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The Craic

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Irish
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24 The Octagon, Dunedin, New Zealand
08:00 - 04:00
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 02:00
Wed 09:00 - 03:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 04:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 04:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here on a sunny Sunday morning while visiting Dunedin. Don't think we will be rushing back. The location was nice sitting outside but the food was average and the service slow as they were busy and only had one waitress working.

Thank Fulla06
Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service, great food, warm, homey, nice place to have a late afternoon lunch. Service excellent.

Thank sandie a
Wellington, New Zealand
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74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reasonably priced food for brunch, not a great selection. Food cooked next door. Had selection of muffins etc.

Thank Maggisd
Bath, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were grateful for The Craic on a chilly Monday evening as a lot of restaurants in Dunedin were closed. Service was very friendly, the food a mixed story. The burger was disappointingly poor, the hare with mash much better and the chips excellent. A nice friendly place, shame about the burger.

Thank BarrieLV
Christchurch, New Zealand
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Although this place is small, it offers everything from good coffee to a yummy range of food. I loved the seafood chowder and would most definitely return for that

Thank LarnachGirl
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful breakfast with an Irish twist and the best Bloody Mary I've ever had! Yummo. Staff were friendly and accommodating.

Thank rapscallion2012
Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
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269 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Looking for some where just to stop off and have a light meal and drinks. Decided to call in here and we were not disappointed. We both had Burgers and beers. The burgers were very big and considering we are not burgers eater normally these were okay. Staff were polite and helpful and at the time (late afternoon) it was... More 

Thank RogerLowestoft
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great food great staff thanks guys for welcoming smiles twice in 6 days must be good can't wait till we are back in dunedin. Next holiday.

Thank J_Huntingdon
Mosgiel, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My girlfriend and I had a meal here before going to a movie on a Tuesday evening.There was live entertainment. I was really looking forward to the pork belly as I had looked at the website menu earlier that day. Sadly we were informed there was no Pork belly available before I even had a chance to ask for it...... More 

Thank mumof3NewZealand
Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Have dined here on several occasions. Always good wholesome food at reasonable cost. A good selection of beers and live music is often available. Good for a meal or just to swap a few lies with the boys.

Thank WoodyDunedin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Irish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 The Octagon, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64-03-479-0781

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