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The Bog Irish Bar & Restaurant

) #62 of 771 Restaurants in Christchurch ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, , European
50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-929 0117
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (6 reviews)
“hot pot” (6 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviews (225)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband thinks they do the best pint of Guinness in the world, but I like the band.that plays from 5.30pm on a Sunday. You don't have to be Irish to appreciate this place. It has hearty food at a reasonable price, friendly people and...More

Thank Marina N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I stopped in here for some lunch on our holiday and it was so cosy. There wasnt many other people in the pub but ir felt cosy and was warm on a cold day and we were happy to have a quiet break....More

Thank Kaitlyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty standard Irish bar Meals were huge Guinness as you'd expect Good boozer and worth including in your bar crawl

Thank coll612
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty good.. just decent atmosphere, lots of people, and a live band. Found the cost of shots pretty crazy though.

Thank JineteNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big Irish pub, just as you'd expect. Roast dinner was good - although the black board said Beef outside and when it came is was clearly Pork? Still all pretty good and reasonable at $25 each

Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we waited 30 minutes to gain entrance, it was a St. Patty's to remember. The place was packed so we did not order food but the drinks were great and the service was excellent. Security was good - present but not intrusive. The band...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had a good dinner here where we tasted our first New Zealand pie and it was very tasty. Decent beer and gin and later a singer performed some "oldies" which seemed to go down well with the older people who were in at the...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

As a tradition, we always try to hunt down an Irish bar on all the adventures we go on from place to place. The bar staff were friendly and helpful, the place was a bit quiet for the size sadly but seemed nice enough. The...More

Thank kjm105
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A fantastic find on a rainy day, lovely fire blazing, accompanied with great friendly staff and an extensive menu with lots of Irish and new Zealand dishes on there. Menu to suit everyone and great selection of beers. Also noticed they have something on most...More

Thank JohnMen
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Large spacious bar and as we were there early got to pick our booth. It was great being able to chat without having to yell, but later in the night, the noise did get louder as the tv showed a rugby game and the volume...More

Thank April N
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Phyllis F
What was name of band playing there on Mother's Day this year? (May 14, 2017). Band was awesome!!!
3 June 2017|
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Response from JohnMen | Reviewed this property |
the black velvet band!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-929 0117
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