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Hennessy's Irish Bar

) #27 of 179 Restaurants in Rotorua $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7901
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our teenagers there for a quick snack, ordered a few plates of wedges and drinks. Delicious an not a bad price either. Nice atmosphere!

Thank Lindy2221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The barman / waiter was friendly and helpful. Our mains were huge, but not overly tasty or well prepared - definitely a case of quantity or quality. The meals were also much more expensive than their website shows...More

Thank Charlie W
4menandadog, Owner at Hennessy's Irish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and drawing our attention to the small updates missing from our web-site, which will be updated today. Regarding your comment quantity over quality; I would defend the quality of our food which is cooked on-site, from scratch with locally sourced...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the centres used by the Lions Tour Supporters so was very busy at times. They had good ales to serve and the atmosphere was good with many opportunities to watch sport on the TV's Friendly service and no issues. Visited here...More

Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hennessys Irish Pub is great value and has a wonderful atmosphere. There a a variety of beers and wine to choose from and their food menu is varied and always consistent. It has been totally refurbished in the last few months which has made it...More

Thank Fay O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer, we tried Kilkenny, very good, and Guinness as usual. Clear place and looks like very new. Worth to go.

Thank Marcelo A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited with a tour group. We asked to sit inside and the owner came out and had a fit in front of the people in my group. He refused to move us inside (it was fifty degrees and we were in the shade and...More

Thank jkoci
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good and very fast service What was most disappointing was that 3 beers on tap were unavailable. Coincidently these were the 3 beers I wanted to drink!More

Thank GSX1300
4menandadog, Owner at Hennessy's Irish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We too were frustrated running out of three tap beers during your visit; the problem in part being our supplier being out of the Three Wolves & Panhead Supercharger and so could not supply us enough for that busy weekend....More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends on the night of a big rugby game and the place was heaving with rugby fans both Lions & All Blacks supporters, we ordered our food, there was a misunderstanding with our order but they quickly rectified the error. The food was...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome meals, Lovely warm and welcoming place, Staff were very welcoming and very polite, Very good atmosphere with a band playing

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I had dinner here and watched the lions match. Dinner was great, I had the Irish stew. The pub was perfect for watching the match plenty of tv's and seats to choose as well as friendly bar staff who weren't just glass fillers.

Thank Paul N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 17
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-343 7901
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