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1 Wellesley Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-377 3142
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10:00 - 05:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 05:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 05:00
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Dundalk, Ireland
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to this pub twice. The first time was in August, and we enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The second time however, was a different story. I had the stew and my wife had the roast beef. The stew was obviously microwaved and whoever microwaved it didn't do a good job. I encountered three different temperatures. My wife's beef... More 

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Thank Chrisgasoga
Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was 8 of us for breakfast. We all really enjoyed our food. A small criticism was the last 2 meals came out when the rest of us had finished ours, and it was quite a wait. Good variety of meals ordered and we liked the Monday $6 breakfast special.

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Thank Sheree/ Tracy H
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a meal here before going to a show at the civic theatre . Great food, value for money and service

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Thank Helenhazel1954
Papamoa, New Zealand
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299 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I honestly don't know how this place manages to stay in business, maybe it is different at night with an Irish band playing but in the day time , its the worse customer service and badly run place I have seen for a long time ! Because of it being close to the Civic Theatre where there was a sold... More 

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Thank eddiefredie
Unity, Canada
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I went here because a friend had recommended it. I have a severe love for Irish music so this Irish pub was great for me. The bartenders are witty and funny also friendly and nice.

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Thank Sunshine H
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Second day in Auckland. Wandering around Queen Street and decided to have a quick bite to eat. We happened to spot Father Ted's, and, being Irish, we decided that it might be a good option. Big mistake...... On entering, the place seemed a little scruffy, but as there were several people dining; we decided to give it a try anyway.... More 

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Thank Peter G
Dublin, Ireland
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155 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast which was reasonably priced. The barman was absolutely miserable and appeared like he didn't wanna be there. Breakfast was very good but a bit annoyed at having to pay 2 dollars extra to get brown bread instead of white.

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Thank DerekMcH
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a drink with friends.. one table free but had food all over it. Kindly asked the barman if he could clear the table his response was "maybe" he then came over looking miserable and only cleared the plates. Spilt drink and empty glasses all over the show. Atmosphere was horrific. I'm ashamed to say this was a... More 

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Thank morgan31993
Hastings, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a lunch as one of the only places we saw that wasn't Japanese, Korean or sushi and what a find. I had the Irish stew and wife had pizza both were excellent, especially the stew. If we'd been in Auckland longer we would have gone for dinner and a few drinks.

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Thank Kiffs68
Bogota, Colombia
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37 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great spot in the middle of centre city.. amazing music (really great live music at nigths), great atmosphere, good prices, good food. Service is quick but rough... You get used to it

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 05:00
Monday
10:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 05:00
Thursday
10:00 - 05:00
Friday
10:00 - 05:00
Saturday
10:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Wellesley Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-377 3142

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?