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Waxy O'Shea's Irish Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
+64 3-214 0313
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, staff and terrific prices would definitely come again if Invercargill. Thanks for having us !

Thank Deborah M
Invercargill, New Zealand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable place to have lunch. The staff are very friendly and the food is good. Very relaxing.

Thank dangem67
Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location, food and service was very good. We ordered the smaller serve of Blue Cod and chips which was quite a large meal and good value for money. The staff were very friendly and being a Monday evening service was prompt and noise was not an issue. Highly recommended.

Thank slats2014
Herzliya, Israel
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89 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and the service are good. Good value for money. Located in one of the main streets of Invercargill.

Thank Yair S
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good and friendly southern hospitality, had a pint and blue cod with chips, very well prepared and prompt service.

Thank Southern-dutchman
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a little bit busy on Friday evening , so we had to wait for a quite long time... but it was delicious! The chicken was tasty but the pumpkin was dry. The "fish and chips" was also good but the "large" portion was too much, the regular one is more than enough

Thank Agika901
Masterton, New Zealand
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were a group of 5 and we all thought our meals were great and we especially enjoyed the friendly and efficient staff. We will go again. Thank you.

Thank KMBH01
Feilding, New Zealand
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you are looking for a good value pub meal this is a good spot in Invercargill. Had good value meals and good service.

Thank Gaz75
Brisbane, Australia
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338 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A Must visit, even just to see it's beauty! I wonder how many inebriated souls have given their own 'sermons' from the truly amazing pulpit, after a night on the 'ale'. The carving detail is something you will want to take a closer look at. It drew me in and I thought how amazing it was! From the open fire... More 

Thank ibaas2016
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6 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Wasn't too sure what to expect at this pub but was highly impressed $5.50 beer and very well priced food

Thank louis2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 0313
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?