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Emerson's Taproom and Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
70 Anzac Ave, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
+64 3-477 1812
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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$$ - $$$
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70 Anzac Ave, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Perfect for groups and the Rib Eye Steak Café De Paris Butter & Jus, Fries & Fresh Salad is melt in the mouth and whilst you wait theres always the Emerson tasting selection to keep the table entertained.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BondStreetApartment
Reviewed 5 days ago

I admit to being sceptical before going to Emerson's, thinking it would be catering to the masses with fairly bland beer. But it was surprisingly good. The taproom and restaurant is in typical USA brewpub style - large, spacious, pub grub menu and a good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Euler01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I has dinner elsewhere but popped into this grand place for a quick beer at the tap. My wife noticed the dessert menu had brûlée so we ordered! The London Porter was smooth and tasty and the brûlée also did not disappoint It came with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RichardS946
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One good thing about visiting a brewery taproom is you can usually try less common brews not on standard release throughout the country. And so it was for a visit to Emerson's. In addition to the standard beers I'm familiar with there were several Emerson's...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gavatron07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A local institution like this should never be taken for granted. Great atmosphere, friendly and efficient service, delicious food and a boutique beer Bonanza. Highly recommend the Vietnamese side salad as a perfect complement to the chilli salt squid.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Smollett
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Went there for lunch today, it was my Birthday. I ordered fish and chips and a beer. Well the beer was great a very tasty Porter, but the fish and chips was not worth the price, as the portion of blue cod was so small...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Odyssey722516
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Nice meal and friendly staff. We are frequent visitors as the meals are always consistently good. I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting good honest food at a reasonable price.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Expedition828584
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited here several times in the last year and every time had a fantastic experience. The staff are awesome and always very friendly and helpful with great knowledge and passion for their beers. Great kids menu as well with my young son always happy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BFHead
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Emersons beer is brilliant and the food matches for quality here. Even if you don't like beer eat here... Setting is lovely and some of the best food in dunedin! If you like beer I recommend the tasting tray buy some rigs to take home...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank hjsgems
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Today was my first time at Emersons, from the start I had 2 very nice girls come up to me, asking if I was alright, which was excellent, I wasn't ignored, and asked if I wanted a drink while waiting on my friend. once my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChloeR1158
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Explorer238093
20 September 2018|
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Response from CJJ206 | Property representative |
Really sorry but we don’t take bookings for groups of less than 10. Cheers
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Kevin H
29 July 2018|
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Response from CJJ206 | Property representative |
Hi Kevin We do sell the tasting trays separately for $17 (including 6 beers) - the Taproom team are more than happy to talk you through the beers that you choose. They won’t be able to dedicate the time that the tour guides... More
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Kevin H
29 July 2018|
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Response from RobboD2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. They have tasting trays with I think 5 different beers. You can see most of the brewery in the restaurant bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Anzac Ave, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 1812
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