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Doolan Brothers Botany

29 Botany Town Centre Drive, Botany Downs, Auckland 2016, New Zealand
+64 9-271 2001
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“peas” (2 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“pub food” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Irish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
29 Botany Town Centre Drive, Botany Downs, Auckland 2016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We obviously didn't come 20000 kilometres only for a lamb shank but after 22 hours in various planes it really hit the spot. The staff and the bears were great too.

Thank John P
TheBBC1, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for the review John! Have a great time in NZ!

Reviewed 16 April 2018

THREE COLLEAGUES WENT FOR DINNER, The waitress and bar person were great, the food was OK, except one of my colleagues sirloin steak was "off" , He sent it back and they cooked another steak, and shouted us a round of drinks and also deleted...More

Thank Karener06
TheBBC1, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you so much for leaving us this feedback. We are very sorry that you had this experience regarding the steak. This is not something we hear very often and pride ourselves on the steak we serve. I hope that the replacement steak was much...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We went to Doolan Brothers for a family dinner. It's an Irish bar and we expected good pub fare, nothing fancy. I had a tap cider which was honestly the most bland cider I have ever tasted, and I've had many the world over. It's...More

Thank Alan_B_NZ
TheBBC1, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Alan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We appreciate all feedback, negative and positive. I have passed your comments onto the management team.

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

When I went with my family for lunch we ordered the chicken quesadilla to share and we all thought it was very flavourful and delicious! We also ordered the lemon meringue pie and now that is my favourite thing on their menu. Overall the service...More

Thank Jaycie S
TheBBC1, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thanks Jaycie! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Came here for bite to eat with friends the other day,great food and portions...we shall defo be back and recommend!thanks

Thank Ciara R
TheBBC1, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thanks Ciara! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

It's a bar with outside space. There are a number of gaming machines. It is located in the Town Square in Botany. Lacks a bit of character although appears popular as a meeting place after work. The staff were pleasant and helpful. Had a beer...More

Thank clive g
TheBBC1, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Hi Clive, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I will pass your comments onto the team at Doolan Brothers in Botany.

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I believe there are roughly 2000 eating establishments in Auckland well I've found the bottom of the heap danny doolans botany is the absolute pits. There is nothing to like about this place no matter how hard you look. There doesn't seem to be any...More

Thank David B
DB_Botany, Operations co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hi David, We are very disappointed that your experience with us was so negative. These are not comments we usually hear from our customers and we are very sorry you did not enjoy your time at Doolan brothers Botany. Please could email me on emma@thebbc.co.nz...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The food was average, but not unpleasant. The time it took to be prepared was a little excessive. We were there 2 hours to get through a main and desert for two people. The waitress was new, but did a great job.More

Thank Chris D
Emma T, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Chris, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we do take all feedback seriously and we would like to get a few more details from you. If you don't mind please can you email us some more details of your...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

On a recent trip to Auckland we ate here every night....the food is awesome...the service superb..the staff brilliant... I enjoy going here when in Auckland and enjoy taking others there as well....

Thank ericandlyn
Emma T, Operations Co-Ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you so much for leaving us such an awesome review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Met with friends for a casual dinner. Wonderful conversation with good food, good service and excellent band. Stayed a lot later than expected due to laid back, fun atmosphere.

Thank Judy T
Emma T, Operatipns co-ordinator at Doolan Brothers Botany, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you had such an enjoyable night and we hope to see you back again soon!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Botany Town Centre Drive, Botany Downs, Auckland 2016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Botany Downs
  • Phone Number: +64 9-271 2001
Description
Doolan Brothers are Auckland’s quintessential Irish pubs. Stretched across four corners of the city’s suburbs, the Lynfield, Newmarket, Botany & Ellerslie locations ooze authenticity and tradition and as part of the wider group of 6 Irish Pubs, ‘Doolans’ offers Auckland’s premiere Irish pub, food and entertainment experience.
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