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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Live Music
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All reviews sliders burger salad seafood chowder sole lamb cakes queen concert staff were very friendly and attentive great atmosphere new zealand craft beer awesome service great meal octagon pub squid
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Reviewed June 12, 2020 via mobile

I appreciate that I wrote a review for this bar quite recently. However I’m here once again as, for me, it remains one of the best bars I’ve ever been to in the world. Its views is into the centre of your CBD and is...wonderful but what is my gold star is the staff. - who are both caring, considerate and also very mindful. That will not tolerate any kind of misbehaviour but they do so in a mindful and respectful way For me it Is for me quite literally the best bar in the world. Largely because of the staff. 😔More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

Attracted by the promise of craft beer we went for dinner. My steak was very nice and the beer was interesting. The service was pleasant and it had a quiet laid back atmosphere. We were quite early and the adverts promise music and DJs some...nights of the week so your experience may differ, but I thought it was great.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch on the sunny patio. We shared the Buffalo chicken sliders which were tender and spicy and the special fish and chips which was first, a very generous portion, of light and crunchy sole which never sogged up. We accompanied lunch...with a perfect Chardonnay. All 3 servers were cheerful and polite as we have found most all Kiwis! For a pub everything was excellent.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

Had a drink here on a Sunday afternoon. Also had the squid which was deliciousl. Congrats to the owner for hiring the singer here - she is amazing. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

Myself and my partner went to this bar for lunch before queen concert, food was nice, service was outstanding, the girls working that day were always checking on our table to clear table and serve drinks, and we def stayed there longer than we originally...were going to, relaxing with drinks due to the efficient serviceMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Called in for a meal and a beer on the way to Queen concert. Live music and very busy. A menu that had something for everybody. Our party of 3 had a burger, sliders, and my thai chicken salad was the best I’ve ever had....But the highlight was the young staff, run off their feet but very attentive and always smiling.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

We were impressed with New Zealand’s handicapped accessibility. You can roll a wheelchair into shops and restaurants. Mac’s is easy to find. There is both inside and outside seating. When we were there for lunch, there was live music. The menu is attached and the...prices are reasonable. Keep in mind that these are New Zealand dollars. The unique feature of this restaurant is that they have food and beer matching. Photo is also attached. In New Zealand, lamb and seafood are always good choices.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2020

Went to the Brew bar to have a few "pre-game beers" ended up staying for a meal. Staff were very friendly and attentive and the burgers were fantastic. Their outdoor area really does provide a great atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 4, 2020

Quick bite to eat before heading off the the concert. Staff very friendly food ok atmosphere brilliant shame about the weather would recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020

As you can see on the pictures the interior is quite inspiring. 100 of different lights, dozens of old tvs and radios - a lot to see and look. The food and prices are ok. The service is not very engaged.

Date of visit: January 2020
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