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The Bog Irish Bar & Restaurant

50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-929 0117
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Was there on a Monday night so was not too busy which was just nice as it is known to get very busy at the weekends . Really nice atmosphere and a good selection of food on the menu ! I had the steak deal...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bairbesfeathers
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Have been to the Bog on a number of occasions and it's mostly been pretty good. However the latest visit left me feeling like my custom wasn't important. Started with a much up with the booking but was handled well by the staff member. Taken...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Great place to go for a beer and then went onto Spice Paragon down the road for a meal. Looked busy when heading back to the car and they had a quiz night going.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank nzconeill
Reviewed 14 January 2018

A great bar but management stingyness is evident......they stop the live music at 2am so that they don't have to pay the band between 2 and 3 am.....management know that the customers won't leave because it's too late to enter other bars in the city....More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank PoppyOreilly
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This place has a great vibe, yum beers on tap and our meal was grand!! The Jameson’s Irish Band were great. We loved it. Thanks to The Great Kiwi Pub Crawl for pointing us to this spot!!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Ky83
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Christchurch for two nights and ate in the bog both evenings. On the first evening, the local Irish band were playing their Christmas gig and it was great! The pub was full of great people, having a drink and several were eating...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ukumay
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We dropped in mid afternoon after a day of walking and exploring Christchurch, and were greeted warmly by the Barman, who was able to advise us on good lunch choices and the wide range of beers and ciders on offer. Soup of the day was...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank andrew55b
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

After a musical Irish experience in Christchurch, can’t pass this place! Great rustic Irish decor with food to match. Great local artists playing real Irish instruments and folk songs for the patrons... I really enjoyed the experience and will visit again. Must visit for every...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Arjunnatthan
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

It's been a while but went back tonight. Was well worth it service excellent food very good and the beer was cold What more could you ask for. Appears as though new staff who were great and very friendly. Also I am assuming the man...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank John H
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome place love the music. Meal& dessert great. Lovely company. Got birthday small choc cake surprise lovely

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank W9812POjom
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the black velvet band!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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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