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Doolan Brothers Lynfield

$$ - $$$, , Irish
570 Hillsborough Road, Lynfield, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-626 0640
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
24 Aug 2018
“Lunch ”
21 Jul 2018
“Nice casual, family meal out”
Closed Now
Bar, Pub, Irish
$$ - $$$
570 Hillsborough Road, Lynfield, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Came for dinner orders a burger and fries and a lamb shank dinner Drinks took a long time to come and service was slow The burger was disgusting it was full of gristle and the “island ranch mayo” dressing they put on it was just...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

We went for a meal last Sunday evening. The ambiance was ok and the music good. However, the food was average only. Staff took a long time between courses to return. Only one worker seemed to be working hard and the others kept disappearing. Even...More

Thank Tracy v
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Service was quick and friendly staff food was ok ordered beef burger, chicken burger, Nachos, salad, fresh food not bad for pub food.

Thank coreydick
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Better than average pub-like sports restaurant. Staff very friendly and attentive. I had the fillet steak and my son had the Guinness pie. The food was good - and the steak was priced lower than most steak meals at $33, which in my opinion, matched...More

Thank Patti R
DoolansLynfield, General Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Hi Rose, thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. We appreciate the feedback. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 8 June 2018

When this establishment was called the Cock and Bull and served their own craft beers a group of us visited most Thursday evenings. Then it was taken over and made over as an Irish theme pub. Out went the house ales to be replaced by...More

Thank Robinjyates
DoolansLynfield, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi Robin, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback regarding your visit to Doolan Brothers. We are very sorry you had this experience with us and find it upsetting that you left with this opinion. We always strive to do better...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

We were regulars when it was The Cock & Bull, now we're back. First try at the food was encouraging - carbonara was excellent, also beef yorkshire. Guinness pie large and tasty. Staff very welcoming and efficient.

Thank isbill
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We went here on a Sunday night, there was about 8 of us and it wasn’t busy at all. After ordering it did take quite a while to get everything out. 6 out of 8 people ordered either the chicken burger or beef burger, both...More

Thank EmilyPurchase
DoolansLynfield, other at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Hi Emily, We are very sorry to hear you were not completely satisfied with your time at Doolan Brothers. We appreciate your feedback and have passed it on to the team at Lynfield. If you could Email me on emma@thebbc.co.nz to discuss this further then...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Great pub. Sat outside in the sun and enjoyed the weather and drinks. Went to get a menu and was told I will bring it to you. Beautiful food. Chicken wings and calamari and salad. I will be back. No wifi as he said always...More

Thank MichelleO1313
DoolansLynfield, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hey Michelle! Thank you so much for taking the time out to leave us some feedback! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

As always great food, bang for your buck! Staff were pleasant as usual Great pub atmosphere Clean tables and bathroom was clean and tidy (esp for pub environment)

Thank RachieEvo
Emma T, Operations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this review! We are very pleased you enjoyed your birthday dinner with us. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

When we feel like a meal out this is our number 1 choice. Always a good meal, love the atmosphere and only 10 minutes from home. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank punkingirl2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Hillsborough Road, Lynfield, Auckland, New Zealand (Formerly Doolan Brothers Bar & Eatery)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Lynfield
  • Phone Number: +64 9-626 0640
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