and then danced till past midnight downstairs.
They do deals during the week on a tuesday you get a meal and drink for £10 and the food is really good for that price. Its a must visit!

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Thank perry h
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Reviewed November 29, 2012 via mobile

From the moment you walk in, you feel welcome and the manager was very charming and accommodating. One of our party wanted something different on her dish and they did it, fantastic. The wine we had was amazing and the food too was brilliant. The decor is like you are backstage at a theatre with all the props. Great place, shame its taken us so long to discover it!

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Thank Tjcamc
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