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Reviewed 24 May 2022

thanks WILL for a beautiful meal tonight.alan had the sirloin stone grill and I had the lamb shanks.such a cool vibe and staff were awesome.will recommend. jacque and Alan from lincoln.chch.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 13 May 2022 via mobile

Busy place to eat, had to sit outside which was cosy Friendly staff and food was nice Recommend the baked Camembert with bread very tasty

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 4 May 2022 via mobile

We had a booking at Denniston Dog at 7:00 on April 16th I have never had such lousy service in all my life I ordered a cheeseburger and fries after they finally got around to taking our order which didn’t arrive until exactly 2 1/2...hours after we arrived at Restaurant at 9:30!They tried to pacify us with some dry baguettes but didn’t even bother to keep our water glasses full or to keep up with drinks There is no excuse for this They said they didn’t have any staff If this was the case they never should have taken our booking or if the staffing issue happened later to cancel or delay our booking A miserable eveningMore

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 5 April 2022

we had the stone grill. a highly recommended meal if you have never had one. The staff were very friendly and helpful. A cheerful happy atmosphere

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 3 January 2022 via mobile

Food was very average. And over priced. Pork belly was tough and stringy. lamb tasteless. Service spasmodic and forgetful. Won't go back.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 17 October 2021

Went here for evening meal, had the special which was Gurnard . The staff who took care of me were efficient, polite and friendly. Meal was to die for, beautifully cooked and very tasty

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 October 2021

I ordered the lamb and it was great - perfectly cooked and very tender. Service was efficient but friendly, and there was a reasonable range of beers available. I would happily go back again.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 22 August 2021

We visited this bar a couple of times during a trip down to the West Coast. The staff were super friendly and accommodating. We were looking to watch the UFC fights and they tried getting them on the TV for us. The staff their worked...tirelessly to try and accommodate our request and i was very impressed with the efforts they went to, unfortunately we couldn't manage to get the fights on the tv due to technical issues but they were happy to let us sit at the bar and watch on my phone. Food was also reallly good and service was fast. I'll definitely go to this pub again when I'm in the area again next February!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 13 June 2021

A Great place , was busy in the evening when we went so would advise booking . If you are wanting Steak this is a great place & you can have it on a stone grill & cook it to how you like it ....Staff were friendly & helpful . it was a wet night & was lovely & warm. Would Highly Recommend a visit .More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 8 June 2021

What a great place. A wet rainy day in Westport, where better to go for a breakfast. We were so impressed that we booked an evening meal here too. I had the Miners Breakfast which managed to beat me. It was everything you could want...on a wet rainy day and very filling. The evening meal was just as impressive too. we both had the carbonara and if was delicious. The staff were welcoming and courteous and nothing was too much effort.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5