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Swallow Bar

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Whatley Crescent, Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia, Australia
+61 8 9272 4428
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“rare beef” (3 reviews)
“involtini” (3 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Whatley Crescent, Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great hidden bar which has an eclectic cosy feel. You could be in a bar tucked off a lane way in London or Paris. Great selection of wines, a cool place for an intimate gathering of friends or couples.

Thank Balilover64
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times for a drink , last night started with the best espresso martini I've ever had !!! We had a booking next door ... it was so deplorable we walked out .. back to the Swallow, the hot beef toasts were...More

Thank bek46
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome little bar. I love the cozy aspect to it and the live music aswell. Great to friends catch or couples dates. Awesome experience

Thank walya m
Reviewed 12 August 2017

When someone says Perth's small bar scene is alive and well, the first place I always think of is Swallow. Little ol' Swallow on Whatley Crescent. This is what a proper small bar looks and feels like. You could walk through any city in Europe,...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Great wine list, great atmosphere, food is also great if you aren't after a substantial meal. You don't come here for dinner but it's wonderful for a few drinks and a bit of fun. If you want to go somewhere different, great drinks and music....More

Thank happycamperaus1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Apparently a jazz bar, though didn't feel like it. Pretty crowded and difficult to find a seat, but eventually found one. Nice beers on tap and friendly staff. Does get crowded though.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Cute little place but overpriced imho. Visited for coffee and dessert. Ordered Beignet - at $16 was very poor value for 4 seriously small pieces. Kudos that it's house made and not store bought but still poor value. Boozy Rum Balls at $8 was two...More

Thank jenwayh
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A place with character, seating is old railway carriage seating. Small tables and not much room with 4 around the table. But the place oozes character and friendly staff. I should call the place cosy, because it was. Food good, good wine selection and the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly ( and helpful) staff, great martini's, special small bar. I haven't been here for about a year but had drinks and share food last night after work with a friend, Swallow still has its sparkle, highly recommended small bar!

Thank Sherrill D
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Cramped, overpriced drinks and food, warm beer. Interesting selection of food and wine, but they just charge too much.

Thank Rod B
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Wine Bar, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whatley Crescent, Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Bayswater  >  Maylands
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9272 4428
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