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Father Ted's

Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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1 Wellesley Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-377 3142
10:00 - 05:00
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Sun 11:00 - 05:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 05:00
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite okay pub, just dropped in for a beer and cider, didn't look very inviting but the staff was friendly

Thank Stephan S
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for an evening meal. Thought as it purports to be an Irish pub food would be great. I ordered a steak which came with chips and onion rings. When it arrived there was plenty of it but the steak was so tough I could hardly get the knife to cut through it. Onion rings where so greasy you... More 

Thank Carol E
London, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting the sky tower we were in need of a beer. Father Ted's hit the spot. A full pint (not the fake jappo Scandinavian pints that New Zealand use) of Murphy's & a Magna's cider for $21.50 which I think for a full UK pint & in import beer AND being in Auckland was a fair price. Great guy... More 

Thank ChrisKim22
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and awesome beer. Alone ir in a group you should come to have a beer and watch some sports, listen some music, whatever. If you have some time, try as much beer you can. Don t forget a pint of Guinness.

Thank Arturo D
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Big filling breakfast on a budget. Great hot food served quickly and prompt. Live sport on before heading off to the nines. Would highly recommend if staying in the city.

Thank mumofmonkees
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Probably the best live music venue in Auckland! The craic is always great in here and the food is delicious. Get to know the staff, like all service staff, they deal with demanding idiots daily but once they're on our side, they're fun. There is always something entertaining on and they easily do the best Irish breakfast in the country

Thank YummyRashers
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped into this place in search of a cold pint and good food. My mission was a success. The staff were great, as was the food. It was a weee bit tattered inside, hence why I didn't give it a 5. I highly recommend it.

Thank GrantO13
Timmins, Canada
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367 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had the roast of the day special & there was enough food on my plate to fed 2 hungry people! Delicious roast beef, taters, veggies, gravy & Yorkshire pudding.

Thank Barry L
Townsville, Australia
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We had a great night at Father Teds, The food was great the guiness was cold and the staff were great. The misic at 9pm was a great finish to the night. The irish singer was a great entertainer,

Thank Margie H
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This place is fantastic and I always swing by for a drink whenever I'm in Auckland. The food is great and the staff are always friendly but the highlight for me has to be the live music. It's the perfect mix of contemporary and old classics with an Irish flair. Drinks can be a bit pricey but it's worth it... More 

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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, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Wellesley Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-377 3142

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