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Gaslight Restaurant & Wine Bar

73 St Andrew Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 7300
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (27 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
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Italian, French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
73 St Andrew Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Beautiful atmosphere and very attentive staff. Great place to go for a meal. We walked off the street, with no reservations. The staff were excellent in accomodating us for dinner. Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank Kiwiborn
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I were here to dine prior to the Theatre and it put us in a happy mood. The décor is dark as in keeping with the name and the era created. The staff were nice, good service and we had a most...More

1  Thank 896melh
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had had a busy week so we decided to do something special for date night. I'm new to Dunedin, so I let him pick the restaurant (gaslight is his favourite, and I can certainly see why) I was so pleased with...More

1  Thank Molly M
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Our family ate here for a birthday celebration. Lovely atmosphere, busy but not overly noisy. Staff were friendly and we didn't have to wait too long for our meals despite it being a busy Saturday night. The mains were excellent - succulent pork steak and...More

1  Thank LeannaD87
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had a pregraduation dinner and it was quite good. This is one of the fine authentic italian food serving restaurants in dunedin. You can relax a bit and the lighting and decoration is very good. Give it a try if you love pasta and...More

1  Thank drmohdsaji
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great setting and great Italian food. The gnocchi was superb with a beautiful wild mushroom Sauce . The dessert lineup looked enticing but the generous servings put paid to that plan. We'll be back.

Thank Buckoinchch
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We thought we would try somewhere different for a meal out, so booked in and went to the Restaurant. The staff were friendly and the meals were nice.

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We went to Gaslight for dinner last night, we had not made a reservation, but were very glad to be accommodated by staff even though they were fully booked. Staff were fantastic, and very friendly. Decoration and atmosphere are lovely, dimly lit making it casually...More

Thank AndresLDC
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Good service, great food... Exactly what I needed! Would recommend this to all business and private diners... Fabulous Dunedin icon! Love the building!

1  Thank Judgementnz
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Very tasty, awesome dacore. Food is yummy good variety. Staff very friendly. Had both a work function and a family meal there both worked well

1  Thank GrantandSheryl D
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Questions & Answers
Louise J
14 April 2017|
Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Hi Louise, Please contact us directly as this is a graduation night. The menu and information can be found on our website.
7 January 2017|
Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Not a problem, All booked in, We will see you then Cheers Patrick
Denise B
26 December 2016|
Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Hello there, we will unfortunately be closed for the holidays. We reopen for 2017 at 5pm on Thurs 5th Jan. I would recommend making a booking this time of year as a few places are taking a well earned break. Cheers Patrick.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 St Andrew Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 7300
  • E-mail
Welcome To Gaslight Take A Step Back In Time As You Enjoy The Atmosphere Of Our Boutique Film Noir Themed Restaurant & Wine Bar Set In An Authentic 1890s Brick Building In The Heart Of The City. We Offer A Charming Dining Experience Taking Inspiration From French & Italian Cuisine. We Are Part Of The Slow Food Movement Incorporating The Credo Of Celebrating The Culinary Culture Of Our Region. We Use Many Local Products & The Freshest Produce To Create A Menu That Is Truly Unique & Ultimately Inspired. We Offer Many Different Varieties Of Wine & Provide Excellent Recommendations To Suit Your Palate & Complement Your Meal Perfectly. Many Of Our Wines Are Sourced Locally, Direct From The Vineyard, Or From The Best Regions Of France & Italy Giving You A Complex & Interesting Selection To Peruse. Many Of Our Meals Can Be Altered To Accommodate Dietary Requirements -Please Enquire Please Let Us Know If You Have Any Time Restraints Bon Appetit We will reopen for 2017 on Thurs 5th at 5pm 03 477 7300
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