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Paddington Arms

$$ - $$$, ,
220 Bainfield Road | Queens Drive / Bainfield Roundabout, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-215 8156
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
“peas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
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 2 weeks ago

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

Hawksette, Owner at Paddington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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

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.

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..

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

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

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

Reviewed 7 February 2018

A group of seven of us went to this charming little restaurant and enjoyed a great night. The meals were very nice and excellent value. We got a lift back to our accommodation in the "paddy wagon" afterwards. Loved it.

1  Thank Murray H
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We have driven past the PA dozens of times when visiting Invercargill and this time we decided we would go for a meal. The service was great, warm, welcoming and friendly and the food tasty, and well presented and our steaks were cooked to perfection...More

Thank drenas
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty little place!! Absolutely love the colours and deco inside. The meals are absolutely awesomely priced and I Looooove that almost everything has peas because I love peas. Definitely an awesome place to eat!! With affordable prices.

Thank 1990J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$13
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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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