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Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar

18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
+64 3-789 5030
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

We ate at Denniston Dogs with our toddler. When we arrived we were warmly greeted and offered a toy box for our child. We ordered steaks on the stone rock menu and a bowl of veggies. The salad was delicious and veggies had a good...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the Venison as a main and the lamb Cutlets. Both very well presented and delicious. Very informative waitress. Would recommend

Thank linleyblenheimNZ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a quiet Tuesday but the bar and restaurant had a few people dining and the music was playing. The food and service was fabulous, sat in front of the fire was a great spot to enjoy a cold beer and a lovely meal.

Thank db7andy
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We went during happy hour (5-7) and hot 6$ cocktails so definitely recommend doing that. My partner has Thai green curry which was very tasty and I had the stone grill trio with salad and fries which was delicious. Recommend coming here for sure!

Thank kimB6730SQ
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Had a business dinner here with a customer. I have been here previously on another business trip and was happy to go again. The restaurant is unpretentious and doesn't need to be something that it is not. The menu is not complicated and suggests the...More

Thank oldmanonthepoint
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We arrived starving after finishing the Old Ghost Road and the team quickly sorted us out with a tasty meal, including looking after our coeliac (me). Friendly, accommodating staff, good food. Would eat again!

Thank Anton G
Reviewed 16 May 2018

As usual searching for a place to eat at the last minute in an unknown town, turned to TripAdvisor ratings. Found a couple of places that sounded good, but seemed to be closed for dinner. Denniston Dog Restaurant was not only open but their menu...More

Thank chatulita1
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this pub/restaurant while looking for somewhere to eat on a quiet Wednesday in Westport. We had 2 x Wednesday steak deals, 300g rump steak with chips a side salad (amazing garlic butter) with a tap beer and glass of house red wine for...More

Thank Julian H
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Campground host recommended this restaurant for an easy, casual meal. Small inside but nicely decorated with mining memorabilia as a nod to the livelihood of the area. Hubby and I split the Thursday night ribs special with an added side salad. Ribs were fall off...More

Thank cmrhodes64
DenDogAdmin, Owner at Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you very much for your comments we are very grateful and very happy that you had a good experience.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Small restaurant - fills up quickly on weekends, so reservation might be a good idea. Limited menu. Good service.

Thank rbthodge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 5030
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