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Black Dog Kitchen & Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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Dine out at Black Dog, Dunedin's iconic café, restaurant, and bar. We offer a wide selection of delicious dishes made in-house, from our burger buns to all of our slices, muffins, and more! Located near Moray Place, we offer a great central location that's perfect for lunch, after-work dinner and drinks, and weekend dining for the whole family. Follow us on social media for our latest specials.
US$6 - US$35
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, New Zealand, Cafe, Contemporary
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews prawn cocktail burger cheesecake seafood chowder salad fries pancakes filet scenic hotel big servings all day breakfast dunedin city lunch or dinner nice coffee great cafe relaxed atmosphere big breakfast
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Breakfast service was a bit slow, took around half an hour to get the food. I ordered the big breakfast. Corn fritters were gluggy, hash brown greasy, sausages great flavour, tomato not cooked, bacon and eggs were cooked well. Overall a decent feed, but with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank classicchch
Arun a, Manager at Black Dog Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your valuable feed back, we are looking into the things which you mentioned. I hope we can make it up to you on your next visit. Thanks Arun

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So good we came a second time within three days! The special of the day was Lemon Sole and I can honestly say it was the best fish I have eaten in many years. The Garlic Steak I had two days ago was excellent too....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Pretty disappointed with the food here, it’s mediocre, although son enjoyed his burger, but he is a teen and will consume anything Should have guessed by the waitresses dirty apron and her colleagues jeans that things weren’t going to be 10/10 Service was enthusiastic, but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carriem41743
Arun a, Manager at Black Dog Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feed back and please accept my apologies for the bad experience you had. The things which you mentioned are totally unacceptable to our cafe. The management is looking into this issues and will do our level best to rectify...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

What I like about this restaurant is that you can get a reasonable prices burger or you can have a meal that cost more but has more to it. There is also a good desert list and plenty of alcoholic drinks to choose from. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

If you want a good meal whether Breakfast Lunch or dinner you can get it here. Fast service and not expensive. I had breakfast there this week. Was really nice and good sized meal along with good price.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank J M
Reviewed 25 November 2018

After a good movie my friends and I always go there. The staff are always very obliging and you know you are going to get a lovely meal. The bonus is Hot chocolate and their fabulous cheesecake.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mera1
Reviewed 20 November 2018

We went in at lunch time asked if we could eat of the Dinner menu as we really wanted steaks. The staff were very friendly and aloud us to order of the Dinner menu. We ordered the garlic mushrooms and the garlic prawns both very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Simcart
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Had to clear our own table from previous patron. Waited at least 40 minutes before our lunch was served. Reasonably good food. No frills.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kiwichick368
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for our 25th wedding anniversary. We both have significant list of food allergies. The restaurant staff were friendly and accommodating. The food allergies were handled exceptionly well. We will go there to eat again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paulusthebrit
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

There was no atmosphere to speak of and the staff were quite bland in their expressions and service. You could tell that wherever there was a corner that could be cut to save money, it was cut. I had the chicken burger and there was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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