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Seumus' Irish Bar is Marlborough’s favourite authentic ‘Irish pub’. Located near the Picton waterfront, the bar has a buzzing atmosphere, with live music 7 days a week throughout summer, but also on weekends year-round. With a menu designed to boast traditional Irish meals with classic kiwi favourites, it’s a brilliant spot to pull up a stool or cosy into a booth, get yourself a pint of Guinness (or a Marlborough wine or gin) and tuck into some tasty food. Seumus’ has been recognised on the global scene, winning Irish Pub of the year and Best Irish Community Pub in Asia, Africa, Middle East and Pacific, as well as the Best Overall Irish Community pub globally at the Irish Hospitality Global
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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All reviews hot pot fish and chips bangers and mash onion rings burger garlic bread lamb shank salad great atmosphere great drinks pint of guinness the pub excellent meal on tap saturday night fish of the day baileys
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. Amazing friendly service. Highly recommend to all on a visit to Picton. Warm cosy winter atmosphere

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 6 June 2021 via mobile

Used the reservation system. When we arrived no reservation. Bartender didn’t care. Not his problem. Very disappointed as it was for a birthday.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 17 April 2021

Very friendly staff made the experience special. It is very popular so if wanting a meal I would suggest booking a table.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 12 March 2021

Good beer and wine selection. We did not eat, but we probably should have - the food looked very nice. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 12 March 2021

We had the best meal here after a long day hiking part of tmThe Queen Charlotte Track, we were starving and this was exactly what we needed. The food was so so good, so many options for everyone of all dietaries, so many vegan options...to choice from, the burger was incredible but so many other things to get aswell. The place is awesome, beautiful looking Irish pub and all the staff were great especially the Yorkshire man working the room and keeping everybody happy. The vegan chocolate mousse is the greatest thing in the world too, leave room! 10 out of 10! Thank you!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 5 March 2021

Delicious food. The vegan chocolate tart is AMAZING, best ever. The staff very friendly and jovial. A lovely place to eat.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 24 February 2021

Early dinner, fish and chips and fish of the day - loved that the fish and chips came with said salad and it was not just a bit of green on the side, fish was generous and well cooked. Fish of the day was thoroughly...enjoyed and we finished with their very tasty baileys slushy. Good choice for dinner stop.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 2 February 2021

Perhaps I missed the boat with this one. 1 x chicken burger and chips with a cider. I wouldn't call it mind blowing. Happy hour ends at 6pm, paid for our meal at 6:04pm - wasn't able to get the discount. So weird. Also got...bitten by mosquito's or fleas inside.... That was fun.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 20 January 2021

We found this Bar on our walk around Picton, off the main cafe area. WE went there for dinner and had the best fish and chips, helped down with easy beer. We liked it so much we went back again when we returned to get...the ferry back to North Island. Great food and service. We will be back.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 16 January 2021

We visited twice, five days apart and meals, drinks and service were all superb! Fresh fish, great burger, fantastic steak. Guinness was great, lovely wine, Baileys to finish. Friendly staff do the pub proud.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Yes, Seumus' Irish Bar offers takeaway services.

Yes, Seumus' Irish Bar offers delivery services.

Seumus' Irish Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4