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Waxy's Irish Pub

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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All reviews fish stew bangers and mash steak pie salad great atmosphere free dessert enjoyed our food sunday evening open fire fantastic meal generous portions blue cod nice food beer meals veggies
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walked in to choice of tables, booths, etc to immediate service and excellent wait staff. Heavy meat based menu, but a few pasta type dishes if not wanted. The raw steak was downright bloody and perfect. Local drinks selection adequate but also a nice explanation...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 946shannons
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good central location, attentive service and great food. We had a family lunch, all enjoyed our food. Good variety of food from burgers to steak and lighter meals at good prices.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karen F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waxy's is a great place to have a meal and meet friends, lovely decor and extremely friendly staff. Prices are comparable and not a long wait for order. Definitely go again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank pete_terry
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

My husband enjoyed his meal (lamb). Unfortunately i didn’t not like my tomato soup. Staff was friendly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maxyne13
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: December 2017
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