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135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 2468
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (3 reviews)
“haggis” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub on the centrally located Stuart Street, seconds down from the Octagon. Friendly staff, nice range of beers.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Albar is a Dunedin icon. It's a local's whiskey bar with a Celtic heritage, but is welcoming to visitors. The bar food includes mussel pots, and these would have to be the highlight and are a fantastic accompaniment to the tasting of whiskies and...More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in for an early evening drink before dinner and could've easily stayed longer. The selection was impressive for a small place. Tried some craft beers recommended by the barman and we were not disappointed. It was lovely and warm inside and obviously popular.

Thank Knappstars
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Love going here when we get the chance, great selection of beers and a good atmosphere, tasty tapas also with a good mix of people. Just off the octagon and not as hectic as other bars in the area

Thank kenmon19
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a drink and ended up having dinner here. The guys that were working that night were very friendly. Beer selection was pretty good and they had a great deal for the malt/Scotch of the week at $9. The...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Visited this prior to going to see Bruce Fummey's History of Scotland at the Fortune Theatre. Had a nice pint of Emerson 1812 and a haggis and black pudding roll. Great food and great beer. For whisky afficiendos there was a selection of 50 single...More

Thank Jack P P
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were in Dunedin for the weekend and visited this wee gem on Sunday afternoon. Great selection of local brews, friendly and professional staff, and our favourite part was the trad music session they had going on. Great way to end a lovely weekend in...More

Thank GBridie
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Love coming in for the potato chats with aioli and tomato, good vibes from a busy wee city bar. Bartenders are always chatty, decor is old fashioned and a 'mans bar'

Thank Jaz C
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious whisky options. Friendly bar staff and pretty chilled atmosphere. Fun night out catching up for a few before loxal gigs and finishing up after.

Thank Lyeta P
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This small pub has a nice selection of draft beers, mostly served from engines in the British style. i.e.: cellar temp. This dramatically changes your pint. It was a pleasure to get great beer and be able to taste it as it was meant to...More

Thank MiguelitoyCat
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Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-479 2468
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