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Paddington Arms

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220 Bainfield Road | Queens Drive / Bainfield Roundabout, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-215 8156
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 Bainfield Road | Queens Drive / Bainfield Roundabout, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love coming here. With either just my husband or my whole family. Amazing food that doesn’t leave you out of pocket. We come here regularly and it’s amazinf every time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mikaylapahl3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice welcome. Plenty to chose from. Roast pork was lovely, plenty of meat. If you like gravy, order gravy boat as not much on plate. Porterhouse steak was tasty. Deserts were tasty too. Prices for mains $20 with deserts for $10 Plan on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sarahjG4639DI
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Had a meal here on a Sunday night and there was not many diners here at all. Was welcomed as we arrived and was seated at our leisure. Menu was varied and the service was prompt and friendly. Meal arrived in good time and was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank trotts555
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Family group of 15 for dinner, we all ordered different Meals, the food was very good, I had Lamb three ways which comprised a koftam sausage, piece of loin roasted and a filo pastry cup of pulled lamb. It was good! Our meals all arrived...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Hawksette, Owner at Paddington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you, we are very pleased your evening went well. We very much appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We went here for my nephew's birthday for a family dinner. All of our meals were delicious and well portioned. The children enjoyed their dinner and were entertained while they waited with colouring in worksheets. Keep up the great standard team!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BarnoVentures
Reviewed 6 September 2018

4 of us had a lovely meal that couldn't be faulted and was realy good value for money and we will definitely be back. The waitresses were lovely but unfortunately very hard to understand as their English was not that good and we realy didn't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank scottie186
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere.Staff excellent and service A1 highly recommend this restaurant plenty of parking very easy to find location.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PhilL2043
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Not much to say here but have been many times over the years and not sure why we keep going back. Ah yes it's the price nowhere else in Invercargill can you get a steak for under $20..

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Denys F
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Meal was meh. I ordered the roast pork which was nice, but way to many potatoes, mashed potatoes, roast potatoes and peas. Not enough variety in vegetables. Just TWO! The roast potato was under cooked, the mashed potato was too peppery. Then I had the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank bobbitybob2017
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I searched my sat nav for restaurants open in Invercargill. Paddy's Gastro Pub came up trumps, known to Trip Advisor as Paddington Arms but known to locals as Paddy's. It is a lovely place with a wonderful ambience and friendly staff, looking after your every...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Peter K
Hawksette, Owner at Paddington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you Peter. Our wonderful staff always try very hard to meet our guests expectations, and it is always appreciated to hear they have succeeded. I will pass on your kind words to them all. Many thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$14
Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Bainfield Road | Queens Drive / Bainfield Roundabout, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-215 8156
  • E-mail
Do you love the comfort of a Gastro Pub inspired food, with a personal Southland twist? Would you enjoy a diverse, high quality menu using the very best of Southland’s products at reasonable prices for all age groups? Do you sometimes want a break from cooking for your family or partner, and enjoy a warm, cosy, and relaxing evening?Then you have come across the only Invercargill Gastro Pub that will over deliver on all your wishes.
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