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The Bog Irish Bar & Restaurant

50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-929 0117
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (6 reviews)
“hot pot” (6 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to Christchurch my husband and I lunched here twice. Service excellent, food fresh, generous portions and delicious. Were we to reside in Christchurch we would be repeat visitors again and again.

Thank GinainBelgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good hardy fresh food. Big serves, great service, live music, reasonable price. Definitely a place to return to.

Thank Melise S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great pub with a good range of simple, flavoursome food. Enjoyed fish and chips and a glass of wine.

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Beer was fine staff very good food real joy we both had hot pot and enjoyed it the band that night was ordinary

Thank David A
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The noise level grew as the evening progressed but it seems all the guests were enjoying it. Good music and singer later.

Thank Pithypat
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Found The Bog close to our accommodation. Happened upon a Irish band keeping the patrons' toes tapping. Partner and I both ordered the roast dinner which then came as a share plate/serving dish. Beef beautifully cooked, abundance of baked veggies with Yorkshire pudding. Fantastic! Ashton...More

Thank JillyB5598
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This review is cumulative over about 6 months. Used to go regularly to the Thursday night quiz at this pub. Service was always poor more often than not you would order then have to go up searching for what happened to your order. Seemed to...More

Thank samchristchurch2017
Reviewed 27 July 2017

return visit to The Bog, in it's new site as the original was destroyed in the Earthquake. I was glad to see it had not lost it's atmosphere, good food or selection of beers.

Thank 64smith10
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We hadn't been into the Bog since it shifted to Victoria St. What a nice surprise to find it when looking for somewhere for lunch on a cold day. Great atmosphere with the fire going and all the old memorabilia. The service was good and...More

Thank JenbNZ
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went in to meet a few friends. Lovely Sunday roast (with Yorkshire pudding) and pints on tap. Well looked after by John and the friendly staff with great entertainment from the four piece band playing mainly Irish music! Will definitely be back when I'm in...More

Thank David_-Galligan
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the black velvet band!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-929 0117
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