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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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Expecting a rough-ish west coast pub, we were met by lovely friendly staff and sat in de late afternoon sun. Great service. Thought i'd get just a nice pub meal but the food was really very good. The burger had a lot going on though...More

Thank elem7142
Reviewed 2 April 2018

There isn't a lot of food options in Westport, but we were recommended this place and it was nice and relaxed. Food came quickly, was good and staff were nice. Its' just 50 meters off the main street of Westport.

Thank NickFerrier
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We were directed to this pub by locals who felt it was the best in town. I can't vouch for that as we only had time to visit this one place. Very good service including timely attention, courteous and accurate care of our order made...More

Thank Tuftymc
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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