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Currach Irish Pub & The Innkeeper's Lodge

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78 Blackwell Drive | Tryphena,, Auckland, Great Barrier Island 0991, New Zealand
+64 9-429 0211
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
78 Blackwell Drive | Tryphena,, Auckland, Great Barrier Island 0991, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a great spot - casual and relaxed atmosphere with friendly engaged staff - who would sit down for a chat and some local story telling. Food matched the service and staff - best meal we had on the island in 3 days.

Thank 918sallya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and had a great time. Maire is a great friendly host, sorting out a car for us to hire and having it ready at the airport on our arrival. Fun, quirky, history and right in the hub of an awesome...More

Thank jogough
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place for dinner, to meet the locals and other visitors, AND Guinness on tap ! The menu offered a good selection of dishes and the quantity plus quality gave good value. We dined here twice during our three night stay and thoroughly recommend...More

Thank WorldWideKiwi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for 2 meals during our stay . Both meals were lovely, really loved the wood fired Pizza .Staff were extremely friendly

Thank Hondarider1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend if you want to meet the locals and enjoy nice food at reasonable prices. Wood fired pizza very tasty. Easy to find just off the main road it’s where all the locals seem to hang out so get there early for a park...More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard of the Currach so had to stop by for a meal. We were a bit early but made very welcome by the publican Phil. We had the garlic bread to start - very tasty, then followed that with the fish and chips....More

Thank KiwiWanderers02
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Currach is an Irish pub with a difference. Located on Great Barrier Island in New Zealand it was nominated this year in the Irish Global Pub awards for best Community pub and Craft Beer Experience. It won the Craft Beer experience but it is...More

Thank annekscott
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I had the Sunday roast and my partner had steak. Both meals were great. Hostess was lovely as was her husband who runs the kitchen. Great atmosphere. Highly recommend.

Thank Dee0905
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The Currach is the place to go for a few drinks & enjoy some great live music, performed by locals ... & the local talent is pretty outstanding! Friendly bar staff & fun atmosphere guaranteed every time. Can be a little pricey but always worth...More

Thank bcpark
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Had an awesome meal (Scotch fillet with Kumera fries) for a very reasonable price $33 per person. Great selection of food in a very cozy open fire heated quaint Irish pub. Moira and Phil are so friendly and welcoming. Will definitely be going back to...More

Thank Karl H
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  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Blackwell Drive | Tryphena,, Auckland, Great Barrier Island 0991, New Zealand (Formerly Currach Irish Pub)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Great Barrier Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-429 0211
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The Currach Irish Pub & Innkeeper's Lodge is set in a lovely garden setting, across the road from beautiful Pa Beach and Tryphena Harbour. The Currach is Great Barrier's iconic Irish Pub with beautiful authentic bric a brac. The pub offers a delicious menu with a fantastic range of dishes including its world famous Seafood Chowder and fantastic Chef Tasting Platters. We offer locally caught fish and use organic salads and herbs. We have a delicious range of bar snacks or stay for dinner. The Gallery Restaurant is the location for art exhibitions of local artists. The Innkeeper's Lodge has 5 ensuites with balconies. We also have a small backpacker hostel. We look forward to welcoming you to the Currach.
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