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Rose and shamrock

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
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Cnr porter drive and Napier road, Havelock North 4201, New Zealand
+64 6-877 2999
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Couhe, France
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85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Three people and three inedible meals. Vegetable selection consisted of soggy over cooked carrots, boiled potatoes and a medley of mushy cauliflower and broccoli. Thankfully the medley was covered in an insipid white sauce which hid the horrible mess under it. Pork was too chewy to eat, the "sausages" was one grizzly sample smothered in "plastic" gravy. The fisherman's basket... More 

Thank sublaloge
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great lunch. Fresh, large portions, good service, lovely atmosphere. Definitely recommend stopping here for a meal!

Thank Cathy W
Havelock North, New Zealand
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and all family members, young and old all looked after. GREAT!!! Food great and no complaints. Have been here several times and staff ensured everything went as planned.

Thank bart_thompson
Redcliffe, Australia
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98 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the City centre, this pub is very popular with the locals, meaning that it must have a lot going for it. The menu of Irish Bar food is extensive, and meals are very satisfying. Service is quick, efficient and friendly. If you are looking for a Guinness and a hearty meal, then this is the place for you.

Thank Rod P
Level Contributor
40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a quick early dinner. If you are after a large pub meal with no fuss this is the place. Service was good and food was tasty enough, albeit majority deep fried. The place was busy early on a Thursday night, did however seem to be a lot of clientele over 60 plus. Perfectly pleasant evening out.

Thank miafatdog
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I used to quite enjoy coming here, but after the service we received this week we definitely won't be back! We went in for a business dinner, my husband was getting the drinks while I saved a table as it was quite busy.. I then had the manager come up to me and ask me for my... More 

Thank jessja91
Brisbane, Australia
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337 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I simply HAD to order the seafood chowder again! It was absolutely wonderful! Loaded with seafood from the first spoon until the last. Very filling, very tasty, huge! My husband also had the bangers and mash and loved the richness of the gravy and the tasty sausage.... Just walk in and wander and LOOK around you, it's a true Irish... More 

Thank ibaas2016
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating at the Shamrock with my friends and had great service. The staff was very attentive to my group and I and offered great knowledge of the area and things to do. The food is very good, the chorizo, tomato, mushroom and parmesan 'Pasta of the Day' was delicious and a large portion for the price you pay.... More 

Thank skylar S
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great selection of beers on tap and a central location, but the food was just dire. Overcooked chicken that had the texture of leather and soggy chips. Never again.

Thank Francis B
New Zealand
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Often pop in for a quick meal, good range of items on menu and a selection of daily specials. Staff are always friendly and a good choice of wine and beers available. Large meals are huge, they do have some small meals available.

Thank NewZealandKiwiBird

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr porter drive and Napier road, Havelock North 4201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Havelock North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-877 2999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?