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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (63 reviews)
“pork hock” (8 reviews)
“scones” (32 reviews)
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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 824 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Prior to visiting the museum at Toitu. Prompt service of the selected toasted sandwiches and hot coffee arrived quickly and well presented. Tables were at a premium so we joined another couple on a table. Staff were respectful and quickly cleaned away dishes and wiped...More

Thank Trail711651
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had another excellent brunch at Ironic. It’s definitely worth a visit and very close to city center. The Ironic Brunch Stack is my favourite.

Thank PJC18
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first came to this cafe I was amazed by the menu. I wanted to buy everything because I could not decide. I had to tell all my friends about this cafe! The food was amazing and the service was astounding! They were all...More

Thank GrandTour11173598465
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff, energised and motoring, great looking food, coffee is coffee, but their's is up to scratch, that place was a scungy old yard and workshop and it is a credit to the developer and the occupiers that is is now a 4-star cafe.

Thank SueH3388
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sharp, clean cafe located just in the lobby of the Settlers museum. A nice spot for a tea or coffee or to sit and write your post cards. Not enough vegetarian or non meat choices for us For lunch, outside of a cheese sandwich or...More

Thank marcopolopaloalto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been twice to this café on visits to Dunedin. Once for breakfast which was excellent and more recently for morning tea. I had the bacon scones and I have never tasted scones more tasty than these. The service was quick and pleasant. Very busy...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't bother buying food as everything looked average but the prices were well above average. Coffee was average at best. I highly recommend walking 5 minutes towards the octagon and going to any number of great cafes on lower stuart st - the perc and...More

Thank Trail827329
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and great food. Went there for a business meeting/lunch and the staff were respectful and the food was brilliant.

Thank Happiness826476
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Station Master breakfast is a carnivore’s masterpiece with perfectly poached eggs. And the Hot Creamy Caramel coffee was delish! All the and a Nova Scotian barista... warms the heart (especially in a 4dC morning!

Thank Adventure685985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely brunch out of the cold Dunedin wind opposite the farmers market. Great food and service.

Thank Vernd96
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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