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Bacchus Wine Bar

) #27 of 278 Restaurants in Dunedin ££££ European, ,
First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“torte” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I don't like leaving bad reviews, but we just paid $97 for 2 mains that were below average that took over an hour to deliver to our table. The wine was good, the turkish bread was good, but the time it took and the overall...More

Thank Audra E
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the ambiance. Food will good. Service a bit elongated but our group was large so staff were busy but very helpful. Crenelated brûlée absolutely delicious.

Thank ngakuta
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My son and I dined here during our recent trip to Dunedin, and enjoyed it so much that we returned again. The second time we knew we would be pushed for time, and they assured us that they would accommodate our requirements, which they did....More

Thank TraceyT_11
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Had a really nice date night while on a mini break in Dunedin. Was busy so would recommend to book a table. Service was good & so was the food. Found it hard to get nice restaurants in Dunedin so this was a good find.

Thank 158darrenf
Reviewed 18 March 2017

amazing, stunning food. lovely staff willing to help and assess as much as you need. great location, close to everything you need in Dunedin

Thank psmall17
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Overlooks Octagon in town center. Quiet place to get away for an exceptional lunch (for us anyway) while viewing the activity below.

Thank tom9123456
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This was recommended to us, we turned up without a booking and were made very welcome. Our dinner was very good but service was a bit slow, though the girls were charming. Would return.

Thank Cazzamamma
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had a very nice meal there on a Saturday night but the service was slow , we waited nearly 50 mins to get our food . My other gripe was the Gourmet potatoes ( new potatoes with butter ) and seasonal vegetables were extra...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This was a proper 'fine dining' experience. So rare in NZ. Service was excellent, food was simple, elegantly presented & delicious. Menus were intelligently created and wine list was inspired. Altogether this was a special meal made spectacularly memorable by this wonderful late lunch venue....More

Thank Wowzap
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A friend and I, travelling the north and south islands of New Zealand, decided to try one of Dunedin's fine dining restaurants, Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant. We were warmly greeted upon entering the restaurant, and we were quickly seated. Unfortunately I had a bad...More

Thank Geoff B
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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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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