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The Innkeeper

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Bar, Irish, Pub
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11 Broderick Road | Johnsonville, Wellington 6037, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited this place several times as options for bars in the Johnsonville area are limited. Every time i visit the staff seem only interested in closing the bar early and going home. Guy behind the bar seems very slow and tired. Food is OK but its nothing fancy. Closes far to early and bar man seems frustrated when you... More 

Thank Reviewdude8211
Wellington, New Zealand
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went there with family for dinner and had a great time, we were very well looked after and recommend this place to everyone. Nice pub for a nice evening out

Thank Lambertus K
New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

While meeting here for a business lunch for a party of 4, the first thing we noticed was after 10mns of sitting down, a gruff looking Male in mid 30s approaches us and asks are we drinking or dining ! He carried on to say before we had a chance to reply. ..... that if you just want to talk... More 

Thank kickassu
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125 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Very reasonable prices. Had the pork belly which was fab. Great crackling and the pork was so juicy and moist.service was very friendly.

Thank MozzaAdelaide
Wellington, New Zealand
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436 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

A typical irish pub serving Irish beer and some irish food. Would like to see more Irish food on the menu and not just NZ pub food. My partner had a smoked salmon burger that sounded nice but the portion was really small and he was still hungry after he'd eaten it. I had bangers and mash. Sadly they were... More 

Thank Ah62
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Very good restaurant to enjoy real Indian cousin, a taste you get as if you are in India. The environment is very pleasant and the staff very prompt and with a smile all the time

Thank 829sebastian
Wellington, New Zealand
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114 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

It took me a long time before I ventured into the Innkeeper. I'm glad I did. It’s a friendly, popular pub, with honest charm. Everything a good local should be. The staff are genuinely friendly and welcoming. And best of all it is one of the few pubs, and by 'few' I mean pretty much the only pub I've found... More 

Thank Sean F
Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Visited several times, and was not disappointed by either the quality of the meals and service. This is pretty much standard pub fare but they cater well for kids, which was relevant on one of our visits. Overall a pleasant ecperience.

Thank R0bandLulu
Wellington, New Zealand
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

We went there on a whim for date night. When we walked in the door it had a weird vibe but we thought this may turn out to be the best pub food ever so we chose to try it. We ordered wedges to start. Edible nothing strange. We had a steak sandwich and tried their burger recommended by the... More 

Thank Posey A
Canberra, Australia
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148 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

We recently popped into the innkeeper to have lunch. I had chicken and chips. Staff were friendly and nice. The food was very average.

Thank joe_rodrigo

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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
Bar, Irish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Broderick Road | Johnsonville, Wellington 6037, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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