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Black Dog Cafe & Restaurant

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
109 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 22 678 6894
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Bar, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
109 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate brunch there on Saturday. The staff were very helpful but the ambience was let down by the quality of the food, it was very average. Quite oily and lacking any kind of flavour to the food. A shame.More

Thank BigLouie2
arunash0k, Manager at Black Dog Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Louie, Greetings from Black Dog !!!!! We are really sorry for the bad experience you had with the meal and we are keen to resolve the issue. If you could give me some more details of the meal, we will make sure the problem...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regular diners at the Black Dog on a weekly basis (sometimes twice a week), always can guarantee great service from the wait staff who always greet us with a friendly smile no matter what and always manage to accommodate us even at busy...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the black dog, always dine here with my family. The restaurant has improved greatly since the new owners have taken over. They are so friendly and always accommodating. Great service, value for money, meals are always quick. Great for breakfast, lunch & dinner. The...More

Thank Shani F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Black Dog was right next to our hotel, so we did not have far to go for an evening meal. Ordered a starter of garlic bread which came as a full basket of bread (not the two small slices you get in the UK),...More

Thank CDM52
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Service was wonderful and it is well priced. Food was delicious and large serving sizes. Great atmosphere.

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in for late lunch after a delayed flight. Our group ordered 3 excellent burgers with fabulous homemade looking meat patties. Generous sizes, well priced, tasty and very filling. Totally recommend, and certainly 2 members of our group returned 3 days running.

Thank Raelene S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great cafe,staff and food at great value!👌 It's worth stepping outside the octagon for lunch or dinner when in Dunedin.👍

Thank dunners2017
Reviewed 14 October 2017

By chance when walking by the menu special board outside caught my attention. Looking inside there were numerous customers indicating a vote of confidence to me when trying out a new restaurant so wandered in. The restaurant is well set out with casual sofa seating,...More

Thank Max_O6363
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for breakfast and we're hungry I had the big breakfast which was big, I struggled to eat it, and it was tasty My wife had an omelette which was huge as well. We both enjoyed the coffee and the experience which set...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for Sunday breakfast around 9.20 before my 10am appointment - immediately placed my order bacon, eggs, toast and a large mocha - coffee arrived within 10 mins really good coffee, the breakfast arrived within 35minutes of placing the order. It looked the part...More

Thank Monique-of-Auckland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 22 678 6894
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