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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood chowder” (33 reviews)
“liver” (5 reviews)
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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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 2 days 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 5 days 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
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a very special family event including children. Henneseys look after us so well. Totally amazed by the huge meals! Thank you and well done.

Thank clanrankin2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hennessy's always has amazing service and food! I love the atmosphere, It's chilled out and happy. It's our go-to now in Rotorua!!

Thank ashleypreston8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to revisit this Irish themed bar/restaurant for dinner after reading their menu earlier in the day. From our elevated seats on the side of the restaurant we listened to the Irish background music and watched the sporting action on a number of large screen...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had nice meal here over easter..server v friendly. Ordered fish special..friend ordered chowder ad salmon salad...she struggled to finish chowder as was a large portion. Fish v nice. Had a singer doing irish songs which was nice if a little loud when trying to talk.

Thank Faye J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would class some things on the menu, like toasted sandwiches, to be a little on the pricey side, but other items were very reasonable. The lunch special seafood chowder had great flavour and texture, though I wished there was more real seafood and less...More

1  Thank Hayley J
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Good quality pub meals. Steak was perfectly cooked. Service is efficient and friendly. Extensive menu, lots of choice to suit a wide range of tastes. Relaxing and clean environment.

1  Thank Dee2856
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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, 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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