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Doolan Brothers Ellerslie

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
3 Robert Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 21 207 0748
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“calamari” (3 reviews)
“guinness pie” (2 reviews)
“pub grub” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3 Robert Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Went here for a quick dinner before heading to the Globe. No standard height tables on the ground floor area - only in the raised dining area but no ramp access! Very poor disabled access. Despite that the meal was fine and service very good.

Thank 4xWandering_Kiwis
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at this local pub for lunch, the chicken wings were delicious & calamari pretty good too. We came back later that evening for a few drinks & the “regulars” really made the place feel like home. We stayed til close with our new...More

Thank nikallison88
The C, Operations Co-ordinator at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you so mush for leaving us some feedback! we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Have a great time in NZ!

Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Nothing too Irish about this run of the mill pub with okay food and a good selection of drinks Guinness is drinkable which is about all anyone can ask for outside of Ireland

Thank Colm671
The C, Operations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Hi Colm, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Conveniently located just over the road from the train station, Doolan Brothers Ellerslie is an Irish pub full of atmosphere. We came for lunch around 2pm on a Monday, and the place was almost empty, which meant we got great service. I ordered a gluten...More

Thank helianthus1
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Went here for dinner last night had a real nice pork belly, didn't expect the food would be that good tbh... but our meals were great, was expecting pub food and got one of the best pork bellys ive ever had, would go back here...More

Thank Reon B
Emma T, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

Thank you for the great rating Reon! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed September 24, 2017

Fancied a pub meal on Friday night and we were not disappointed. The three of us had meals (the burger, guiness pie and butter chicken) and we were all very pleased with our choices. The butter chicken could do with a little more spice, but...More

Thank elisec234
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I should have known better but I thought I would give them another chance to improve. I tried this pub several years ago and it was not flash, however it has not gotten any better. I had the Salmon fillet on very dry Couscous, The...More

Thank CJF5498
Reviewed July 17, 2017

First time I have been since this changed from a Cock n Bull to Doolans. Early Saturday evening and the fire was on. Service was quick and friendly and the food wasn't bad for pub grub. Really a 3.5 but can't do this on TA....More

Thank Shayne M
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

easy to find, good parking, was not busy on a sunday night, great friendly service, great food we had their signature burger meal and loved it i was designated driver so only had a glass of red from a reasonable choice i could imagine just...More

Thank Michael S
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Hey Michael! Thanks for the great feedback and rating! We hope to have you back with us again soon! Thanks

Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful Irish pub, friendly staff, wonderful menu and cheap drinks, often partied here. Great way to spend a night, tables and comfy lounges.

Thank Cassandra107
DoolansEllerslie, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Ellerslie, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Hey! Thanks for the great feedback! The masters games was such a great week for everyone involved! We thoroughly enjoyed having you all with us! Thanks again!

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September 8, 2017|
Response from DoolansEllerslie | Property representative |
Hi Magnor755, To view and download our Lunch Menu please visit our Doolan brothers website where you can view and download both our Lunch and Dinner menus Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Robert Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand (Formerly Cock & Bull Ellerslie)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Ellerslie
  • Phone Number: +64 21 207 0748
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