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Hennessy's Irish Bar

) #27 of 176 Restaurants in Rotorua $$ - $$$ Irish, Bar, Pub
1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-343 7901
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  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been traveling in the North Island of New Zealand for a week and longed for a good seafood soup. It was just in this beautiful traditional Irish Pub in Rotoura that we had seafood chowder and tea with lemon that fully satisfied us....More

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best soup ever at this restaurant served with garlic bread so full of flavor highly recommend very friendly staff

Thank CMT970
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had one drink each here. We only had the one as it was so expensive! Nice atmosphere though, happy and helpful staff. But 19NZD for a Guinness and a red wine was taking the mickey!More

Thank 653AnnFrank
4menandadog, Owner at Hennessy's Irish Bar, responded to this review

If you want a glass of red wine at Hennessy's you will pay $11 for a house wine. For a premium wine, you pay up to $14 but this is a premium, quality wine. Guinness is $10 for a standard glass. We are proud to...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Hungry and wanted some intertainment. You got the lot at this bar. Food good and the old fella on the guitar can really belt out a great set of songs that you can sing along to. Well done.

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My husband and I decided to go to Rotorua for a catch up with friends and to shop. We decided Hennessy's Irish Bar would be our place to go to for lunch. My husband ordered the open steak sandwich and I decided on the BLAT...More

Thank kathleengriffen
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Can even go there for breakfast. Open late, and gets crowded, good atimphere, and of course, Guiiness.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Organised a bike run for a group to go to via Hennessy Irish Bar in Rotorua, great atmosphere and service! Very welcoming and the food was really good! Will defiantly be coming back!! Thank you! :D

Thank PrestigeMotorcycles
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Pub atmosphere, lunch time visit was very quiet so quick pleasant service. Food was presented well , Seafood Chowder was the best my husband had had for a while, but some of the garlic bread was burnt black. Fish burger was huge.... and tasty.

Thank Glendyr C
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

All in all this is a great place to relax with a cold beer with friends - sadly the quality of food from the restaurant lets the place down - especially at the prices they charge

Thank Sharron H
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Had four meals and some drinks in the main dining area. Very busy, but the staff were attentive and all meals came out on time and well presented. Great beer selection and wines were very tasty! Highly recommend the Irish Stew and Seafood Chowder! To...More

Thank Lauren D
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Trish P
Can I see a lunch menu please
25 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-343 7901
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