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“Enjoyed the evening” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Danny Doolans

Danny Doolans
Ranked #125 of 2,198 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Enjoyed the evening”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014

It's sometimes a bit strange traveling alone and going into a bar but the staff here were really friendly and asked about my travel plans and recommended the various beers that they had on tap. The food was typical bar food and came out quickly. I came here in the evening aswell and it turned into quite a late and enjoyable evening. There were some very annoying drunk types in here but a great collection of friendly people who I had many (if not too many) drinks with. The music was actually very good and better than I thought it would be!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Gold Coast
Level Contributor
51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great live music”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2014

Loved the live music and buzz about the place.

Not the best place for a quiet conversation but a good fun venue.

Visited February 2014
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Freshwater, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great burger!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

We were advised by the skipper of the Explore whale safari that a good burger was available here.
And he was spot on!
The service was friendly and efficient and the beer was good,but when the burger arrived we saw why the reason for recommendation was there in front of us.
Good meat patty cooked to perfection,bacon,cheese,tomato,lettuce and a fried egg on a nice bun with fries and coleslaw.
It was great and just what we needed after a long afternoon on the water dolphin spotting.
If you are in Auckland go and get one!

Visited March 2014
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A craic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2014

What a brilliant place! It was the first pub that finally looked like a pub (as we know it). The staff were very friendly and jolly, the food was great and very reasonably priced, and they have live music around 8pm. It's near the waterfront so a good place to have a leisurely stroll after eating.

Visited December 2013
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England
Level Contributor
85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2014

Decided to try this restaurant for a bit more atmosphere. The restaurant was busy and we thought we might have to wait a long time. However the service was prompt and our meals, the Danny Doolan burger and the steak sandwich were excellent. Huge portions which we couldn't finish unfortunately! Would definitely eat here again.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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