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“We went back again”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Governors Cafe

Governors Cafe
Ranked #159 of 329 Restaurants in Dunedin
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Sydney Australia
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“We went back again”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

Governors had one huge advantage over its opposition in early January - it was open for breakfast! Not only was it open, but it was worth a repeat visit. Reasonable variety, good quality, all as you want.

  • Visited January 2014
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English first
Dunedin, New Zealand
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice banana splits”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

My Dad came to Dunedin to visit me and He took me to governors to try a banana split as he remembers going when he was a student studying in Dunedin. It was very yummy.. coffee was good and it was a very enjoyable experience.

Visited July 2013
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Nelson, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great place for brunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014

Stumbled upon Governors when we were looking for breakfast during the Christmas holidays and everything else seemed to be closed. Very happy that we found this place as we had great food (I highly recommend the breakfast burrito) and great coffee. The atmosphere was also very nice. An all-around good cafe.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Steph M
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Delaware
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211 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

We had breakfast at the Governor's Cafe. It is run by an American ex-pat from Michigan, who we chatted briefly with. The food was fresh and tasted great (eggs/toast and muesli). The seating is basic. This is one of a number of cafes in close proximity on George Street that provide a great meal.

  • Visited November 2013
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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“Fantastic place for Sunday brunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013

I hadn't been here for years but it was great to come back. We were a group of four and had the pancakes with berry (delicious!), pancakes with bacon and banana (also delicious) and the salad with added chicken looked yummy too. It was hot inside but we opened the door and it cooled down. This place is always fairly busy. The food came out quickly but we had to ask for our used plates to be taken away. Overall very nice and we will come back I am sure.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank OshXman
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