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Scotia Restaurant & Whisky Bar

) #34 of 278 Restaurants in Dunedin $$$$ Fusion, , European
199 Upper Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 7704
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“haggis” (48 reviews)
“cullen skink” (9 reviews)
“smoked beef” (12 reviews)
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Fusion, New Zealand, European, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
199 Upper Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate in the restaurant--which was elegant and the food was good but not special. The whiskey bar is special. There are over 200 to choose from and a bar tender who can tell you what to drink to get the tastes that you crave....More

Thank redeetogo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food service was very good and we were waited on by two pleasant and friendly young female staff members. However - the evening will be remembered for the male staff member who seemed to be in charge. He was unsmiling, clearly told both the...More

Thank Geoff N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a cold Friday evening for a family dinner. As there were 7 of us, we were able to get a private room. The service, food and wines were fantastic. Many of us had the roast duck with duck fat potatoes -...More

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sorry to say I had the worst duck main course ever here.sent it back as it was completely raw in the middle not pink raw.the fat was so raw it was unfit for human consumption. Told the manager but was told it was ment...More

Thank scoutysophie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rocked up at 6pm without a booking. We were accommodated immediately with a table for a time slot of 1.30 hours. Service was excellent & we were not rushed. Table near the open fire was a bonus on a cold night. Main of duck breast...More

Thank TraveltripperUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great space in an old Dunedin terrace house just up from the Octagon. Worth noting here, have been a couple of times and the staff are excellent, attentive without being annoying, informed but not pushy - really enjoyable balance. The food is excellent - the...More

1  Thank TheHighlander2015
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We shared some entrees and each ordered a different main. We tried nearly the whole main menu and everyone enjoyed their mains. They were all cooked and presented beautifully. We finished with desert some sharing and all came away feeling we had a lovely meal....More

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Scotia recently with my partner and came away thinking, yeah some of it was good but some things could have been a lot better. The entrees were very good, we had the haggis and the duck liver pate, the mains however arrived both almost...More

Thank ARH7
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Okay so you can see from my review history I have been lots of places and enjoy all types of restaurants and food. We went to Scotia because we got a Grab One voucher, looking at the menu and prices I wouldn't have gone otherwise....More

1  Thank Styly_Girl
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had a first table reservation. We were greeted warmly. We had attentive service. I ordered the pumpkin orzo pasta. I thought it was amazing. Would dine here again.

Thank michelle d
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3 June 2017|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Hi there for all bookings and inquiries we recommend contacting the restaurant directly on 034777704 or via email. Thanks
Bruce J
1 June 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Not a problem Bruce. What time would you prefer? Cheers Patrick.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Upper Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 7704
  • E-mail
Scotia Restaurant provides a premium dining experience, Our cuisine is Traditional Scottish meets New Zealand Fusion, Come in and enjoy some true southern hospitality & Peruse our single Malt collection
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