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Capers Cafe

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412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
+64 3-477 7769
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
“pancakes” (144 reviews)
“banoffee” (4 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in for breakfast on a busy Sunday morning but got a table within seconds. Staff welcomes you at door and is overall friendly. Since they were quite busy and maybe a bit understaffed as well, service was not overwhelmingly good (thats why *only*...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This place is so popular for their pancakes as the portion is quite large and the pancake of the month keeps changing which is exciting. They do have delicious muffins which change flavours everyday. The price here for food isn’t too bad either. They run...More

Thank ekta69
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The perfect way to start the day was to go to Capers and have the Bacon and eggs.Both my wife and I had the B and E and found our meals perfect. The coffee was first rate as were the staff. Well done to all.

Thank GaryM4
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I had breakfast at Capers this week with a friend and chose the Capers Classic. It was so yummy and the food was cooked to perfection. Although the cafe was quite full, we did not have to wait too long for our meal which was...More

Thank JayP77
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The coffee was up there with the best. The eggs benedict and bacon were good. I ordered gluten free bread and was surprised that the there was an additional $3.50 for this. Which is excessive when most other places charge an additional $1.50 to a...More

Thank Keza624
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Seven family members aged 19 to 64 booked in for breakfast on a Sunday morning. I was impressed that they marked the 2 gluten free orders with a red sticker so the Chef was fully alerted to this dietary requirement. I had GF French toast...More

Thank JudyRM
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast at capers my husband loved the proper baked beans, I stuck to blueberry pancakes only downfall not a blueberry in sight just a syrup but tasty all the same

Thank F8363CPsarahb
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Booked into this busy little cafe, and so glad we did! I ordered pancakes with bacon on the side. Light fluffy pancakes, just Devine! My friend had eggs Benedict which she also said was delicious. Good sized meals. Friendly staff. Highly recommend

Thank Correna B
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Recently had lunch in the form of what was described as half a pancake. This was excellent full of grapes, banana and pineapple topped with boysenberry. I will certainly go again and recomend to friends.

Thank Bondpet
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Book if visiting on a Sunday or miss out! Place was full of reserved tables and heaving at 10am!! Good sized omelette for breakfast where you can fill it with a choice of 3 fillings (bacon, tomato and spinach for me). Came with ciabatta bread...More

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22 December 2016|
Response from PoppyHenderson | Reviewed this property |
Capers is predominantly a café, so they're better for brunch eggs, pancakes or coffee. However, they do a great smoked salmon and zucchini/pepper fritters dish with hollandaise - really delicious. If you want great seafood... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 7769
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