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The Dubliner

116 Main Street | Mid Canterbury, Methven 7730, New Zealand
+64 3-302 8259
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (20 reviews)
“duck tacos” (7 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 Main Street | Mid Canterbury, Methven 7730, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere at this Irish pub in Methven. My husband says good beer and the food was tasty, well cooked and reasonable value for money. Shame about the noisy group of lads.

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a group of eight we were surprised at how easy the staff here fitted us in. At first we encamped at the bar for a few "dark beers" very happy and friendly bar staff just kept the beers flowing until our table was ready....More

Thank Wanaklions
Reviewed 2 October 2018

What a surprise to hear the Irish lilt when we came down off the mountain looking for a special dinner after a big day in the snow. Not only are the people authentic Irish, so is the menu. Having spent 2 weeks on the Emerald...More

Thank Stella405
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I decided to eat here and were extremely impressed. As soon as we walked in we felt welcomed by staff and the décor was also very inviting. The open fire and lighting helped us feel at home too. The waitress (Sarah I...More

Thank tracyabs
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Always a great experience and meal here, the food is just beautiful and presented so well, love the decor of The Dubliner, always a busy thriving place. The service here is the best, so friendly, great staff and super accommodating. The garlic bread is divine!!!

Thank trinamoore74
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Living in Chch, were fairly spoiled with places to eat. However, eating here knocked the socks off most of the places I've eaten so far in NZ let alone the city! The service was great and friendly, the food devine and reasonally priced. I'm already...More

Thank Shani S
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub, bookings recommended! Staff were amazing and fitted us in for dinner @ 6pm despite being fully booked from 6.30pm. Duck tacos were sooo yummy and I had the lamb stew which is just what I needed after a big day skiing. My partner...More

Thank kiakaha7
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a Monday evening. Had poached Salmon and because I needed dairy free (as well as gluten free) it was served on a mix of roast and steamed veggies which were actually all dressed. Very tasty. The fish was nice, not amazing....More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Friendly and fun.Lovely real fire. Food was OK. Excellent service. Even provided requested music. Would recommend

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the Dubliner on a few occasions whilst staying in Methven and you wont get a slap up pub meal here its well presented and tasty. The pizza was delicious and really good size 1 was enough for the two of us. We...More

Thank E718ZZscottr
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20 September 2017|
Response from 234Nicky | Reviewed this property |
From 5.00pm until late, a the moment (winter) 7 days a week, Booking for meals is a good idea. Specialities.....the beef fillet special and the duck tacos are my fabourite
2 May 2015|
Response from karenirish | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Main Street | Mid Canterbury, Methven 7730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Methven
  • Phone Number: +64 3-302 8259
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