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Claire Inn Irish Pub

$$ - $$$Irish, European,
274-278 Dominion Road | Mt. Eden, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
+64 9-623 8233
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef wellington” (12 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
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Irish, European, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
274-278 Dominion Road | Mt. Eden, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had food recently and we were very impressed. We both had the beef Wellington which is presented very well and tastes great.. really nice food and the Guinness is great also. Would highly recommend.

Thank Biscuits11
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch and ordered the lamb rack and beef Wellington, omg food was fantastic, lamb melted in your mouth, only downside would be a the place is a little tired but that would not stop me going back, yum yum

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I'm a habitual returnee to this place. The food, the ambience and even the Irish background music are consistently excellent. Not a single complaint here. I'll be back..again and again.

Thank Mobyoverseas
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Thank you to all the staff at Clare Inn, you made the night a memorial occasional, you are highly recommended.

Thank 21stbirthday016
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

First visit to this popular pub restaurant. We ordered the ribs and the lamb rack. It's great that we could order from the full dinner menu at lunchtime. The waitress was friendly and after consultation with the kitchen, was able to accommodate our request for...More

Thank Jeantai
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I went to this pub before the NZ v England test match in Auckland in march 2018! It was a very pleasant surprise.... The guy who owns it is actually Irish, and, he comes from county Clare... Decorations were good locally (to Clare!!) and it...More

Thank 747idletraveller
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in at the Clare Inn for dinner back in June. The bar had a pub quiz night on, so the seating was a little sparse in some areas, where tge lighting was pretty dim and dark. We had the bangers and mash and...More

1  Thank Glen T
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited several times during our visit from UK. Good choice of beer and food was good too. Friday and Saturday night live music was excellent, and not just Irish music. A really good sing a long with talented musicians. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank ryates04
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Came here a couple of times a few years ago, and it's still good, which was a pleasant surprise. Will sure be back.

Thank Denver L
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Love the Sunday Roast! We come here all the time for it. Changes weekly, best gravy, Yorkshire pudding, veg and beautifully cooked meat. At the moment they have mulled wine and its delicious! And chips with curry sauce yassss!

Thank Shakiwi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, European, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274-278 Dominion Road | Mt. Eden, Auckland Central, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-623 8233
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The Clare Inn is a great example of an Irish bar; it has a solid Irish community brimming with real craic, full of atmosphere & a genuine welcome. It is warm & relaxed with loads of room to accommodate, a real slice of Ireland with lots of laughter a family focus. Clare-inn-pics-005.Gif The Clare serves excellent pub food and boasts an extensive menu. We are child friendly until 7.30Pm.
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