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Doolan Brothers Lynfield

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Bar, Pub, Irish
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570 Hillsborough Road, Lynfield, New Zealand (Formerly Doolan Brothers Bar & Eatery)
+64 9-626 0640
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

recently had lunch there, was a quiet day(Sunday) the service was friendly & the style was pleasant Irish olde worldly. I thought the prices were a bit steep, the lamb dish was close to $30 which I thought was not worth that expense, the dish came with a few peas, potato wedges, 2 pieces of roasted lamb & mint leaf... More 

Helpful?
Thank Robyn2003
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey Robyn, Thank you for taking the time to leave us with all this feedback, and for the rating. As you can imagine we are disappointed to hear you were not fully happy with your meal with us. I will be sure to give feed all this information back to our kitchen staff. We do hope you change your mind... More 

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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A well set and presented English old school pub in a handy suburb. The friendly staff, Selection of food and beverage along with many TV screens make for a great sports bar. Also , there is Live music on hand few on nights of the week. There is a gaming outlet in house if anyone's keen for a punt. Overall... More 

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Thank Boa A
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback and a great rating! Hope to have you back with us again soon! Thanks More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Good place to hang out with friends in the neighborhood. The ambience is great, a very clean place for evening drinks and to play pool.

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Thank VineshAne
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey Thanks for the great rating! Look forward to having you back with us again soon! Thanks! More 

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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Have been to this Local pub before and aways enjoyed the time spent. But stopped by on a Tuesday to try the quiz with our meal What a delight! The quiz man was well spoken and funny, the questions were random and tough enough to get the Brain working. The other staff on dazzled us with their helpfulness and friendly... More 

Helpful?
Thank lilybabe101
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such great feedback and rating! We hope to have you back again with us soon! Thanks More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Went Doolan Brothers Lynfield twice in the last 4 weeks. This is a great place to eat. The food was sooo yummy! Friendly Staff. Mean foods :)

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Thank MYANDIO
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks for the great feedback. Hopefully have you back with us again soon! Thanks More 

Singapore, Singapore
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137 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I go to Doolan Brothers in Hillsborough for beers everytime I am in Auckland. Have been going for more than 12 years since it was called Cock n Bull. I enjoy the friendly service and the selection of beers. Prices are reasonable to me. I look forward to visiting this place again next time I am in Auckland.

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Thank manspins
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great rating! Its great to have a reliable local to return to when you are back in the area! Look forward to having you back with us again soon! Thanks More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We go here because we like the atmosphere and its relatively close to where we live. Always plenty of parking. The food is OK. My husband always has butter chicken if its on the menu, and he enjoys it. I always have their lemon, lime and bitters and think its great. I was really disappointed with my last meal but... More 

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Thank punkingirl2013
DoolansLynfield, Public Relations Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for leaving us another review! Its great that you keep coming back to Lynfield to sample the menu further! However we are quite disappointed to hear that you didn't have a great experience on Saturday night. If you could please email me on grainne@thebbc.co.nz so we can discuss the issues you had on the night a little further.... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I don't normally write negative reviews but this just has to be done. My partner & I are regulars at Doolan Brothers Lynfield as we live just around the corner and visit at least once a week as it is so handy. It's a place we usually take our friends & parents to if they are visiting as it is... More 

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1 Thank Bellzjw
DoolansLynfield, General Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to hear that your experience has not been up to standard. We would like get some more information re your visit as we would like to look into this further. At Doolan's we pride ourselves on our amazing staff and delicious food so, as you can... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Doolans brothers have done it again. Callled me back and can not wait to go back. You walk in and straight away a warm welcoming hits you. Meals are greatly priced and worth every penny. Service is just spot on. Love the sense of humour . Would highly recommend . Great environment to dine in.

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Thank Lia S
DoolansLynfield, General Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks so much for the great review! Look forward to seeing you in one of our outlets again soon! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We usually enjoy our food at Doolan Bros, and it is where we go most often to eat out. It was our wedding anniversary so that is where we went - no argument. My husband had his favourite "Butter Chicken", and I chose something I would not cook for myself - Pork belly. The menu said it came with "crispy... More 

Helpful?
Thank punkingirl2013
DoolansLynfield, General Manager at Doolan Brothers Lynfield, responded to this review

Hey Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Its nice to hear that you guys are regulars to Lynfield and enjoy coming there time again. Disappointed to hear about your dining experience however. I will pass your comments onto the chefs about the food. If you wouldn't mind emailing me on grainne@thebbc.co.nz with an idea of when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Irish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Hillsborough Road, Lynfield, New Zealand (Formerly Doolan Brothers Bar & Eatery)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Lynfield
  • Phone Number: +64 9-626 0640

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?