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Albar Restaurant

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135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
034792468
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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

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Thank kenmon19
Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 food was tapas style with lots of variety. Not sure if I would call the... More 

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Thank Jeff K
Totnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 malts to choose from. Good décor and atmosphere.

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Thank Jack P P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 Dunedin.

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Thank GBridie
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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'

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Thank Jaz C
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Lyeta P
Spokane, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 be, not frozen. The menu is a bit funky, Tapas! And other stuff. The tapas... More 

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Thank MiguelitoyCat
Wellington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

don't often get to Dunners. However this place is always on the must visit list. Great staff and excellent range of beers

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Thank Russell O
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Walking back to our hostel from dinner, this pub caught our eye with its olde style storefront and we decided to try a drink. Evidently popular, it was a struggle to get to the bar through the crowded room though thankfully we found the last available table adjacent to it. The barman was friendly, letting me sample several of the... More 

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Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Come and visit. Great beers, whisky and tapas food. Service is excellent. Close to octagon in central city. The sort of bar if your on your own you feel welcome.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 034792468

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?