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Glenfalloch Restaurants

430 Portobello Road | Macandrew Bay, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-476 1006
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chef's menu” (7 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, International, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Service
Value
LOCATION
430 Portobello Road | Macandrew Bay, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a nice setting and beautiful garden. Don't understand the 5 stars revieuws as we thought the food was quite average (but as known everybody has a different taste and palate).More

Thank AMBINVDB
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your feedback. Glenfalloch Restaurant is a wonderful place and we are very proud of our team. We love delivering superb cuisine created with fresh local produce from artisan suppliers which...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a morning coffee and had an enjoyable walk through the gardens that were flowering beautifully. We returned in the evening for a five course 'Trust the Chef' dinner. There were three entree style courses, a main and a dessert course. Very...More

Thank roym244
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate your fantastic feedback and are so pleased you had such a great experience– Glenfalloch Restaurant is a wonderful place and we are very proud of our team. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was chefs pick. 3 course meal and a nibble with drink beforehand. Beautiful setting, established rhododendrons, shrubs, and trees. Meal was exquisite, perfect portion sizes, a range of taste experiences presented beautifully. Couldn't fault. Staff were very attentive and friendly. Highly recommended.More

Thank wendy m
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate your fantastic feedback and are so pleased you had such a great experience– Glenfalloch Restaurant is a wonderful place and we are very proud of our team. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the atmosphere was fab. the food delicious, the surroundings beautiful. the service was great. enjoyed by allMore

Thank lippers888
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate your fantastic feedback and are so pleased you had such a great experience– Glenfalloch Restaurant is a wonderful place and we are very proud of our team. We...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The garden is quite nice and there are some great views here. But then you can see the views anywhere along the road. The restaurant itself is attractive as well architecturally. Unfortunately a restaurant stands or falls on the quality if its food. The food...More

Thank Max W
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Kia ora and thanks for your review We are so sorry that you didn't enjoy the food at our restaurant, we pride ourselves on our excellent cuisine. On Sunday our chef Hannes Bareiter won the Farm to Fork contest at the Home and Living Show...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic "trust the chef menu", at a reasonable price. Beautiful gardens, it's a must do.More

Thank gallusr2015
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate your fantastic feedback and are so pleased you had such a great experience– Glenfalloch Restaurant is a wonderful place and we are very proud of our team. We...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here for lunch after a disappointing morning at the Larnach castle. Not only are the gardens great the food is delicious. A must do in your visit to Dunedin a d surrounds.More

Thank Jetabe007
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate your fantastic feedback and are so pleased you had such a great experience– Glenfalloch Restaurant is a wonderful place and we are very proud of our team. We...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018

Generously-filled duck dumplings in a ginger broth were the highlight of a beautifully presented birthday lunch to remember. My partner equally enjoyed a tasty beetroot and goat cheese risotto. Elegant, light and spacious, the restaurant is set amid the lovely Glenfalloch gardens, which beckon for...More

Thank Smollett
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate your fantastic feedback and are so pleased you had such a great experience– Glenfalloch Restaurant is a wonderful place and we are very proud of our team. We...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Our Trust the Chef meal was incredibly well planned. It started with an amuse-bouche and an entree, both delicious. The meat eaters had lamb two ways, and both were tender and full of flavour, and surrounded by small portions of organic, seasonal vegetables, prepared with...More

Thank lidyried
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate your fantastic feedback and are so pleased you had such a great experience – Glenfalloch Restaurant is a wonderful place and we are very proud of our team....More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

The meals are amazing, well presented and delicious, wether it be for a light lunch or an evening occasion. My nephew was married at Glenfalloch and then the reception as well, simply amazing! A great variety of meals and well organised so nobody missed out!...More

1  Thank kazzaka
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate your fantastic feedback and are so pleased you had such a great experience – Glenfalloch Restaurant and Gardens are a wonderful place and we are very proud of...More

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CJandT
27 November 2018|
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Response from OtagoPeninsulaTrust | Property representative |
Hi Chris, Great to hear you are coming home to visit! We are wheelchair friendly and also have a mobility scooter if needed. Just give us a call when you book 03 4761006 and we can organise for you. The seats are padded, we... More
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Snihur
20 November 2018|
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Response from OtagoPeninsulaTrust | Property representative |
The garden is open daily from 9am and is a beautiful historic garden. Donations are asked for to contribute to the upkeep of the property to keep it open for everyone to enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Portobello Road | Macandrew Bay, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-476 1006
  • E-mail
Description
Dine in one of New Zealand's most beautiful gardens. Enjoy superb cuisine created with fresh local produce from artisan suppliers and imaginatively crafted by an award winning chef. Glenfalloch's menus change regularly to showcase the best of Otago's seasonal ingredients and local delicacies. Try our "Trust the Chef" menu and experience taste sensations. Renowned for warm hospitality, excellent food and a gorgeous historic garden. Open for lunches, dinners and celebrations. Booking recommended. Free garden entry. Glenfalloch is Gaelic for 'hidden valley' only 15 minutes drive from the City Centre. - was established in 1871 as a gentleman's country residence. Today, the Garden's maturity means photographers are spoilt for choice.Casual dining in the Restaurant, Open daily from 9.30am till 3.30pm. Dinner Thursdays and Fridays from 5pm. Weddings, celebrations and festivities are a speciality.
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