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Paddington Arms

$$ - $$$, , British
220 Bainfield Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-215 8156
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“pork buns” (2 reviews)
“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
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New Zealand, Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 Bainfield Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We recently visited for a large family lunch. Despite the size of our group the service was excellent, the food and refreshments very good value for money, and the ambience pleasant. Fantastic dining on a budget. We will definitely return.

1  Thank MushNZ
Reviewed 21 October 2017

First time I had dined at Paddington Arms: The management and staff were very friendly & helpful with all our needs: As it was a Sunday My wife & I had the Sunday Roast of Pork & Ham : These were well presented & excellent...More

1  Thank Toshes
Reviewed 18 October 2017

In appearance a little jaded and aand evidence of a water leak in the ceiling. Pity it had not been fixed. The service and the meal itself was very good. I had a filet mignon . It and its accompanents were very tasty. A little...More

1  Thank malcj_11
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

With a group of people, some with particular dietary requirements it can be difficult finding a place to dine. Paddington Arms was great, wonderful food, great friendly service and excellent value. They were happy to allow things to be changed within the menu, asking about...More

2  Thank Bevan H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The restaurant is in a fine old building and the grounds and premises were really well kept and tidy. However, on entering the restaurant we were assailed by the smell of exhausted fat from the deep fryer- a pity, as the attractive surroundings, and friendly...More

Thank GingePalmy
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Came here for lunch on a Sunday and found the meals to be delicious and very well priced for what we received. The waitress who served us was friendly and funny, and warned us that a large group was about to be seated, so to...More

1  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for a meal with family was very disappointed with meals no sauce was given with my ontray and the main my steak was cold and was just blanned so won't be back again very sad

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I cannot rate this place Highly enough! 30 pax for Dinner with a full restaurant on a Steady Saturday night. No hiccups with service. Fantastic staff who were in their element. Food was superb. Its been a very long time since I have had service...More

Thank PhilinadD
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Mains under $20 dollars are rarely worth the effort but not at the Paddington Arms. Steamed buns with pork belly for entree, one main, the special beef dish and the other, a perfectly cooked steak, followed by a shared dessert tasting plate was more than...More

1  Thank Nmsj1957
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Lovely building with a nice ambience inside. We were happy with our starters and there wasn't a long wait for our food. The size of the main meals were not big though ok in size and it was pretty much standard fare all around our...More

Thank liliz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$19
New Zealand, Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Bainfield Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-215 8156
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Do you love the comfort of English Pub inspired food, with a personal Southland twist? Would you enjoy a diverse, high quality menu using the very best of Southland’s products at reasonable prices for all age groups? Do you sometimes want a break from cooking for your family or partner, and enjoy a warm, cosy, and relaxing evening?Then you have come across the only Invercargill Restaurant that will over deliver on all your wishes.
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