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The Good Oil Cafe

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314 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 9900
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“salmon salad” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
314 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was seriously the best and fastest service ever!!! Being on a road trip after Dunedin half we were time restricted so this was simply amazing. Beautiful food staff and service a real credit to Dunedin!!!

Thank 541rebeccat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for brunch following the Pink concert and it was insanely busy. We managed to nab a table straight away. Food was delicious, in particular the kumara mash. It was amazing how well this cafe runs while being so busy. The queues were...More

Thank Gabbyaddy
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The title says it all. George Street's Good Oil Cafe, and its sister cafe inside Nichol's Garden Centre in Anderson's Bay, has a relaxed atmosphere, grand coffee, and imaginative food. There is a regular blackboard menu with strengths in the brunch market together with appetising...More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Good oil has been around for as long as i remember - finally gave it a go. Ordered a $12.5 salad which i was disappointed with. Would have been happy paying around $7.5 for the amount served. Service wasn't bad but not worth noting. Had...More

Thank Scenic788864
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Cinnamon scroll seems to be a staple in Kiwi cafes, and the one I had at the Good Oil has to be the best I’ve had in ages. The coffee was also nice.

Thank Pip L
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I know a lot will say its a cafe, what else do you expect, but come on, don't close down a cafe at 3pm. Had a smoothie, was definitely very substandard. Coffee was good, food service was over by, perhaps, 1 or 2 pm. Never...More

Thank 13Neel13
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

It’s no surprise this cafe is always busy - the food is so good. Good menu with lots of choice and lots to choose from in the cabinet. Eggs Benedict was particularly good. The only draw back is the layout - customers queue along in...More

Thank SouthernDuo
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Service is always great, All the meals are magic, have not been disappointed as dont expect to be. Great central location to where we go and stay. Would highly recommend this place

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We had a beautiful breakfast. There was a lot of variety. Lovely and Fresh, we'll definitely visit again.

Thank Mimijelajeph
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Toasted museli was Devine. Opens at 7 am. Coffee good. Good selection on menu including gluten options. Friendly staff and good atmosphere. Def recommend

Thank Indegra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-479 9900
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