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Capers Cafe

412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“hash browns” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Capers Café was recommended by a waitress and also our hotel host. This was a casual café located on George Street. We tried the Grilled Salmon and also sausage w/ pancake. Both were quite good and delicious. The pancake was soft and not too doughy...More

Thank Tobbie888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch with a friend, wouldn't go again, soggy zucchini fritters, and salmon not fresh, very disappointed.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pancakes and French toast we had looked fabulous and tasted as good as they looked! Highly recommended, best breakfast in Dunedin.

Thank Joules114
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We went there after going to the "Perc Café" when we had waited during 45min for your meal and we had not gotten it... This place is well known for their pancakes so I took a sweet hold with pear and mapple syrup and my...More

Thank Vero O
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Capers have the best pancakes I have ever had!! The meals are so big we couldn't even finish the half pancakes! The service is always friendly and welcoming. Best of all they never mess up the coffee!! 💕💕

Thank GuruGoss
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely hot cofee and melt in the mouth blueberry pancakes. The pancakes were light and fluffy, delicious. A Saturday breakfast.

Thank beaviscs
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I'm not sure why the reviews say this is a great cafe, as it is average, went for brunch had pancakes which were ok, coffee was good cake was poor. Was very busy and staff seemed blasé about what they do. Also If you have...More

Thank Peachs89
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Quite a popular spot so have only been a couple of times as it looks packed. Pancakes are par for the course whenever we visit and they are good. Very big and their are a few different options to suit everyones palettes.

Thank NesianStyle
Reviewed 24 March 2017

nice atmosphere, great service, amazing pancakes! go for the blueberry pancakes with fruit salad! yumm

Thank Katrin K
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We took our university daughter here for breakfast. Was able to book a table day before. We sat at our table and decided on what to have. After watching other people gathered we had to go to counter to order - we weren't told this....More

Thank harvarddriver2016
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Being a shoreline restaurant, what fish courses and desserts are offered?
21 December 2016|
Response from PoppyHenderson | Reviewed this property |
Capers is predominantly a café, so they're better for brunch eggs, pancakes or coffee. However, they do a great smoked salmon and zucchini/pepper fritters dish with hollandaise - really delicious. If you want great seafood... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 George St. North opposite knox church, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 03-477-7769
  • E-mail