We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Scotia Restaurant & Whisky Bar - CLOSED

199 Upper Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 7704
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (53 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Fusion, New Zealand, Scottish
$$ - $$$
199 Upper Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
All Details
Reviews (324)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 307 reviews

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I'd heard a lot about this place and was looking forward , we turned up here on a thusday night at 6pm the advertising indicated it was open from 5pm but the place was dark and unoccupied and no signs indicating it was closed ,...More

Thank Holidayreviewers99
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The staff were lovely and welcoming, nice little hiding nooks. Very cute. Would recommend for small groups.

Thank GinagAuckland
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Food took ages. Wine requested was not available. Leek and potato soup was a gluggy white sauce. Lamb ok but lots of rocket, and i mean lots. Ran out of roast veggies and we were the only ones there.!!!Veggies came out halfway through meal but...More

1  Thank MandyW2163
Reviewed 7 March 2018

An old house in Dunedin housing a fine restaurant. We only manges starters and mains, as the quantity of food was generous and well cooked. A definate scottish flavour to the menu. Haggis fine as was the beef. Ale was up to standard and the...More

Thank drrferg
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is one of my favourite spots to meet up with friends over a nice glass of whisky or wine. The staff are knowledgeable and the atmosphere cosy and relaxed.

Thank gr8nzphotos
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We haven't eaten here for a while but when we have it was always great no complaints about the food what so ever, now though..... Not great, meals took a long time to come out, we ordered the comfit duck, if it wasn't written in...More

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 19 December 2017

After reading some good reviews of this establishment we had high expectations.Early on a Saturday night we were surprised to be told that there was no Fish, there were Roast potatoes but no roast vegetables, Soup was extremely peppery, yet the Pate and the Haggis...More

3  Thank George Arthur C
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Great service - unobstructive and attentive. great food - I had the haggis entrée...a 1st! I didn't see the wine list but the Central Otago Pinot Grigio we had was lovely. Stayed away from the Whisky Bar but I hgear it is great!

2  Thank LizNZ2014
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Scotia is a long standing restaurant of great reputation in Dunedin featuring not only great food and service but an incredible inventory of scotch whiskey - over 200 varieties! My wife and I found the service great and very accommodation, the restaurant was quiet, clean...More

2  Thank daveO7659XN
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Taken there for my birthday as it purports to have a Scottish influence. Not really! The food was average and expensive. The service was so so. I would be happier if the total cost was around 30% cheaper. That would better reflect the quality of...More

2  Thank IainM1729
Nearby HotelsSee all 60 hotels in Dunedin
97 Motel Moray
144 reviews
.10 km away
Scenic Hotel Dunedin City
852 reviews
.14 km away
Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin
451 reviews
.15 km away
Motel on York
207 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Vault 21
476 reviews
.12 km away
Bacchus Wine Bar
234 reviews
.14 km away
656 reviews
.10 km away
The Kitchen Table
93 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
First Church of Otago
247 reviews
.25 km away
Dunedin i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
115 reviews
.11 km away
St. Paul's Cathedral
189 reviews
.01 km away
Dunedin Public Art Gallery
231 reviews
.09 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Fusion, New Zealand, Scottish
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing