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Bacchus Wine Bar

££££European, ,
First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef cheeks” (10 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
“bluff oysters” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice food. Offered water - chose sparking which is free in some places but cost $11.50 for 1 bottle here. Fair enough but it would have been good to been advised of cost. Waiter said "sorry" upon payment but was off-hand and not particularly interested...More

Thank dunedinfoodie2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very attentive and knowledgeable staff. Good wine. High quality food. Excellent service. We would definitely return and recommend this restaurant.

Thank YLisette
Reviewed 1 week ago

Top notch restaurant. never disappoints. Excellent menu and wine list. More expensive than others but absolutely well worth it, especially for a special occasion

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for drinks and a snack. Awesome spot overlooking the octogen. Warm and cozy vibe. Friendly staff and the food was good. Will definitely come back to sample the full menu.

Thank ypup
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing I had beef cheeks as a main Just melted in my mouth Taste were fantastic. I didn't have desert however others in the party did and they locked great Service was excellent I would recommend this restaurant for a great food experience

Thank Russiemac
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We found all courses well prepared and presented but lacking the flavour you expect from this sort of restaurant.Wine list is good and service fine

Thank Russ1625
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Food: Lamb rump and fish (brille) were excellent! Dessert: Hot toffee pudding was excellent. Service: Good - they became very busy so there was some delay in service but not troublesome.

Thank KMc073
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Just home from dinner with family and friends that we hadn't seen for years. Fantastic food - two had steak while the rest of us had the grilled fish. Extremely succulent and very tasty. The two girls waiting on the table were very attentive and...More

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We had the most superb service by two young ladies front of house who worked together to ensure everything was served timely and with huge professionalism; they never missed a beat and looked after us all evening with genuine friendliness and huge smiles. Their knowledge...More

Thank joyfully1
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Visiting Dunedin for a couple of days.... Bacchus was recommended and managed to get a table on the second night (you need to book this popular venue) All three courses were excellent. I would strongly recommend this restaurant

Thank ianmcg2100
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3 August 2016|
Response from MoreFunForever | Reviewed this property |
Actually not too sure...was not large at all though! Best to contact them. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 474-0824
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