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Captain Cook Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
354 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-474 1935
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, European, British, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
354 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I chose to eat in this Gastropub when we arrived for a two night stay in Dunedin. We had a warm greeting from the bar manager - much appreciated on a chilly wet day. There is a quirky set up of dark...More

Thank Owen_thesaints
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Went with a group of 6 for drinks here. Friendly bas staff and comfortable surroundings. Decided to stay for a meal. I ordered the pork belly in bao buns. Lovely crispy pork, fluffy buns and a great tasting asian slaw. Two others had the fish...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The manager was very polite and helpful. Our meals of slow cooked lamb hot pot which was so delicious, the lamb melted in your mouth and the whole dish took me back to my childhood when Mum would could a Sunday lamb roast. Lovely cosy...More

Thank Dianne F
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Service and wait times were good. Food was average. Not bad. Not good. Steak was ordered rare, came medium at least, with a very sweet gravy, the fish tacos were nice but could have done with a bit of carrot or red cabbage to bulk...More

Thank Whistlerskitrip
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Was told to go there by friends. Could not fault the meal. Highly recommend sharing the meal for two. Was delicious and so reasonable. Loved our own booth too. Cant wait to take my sister .

Thank mera1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Food was very good and not expensive. Will come back for sure ! I like the new decoration , so different than years ago !

Thank Elodie F
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Located close to the university of Otago this place is a convenient meeting spot although very different to its day as a student pub. The decor is dark and modern with private booths as well as open tables.

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I was pleasantly supervised to walk in to the restaurant for the first time in about a year and a half to see this wonderfully refurbished and grand looking pub. Gone is the student pub atmosphere and in with this new opulent looking and welcoming...More

Thank 16zelliott
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My lamb chop starter was delicious and my partner enjoyed his squid. I asked for salt and pepper and was given it in a small dish to pinch out with fingers. Not ideal. Partner had steak for his main and loved it. I had the...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I hadnt been here for a couple of years so needless to say I was very surprised when walking inside just how lovely the decor was. The booths were fab. The menu had quite a range on it and i was able to create my...More

Thank coubs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, European, British, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 354 Great King Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-474 1935
  • E-mail
New Zealand's most famous pub has been faithfully restored to a modern, purpose-built gastro-pub. Fresh food complimented by great service and a huge range of spirits, wine and craft beers. Blue Cod, Ribeye steaks, fresh seafood selection, Roast meat platters for 2 people, a large selection of small plates to share. Full table service in an intimate but festive atmosphere.
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