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Black Dog Cafe & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
New Zealand, Bar, Cafe, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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109 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-471 8180
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London, United Kingdom
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326 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had lasagne, salad and chips, very plentiful, hot and very tasty and only 17.5 $. Good service and pleasant atmosphere

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1 Thank Surrey 13
Dunedin, New Zealand
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for brunch on a sunday,good menu great pancake option, wasnt very busy but everything was well presented and served quickly

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Thank 09Allan
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in after being referred by our hotel owner. I ordered the fish at the recommendation of our servers who were both great! It was fantastic...nicely seasoned and flakey. My wife had the filo wrapped chicken. Again a winner! Give them a shot if you're in downtown Dunedin!

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Thank DaveSLawson
Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not like it used to be. Happy hour used to be good on a Friday night, food now average. Walked off street with a group and staff were worried re having enough food to feed us. Will be finding somewhere else next month.

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Thank AnnMarieWood
Dunedin, New Zealand
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time here with a group of friends. I had heard good things from so many people - I seem to be one of the few who hasen't been here! It's a great big space with lots of areas for either large groups of smaller tables. We were down the back with another group who were very loud, it wasn't... More 

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1 Thank ElvieNZ
Wellington, New Zealand
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433 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

By day it is more of a cafe, but the restaurant and bar are operating at night. The food is really good and the meals a large size - the blue cod and chips was more than enough for me. Serving staff were attentive, especially as i was dining on my own and you often get ignored in that situation.... More 

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Thank Rick M
Dunedin, New Zealand
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had lunch here with workmates just before Christmas. There were 12 of us and the restaurant was packed. The service was a bit slow but the staff were flat out and very apologetic about the wait. When we did receive our meals they didn't all arrive at the same time more like in groups. While this wasn't ideal the staff... More 

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Thank BillyH56
Sydney, NSW
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63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Ate here twice - once for coffee and cake and the second time for dinner. Wide menu choice for dinner. Prompt service. Good food. Popular place.

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Thank prpn
Dunedin, New Zealand
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Black dog cafe has great cakes and good coffee. We come here all of the time for their Mocha bowls. Be prepared to leave shaking the bowls massive. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Super-traveller1971
Perth, Australia
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We often drop in here for a coffee after an evening out. It has a cosy friendly warm environment which we enjoy.

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Thank Jane B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Cafe, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-471 8180

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