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Bar, Pizza, Grill, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 10 January 2020

Maybe we’ve been spoilt on this SA holiday because everywhere we’ve been has been so welcoming. Server said very little and indeed the downstairs pub atmosphere felt flat. Surprising for a Friday teatime.My wife said her Leopard Leap Chardonnay was very good but my draught...craft beer was just ok. My wife enjoyed her fillet steak whilst my rump steak with the avocado sauce was too fatty. Only consolation was meal price seemed good value.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 9 January 2020 via mobile

Ordered the pepper steak pizza pie....... only onions inside with a a dash of steak I think? Very very slow service too 😡

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 21 November 2019 via mobile

Great local pub to get together with friends. Great pizzas and excellent burgers. Starters on menu highly over priced!!!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 30 October 2019

We stopped for lunch on a slow afternoon. My PH met up with some others & we had a good time. It has normal pub food. I had very good fish & chips. The staff was friendly.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 9 October 2019

Hadn't been to the Rat for a while, had my family in town over the long weekend and decided to take them for supper. Had the most awful service, unfriendly waitress who told us to pay the bill after she served our food because her...shift was finished and then all the other staff ignored us, or had terrible attitudes, had to beg and plead and argue to get a takeaway box for the pizzas. The pizzas are good but not worth going back to have to deal with untrained and unfriendly staff. Rather try Ginos or the Pot-Hole and Donkey, or Frasers for better pizza and better service.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 23 July 2019

My years on the planet are many but I never liked pubs where you have to shout to be heard. A very popular destination with the deafened youth.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

Great little pub with very friendly staff and good food. Well worth a stop off. The meals are very large so don’t order the upsized meals or you’ll need a take home bag. We couldn’t finish the normal size meals. The “milkshake” dessert was a...meat do!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 10 July 2019

We were hesitant to go here during the National Arts Festival but heard that they serve the best pizzas in town and gosh, we were not disappointed. Their pizzas are so amazing. It's a typical pub - so if you have children with you then...I would advise leaving by 9pm latest. Luckily there is a choice of different dining areas, depending on your mood.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

You can expect a traditional pub menu. Great pizzas and steaks. Downstairs is for families mainly, upstairs is a lot more lively, more of the pub atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 2 July 2019

The food and service were very good and especially the fish. So don;t be put off with the appearance of being only a sports bar.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Yes, The Rat & Parrot offers takeaway services.

The Rat & Parrot is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5