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Hennessy's Irish Bar

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$$ - $$$Irish, ,
1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7901
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood chowder” (33 reviews)
“liver” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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

Lovely Dinner with Michelle Hennessy in her lovely Irish Bar, the food was the best ,lovely night out with a friend we love

Thank Merv-Taupo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always go to this pub for dinner when we are In Rotorua. Great food, big servings and great atmosphere.

Thank Gail Linda N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well fed and cared for before and after the Rotorua marathon. Fantastic service from Hillary and Joseph & good honest hearty pub grub with a perfect Guiness to boot! They also take American Express!

Thank LawrenceAhern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has that feel of an Irish bar back in Ireland. Staff were very chatty. Customers were as well. Plenty of Irish beer including Guiness.

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Creamy with lots of finely diced seafood to go with delicious crunchy garlic bread. Want the recipe!

Thank christineaus2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped here for a quick drink one day. Was amazed to see all the Irish photos and especially one of a local pub. Well worth a visit to view these.

Thank butterflydiva7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Really welcoming staff, homemade food and much more than 'just an irish bar'. Will definitely go back when we return to Rotorua

Thank Angie_WS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An Irish experience during cold afternoon. Big meals and friendly service. An awesome bar with lot of memorabilia. Wide range of beverages and manned by only two even during a busy time. Enjoy the seafood chowder but fish and chips was pale and tasteless. Burger...More

Thank Nouzab F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently had lunch here with my family. The food isn't bad and the prices are Standard. Staff are friendly and great atmosphere. Recommended if you just want to eat something light.

Thank Meshi45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hennessy's is a great bar and restaurant if you're looking for a hearty meal and a drink while watching the rugby (or league, etc). The service is friendly and prompt, the meals came out quickly and were large, tasty and great value. We'll definitely be...More

Thank kcoombesnz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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A little slice of Dublin right in the heart of Rotorua! Serving great food, great drinks and showing LIVE sport daily, the only place to feel at home in Rotorua if you've a touch of Irish!
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