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Paddington Arms

) #20 of 85 Restaurants in Invercargill $$ - $$$ , , British
220 Bainfield Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-215 8156
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pork buns” (2 reviews)
“mash” (4 reviews)
“filet mignon” (4 reviews)
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New Zealand, Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 Bainfield Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant is in a fine old building and the grounds and premises were really well kept and tidy. However, on entering the restaurant we were assailed by the smell of exhausted fat from the deep fryer- a pity, as the attractive surroundings, and friendly...More

Thank GingePalmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch on a Sunday and found the meals to be delicious and very well priced for what we received. The waitress who served us was friendly and funny, and warned us that a large group was about to be seated, so to...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for a meal with family was very disappointed with meals no sauce was given with my ontray and the main my steak was cold and was just blanned so won't be back again very sad

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I cannot rate this place Highly enough! 30 pax for Dinner with a full restaurant on a Steady Saturday night. No hiccups with service. Fantastic staff who were in their element. Food was superb. Its been a very long time since I have had service...More

Thank PhilinadD
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Mains under $20 dollars are rarely worth the effort but not at the Paddington Arms. Steamed buns with pork belly for entree, one main, the special beef dish and the other, a perfectly cooked steak, followed by a shared dessert tasting plate was more than...More

1  Thank Nmsj1957
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lovely building with a nice ambience inside. We were happy with our starters and there wasn't a long wait for our food. The size of the main meals were not big though ok in size and it was pretty much standard fare all around our...More

Thank liliz
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The service was very good as was the food & atmosphere The staff were very polite and the service was very prompt. No long wait for what we ordered.

1  Thank j0hnbeckham
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Mains under $20!! Wondered what we would get for the price but it was fantastic. Husband had seafood chowder then Filet mignon as his main. cooked to perfection. I had slow cooked braised pork on kumara mash as my main - melt in the mouth!1...More

1  Thank Fran1628
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there on 17 March the meal was absolutely fabulous and the service was even better. Hats off to the Chef and his wonderful friendly and top personality staff. For the seven of us it was a great night out thank you to all

1  Thank gidgetf9
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Staff would be up there as the most upbeat staff in the Southern Hemisphere; efficient, warm and helpful. And then came the meal... my Fillet Mignon was faultless and special, topped with fine crispy curls of sweet potato and drizzled with tasty savoury sauce on...More

1  Thank Karmen H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 19
New Zealand, Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Bainfield Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-215 8156
Do you love the comfort of English Pub inspired food, with a personal Southland twist? Would you enjoy a diverse, high quality menu using the very best of Southland’s products at reasonable prices for all age groups? Do you sometimes want a break from cooking for your family or partner, and enjoy a warm, cosy, and relaxing evening?Then you have come across the only Invercargill Restaurant that will over deliver on all your wishes.
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