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1908 Cafe Restaurant

7 Harington Point Rd, Portobello, Dunedin, New Zealand
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb shank” (50 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7 Harington Point Rd, Portobello, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We have a lovely meal here. The lamb shanks were beautiful. My husband had the All Day Breakfast and it was beautifully cooked. Exceptional customer service and not long waiting times.

Thank Maria W
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The lovely chef looked after us, and she's a delight! We both had the lamb shanks which were fall-off-the-bone tender, the way she should be (but aren't always). The sundae with berry fruits was beautiful. Exceptional espresso coffee - full of flavour but not bitter/burnt....More

Thank Ranipuss
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Love dining here especially with family and friends for a relaxing dinner after a tour of the Peninsula. Accommodates gluten free diet really well too!

Thank kiri22015
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Lovely food, great fire for a cold evening, worth the drive out. The lights over the harbour add to the experience.

Thank LJB58
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Quaint 'pub like' exterior but inside could be a fine dining restaurant. We had lunch and the food was amazing from the gourmet toasted sandwich to the lamb satay salad. Very reasonably priced too and very friendly staff. Would highly recommend.

Thank dlrobins
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I selected 'Dinner' for this review, but actually had both lunch and dinner at this location. The lunch food and service were so good at lunch that my wife and I returned for dinner. The sandwich and chips (French fries to Americans) were tasty, served...More

Thank AustinBobby
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We went here because it easy to park outside. You can sit inside or in the pretty courtyard outside. We sat outside as it was a beautiful day. The lunch menu is simple but well done. We got yummy toasted sandwiches and fries. They come...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

One of the best meals we have had in New Zealand. Freshly prepared and served in traditional surroundings . Hosts were very welcoming . A most enjoyable evening ! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Ailean C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

a beautiful old building, warm, inviting, and the best lamb shanks I've ever eaten! Great service too, and all this on a very cold, wet autumn night

Thank mikeK3161RW
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was taking some US tourists on a tour down the Otago Peninsula on a very wet Good Friday. We had done a tour of Larnach Castle and were proceeding to the Albatross Colony where we were booked in for lunch before an afternoon tour....More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Harington Point Rd, Portobello, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin  >  Portobello
  • Phone Number: 478-0801
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