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Waxy O'Shea's Irish Pub

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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal tonight and a big thankyou to Brooke our waitress for the exceptional service, will definitely be back.

Thank MichealRachel
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant today for a work lunch as a table of approx 13. Our waitress Brooke stood at the end of our table and made us shout out our drinks orders to her while she wrote them down and barely seemed interested...More

2  Thank 124taniap
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Went on Sunday night with kids in tow great Irish waitress,however food a bit basic even for pub food,nice renovation.

1  Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My husband, daughter and myself decided to try the newly refurbished Waxy O'Sheas Irish pub. We are regular diners there and we are usually happy with our meals.Upon entering we were impressed by the new look. The staff were warm and inviting and we were...More

1  Thank hughes63
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Travelling the world. You can rely on an Irish pub for atmosphere, waxys has that. People are drawn. However, having to ask to be seated, not being read the specials, having again to ask to pay - and being shunned by the bar maid, can...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Hi Sarah, First of all thank you for your review, and apologies that you didn't receive that service standard that we strive to achieve. Hopefully you will give us a second chance to right the wrongs of your last visit in the near future. if...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great premises, typical Irish Pub ambiance. Busy Friday night. Managed to get early seating. Huge Menu. Chose Irish Stew. Arrived on cold plate and stew was only warm, Husbands lamb shanks arrived in same condition. We did mention to waitress to inform chef. Pity. side...More

1  Thank wendymN5033MH
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Hi Wendy. I'm sorry to here that your experience was far from ideal. Sounds like you chose a couple of good old fashioned hearty classics off our menu, and dishes that we pride ourselves on. Its disappointing to here that you were less than happy...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Nice meals with friendly service was a bit disappointing ting for us as they told us they had run out of there $10 Lunch special - even when it was midweek and not a late lunch! But the meals we did have were nice! Would...More

1  Thank Hanna C
Management response:Responded 19 August 2017

Hi Hanna, Our $10 lunch is a daily special, and unfortunately for some they can sell out very quickly. if your around give us a call and we can always pre book it for you. Thanks for dining with us.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a great place to eat anytime of the day. The atmosphere is great all day and into the night. There are quiet places, and larger more inclusive spots. The food is always fabulous and the staff friendly and efficient. A great place to...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Wait staff were good, must be a great place to work in with the layout and atmosphere. We weren't sure what we wanted to eat, the young lady attending suggested the orange roughy (fish), prawns and baked vegetables - she was right on the meal...More

Thank Barney53727
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for dinner an to watch the Hurricanes an Lions match during our overnight stay in Invercargill. Food was excellent, friendly an welcoming staff. Excellent whiskey collection!

Thank 727nadineb
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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