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US$6 - US$21
German, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, Central European, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great German beer garden, pub, and pizza place. It's the backyard of Rennaissance Brewery, with a great selection of craft beer on tap and very tasty pizza. Very friendly staff as well. Go for Pizza Sofia if vegetarian, delicious. Prost!

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 15 April 2022

We visited Dodson Street to celebrate a significant birthday. A great range of brands and types of beer. Food was delicious and having advised in advance of my dietary requirements, Dietmar and his team accommodated them willingly. Decent sized meals which didn't take to long...to come out. Bar and table staff were friendly, Dietmar stopped by our table and had a good chat - a really enjoyable night out. Great atmosphere. Will definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 14 April 2022

Blenheim ITM Social Club absolutely loved our takeaway meals today, thanks Dietmar and team for the delicious fresh, hot meals, boxed up perfectly and ready to go!! A++++ highly recommend Dodsons 😁

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 31 March 2022 via mobile

Recommended by a friend, so we caught up with her there for a couple of drinks and dinner. A good range of beers on tap and the food was great. Staff service was good and the price very reasonable for what we had. Pizza, a...couple of burgers and fries and none of us left hungry! Quite a few people there so seemed a popular place.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 22 March 2022

We had a warm welcome. A working Brewery just next door. Huge beer and cider selection. Staff is friendly and know their brews. We will be back !

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 3 March 2022 via mobile

Service was terrible, food and drink was nice. Didn't even get asked if we enjoyed our meal when we paid the bill. Won't be back

Date of visit: March 2022
Dietmar S, Owner at Dodson Street Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2022

Dear Mrs. and Mr. Navigate Sorry, it was peak time. Normally we are hugging all arriving and paying customers. Might ask the waitress why not in your case. We send you our love. Dietmar, Family + Team

Reviewed 17 February 2022 via mobile

Dinner after long day. Friendly staff. Heaps of seating. Our first visit. Heaps if craft beers. Steak was very good. Did not wait long for food.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 9 January 2022 via mobile

The open door to the beer garden and the open door behind us as well created two handy flight paths for the dozens of flies which tormented me, continually landing on my plate and food so I was forced to eat with one hand and...swat with the other. Ruined my meal.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Dietmar S, Owner at Dodson Street Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2022

Hello Sorry for this. Having a restaurant next to a very busy brewery has a lot of advantages, but we are sharing the flies. Fly straps, big fans and biological fly spray can prevent most of those attacks, but not all. Our restaurant in the...More

Reviewed 8 November 2021

Loved the Steak and the kids enjoyed the Pizzas. Really nice relaxed atmosphere and thoroughly enjoyed sitting in the beer garden over a Craft Beer. Great afternoon out.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 15 July 2021 via mobile

The Food, atmosphere, value, menu range and cleanliness all rate 5/5 the service was a bit of a let down 3/5. Waiter was quite pleasant until I made a simple serving request to accommodate an eating disorder and all of a sudden waiter wasn't as...friendly. They appeared to be puzzled and stressed by the simple request despite explaining it was for eating requirements and had the tone of "this is ridiculous" come over her, then all of a sudden rudely told me to slow down when I was talking despite talking in exact speed prior to request. Never come across this before. Whole demeaner and tone of waitress changing. Needless to say it made us a bit uncomfortable. Other than that we were happy. Loved the meals and the other staff behind counter were friendly and kind.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Dietmar S, Owner at Dodson Street Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2021

Hi Our very busy restaurant generates welcoming natural noise and you were talking very fast. To write down and communicate your dietary requests correctly to the kitchen team, I asked you nicely to slow down and repeat certain requests for me. You received the correct...More

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dodson Street Beer Garden

Yes, Dodson Street Beer Garden offers takeaway services.

Dodson Street Beer Garden is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5