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Pog Mahones Irish Pub

) #53 of 186 Restaurants in Queenstown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Irish,
14 Rees St | Queenstown, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5382
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (23 reviews)
“guinness pie” (14 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Pub, Irish, Bar, European, British, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
14 Rees St | Queenstown, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 653 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

The food and the atmosphere of the pub felt so Irish! And the Beef and Guinness pie was amazing! I also had a Mac's blood orange and cardamom cider, which was surprisingly good. Highly recommend!

Thank grace19932016
Reviewed 3 days ago

Expensive for what you get, soup is served but no spoon and cold when asked why answer very busy, Irish stew served with chipped plates so be carful of what you get will not go again

Thank Joe B
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Pog Mahones Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Joe, we are really sorry that this was your experience as this certainly isn't up to our usual standard. We have passed your feedback onto the team to ensure these issues are addressed and thank you for bringing them to our attention

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really fun time here watching Lions game - lots of red shirts. Fabulous snacks and a really good atmosphere

Thank ttzy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across Pog Mahone's through a deal on bookme.com. We enjoyed the warm atmosphere, which came from the playlists as well as the welcoming staff. We ordered the stone plate (surf & turf as well as the tasting plate). The lamb was one of...More

Thank Cara L
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Pog Mahones Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback Cara, we're glad you had a great experience!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Pog Mahones late on a very cold Sunday afternoon. It was warm inside, the staff were great hosts. We had a bowl of seafood chowder which was loaded with good shellfish etc - really yummy. To top the whole visit off we sipped...More

Thank christineA7707LA
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Pog Mahones Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good Service. Warm inside. Nice possy outside with lovely view. But Roast Pork let down. Meat dry. Dry Roast Potato. And that's it for roast. Creamy leek. Braised red cabbage and some mash. A real lack of gravy too. A very small spoonful. Ps. Yorkshire...More

Thank Jenni G
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Pog Mahones Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for raising this issue with us - this is really helpful for us to pass on to the chef so we can make improvements and make sure the roast pork is up to scratch every time

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We stopped for a rest in Pog's and stayed for hours. The staff [appeared to be Irish] kept us amused with their banter and the beers were cold and the variety was great. Lunch menu was very enjoyable and the prices very good. A great...More

Thank archibold1770
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Pog Mahones Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, great to hear!

Reviewed 10 May 2017

A nice typical Irish Pub and we do love Irish pubs for drinks. It so happened that we went there recently for dinner and waited a while before being served. Having drinks there is ok as you order at the bar but after been seated,...More

Thank travellingbeebee
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Pog Mahones Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback, we are very sorry that this was your experience as we aim to provide superb service and top notch food. We will certainly pass your feedback on to the front of house and kitchen teams

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Whilst walking around Queenstown looking for somewhere to eat we found Pot Mahones. The service, like everywhere else we went in Queenstown was first rate. Neither if us where really hungry, so we shared a Bread and Dips plate and a meat platter using hot...More

Thank Scott R
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Pog Mahones Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, we are so pleased you had a great experience

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Five adults looking for a good pub meal so we wandered into Poh Mahones. Found a comfortable table and ordered our meals and a few drinks. Being an Irish Pub three ordered the Irish Stew and the other two ordered Steak and Ribs. All five...More

Thank Geoff M
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Pog Mahones Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thanks very much for the review Geoff, we're glad you all had a great experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Pub, Irish, Bar, European, British, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Rees St | Queenstown, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 5382
  • E-mail
Description
Pog Mahone's opened in its lakefront location in the heart of Queenstown in 1998 and quickly became a Queenstown icon. The Kiwi and Irish owners wanted to create an authentic Irish atmosphere and so designed and built the pub in Ireland itself then shipped it lock, stock and barrel to New Zealand. At Pogs you can enjoy a lively mix of modern and Celtic music (including regular trad sessions), friendly service and be warmed by open fires in both bars. On the inside it's guaranteed Irish but don't forget to try the sunny lakeside beer garden and balcony from which you can soak up some of New Zealand's most stunning alpine scenery! The menu offers authentic Irish cuisine complimented by contemporary NZ dishes and the world famous Stonegrill dining experience. We recommend you try our signature Beef & Guinness Pie or Irish Stew dishes.
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