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Grace O'Malley's Irish Inn

9 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 4546
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (8 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“mash” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had previously visited for a couple of drinks, but decided to try the dessert. Both of ours were tasty. Pleasant staff, good service and a nice pint of Guinness

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BramleyLoiner21
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is in a very good location , it’s relaxing sitting outside looking out towards the mariner. Sitting outside for our meal was excellent, but half way through our meal some fat drunk old people sat on the table next to us and were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Psarj
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a tasty late lunch at this Irish pub, which mixes local fare and typical Irish offerings. We stayed on siting outside for over two hours and never felt any pressure to order more.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jules060617
Reviewed 5 days ago

Started our day with breakfast here. Food was good with generous serving. I especially enjoyed my side of herb potatoes. Nice relaxed atmosphere with friendly “crew”. Came back later in the day for a glass of wine and a nibble. Nice place to sit and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BournID
Reviewed 1 week ago

With an amazing location at the wharf in the heat of Whitianga and a beautiful outdoor seating area, we were hoping this little spot was going to deliver. Unfortunately it did not. The service was slow, the menu very limited, and the food very average....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ali N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place as it was across from the wharf and beach erc where we were staying. The front of house staff had no idea what they were doing and 4 of them fluffed around while many of us patrons qued to order food. When...More

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

Thought we would try this establishment for Brunch with a group of 10. Tables and floors were sticky, Front of house staff were out of their depth. The shortest wait for one if the meals was 40 minutes the longest was over 70 minutes. There...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank KentW470
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for us with the playground across the road and it has a great ambiance. Everyones food was edible but hoped for a bit more bang for buck.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Simon D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family had an excellent meal here- highly recommended. The fish was exceptional- the batter was really light and the fish was great quality. Yum

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brizzygirl123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed coming to this bar for drinks. There was an extensive menu but we had other plans. People seemed to be enjoying their meals around us.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sananneb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 4546
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