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Ironic Cafe and Bar

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
9 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 9988
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (65 reviews)
“pork hock” (9 reviews)
“scones” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 764 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

18 July 18. Table booked in advance, excellent position: We were welcomed immediately on entering: Food selections great: No pressure from staff to order 'straight away': Once chosen from extensive menu, the meal arrived within a very acceptable time frame: All the staff were cheerful...More

Thank RonaMay
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is special- the ambience is wonderfully eclectic and lush! there was a lovely fire on a cold night; interesting decor and paintings. The menu was small and perfectly formed. We had the miso salmon- best Ive ever had (and Ive eaten a lot...More

Thank Mindy C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped for a coffee before our train tour, highly recommend and is a hop,skip and a jump from the station. Highly recommend as the ambiance is warm like the service and coffees

Thank 5robs91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in for a quick lunch but lingered in the comfy atmosphere. Excellent buttermilk pancakes, crispy fries and a roast vege salad made for a lovely light lunch. Gorgeous views of the rail station from our seats, light music and the contented noise of...More

Thank E8620YStonym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there for brunch with my girlfriend on Sunday. The food was excellent and the service from the waitress Liz was very good. We would definitely go back.

Thank Jono T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe/restaurant is one of the best in Dunedin serving both cafe style food as well as full dining.

Thank Dianne E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We will often call in for brunch when we have visitors from out of town. With the Farmers Market across the road it makes for a great Saturday morning

Thank U4561PQdavidp
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quality atmosphere backed up with stunning food and service. A very well thought out wine list and great range of craft beers and interesting whiskey.

Thank Hugo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ironic cafe serve extremely high quality food- have visited this establishment many, many times. Their Eggs Benedict is one of my favourites. Situated near the iconic Dunedin Railway Station.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The humble scone.. doesn't exist at Ironic! If you enjoy a scone, you need to come and try one of their meat ones, they are full of flavour and light as a feather...just amazing!!!!!

Thank sue W
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Linda W
5 February 2018|
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Response from molsters | Property representative |
I am sorry we are shut today but our other cafe At touitu settlers museum is open 10-5 thanks sue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 9988
Description
**WINNER NZ CAFE OF THE YEAR 2014/2015** OUR FOOD IS FRESH, MODERN AND INNOVATIVE. We source most of our ingredients locally and also use our neighbours at the Otago Farmers Market, Evansdale Cheese, Cairnmuir Central Otago olive oil & fresh fruit & vegetables throughout our changing seasons.
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