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$$ - $$$, Pizza,
11 The Octagon, Dunedin 9058, New Zealand
+64 3-471 9222
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 The Octagon, Dunedin 9058, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted a quick and simple lunch as had places to be and this place was exactly that. Few drinks and a good size lunch later very happy with our experience. Free WiFi was helpful also. Tasty pizza for both of us and as mentioned good...More

Thank ChFoss94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just wanted a quick bite after landing in Dunedin and a pizza and a glass of wine at Ratbags was perfect. Delicious pizza on a great thin base, top value too. And the service was 100% friendly and welcoming. Definitely recommended.

Thank Carson63000
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Known for its giant pizza’s, Ratbags would definitely be a highlight of the trip. We had ordered 21 pizzas, each half a metre long! This place definitely accommodates for large groups. Located in central city, it’s a short walk to entertainment and other nightlife options....More

Thank Caitlin M
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend visiting this place for their pizza! Did not try anything else as I did not have the time but everything else certainly looked appetising too. I got a pollo snack pizza for $8 which I polished off and had me satisfied for...More

1  Thank g_lucy1
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Noticed this place was busy when we first started looking for a place to eat after checking all the other restaurants around we dedicated to go there and as luck would have it a table became free when we arrived. Has both indoor and outdoor...More

1  Thank mshel212
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We stopped for a 1/2 metre pizza and cider here when the city was alive with Ed Sheeran fans. Nice to sit upstairs in the lounge listening to some good music in a home lounge type environment. As always the pizza was delicious and the...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Gutted to have wasted a half an hour here over the weekend trying to get a beer before the concert. Staff completely disinterested and no care or concern. Heaps of other good spots around the Octagon so give Ratbags a wide berth!

Thank A1361BZmattg
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I loved coming here not only the food was amazing! The atmosphere was great in a good location in the octagon, and also they had the fire going so it was nice and warm. We had the Carnosa pizza Grande size, it feed 2 people...More

Thank Mara B
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We walked Dunedin on that crystal blue day of March 15. We were four sea days out from Melbourne, South Australia on Celebrity SOLSTICE. Great day to stretch out and take a break from the ship dining. The Octagon works. It is the hub and...More

Thank helios5356
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This is kind of a pub wanting to be a restaurant or maybe the other way around. Whatever, it has seating both indoors and outdoors, ideally for people watching and located in a prime spot in The Octagon. The food was enjoyable, they appear to...More

Thank 444Larry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 The Octagon, Dunedin 9058, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-471 9222
  • E-mail
Ratbags & Innocent Bystander has been established since 2010, has a great reputation as a pub, gourmet pizza bar and entertainment venue. We churn out our pizza’s by the metre, we are an ideal venue to catch up on sports events on the tele and provide varied entertainment with both live music and DJ’s. We are located centrally in the CBD of Dunedin amongst an exciting hub of bars, restaurants and other typical central city attractions such as the theatre, Art Gallery and cinema's.
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