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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (62 reviews)
“pork hock” (8 reviews)
“scones” (31 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 806 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great meal there with family, there were a couple of misses but on the while most of the meals were hits. The service was a bit off but will put that down to inexperience. The lamb duo was great especially the rump and...More

Thank Layne L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Ironic to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Service: awesome; food: awesome; ambience: awesome!!! We will definitely be back!!

Thank Seaside817263
Reviewed 3 days ago

Three of us went for brunch the morning after the Pink concert. It was very busy so it was a good thing we’d booked. Pleasant and friendly service and yummy food.

Thank Bloodnut55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had very nice dinner at the iconic cafe & bar during our stay in Dunedin. My wife and me both had pasta with a very tasty braiser lamb sauce. The ginger lemon honey tea they offer was excellent as well. Service was very friendly...More

Thank Gerald W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a lovely sunny Sunday morning I headed here to have breakfast after a recommendation from a friend. There was plenty of seating options even though there were several reserved signs out already. The service was friendly and prompt. I did have to ask for...More

Thank ejld2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is average and not worth the $30-$40 price tag. Entrees were nice but both mains were bland. The venison was over cooked and the lamb (which I’m certain was either hogget or mutton) was under seasoned and fatty. The jus on both...More

1  Thank 324coffeeman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the "station master" big breakfast and eggs benny with bacon. We cleaned both plates, delicious.

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chicken parcel was delicious and came served on a lovely bed of salad. The orange cake however was delivered on a plate just on its own, perhaps a dollop of cream or yoghurt on the side would have finished this off nicely. My coffee however...More

Thank SMiller88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent breakfast and brunch options, but Ironic marks itself on its carnivorous options. Relatively limited (but tasty) range of vegetarian options. Thoroughly enjoyed by 'Southland Sushi' Cheese Rolls.

Thank KiwiKea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Give Eureka a call and see how they make their nachos, Ironic nachos aren’t even in the game! Great service as usual keep it up

Thank Ginny_DNZ
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Linda W
5 February 2018|
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
  • Value
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
**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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