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Wig 'n Pen

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New Zealand, British
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Lower Stuart, Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-477 8036
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Timaru, New Zealand
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like another recent reviewer, we were staying at the Law Courts and decided to try the restaurant for both dinner and breakfast. In a nutshell, dinner was great. We both had the Porterhouse steak which was perfectly cooked and it came with the standard range of veges which appeared fresh (or well un-frozen). Even had the dessert, because it sounded... More 

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Thank GrayMcGowan
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place to eat in the city. Food and service was outstanding. We went in for a quick bite to eat for lunch and enjoyed it so much that we returned later on for a drink and an evening meal. Food was great and well priced. Service was very good and friendly.

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Thank Mark F
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm atmosphere, free wi-fi. Perfect little spot to catch up on emails on a rainy day, especially if you enjoy good beer, pub food and appalling legal puns.

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Thank Mitchell C
Sydney, Australia
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225 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stayed at the hotel so thought we would try this place for Dinner and Breakfast. The roast specials they have at dinner time is advertised outside the hotel on the board. The meal came quite quickly with the chef doing a great job.the meal very wholesome and plenty to eat all at a very reasonable price. As the pub is... More 

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Thank greytravellerSydney
Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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217 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We wanted some veggies on our trip to New Zealand and found this place advertising their roast special. It was pork roast and they had the required veggies. We tried it and it was very good and plenty to eat. The staff was friendly and the food good enough....nothing extra special but decent food.

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Thank Lasseter4242
Traralgon, Australia
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776 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were walking around town waiting to catch a train in the afternoon and by lunch time we were ready for a decent feed. We noticed the sign at the Lawcourts Hotel advertising the Pig & Pen Restaurant . The daily roast was a feature so we decided that sounded good . The place had a nice old world pub... More 

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Thank roy v
Deddington, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A bust pub and hotel in the old Law Courts area of Dunedin. A good selection of excellent beers always available

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Thank ChelseaMike_13
Kyogle, Australia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Looking for a great pub meals this one is not to be miss Friendly staff and great beers Large pub meal and price was great value

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Thank trishd55
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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895 reviews
602 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 578 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The front of this establishment resembles a rather attractive London-style pub, and the billboard outside advertised discount meals at dinner time, so we thought we would give it a try. We were led to the restaurant section at the back, and my heart sank as we turned the corner and I observed a carpeted fenced off area that resembled a... More 

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Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

The decor is fabulous, so it was a real shame there weren't more people there. We had a lovely meal off the rather limited menu, and it was good, solid substantial food. Worth a visit.

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Thank Anastasia M

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
New Zealand, British
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Stuart, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 8036

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?