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Doolan Brothers Lynfield

$$ - $$$
Bar, Irish, Pub
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570 Hillsborough Road, Lynfield, New Zealand (Formerly Doolan Brothers Bar & Eatery)
+64 9-626 0640
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Have been to this Local pub before and aways enjoyed the time spent. But stopped by on a Tuesday to try the quiz with our meal What a delight! The quiz man was well spoken and funny, the questions were random and tough enough to get the Brain working. The other staff on dazzled us with their helpfulness and friendly... More 

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Thank lilybabe101
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such great feedback and rating! We hope to have you back again with us soon! Thanks More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Went Doolan Brothers Lynfield twice in the last 4 weeks. This is a great place to eat. The food was sooo yummy! Friendly Staff. Mean foods :)

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Thank MYANDIO
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks for the great feedback. Hopefully have you back with us again soon! Thanks More 

Singapore, Singapore
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126 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I go to Doolan Brothers in Hillsborough for beers everytime I am in Auckland. Have been going for more than 12 years since it was called Cock n Bull. I enjoy the friendly service and the selection of beers. Prices are reasonable to me. I look forward to visiting this place again next time I am in Auckland.

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Thank manspins
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great rating! Its great to have a reliable local to return to when you are back in the area! Look forward to having you back with us again soon! Thanks More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We go here because we like the atmosphere and its relatively close to where we live. Always plenty of parking. The food is OK. My husband always has butter chicken if its on the menu, and he enjoys it. I always have their lemon, lime and bitters and think its great. I was really disappointed with my last meal but... More 

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Thank punkingirl2013
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for leaving us another review! Its great that you keep coming back to Lynfield to sample the menu further! However we are quite disappointed to hear that you didn't have a great experience on Saturday night. If you could please email me on grainne@thebbc.co.nz so we can discuss the issues you had on the night a little further.... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I don't normally write negative reviews but this just has to be done. My partner & I are regulars at Doolan Brothers Lynfield as we live just around the corner and visit at least once a week as it is so handy. It's a place we usually take our friends & parents to if they are visiting as it is... More 

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1 Thank Bellzjw
DoolansLynfield, General Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to hear that your experience has not been up to standard. We would like get some more information re your visit as we would like to look into this further. At Doolan's we pride ourselves on our amazing staff and delicious food so, as you can... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Doolans brothers have done it again. Callled me back and can not wait to go back. You walk in and straight away a warm welcoming hits you. Meals are greatly priced and worth every penny. Service is just spot on. Love the sense of humour . Would highly recommend . Great environment to dine in.

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Thank Lia S
DoolansLynfield, General Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks so much for the great review! Look forward to seeing you in one of our outlets again soon! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We usually enjoy our food at Doolan Bros, and it is where we go most often to eat out. It was our wedding anniversary so that is where we went - no argument. My husband had his favourite "Butter Chicken", and I chose something I would not cook for myself - Pork belly. The menu said it came with "crispy... More 

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Thank punkingirl2013
DoolansLynfield, General Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Its nice to hear that you guys are regulars to Lynfield and enjoy coming there time again. Disappointed to hear about your dining experience however. I will pass your comments onto the chefs about the food. If you wouldn't mind emailing me on grainne@thebbc.co.nz with an idea of when... More 

Torrevieja, Spain
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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Came for a quick lunch time drink and stopped for lunch, we had a Jug of beer and a glass of wine to drink. Both of us had the salt and pepper squid which was very nice and well presented. The venue is great and comfortable but every time I have been it's practically empty. We like it here and... More 

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Thank Tim_Moore
DoolansLynfield, General Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey Tim Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! Glad you enjoyed the food :) Hopefully have you back with us again soon Thanks More 

New Zealand
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

We went on Sunday for the carvery with the whole family. It started at 12 and there was a choice of 3 meats and loads of vegetables. The meat was perfectly cooked and we thought it was great value for money. My daughter ate from the kids menu which was also really good as well with a bento box with... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Been a regular here for a number of years but unfortunately the standards have been dropping for some time. Service is hit and miss and the junior wait staff don't help when it comes to any issues or problems with the food. Beer is good but pricey but unfortunately the biggest issue has been the deterioration in food quality and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Irish, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Hillsborough Road, Lynfield, New Zealand (Formerly Doolan Brothers Bar & Eatery)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Lynfield
  • Phone Number: +64 9-626 0640

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?