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Doolan Brothers Ellerslie

) #6 of 8 Restaurants in Ellerslie €€ - €€€ Irish, ,
3 Robert Street, Ellerslie, New Zealand
0212070748
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“peas” (4 reviews)
“pub grub” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Robert Street, Ellerslie, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I should have known better but I thought I would give them another chance to improve. I tried this pub several years ago and it was not flash, however it has not gotten any better. I had the Salmon fillet on very dry Couscous, The...More

Thank CJF5498
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time I have been since this changed from a Cock n Bull to Doolans. Early Saturday evening and the fire was on. Service was quick and friendly and the food wasn't bad for pub grub. Really a 3.5 but can't do this on TA....More

Thank Shayne M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

easy to find, good parking, was not busy on a sunday night, great friendly service, great food we had their signature burger meal and loved it i was designated driver so only had a glass of red from a reasonable choice i could imagine just...More

Thank Michael S
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hey Michael! Thanks for the great feedback and rating! We hope to have you back with us again soon! Thanks

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful Irish pub, friendly staff, wonderful menu and cheap drinks, often partied here. Great way to spend a night, tables and comfy lounges.

Thank Cassandra107
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hey! Thanks for the great feedback! The masters games was such a great week for everyone involved! We thoroughly enjoyed having you all with us! Thanks again!

Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had the crispy chicken burger and mum had a chicken and mushroom pie......it was bloody good....well priced and yummy, best burger I have had for ages.Service was great...only moan was it was a little hot inside...needed some air con or fans....

1  Thank bossyb43
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Hey, Thanks for taking the time to review us! Hope to have you back with us again soon! Thanks

Reviewed 2 February 2017

7 of us went here during the Christmas holidays after a bad experience at the Lynfield branch. The Irish manager and UKwaitress were fantastic!! sooo friendly and apologetic for our previous experience at the other Doolan Brothers. The were friendly, chatty, accommodating and the food...More

1  Thank Kylie J
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Hey Kylie, Thanks for the great feedback and rating. Hope to have you back at Doolan's again soon! Thanks

Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were meeting a few friends for a get-together and had an enjoyable time. We decided to eat before going home and both ordered the Beef Burger. It wasn't too flash! The burger was a little undercooked and gristly, the bun soggy and the portion...More

Thank PatriciaJoy
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Hey Patricia Thanks for the review. Sorry to hear that you weren't entirely happy with your meal. We hope you give us a second chance and return to Doolan's again. Thanks

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Doolan Bros was out 2nd stop into my mates stag do where we were going to watch the Canes vs Lions game. What a awesome cosy place,fire was going, big screen set up, punters were jolly, what a good atmosphere. The boys were well into...More

Thank DavidL9244
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Hey David, Thanks for the great feedback. Glad to hear you had such a great night - hopefully we will have you back with us again in the future! Thanks

Reviewed 3 August 2016

We live in Ellerslie, so Doolan Bros (formerly The Cock and Bull) is our go to place for a couple of quiet beers and a great feed when we have a free night and no kids! The atmosphere is always convivial, they have a great...More

Thank BulaHoneymooner
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Hey! Thank you for taking the time to leave us some great feedback. Great to hear such positive comments about the food and the staff! We hope to have you back with us again soon to sample our new menu! Thanks

Reviewed 16 July 2016

I have eaten there many times. Their Steak and Guinness pie has to be the one others measure up to. Light flaky pastry crust over plentiful tasty steak and gravy accompanied by creamy mashed potatoes and green peas. Excellent. The buffalo chicken was very good...More

Thank Adrian M
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Hey Adrian! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review. Our pies are a perfect tummy warmer in this bitter cold! Hope to have you back again soon to sample our new menu! Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Robert Street, Ellerslie, New Zealand (Formerly Cock & Bull Ellerslie)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Ellerslie
  • Phone Number: 0212070748
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