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Hennessy's Irish Bar Restaurant

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7901
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service. Private separate room , next to main restaurant and bar. Catering for 30 people (could have been more if needed) and the room was set out to create a good atmosphere. Very positive comments from guests all night from the food provided to...More

Thank Mary-ann K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took overseas visitor with us and had a lovely evening. Food was great, with big helpings. Music was great and we really enjoyed Irish singer. Everything well priced, and service excellent. Will go again.

Thank Gaylene F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hennessy's have the BEST seafood chowder my husband and I have ever tasted, and we have tasted quite a lot of them over the years! Thick, creamy and chocka with seafood. One can always count on great food at an Irish pub! The atmosphere in...More

Thank shadyladynz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are from australia. Had a wonderful lunch. Tasted great and service was amazing. Atmosphere was very family welcoming and owners are loverly

Thank Chey F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at 7pm on a Saturday when the place was already crowded for the All Blacks game and somehow miraculously the manager found a table for us in a corner, with a big screen right in front of us (last minute cancellation).The service was...More

Thank Bogdan N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood chowder is great. The beers are well priced and the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. Has become my usual spot for dinner when I'm in Rotorua.

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Took our teenagers there for a quick snack, ordered a few plates of wedges and drinks. Delicious an not a bad price either. Nice atmosphere!

Thank Lindy2221
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The barman / waiter was friendly and helpful. Our mains were huge, but not overly tasty or well prepared - definitely a case of quantity or quality. The meals were also much more expensive than their website shows...More

Thank Charlie W
4menandadog, Owner at Hennessy's Irish Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your review and drawing our attention to the small updates missing from our web-site, which will be updated today. Regarding your comment quantity over quality; I would defend the quality of our food which is cooked on-site, from scratch with locally sourced...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

This was one of the centres used by the Lions Tour Supporters so was very busy at times. They had good ales to serve and the atmosphere was good with many opportunities to watch sport on the TV's Friendly service and no issues. Visited here...More

Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Hennessys Irish Pub is great value and has a wonderful atmosphere. There a a variety of beers and wine to choose from and their food menu is varied and always consistent. It has been totally refurbished in the last few months which has made it...More

Thank Fay O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-343 7901
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