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Waxy's Irish Pub

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-214 0313
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish stew” (8 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with work mates for a Friday lunch. No burger on the menu which we thought was a bit strange so I had Roast chicken which was good and a large portion. Service was good and reasonably priced. Quite busy.

Thank herm5
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It was a sunday evening. The place was not busy, was served well. Loved their tacos. Will come again for sure

Thank Amby_Talreja
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I guess I expected to see more diners and Irish music playing, but what I wanted I received. I was cold and I wanted a seafood chowder to warm the cockles of my heart, and that was what I got. Probably the best chowder I...More

Thank HeatherC3418
Reviewed 19 June 2018

we booked for 9 people and we were put in room that was the perfect size for our group, waitress was very friendly and attentive. our meals were excellent. well done to the staff and management of waxes. Yes we will be back.

Thank aytosdairy
Hamish B, Manager at Waxy's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for dining with us and the review. look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 18 June 2018

I had the pleasure of a meal at Waxy's for the second time last week and it was just as delicious as the first time. I like it when you revisit somewhere and the standard is just as good as the first time. The Seafood...More

Thank Cathy A
Hamish B, Manager at Waxy's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for your review. We appreciate the second visit. Look forward to seeing you for your third visit.

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Food is reasonably priced and really good. They had a band going on the Friday night we went and they really were awesome to listen to really added to the charm and atmosphere of the evening

Thank hollydog2016
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Having been to wax's before I was looking forward to another meal there but not this time I ordered the pork belly on a bed of mashed potatoes only to have what I thought was yesterdays mashed potatoes and cold to boot. When paying for...More

Thank aytosdairy
Hamish B, Manager at Waxy's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hi Ayto's Dairy, i would love to have some more information on this, the day you dined, who was looking after you etc. its not acceptable we let our standards slip and clearly processes were not followed when something wasn't right. if you could contact...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

If you wish to experience lack of cold and unfriendly service and being treated as staff is doing you a favour by serving you your order- that's the place to go.More

Thank _siobhankelly1959
Hamish B, Manager at Waxy's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

I'm very sorry that you had an experience of such a manner, and i take these seriously. I would like to address this accordingly. I would like more details around the date you dined and any other information you could give me please. This is...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

This Irish Pub looks like a lot of others, which usually also look good. I was seated and offered a beer while I looked through the menu. I was pleased to see an Irish stew, and it came out perfectly cooked and presented. Together with...More

Thank burra154
Hamish B, Manager at Waxy's Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks for your feedback. we hope to see you again

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Nice ambenios , big bar great selection of beers, Guinness is to die for .Staff very friendly ,meals are well above moderate not a bad selection bring your $€£$ it won't be a cheap night but a very enjoyable one

Thank dal15
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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