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The Bog Irish Bar

££ - £££Irish, ,
Cnr. George & London Sts, Dunedin, New Zealand
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guinness pie” (2 reviews)
“orange roughy” (2 reviews)
“peas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
Cnr. George & London Sts, Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Doorstop Melt, but as I am not keen on salad they gave me vegetables in place, my wife had the daily special of Orange Roughy. We were both suitable full after our meals, for me a welcome pint of Kilkenny helped too...More

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you are ever in Dunedin, you MUST eat here. The chef actually cooked my steak medium-well, which never happens. Our table also had Beef and Guinness pie and Lambs fry and bacon. Just beautiful food, beautifully cooked. Service was excellent as well.

Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Had a meal here, pork belly dish which was massive and not too bad, however the food would not inspire me to return for a feed. The pub, its staff and atmosphere however was top notch and very welcoming.

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We tried the bog in Christchurch and were not disappointed here although the menu was different- ok i was disappointed as it didnt have hotpot. Restaurant is up stairs which was good butthey do serve meals in the bar area too. We did have a...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The food was terrific and the bar staff were friendly and helpful. The food was served quickly and the drinks flowed effortlessly. What more could you ask for !!

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 23 June 2017

the meal there was very good i like steak and mushrooms ,the meat was tender cooked well and the mushrooms excellent sides good as well ill go back and Guiness to drink as well

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

A very good meal. I had orange roughy and friends had the schnitzel. For pub fodder it's excellent. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Decor is rustic with a great atmosphere. Prices very reasonable and clientele interesting especially the guys in kilts.

Thank ktpie18
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The dining area is upstairs and is nice and warm on cold Dunedin nights. The staff were nice and friendly and the food was a good quality pub meal. We had a good time there - we had three kids under 16 and the environment...More

Thank CantonaForever
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Called into this tavern on a cold Winters afternoon, fires were alight, and the bar was warm and cozy. Nice atmosphere for a quite afternoons drink, and although we didn't stay to hear them, a reasonable sized Irish band were setting up in the corner...More

Thank 975carll
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Went there for dinner. The evening was cold and a pie with mash, peas and gravy was just what we felt like.The menu read well. Definitely worth a visit if you are looking for hearty traditional food.

Thank philippagoile
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr. George & London Sts, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
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