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Paddington Arms

££ - £££, , British
220 Bainfield Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-215 8156
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“pork buns” (2 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
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Bar, New Zealand, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
220 Bainfield Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

A group of seven of us went to this charming little restaurant and enjoyed a great night. The meals were very nice and excellent value. We got a lift back to our accommodation in the "paddy wagon" afterwards. Loved it.

1  Thank Murray H
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We have driven past the PA dozens of times when visiting Invercargill and this time we decided we would go for a meal. The service was great, warm, welcoming and friendly and the food tasty, and well presented and our steaks were cooked to perfection...More

Thank drenas
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty little place!! Absolutely love the colours and deco inside. The meals are absolutely awesomely priced and I Looooove that almost everything has peas because I love peas. Definitely an awesome place to eat!! With affordable prices.

Thank 1990J
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We came here after receiving a gift voucher, we both left feeling unwell and unhappy. My partner ordered the chicken schnitzel as a main meal. It was fairly clear the chicken had been microwaved as it was hard, chewy and dry. The vegetables were mediocre...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We recently visited for a large family lunch. Despite the size of our group the service was excellent, the food and refreshments very good value for money, and the ambience pleasant. Fantastic dining on a budget. We will definitely return.

1  Thank MushNZ
Reviewed 22 October 2017

First time I had dined at Paddington Arms: The management and staff were very friendly & helpful with all our needs: As it was a Sunday My wife & I had the Sunday Roast of Pork & Ham : These were well presented & excellent...More

1  Thank Toshes
Reviewed 18 October 2017

In appearance a little jaded and aand evidence of a water leak in the ceiling. Pity it had not been fixed. The service and the meal itself was very good. I had a filet mignon . It and its accompanents were very tasty. A little...More

1  Thank malcj_11
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

With a group of people, some with particular dietary requirements it can be difficult finding a place to dine. Paddington Arms was great, wonderful food, great friendly service and excellent value. They were happy to allow things to be changed within the menu, asking about...More

2  Thank Bevan H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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 5 June 2017

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

1  Thank Rebecca B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$19
Bar, New Zealand, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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
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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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