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Waxy O'Shea's Irish Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, , European
90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-214 0313
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (7 reviews)
“hot pot” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviews (214)
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31 - 40 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We would have really enjoyed the beers but for the noise. The shrieking laughter from just a couple of women seemed to bounce off every surface in the room threatening to burst our eardrums. I found myself dreading every funny thing said for the onslaught...More

Thank Karmen H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Waxy's for dinner while on holiday from Palmerston North. The restaurant was full but we were seated in the bar area right in front of the big screen where the Blues v Highlanders was about to start. We started with...More

Thank chrismO6081EE
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The Irish stew is excellent lots of veggies and meat in a very taste gravy . Good selection of draft beer. My wife had the pasta dish and loved it

Thank Neale S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My visit was due to a recommendation from the crewman Andy from the Fiordland Explorer tour on the Doubtfulsound, and it was wise to follow it. The Pub is centrally located in Invercargill and offers a nice choice of meals. I had a salad with...More

Thank Meike V
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Been three times for meals now and each time was very good, all staff are lovely and the seating is always great for the two of us. Meals are traditional pub fare, good sizes and tasty meals that are not too expensive.

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious meal here, i had the spit roast chicken with veggies and my partner had the Irish stew followed by Death by Chocolate cheesecake and we thoroughly enjoyed it and the service was impeccable, the girls there were so friendly and nothing...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

As you walk in, you step back in time. If Irish pubs with atmosphere and friendly staff are your thing, this is the place to come to. We chose the pork and we were not disappointed, very tasty and plenty to eat and what a...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Welcomed with smile. Prompt service. Generous serve of hot,well cooked tasty food. Relaxed and comfortable ambience. Lived up to our expectations. Happy to recommend and would go again.

Thank Mabes53
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A. Very relaxing and casual atmosphere .A seat by the window gives a good view of passing pedestrians and traffic which can be entertaining .Most tables are away from this area

Thank Frances451
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We walked in as a group of 12 for drinks. As we approached the bar the (I assume) manager said loudly to her colleague "as if our day couldn't get any worse, where did all these people come from?!" It didn't get any better from...More

Thank adamzxzx
Shanan T, Acting Manager at Waxy O'Shea's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hi Adamzxzx I’m sorry to hear about your unfortunate experience at Waxy O’Sheas as that is not the way we would expect staff to behave when greeting our customers. Obviously we like to have a friendly and inviting environment to which our customers have a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 0313
Great pub with large dining restuarant - good varied menu and on the main shopping street in Invercargill - usually pretty busy place.
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