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Portobello Hotel & Bistro

2 Harington Point Road, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
+64 3-478 0759
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Harington Point Road, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bring the only place open for dinner in Portobello on a Monday night, we were forced to eat here. So glad that we were! Great service and the food we had was lovely. Seafood chowder and steak were both perfect for a cold, rainy evening....More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in here at night as not much else was open the service was excellent friendly and attentive. But thats where the wow kinda stopped the restaurant is separate from the bar but opens to the bar so the people drinking are right there....More

Thank kylee r
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great value for money food. Delicious and good sized helpings. I had blue cod fish and chips with a great salad.

Thank tiffanyx933
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Have been here a few times. Menu is consistent with the familiar blue cod or seafood chowder. Overall friendly place with good service and food. Would be nice if menu could be slightly extended to suit those who dont want a burger, fish or soup....More

Thank TrishP1971
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A really nice old hotel, lovely views of the harbor and really beautiful garden setting. Meals take a while when the place is busy but the food is good.

Thank markfenwick
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Hot chips and squid . Cider and raspberry and sofa. Thumbs up from the kids for Dad for choosing here.

Thank ohopedude
Reviewed 12 June 2018

For a local pub in Portobello, this place delivers well above expectations. The Blue Cod was superb, and the seafood chowder one of the best we have had on our trip. We met some friendly locals who told us they go regularly to the Pub...More

Thank Qtrick
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We dined as a table of 7. Service friendly, laid back feel. Have eaten here before and had good meals. Tonight I had the Lamb burger and it was a disappointment. Burger and bacon burnt. Although chips were nice and crunchy. Waiter apologised, but to...More

Thank AliG3814
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We both ordered the lamb shanks which were cooked very well and the serving was a generous size. We did feel that the menu was slightly limited. We preferred the food and atmosphere at the restaurant across the road.

Thank Benaroon
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff, really good pub grub great fish, really nice burger. Couldn’t fault a thing! Would definitely come again!!!

Thank chef20001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Harington Point Road, Dunedin 9014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-478 0759
Portobello Hotel is located in the heart of the Otago Peninsula. It has held its licence and been the watering hole for the locals since 1874. Come and enjoy our stunning views while enjoying a cold kiwi brew or some wonderful kiwi fare. Casual, local atmosphere and dining experience, we welcome bookings, especially in the busy summer season.
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