Cuisine: Irish, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

The ‘little brother’ of Auckland’s popular Doolan Brothers Irish pubs, Doolan Brothers Ellerslie is your quintessential Irish bar and restaurant. Packed with authentic Irish décor, the venue is small and cosy with lots of nooks and crannies to relax in with a pint of Guinness and great Irish-Kiwi fare.

Serving lunch, dinner and bar snacks, you’ll find pub classics like steak, egg and chips, burgers and Guinness pie on the menu. Carnivores will love Doolan’s steakhouse selection, but there’s plenty of vegetarian options too. Several dishes are gluten free, or can be prepared gluten free. There’s a kids’ menu and a tasty range of desserts on offer too – tuck into warm apple crumble or a sticky date pudding.

Open daily from 11am until late, come on over to Doolan Brothers Ellerslie for great craic, a warm atmosphere and fantastic Irish-Kiwi pub cuisine. Don't forget their much loved quiz night hosted by Alan McElroy every Tuesday at 730pm.

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Doolan Brothers Ellerslie
3 Robert Street, Ellerslie
Auckland 1051

Open Hours:
Everyday 11am til late

Phone: 09 579 5592
Website: www.doolanbrothers.co.nz

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Doolan Brothers Ellerslie
Location: Ellerslie
Cuisine: Irish, New Zealand
Mains: $15 - $35

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Delicious food and friendly staff

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Enjoyed the time we went not busy at all. Didn't have to wait long, could here each other talking.

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Claire Stark

We arrived a little early and the staff were absolutely brilliant about it, it was no issue to be shown to our table and order early. Our waitress was amazing, and the food was delicious!! We will definitely be back!

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Had a lovely time wirh our friends. Food was great, good steak. The service was friendly and very prompt.

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We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Doolan Brothers. The staff were very friendly and the food excellent. We used to be regulars here, but after moving out of town five years ago, hadn't been there since. It is still the great bar and restaurant that we remember.

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We had a fantastic three course meal (everything was delicious), and our Irish waitress was fantastic. We will be back!

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Great service by the waitress..welcoming and prompt. Table location good on deck. Food and drinks within expectant time. Well prepared roast and tenders. Drinks mixed finely. Lively bar atmosphere with plenty patrons. Busy but well looked after so overall good food and great service.
Recommended****

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Food, staff and atmosphere was great.

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Christina Stilwell

Good pub fodder. Lovey service and good kai!

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Brenda Gamble

We were up from Dunedin with friends and decided to take them to Doolan Brothers Ellerslie. The pub atmosphere was light and cheerful, dining tables on the mezzanine level meant we could enjoy our meal away from patrons but still be part of the atmosphere. Food was 10/10, T-Bone with prawns cooked perfectly, fish and chips were delicious, as was the chicken. We highly recommend.

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Kim Culango

-food was good, service was fine except they forgot coffee
-the mashed potato that came with the lamb shank was a bit dense and dull
-calamari was amazing

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Great pub, great food and great staff. Thanks,

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Delicious food, fantastic service and a great atmosphere!. We were there on a Tuesday night which turns out is Quiz night so had a really great time!.

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Kennie Charles

Cosy little pub with good hearty food and friendly staff.

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Mike McIntyre

Good honest food with good sized servings. The common comments at the end of the meal were "I'm full" and "that was good food".

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Darcy Dalton

We arrived and it was a nice atmosphere people in the pub chatting and music in the background. After a long day at work it was lovely to come here and order a meal. The menu had lots of delicious things. I bought a long my mum and two younger cousins to dine in with me. The waiter was very lovely and bought our menus and water with ice which we needed as it was very hot outside! I chose the Guinness Pot Pie and my mum ordered the steak and my younger cousins ordered the Chicken & Mushroom Pot Pie and the Doolan Burger. We sat and had a lovely conversation and before long our food was being served to us! We had ordered nachos to share as our entree and it was ginormous! We all shared and it did start off our appetites quite well. When the food came it was beautifully presented with generous serving sizes I almost couldn’t finish mine but it was so delicious I had to! Definitely recommend going here again it’s a 15/10!!!

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Helen Rollo

Lovely meal and great atmosphere. We all enjoyed ourselves.

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Great food, great service.

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Not fine dining, but excellent pub grub, as you'd expect. Portions generous. My only complaint was that we couldn't eat it all!
Waitress was lovely. Not overly attentive but that's fine as we weren't in a hurry and had plenty to talk about.

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Good food, service is excellent.

