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The Bog Irish Bar & Restaurant

50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-929 0117
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner here when in Christchurch was presently surprised to find an Irish band playing there. Dinner was very tasty. and when I realised I hadn't got a receipt for dinner they were very obliging to go back through the till to get receipt....More

Thank Dionoh
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went as a group to The Bog and we weren't disappointed, all meals hit the mark although there was quite a wait and one of our group turned up late and order well after us and received his meal much earlier than the rest....More

Thank scotto26
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love this place, the staff are lovely, great atmosphere. Tuesday nights they have live Irish sing a long music, always a great time. Only downfall is the pints are a bit overpriced compared to other Irish pubs on Christchurch.

Thank rachel6062017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arranged to meet family here and what a good choice it was ! They had a good selection of food, with offers on everyday. The price of drinks was on a par with everywhere else we had been. The staff were friendly .

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

..... Of Guinness. A very pleasant old world style bar with an excellent range of beers and s good bar snacks menu. We had an enjoyable hour or two chatting and we could hear each other as we weren't drowned out by music..

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought i would order the Tasting plate, well there was enough to feed about 3 people. Great value for money. The staff were great and live music was good.

Thank justincash3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to The Bog as a group of 16 to celebrate a victory in the cricket tournament we are playing in Christchurch. The Bog had ordered a meal deal to participants in the tournament, so it seemed appropriate to support them. It took nearly...More

Thank Bull5eye
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

So don’t recommend this bar !!!! Rip off St Patrick’s Day happy to take our money at the bar We flew from Auckland to go out with friends for my husbands birthday and St paddies day Waited 2 hours for plate chips Then the bouncers...More

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Live music and a generous meal. What more could you wish for on a Sunday evening? The restaurant wasn't crowded, staff were friendly, there was a great selection of food on the menu and service was good. We couldn't go past the classic bangers and...More

Thank 1margy2
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Victoria st was the place to be. We came in and it wad not so crowded. We started with a coke and the wifi, woodfire and the telly where more than ok. We order the ribs. Little more grease than in europe so perhaps that...More

Thank Paul v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-929 0117
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