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Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar

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18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
+64 3-789 5030
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (31 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
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61 - 70 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Denniston Dog was recommended to us by our motel keeper, and we were happy with it. The restaurant is famous for the stonegrill (i.e. you are brought a hot stone and you have to cook the meat on it on your own), so my...More

Thank Roberto C
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Was really looking forward to eating here. Has the best stuffed chicken breast ever about 5 years ago from this place. Unfortunately, this time was below average. Ordered the pate for entree and the fillet steak for main. The pate was under seasoned making it...More

Thank sbdrep
Reviewed 29 November 2016

A good little kitchen, trying hard to produce quality pub food...mostly succeeding... there's no reason to stop coming here. good atmosphere, and friendly down to earth people

Thank Snoozer1968
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here, which we enjoyed so much that we went there for breakfast the next morning again. Everything was very tasty and fresh. They make the food at the guest's order, which means that sometimes you need some patience. Next to an ample...More

1  Thank JSo1954
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Food flavors and texture were great and the staff very friendly however 90 minutes wait for our mains / entrees was unacceptable even on a busy night - I am still waiting for my wine

Thank postmanpat39
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Our choice was a lovely piece of raw steak to cook on a very hot granite stone at our table. The staff explained what we had to do as this was a first for us. Recommended with salad and chips, boring maybe but it was...More

Thank screennamechalky
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Great service and the staff remember my choices so I don't need to. Food always delicious. Atmosphere great. Lots of spaces depending on the visit.

Thank CheryeandPete
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great menu, lots of variety and well presented! A group of 6 dined and we all had entrees and mains and no one was disappointed. We thought service brilliant. We wanted to eat there our second night too but the weather so bad we didn't...More

Thank kipa74
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Thought we had better book a table being a Friday night and we were not sure whether it made any difference or not! From the minute we arrived we were told how busy they were and that they had a large table of backpackers and...More

Thank Pippam333
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were recommended this restaurant for reasonably priced delicious food and we were certainly disappointed. The whitebait patties were lovely and freshly made as was the chocolate pudding I had. We were welcomed as we entered and we're looked after by all the staff. It...More

Thank Jane T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 5030
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