We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Patriot

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
14 Victoria Road, Devonport 0624, New Zealand
+64 9-445 3010
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

127 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 118: English reviews
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was like being in any pub in England Ireland Scotland or Wales. This was a treat after a month away from England. There were Scampi Fries and peanuts for sale just like in one of the UK pubs. The Macs Gold Lager was very good.

Helpful?
Thank Pauline S
Derby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
613 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There aren't many cafes etc offering veggy food but the Patriot does. We sat out on the pavement but there is a seating area at the rear. The service was good and the meals came fairly quickly. We had the veggy burger and trimmings and a chicken/mushroom pie. Good sized portions and very tasty. Good selection of beers and other... More 

Helpful?
Thank old_romantics_2000
Collinsville, IL
Level Contributor
186 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the scallops and prawns duo $22.50 NZ and the salmon salad $19.50 NZ. The duo was the winner. The prawns were huge and very flavorful. The salmon salad was loaded with salmon which was excellent. We sat at a table on the sidewalk to people watch and it was also a beautiful day. Service was great. Highly recommend... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mark1Rob
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to have them while in Auckland. All 3 versions were excellent here - they are much larger than the ones in the US. The garden in the back was perfect, our waitress helpful in selecting beers and mussels and we were all happy as clams, I mean mussels!

Helpful?
Thank elizabethp829
Gundaroo, Australia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went for dinner while in Auckland. The menu has a good range of options and my wife very much enjoyed the green lipped mussels. I had the steak, Guiness and vegetable pie, with overcooked chips. The pie had plenty of steak filling and good flavour but was also very dry to the point I couldn't finish... More 

Helpful?
Thank Neil C
Happywanderers
Level Contributor
84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to unwind in the sunshine. Great beer garden round the back, and seating in front of the pub. Good beer and wine. Landlord said he had the best pies in the town, so we ordered two steak in Guinness pies, one with chips and one with salad. Pie was huge and well presented. The meat was a tiny... More 

Helpful?
Thank Happywanderers20
Berkeley, California
Level Contributor
565 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Patriot Bar is a fairly standard pub featuring fairly standard pub fare. I had the beef and mushroom pie; solid if not superlative, about what one would expect. My wife went with grilled veggies that were also solid albeit a bit too heavy on the potatoes. A nice pint of the local beer figured prominently. The best part of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Retinol13
Brixham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on a day trip from Auckland. Good range of beers and lagers. Wine list very good. Menu extensive and meals we had were VERY large, neither of us could do justice to superb, home cooked food

Helpful?
Thank tony B
Mirboo North, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a pint or two of Speights Ale after a day on Rangitoto Island. Atmosphere was fantastic and it was just great to sit back and relax. Looked at the menu and came back for tea as the Scallop and Squid Fajitas were absolutely awesome. I can see why it's a popular spot in Devonport

Helpful?
Thank Rowey68
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
136 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place doesnt just do the ordinary pub fare. They have a chef who is trying to do that bit more. Good beer, great food and entertainment. Well worth a visit.

Helpful?
Thank Kevin L

Travellers who viewed The Patriot also viewed

Auckland, Auckland Region
 
Auckland, Auckland Region
Devonport, Auckland Region
 

Been to The Patriot? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Victoria Road, Devonport 0624, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +64 9-445 3010

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Patriot staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?