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Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar

18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
+64 3-789 5030
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • 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 3 days ago via mobile

Hi after me and two mates biked the old ghost road we stopped at Denison Dog for lunch and a couple of beers the food was a plus and the beers went down like a dream Westport is a pretty cool place and so is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ShaneoV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us arrived at 7:30pm without booking a table. They had a large party who had come in but were really helpful and offered us a table and took our order quickly so we didn't have to wait. Very busy restaurant but food arrived...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up coming here two nights in a row and were welcomed on both occasions by the friendly staff. A specialty is cooking your meat on a hot stone delivered to your table. Good fun and you can't complain about the chef. We tried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This diner was recommended by the Information centre in Westport. What a great recommendation! The staff were lovely, helped us poor travelers with internet connection and fed us as well. The food was delicious. I would not hesitate telling everyone to visit these guys soon.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 82MarkT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great impromptu meal at Denniston Dog (recommended by the guys at BP). We all had steaks - stone-grilled and from the kitchen - all we excellent (great quality meat). Friendly, relaxed staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 393gregf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a sports team and all of us had ordered something different. All meals were cooked perfectly. I had the pork belly & it was Amazing!!! Definitely recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hidez_12
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 1100. Had a look at the menu, a few things took my fancy and I decided on Eggs Benedict and ordered with the very friendly waitress. The eggs came out quickly on two English muffins and were cooked perfectly. The hot choc and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank leelee38503
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Great environment. Highly recommend. Delighted to find Guinness on tap! And support for local brewery.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank merryxmas2017
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

It took quite long for our (3 persons) food to be served but the quality of the food was good. The fish of the day was excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank benh1800
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Lovely meals and good price. Prompt service and friendly wait staff.Good range of beverages and fun atmospshere.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kiwiaus2017
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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