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“Welcoming and friendly atmosphere” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Craic

The Craic
Ranked #50 of 325 Restaurants in Dunedin
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Irish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Christchurch, New Zealand
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Welcoming and friendly atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the welcoming fire and great food. The mussels in Thai green curry were excellent but order extra bread to soak up the yummy sauce!

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151 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

In the Octagon. Typical Irish pub - great food, atmosphere and staff. Thoroughly recommended. Between the four of us we ordered bangers and mash, fish chowder, roast vege tart. Delicious and well priced.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Parrp
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Don't waste your time or money here”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

This restaurant is in "the octagon" area in downtown Dunedin, Food was poor and the draft beer selections were horrible, if this is their special Irish or Scottish draft beer, who wants to drink it ? ... the bartender/manager is a zero on a 1-10 scale when it comes to dealing with well intended and honest customer opinions of his product ... pretentious approach to dealing with customers that is totally unwarranted.
There are so many options in Dunedin this one does not deserve a look ... its hard to believe this place will survive for long.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank FOURteener14
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Level Contributor
58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Magoo”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

Went there with 6 others before a show.
It was noisy inside, food was average staff friendly but was disappointed .

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Valda G
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Brit in Surrey
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Irish?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

There is nothing Irish about this supposed Irish bar. Very little atmosphere, no Irish music and understaffed, so the service was slow. When the fish and chips finally arrived, it was good, but we had to ask for salt and pepper. Very average.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Mokey4
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