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Waxy's Irish Pub

90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-214 0313
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“irish stew” (7 reviews)
“hot pot” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a must go to. The food was simple but delicious. They carried the local invercargill beer as well as the normal Irish type beers and the staff were fantastic. Three of us are and drank for just over $100.

Thank P468VTianw
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

What a great spot to dine. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Service was friendly and efficient. Full table service for drinks and food. The atmosphere and decor were also excellent. Highly recommend.

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 8 January 2017

So, I just went in for a drink, had a big lunch and wasn't feeling overly hungry. The restaurant meals coming from the kitchen looked fabulous and huge. Eventually got a little peckish and checked out the bar meals, which were very reasonably priced around...More

Thank Annemarie D
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I normally love Irish pubs - lots of nooks and crannies and some good Irish fare - this place was disappointing - we arrived at 8.20 and we could only order from bar menu as all tables had been previously booked out - not sure...More

1  Thank Carmel T
senioy, General Manager at Waxy's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

The night you mention was New Years Eve and we were fully booked, as was explained at the door. A hold was put on dining simply to ensure the smooth running of the business and ensure that our pre-booked tables were catered for in a...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

My Wife and I love these types of places. It is an old style pub and decor to match. When we arrived the place was full and we were told that they had no tables available. We asked if we could wait and the bartender...More

Thank Awesumcuple
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My friends & I happened to have lunch at this place! Food wasn't too bad but they made us wait for 10 minutes before taking our orders, although it was a quiet, holiday afternoon!!! Don't bother going there, if you are not a local!

Thank ninaa574
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My husband I went there for lunch today, we were greeted by Alicia, she was very friendly & welcoming. My husband ordered the lambs fry & bacon & I ordered the open steak sandwich. When the meals cam out, my husband's meal had heaps of...More

1  Thank Choc_28lover
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I always enjoy the relaxed ambiance of the Irish pubs and Waxy is one of them. The food is good value for money, service is friendly and the Guinness was goood! Easy going which fits the kiwi style perfectly. Tips: Cheese pots and breads is...More

Thank Autograph_Events
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Was good, nice atmosphere,traditional, felt like I'm in England, wow...!!! We had a steak and lamb, with definitely Guinness bear... lamb was ok but not good though, not going to try again for sure...!!! But steak was 👍, will go back soon for sumthing else...liked...More

Thank Gargi B
Reviewed 10 December 2016

great value great food friendly staff what more do you need we ended up just coming here to eat as other places didnt feel as friendly and comfortable etc will

Thank craig_moule
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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