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Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar

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18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
+64 3-789 5030
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank rbthodge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We looked forward to returning to The Dog for it's stone grill dinners. We had a mixed lamb, pork and steak platter all very good value. This is a fairly average pub/restaurant setting but the food is good.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for lunch after a long drive. A reasonable selection of dishes which tasted good. There's a small area outside for eating but inside was nice and light and airy, so we chose that.

Thank linda_1313
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Requested a table for dinner, was told to go get a drink from the bar and someone would come get us....eventually told only tables available which are outside was given a menu and left for a while, waitress seated some other guests and told them...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Denniston Dog looked empty when we went in. It was rather full, especially for a Wednesday night. The atmosphere was great, and they had a good range of local beer/cider. I found the Miners Black beer a bit watery, but nice flavour. I prefer a...More

Thank Fordyce5
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Hi I went out with friends to the zDenniston Dog on Thursday night. We had a wonderful meal. Very tasty two of us had the Lamb Cutlets the other having the Special Patties ,we all enjoyed the meal. A great Atmosphere and the service was...More

Thank Lolabev
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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