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Great food with great service, would definitely recommend and will definitely be back. Thank you

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Fabulous. Staff great, quick and efficient. Food great. Good selection, Steak cooked to perfection. Will definitely be returning.

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Had a lovely dinner with our friends, the food was lovely and the service was great, will be back.

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Leigh Beattie

Great service staff were friendly, they came across as really happy and did a great job a pleasure to be served by smiling happy staff. The food was really good steaks cooked to perfection, the cheesy garlic bread is also worth a mention yummy. Hubby thought the mash with bacon was not to his taste, he said a plain nice creamy mash with butter is unbeatable. The side of green vegetables were good and not to overcooked. Shamefully we cleared our plates and left no room for desert. Maybe next time!!!!

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Prompt, friendly service. Good range of menu choices. Food was fresh and well cooked. Especially enjoyed the Thai curry mussels. Our group had a good time.

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Sienna Packer

Really nice vibe and good service.

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We had a wonderful experience using first table at Doolans.

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Nicole Tantau Henry

Efficient, friendly and attentive service, delicious food and generous portion sizes! We had the ribs and weekend roast - so good!! We’ll definitely be going back soon :)

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Bernadette McDougall

Had a chicken burger but it was a little over crispy and dry. Partners beef burger was really good. Service was excellent

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Bec Burkitt

Excellent service and lovely food. :) Will be booking again.

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Doolan Bros Ellerslie - been twice, both great. Food and service excellent. Friendly with smiles, food wait time not long. Would go again. deb b

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Good classic Irish Pub food with some international and modern additions

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Tina Wu

You're really getting a good bang for your buck here. Loved the super nice staff and and service was 10/10

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Lula Belle

A loud and lively pub experience, great sports bar atmosphere, with attentive and friendly service.

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Dined here with a few of the lads and the food and service was brilliant! Food came out quick and the steak was fantastic, highly recommend

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Excellent service and great food. We arrived slightly early but our table was ready and waiting. Love a good pub meal and this didn't disappoint! Highly recommend and will undoubtedly be back for more.

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Jocelyn Roberts

Average food but charming and helpful waitresses.

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Logan Doody

Friendly staff with a very warm and welcoming atmosphere. Food came out in a decent time and was quite large portions so great value for money. Tasted nice for bar food, don't go expecting a 5 star restaurant food experience. Would definitely go again

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Darlene Tamatea

Service was amazing, very attentive waitresses thank you for making our night a pleasurable one.

Our beautiful cuts of steaks were over cooked asked for medium rare & both steaks Sirloin and T-bone were well done not one smidgen of pink in it. Not really someone to return a steak back to the kitchen especially 2 steak meals to be re-cooked lol..So ate it anyway. Buffalo wings were dry & tough so only managed to eat 4 from the dozen. Won’t order those again. Calamari and baby back ribs were good.

Other than that, which we feel needs another mention, the table side service was excellent. Would return again one day to give it another try in the future. Cheers

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Shauntelle Zimmermann-Browne

A very enjoyable and Lovely dinner, great service great night thanks for a great night

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Anne Fuller

A group of us thoroughly enjoyed the dining experience. the food and atmosphere were great.

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We had a lovely time last night at the Ellerslie Doolan Brothers pub. Myself, my husband and our 2 year old. Good pub food, will definitely be returning

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Friendly efficient service - great food. Tuesday is Quiz Night so was a little noisey for my liking. But I can always go on another night!!

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Enjoyed a meal here, good atmosphere and the food was of a good standard for the price. Will likely return at some stage.

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Troy Shipman

Staff were prepared for us and were timely in seeing to us. The portions were really good and we were really happy with the quality of the evening. Would definitely go again.

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Very busy place at 6.30pm on Friday evening so struggled to find some parking. However great atmosphere, great service and lovely food. We had garlic chilli prawns and mushroom and leek soup for entree, followed by eye fillet and sirloin main with a side of onion rings.

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Sharon FultonBevers

We went there because we wanted to watch the AB's - France game. There was a great atmosphere and it very busy. We had to ask for water and a couple of other things. Food was as described and all guests said they enjoyed their meals.

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Just got nibbles to share. Staff were so friendly. Food was good. The fish and chips were AMAZING!!

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The service and food was great. The only down side was that it was little noisy but then again it was 6:30 on a Friday so after works drinks in full flow. Have used the pub for drinks only and always a good time

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Geena Nicholls

Had the best wholesome food on a cold night , was so delicious. Service was awesome too

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