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Paddington Arms

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220 Bainfield Road | Queens Drive / Bainfield Roundabout, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-215 8156
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“pork buns” (2 reviews)
“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 Bainfield Road | Queens Drive / Bainfield Roundabout, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal was meh. I ordered the roast pork which was nice, but way to many potatoes, mashed potatoes, roast potatoes and peas. Not enough variety in vegetables. Just TWO! The roast potato was under cooked, the mashed potato was too peppery. Then I had the...More

1  Thank bobbitybob2017
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I searched my sat nav for restaurants open in Invercargill. Paddy's Gastro Pub came up trumps, known to Trip Advisor as Paddington Arms but known to locals as Paddy's. It is a lovely place with a wonderful ambience and friendly staff, looking after your every...More

Thank Peter K
Hawksette, Owner at Paddington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Thank you Peter. Our wonderful staff always try very hard to meet our guests expectations, and it is always appreciated to hear they have succeeded. I will pass on your kind words to them all. Many thanks

Reviewed February 6, 2018

A group of seven of us went to this charming little restaurant and enjoyed a great night. The meals were very nice and excellent value. We got a lift back to our accommodation in the "paddy wagon" afterwards. Loved it.

1  Thank Murray H
Reviewed January 25, 2018

We have driven past the PA dozens of times when visiting Invercargill and this time we decided we would go for a meal. The service was great, warm, welcoming and friendly and the food tasty, and well presented and our steaks were cooked to perfection...More

Thank drenas
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty little place!! Absolutely love the colours and deco inside. The meals are absolutely awesomely priced and I Looooove that almost everything has peas because I love peas. Definitely an awesome place to eat!! With affordable prices.

Thank 1990J
Reviewed January 16, 2018

We came here after receiving a gift voucher, we both left feeling unwell and unhappy. My partner ordered the chicken schnitzel as a main meal. It was fairly clear the chicken had been microwaved as it was hard, chewy and dry. The vegetables were mediocre...More

2  Thank Hannah R
Reviewed November 3, 2017

We recently visited for a large family lunch. Despite the size of our group the service was excellent, the food and refreshments very good value for money, and the ambience pleasant. Fantastic dining on a budget. We will definitely return.

1  Thank MushNZ
Reviewed October 21, 2017

First time I had dined at Paddington Arms: The management and staff were very friendly & helpful with all our needs: As it was a Sunday My wife & I had the Sunday Roast of Pork & Ham : These were well presented & excellent...More

1  Thank Toshes
Reviewed October 18, 2017

In appearance a little jaded and aand evidence of a water leak in the ceiling. Pity it had not been fixed. The service and the meal itself was very good. I had a filet mignon . It and its accompanents were very tasty. A little...More

1  Thank malcj_11
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

With a group of people, some with particular dietary requirements it can be difficult finding a place to dine. Paddington Arms was great, wonderful food, great friendly service and excellent value. They were happy to allow things to be changed within the menu, asking about...More

2  Thank Bevan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $14
Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Bainfield Road | Queens Drive / Bainfield Roundabout, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-215 8156
  • E-mail
Do you love the comfort of a Gastro Pub inspired food, with a personal Southland twist? Would you enjoy a diverse, high quality menu using the very best of Southland’s products at reasonable prices for all age groups? Do you sometimes want a break from cooking for your family or partner, and enjoy a warm, cosy, and relaxing evening?Then you have come across the only Invercargill Gastro Pub that will over deliver on all your wishes.
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