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JJ Murphy & Co

119 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
119 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Great pub meals and very good service. Highly recommended. A large selection of local area beers on tap.

Thank nigo75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably not a bad place to go if your full of beer and want something to soak it up but that about sums it up. Plenty of better places nearby.

Thank JohnandJennie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in for a couple of jars of stout in the evening. Friendly bar service. Heaps of space to sit and there are free play pool tables upstairs if you can manage to get one. Otherwise there was sport on tv to watch. Enjoyed the...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us happened upon this wee gem one lunchtime - responding to the chalkboard advertisement for $12 lunch meals. Well!! The meals were hearty, and all were very satisfied with the results... in fact one member came back two days later because the...More

Thank kjam1972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this an average but pleasant pub. Tried the fish n.chips which were OK. Also sampled a couple of refreshing pints of Murphy's stout which were about twice the price of the exact same pints in the UK. Still, I reckon this is the...More

Thank Eddiehump
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped in for a Sunday Evening Meal The Roast of the Day Yum Yum. Have often stopped always good service friendly staff and being able to watch the Rugb, play pool upstairs or listen to a band while having a wine is bonus. I...More

Thank 66Seymour
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Right in the heart of Cuba St, this Irish bar has a great feel. Live music gives this place heart and the food is great and plenty - try the Lambs Fry and Bacon for a treat! Good range of drinks available, but no Guinness...More

Thank KiwiClassic
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went for a pint after a long trip and really lovely place. Ended up staying for the free pub quiz (Tuesdays) which was really good fun. Drinks are cheap and lovely, just don't ask them to make a baby guinness! Food looked nice but didn't...More

Thank kjm105
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is one of the many places to eat on Cuba Street. They have a few beers on tap, including stout. I can't speak for any of their food other than what I had which was the bangers and mash. It was a generous helping...More

Thank ttm85
Reviewed 6 April 2017

yes, there are drawbacks. Order at the bar, pay as you go (never really encountered this except for fast food). No flexibility in the way of substitutions on the specials (wouldn't change fries and cole slaw for a salad). And, no, I wouldn't say that...More

Thank fozjon
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Patrick G
Is there live music tonight?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64-4-384-9090
  • E-mail