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135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-479 2468
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (5 reviews)
“haggis” (2 reviews)
“great beer” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2018

I've been a few times, only for drinks rather than food, but it's a great little place. There's a great selection of single malt available, and good beers on tap.

Thank MoolooSwampy
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Friendly and helpful staff. What a great venue. Good vibe. The drinks were good and the food options also looked good.

Thank YLisette
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Welcoming pub with a friendly attitude, great beer and good food. I had the squid and my son had the haggish. After trying a couple of beers I settled for a golden ale, a lovely mellow but still hoppy choice.

Thank Anne J
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Great little bar, a rare find it seems in this town. Cosy and historic space. Outside pavement seating. Good range of wines and ales.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Four of us went to the Albar. The food and drinks were varied and will appeal to people of all ages and both sexes. We had tapas food which was well presented and tasty; for beer drinkers you won’t be disappointed because there was a...More

Thank RussellCoventry
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Compact, alive, excellent selection of drinks of all kinds. Awesome background music to add to the atmosphere. Lovely eats. Staff and Owners are friendly and helpful. It's like a local pub in the Country but centred in the City....everyone is greeted on a personal basis...More

Thank Roadie366
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Albar is always a pleasant bar to visit, whether having a coffee at the tables out the front in the midday sun or settling in for a few pints with friends on a Saturday evening. Good beers - including hand-pulled ales - and whiskies are...More

Thank travelsominx
Reviewed 23 December 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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