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Purple Rain Retro Cafe

403 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-471 7183
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good14%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
1 week ago
“Just what I needed”
25 Jul 2017
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403 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad to have stumbled across this wee cafe. Was awesome to talk to the owner while I enjoyed the delicious bacon and egg slice. Will be back ♡

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I went here with my son for a late lunch. We were greeted with a very unfriendly welcome. Almost like we had inconvenienced the grumpy lady behind the counter. We both felt very uncomfortable being there and even contemplated leaving before our meal came out....More

Thank ebbieday99
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great ☕️ coffee in an interesting quirky little place. Worth a stop just to see the retro past. Not busy but probably has its regulars. Different to any other coffee stop in dunedin.

Thank jeannieg2016
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Whilst in Dunedin recently, had coffee, beer and a delicious toasted sandwich whilst soaking up the sunlight. Well the decor itself is worth a visit - vintage signage, antique toys, radios, all sorts of quirky collectibles adorn the walls of this place - it's a...More

Thank geebass
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Been to the cafe for breakfast and it was by far one of the most dissapointing experiences I ever had. Me and my partner walked in and found we were interrupting some kind of family get together as clearly the owner had friends visiting and...More

3  Thank Allgood16
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Great coffee and lovely fresh baked sausage rolls made by Frits who is a great host and makes you welcomed to the cafe also Debbie would highly recommend you try this cafe you will be impressed with the food coffee and prompt service you get...More

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 8 May 2014

When visiting Dunedin on a cold rainy day and found this amazing little retro cafe.. The hospitality was fantastic beautiful home styled food. Friend had the seafood chowder which was the best… We can only say go visit this place and enjoy .. They have...More

Thank k1w1Spirit
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Went for Breakfast twice. Reasonable cost. Good coffee. Very slow second time on visiting due to lack of staff. Owner was apologetic about it. Not ideal for large groups for dining.

1  Thank pepperkaz
Reviewed 13 February 2014 via mobile

It was my first time visit to this cafe in Jan an it was really great. The coffee was really good an it was a small cozy place decorated with lots of retro things which was fun to look at while I was waiting for...More

Thank Melody W
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Great place for coffee and breakfast, groovy retro cafe, full of interesting books magazines, excellent coffee!

Thank JoyceLepper
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  • Address: 403 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-471 7183
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Purple Rain Retro Cafe is a eclectic little cafe that offers a friendly,fun environment alongside the usual café fare. It makes “ great espresso” for revellers. With literal references to clothing and fashion scattered throughout and a Retro Clothing Store below the buzzy atmosphere and great food this place is pretty much perfect.
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