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Universal Bar

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Lunch happy hour

I stopped in as they were having $7 pints during 12-13 happy hour. Very friendly bartender, she was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ronald M
Expensive drinks and unhappy staff...

I stopped by because I saw the McGregor /Khabib UFC event on they were not as crowded as the other... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Perth, Australia
via mobile
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
2 days ago
“Lunch happy hour”
7 Oct 2018
“Expensive drinks and unhappy staff...”
Universal Bar is a popular hot spot amongst Perth’s music lovers. Open since 1993, Universal Bar is well known for its cocktail bars, finest quality of food and beverages as well as live Jazz and Blues every night of the week. Universal Bar is also...more
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221 William St | Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
Perth CBD
+61 8 9227 6771
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 March 2012

We reserved the back bar at Universal Bar for a casual get-together with our Perth-based clients. We booked via email with Trevor, ordered food platters, the time for them to be served, and set up a bar tab. On the night everything ran like clock...More

2  Thank Tradge
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 November 2013

I attended a cocktail making hens recently and the location is good, you have your own space but the "lession" is pretty crap. Nice staff, very friendly. Keen to get everyone drinking their stuff etc. I was horrified to find out that the platters of...More

1  Thank Rebekah5721
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I stopped in as they were having $7 pints during 12-13 happy hour. Very friendly bartender, she was very helpful and great service. I watched as they served great looking lunches and lots of specials available. Very good for a bar, with food as a...More

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I stopped by because I saw the McGregor /Khabib UFC event on they were not as crowded as the other bars. The security guy was inviting people in but when I went to the bar to get a drink the female bar attendant was not...More

Thank DarwinCake
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Most expensive beer in Perth not worth it either!food was ok just for there specials ! Member discount is worthless as the price of drinks is astronomical so with membership discount is still most expensive in WA

1  Thank Alkis P
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great music, good service and food. If you're looking for a pick up joint or dancing to live music, this is the place for you.

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Great music , vibe and plenty of dancing but don’t recommend eating there menu could do with better options even through it’s just bar food, two of us didn’t fare well from smoked pulled pork otherwise would’ve given 5 star rating. ...

Thank sheilaeh2016
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I ordered the fish and chips the salad was dry and lacking seasoning even the lemon pieces were dry and wrinkled. Twice I was asked if I wanted the fish crumbed or battered and twice I said crumbed and it still came out battered. 3.5...More

Thank Drewfromnoosa
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Universal Bar is great if you are after a good feed, vibey atmosphere and excellent service. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and the burgers were great! They offer a burger and beer special which is excellent value for money and highly reccomeded. Great Spot to...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

There was a live band playing that were excellent and played modern songs as well as some classics. Lots of people on the dance floor and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. Also sports were being shown on the TV’s at the back of the...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to spend New Years Eve dancing the night away at the Universal, and as always was not disappointed. The band is excellent mainly play to an older clientele but there are quite a lot of younger people enjoying their night. The staff are...More

Thank TonyD7777
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Not one of my favourites. Gets pretty crowded and a bit divey. Okay, does live music, but still not one of my favourites.

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