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Great beer selection

Visited the Duke of Wellington pub in Queens gardens for a couple of beers. Has an excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
karencookson
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Great range of beer

Dropped in here after work. Friendly host. Major problem of a huge range of English beers to choose... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Bruce M
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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“Great beer selection”
5 Aug 2018
“Great range of beer”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Duke of Wellington pub in Queens gardens for a couple of beers. Has an excellent selection of British beers/real ales many of which we have sampled over the years in the UK and they have travelled well. Friendly atmosphere and stunning building. Prices...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here after work. Friendly host. Major problem of a huge range of English beers to choose from. Quiet space upstairs to sit and talk.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Incredible pub with one of the largest selections of English (others too) draft beers of any pub in NZ I know of. First you take in the incredible interior and especially the incredible attention to detail on the ceiling restoration. Second try and choose from...More

1  Thank EddieC566
Reviewed 27 May 2018

As always a great selection of ales to choose from. I had the Tally Ho-Ho-Ho dark ale to start with (7.9%) an excellent drop. Followed by a Salted Caramel ale and that was very nice. We also ordered the $25 platter to share between four...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We had an English ale and pork scratchings and peanuts here. It’s a lovely old pub. Nice experience.

Thank YLisette
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

An Englishman abroad. Unrealistically, after a good review by a cricket commentator, hoped for a proper hand pulled real ale a long way from home. No proper handpumps seen, just the little squirt tap dispensers. OK, but at six pound a pint, slightly eye watering,...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Went for a drink in this pub with friends. My partner suggested to one of the bar staff that the toilets needed some attention as they weren’t very clean. 5 minutes later the owner came over and started shouting and acting very aggressively. Said she...More

5  Thank robwD1084GG
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Pluses - huge selection of beers, reasonable price, big screen to watch the sports. Minuses - no kitchen so poor range of food, quirky staff, no local beers (a bugger when you are hanging out for an Emersons. Great place to hang out if you...More

1  Thank BulaHoneymooner
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Stopped here for a drink after a long drive round the Caitlins. It’s been refurbished and restored to an amazing degree. Barman was knowledgable and advised on the local brews.

Thank S0par
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in after work. Had to wait ages as the guy behind the bar was talking to friends. He barely acknowledged our group. There are better places in Dunedin

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