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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here on the weekend with my family for my graduation dinner & must admit I wasn’t that impressed. I’m not normally one to complain but was just really dissapointed given how much we were paying. I can totally understand it was a busy...weekend, but I think how a restaurant can cope when it’s busy shows if it’s good or not. The staff didn’t check on our food at all during the 3 courses, my uncle actually being unhappy with how his steak was cooked, and not even when we went to leave, where I probably would’ve just mentioned my concerns then instead of writing this but wasn’t given the opportunity. The waiter came over 3 times chewing a mouthful of something he was eating out the back & didn’t ask once if we needed any more drinks. The food was good but don’t think it made up for the service. Would probably give this one a miss if you have a graduation dinner coming up unfortunately.More

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Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought this was a great restaurant with an interesting menu and delightful atmosphere. We would thoroughly recommend it, although not cheap, it was entirely worth it.

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Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! What a perfect place to dine. The lunch menu was excellent, a great variety and so reasonably priced. The coffees were just perfect. But even better was the fantastic service. The waitress was so efficient, friendly and accommodating. We can’t speak highly enough about...this restaurant. We will definitely be back. Thank you Harbourside Grill.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 22 March 2024

If you want good food, a lovely water view & friendly service… I would highly recommend visiting Harbourside Grill.

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 12 March 2024 via mobile

Very nice fish and chips, different types to choose from, nice people, good price quality ratio. Nice little place, I would absolutely recommend it!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

We were seated promptly and menus were provided quickly and drinks ordered. This restaurant has a very good drinks menu and quite extensive food offering as well covering lots of seafood, plus chicken, pork, vegetarian and red meat dishes. Our server, Dion, was very helpful...with selecting a wine and his knowledge was appreciated. He was right across all the food menu options as well. So it was nice that he could answer our few questions, lovely helpful person! The food was absolutely delicious, served promptly and steaming hot. I had the beef cheek, which was cooked to perfection and almost falling apart. Hubby had the chicken which he raved about. The broccoli side dish was delicious as well. We had a great meal and will definitely dine here again.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024

Sat down and drinks order promptly taken. Then 15-20 min before food order and they were very quiet. Didn’t check on drinks again until we went to find someone. Food came out over an hour later. The food was fabulous but considering how quiet and...how many staff on we were surprised on the lack of drinks check ins and the length till we got our food.More

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 7 March 2024 via mobile

While visiting, we were looking to try fresh local seafood, and were so happy to find this place! The mixed grill for two was amazing, and even included gluten-free fried calamari that was delicious.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 February 2024

Went for a family birthday. Excellent service. Friendly staff and the tastiest seafood chowder we've ever had.

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 27 February 2024

We were searching for a good dinner. Very difficult in Dunedin. But then we walked in on Harbourside Grill and it was great. Just what you wish: Spacious, great decoration, very clean and airy. We hat the Seafood-Platter to share. Wonderful. And my husband loved...the Crème Brûlée. Good wine selection. Easy to go there, take Uber.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 24 February 2024

We are a family of 4, been dining few times at this restaurant, it has been always great , excellent service, the disbes are well presented, aand good variety, Good seafood platter, excellent seafood chowder, and salmon dish ribeye steak and, chicken breast cook to...perfection,More

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 February 2024

Our visit to Harbourside was great. The fish and chips were delicious - we didn’t know orange roughy fish but it was beautifully cooked and very full of flavour. Our waitress (medical student) was very helpful and informative. If we are ever back in NZ...or Dunedin we would definitely return.More

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 16 January 2024

I would take a photo but the Smoked Fish Mash was so good I ate it before I thought of a photo! Great service, beautiful building, yummy gluten-free options.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 11 January 2024

Fabulous food, very good service. Lamb shank and the mussels were both excellent main courses with strong, bold flavours. The bread & dips to start were also lovely but possibly a bit to large a helping (I know, we didn’t need to eat it all!).

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 8 January 2024

All I can say is WOW..Ive eaten some Steaks around New Zealand and this would have to be one of the best Ive eaten, 300g Angus hmm hmmm The Chief that was on that night was on FIRE, my partner had the Pork Belly cooked...perfecto.More

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Date of visit: January 2024
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  • Food: 4
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  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5