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Hennessy's Irish Bar

1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
07 - 343 7901
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Ranked #16 of 157 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $18
Cuisines: Irish, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fettuccine is delicious. Very tasty. I will definitely be going back. Atmosphere is nice. Waiter was attentive and everything was as we ordered it. It is also priced reasonably

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Big portion sizes, friendly staff and a well poured pint, what's not to like?! Hennessey's was the first place we stopped in for a meal in Rotorua and we have returned several times as we enjoy the atmosphere and the fact that we can also catch the sports on the big screen or live music at the weekends.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Enjoyed my post-work pint of beer with a very satisfying Focaccia & Chicken Sandwich to go with it. The portions are very generous and the service is friendly and the front-of-house staff are quick with a smile. A good choice to go to even if you are out alone, or with a large group of people.

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Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Excellent atmosphere with great staff and excellent food. Big meals with real mashed potato. Favourite so far is the lamb shanks, with mashed potato and peas...Spot on

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Lovely Lamb Salad and good hospitality. You usually know you're on to a good thing when you walk into the busiest restaurant in town and it didn't disappoint. We were there at about 5pm so if you're looking for good food during those "in between hours" this is the place to go.

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Just stopped in for a quick bite and a couple of cold ones. I really liked this bar. All of the waitresses and owner.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

DELICIOUS ! ; awesome and fast service considering it was a pretty busy night. When we arrived the lady came out to greet us and took us to a table ; the food was delicious , and BIG portions i loved it ! and all the staff that we came across were nice and friendly ; by far one of... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Came here for dinner last night. The service was great and friendly, just the way irish people are! The food wasn't very nice unfortunately. The stew tasted funny- that may be a to our taste thing though but wasn't right.. The two who had the open chicken sandwich found it was a rip off for the price. The chicken was... More 

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4menandadog, Owner at Hennessy's Irish Bar, responded to this review

Hi Cam86nz, I was very disappointed to read your review, I see you found problems with all three meals and did not give any indication to us at the time that you were less than happy. Yesterday we did 350 meals, between 10.30 am and 1.30 am the next day. These are extremely long trading hours which we are only... More 

Canberra, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My extended family visited on New Year's Day an we received excellent service. They kept attending to our table, a booth with space for a pram. The food was great tasting and prepared to order and great value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Food was amazing big portions and fast service, It was also New Year's Eve when we were here so it was good to see the above happening on such a busy time off the year Will def be back again

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Additional Information about Hennessy's Irish Bar

Address: 1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 - 343 7901
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Average Prices: USD 3 - 18
Cuisine: Irish, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand

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