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Where

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Australian

The Water Rat Hotel

Average price $45
8.6/10
19 reviews

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Restaurant menu

Average price $45 Special request

The chef recommends...

Selection of cured meats, terrine, croquettes, school prawns, cheese, pickles & accompaniments
$32

Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous
8.6/10
based on 19 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.5/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :8.2/10
  1. Nicki M.
    Nicki M.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    We regularly go to The Water Rat for work lunches and find the atmospehere very friendly and welcoming. The service and food are both always great.

  2. Tracee F.
    Tracee F.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Wonderful Service at Bar, only dismay was 1 particular waitress clearing table whilst one guest was still eating and plate taken. Great Setting otherwise

  3. Sarah M.
    Sarah M.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Always so accommodating. Great for work pub lunches. Good food and we can preorder.

  4. Tony S.
    Tony S.
    • one review
    8.25/10

    Great venue, great service and excellent food! A winner!

  5. A A.
    A A.
    • 266 reviews
    7/10

    Didn't enjoy the Parma - soggy crumb and chips were far too salty. Friends trout looked quite nice and steak was ok.

  6. A A.
    A A.
    • 259 reviews
    6.75/10

    Great local pub!

  7. Fiona T.
    Fiona T.
    • 2 reviews
    7.5/10

    Ordinary food. Good service. Wouldn’t rush back

  8. Robert M.
    Robert M.
    • one review
    9.25/10

    Spacious. Comfortable seating. Good acoustics in dining room

  9. A A.
    A A.
    • 257 reviews
    7/10

    Good pub grub. Service was not as expected but good atmosphere.

  10. Clsire C.
    Clsire C.
    • one review
    8.25/10

    Lovely hotel with a less at dining room. Good menu and drinks.

  11. Vicky H.
    Vicky H.
    • 6 reviews
    6.5/10

    We are 9 adults celebrating Father's Day. All the entrees are fabulous but the mains are a mix review.

  12. A A.
    A A.
    • 260 reviews
    5.75/10

    booking was all messed up, took ages to find us a table, food took ages to arrive

  13. David G.
    David G.
    • 13 reviews
    7.5/10

    Good local venue with the usual list of pub meals. Great service and quality fit out.

  14. Graham B.
    Graham B.
    • 25 reviews
    8/10

    We celebrate Mother's Day there and we greatly enjoyed their food and hospitality. We'll be back.

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 270 reviews
    6/10

    Nice local pub for meetings

  16. Jef T.
    Jef T.
    • one review
    8.25/10

    Very pleasant experience, highly recommended.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

256 Moray St, 3205, South Melbourne, Australia

Directions to get there

Melbourne City, Port Phillip, South Melbourne

About the restaurant

These water rats rule

Situated on the corner of Park and Moray Street in South Melbourne, The Water Rat Hotel is your quintessential gastro-pub, but with a glorious modern twist. The old-school exterior hides a beautiful modern interior. Have a drink the in the large deck/bar area and enjoy views over Melbourne's CBD or head into the main restaurant/bar space for a revamped pub meal. Head Chef Chris Worely has developed several menus, celebrating a classy twist on your favourite pub classics, as well as a full AHA Award Winning a la Carte menu, filled with innovative and tasty dishes. The menus are complemented by hand selected quality wines, an array of boutique and local beers and a vast selection of spirits and cocktails, including regular cocktail specials. Go on, make the Water Rat your new local.

Best Dish: Fat Yak battered flathead with pea puree, tartare & house cut chips.

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