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The Good Oil Cafe

314 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 9900
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“salmon salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
314 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Freshly made Bircher muesli, fresh light pancakes or delicious chicken and grape salad are my favorites a few times a week. Clean, friendly and reliable. Best way to start any day.

Thank SueJWh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast there 2 mornings in a row on a recent Dunedin visit. Food, coffee and service were all superb.Highly recommended!

Thank 701blairf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing coffee! The food they have in there cabinet was great variety and was delicious and very fresh. Great service, fast and friendly

Thank NKB2198
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The food was very bland no taste. The waffles were pretty hard im not sure if they wr out of a packet and toasted. The eggs benedict also didn’t have any flavour and no greens. I marked a poor because the coffee was good....

Thank aimeec850
Reviewed 10 September 2018 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 September 2018 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 chief-leask
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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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