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Prohibition Smokehouse sits handsomely on The Octagon in Dunedin, and has earned a reputation as the pièce de résistance for those seeking superb cuts of dry...
Steamer Basin Brewery & Taproom
Steamer Basin is hidden, yes. Secret, no. The journey may begin to feel like a wild goose chase but persevere and you’ll be rewarded with micro-brewing gold.
The Daily Coffee Co
The Daily Coffee Co has a refreshingly specific offering - as the name suggests they’re all about coffee, espresso specifically. Expect a caffeine kick you won’t soon forget.
An eatery and taproom with great vibes, local flavours, live gigs, fresh coffee, cosy nooks and a sunshine laden, outdoor seating area.
Step inside and be instantly immersed into the vibey, calming atmosphere of Side-On.
Hidden under the Otago Peninsula Road overpass you will find Plato, an eatery that is retro both inside and out.
A one stop shop for any and all libations.
Beachfront and Italian may not be the most common marriage on New Zealand shores, but it’s a marriage that works well at St Clair’s The Esplanade.
A mean spot for burgers, beers and vibey energy.
Offering experiential dining in a way that is extremely high quality but also completely approachable.
You won’t find anything quite like Kiki down George Street.
OCHO Chocolate Factory
Artisanal chocolate made in small batches with cocoa sourced from small, family growers around the Pacific.
Ode to Long Lunches
For a café experience that is local in every sense of the word.
Arc Brewing Co
A 20ish minute jaunt from the Dunedin CBD, and well worth the trip.
Beam Me Up Bagels
A cult classic here in Dunedin.
The Tart Tin
The Tart Tin keeps limited hours and for good reason.
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This spot satisfies modern brunchers and big brekkie enthusiasts alike.
Catalyst is all about mindful eating and conscious consuming. Even the name speaks to this mission.
Morning Magpie has gained a reputation for their ridiculously good coffee, food and healthy smoothies.
Patti's & Cream
You’ll find burgers and scoops on the menu here that will simply knock your socks off.
Pequeño Lounge Bar
Spanish for small, Pequeño lives up to its name.
The kind of restaurant that every neighbourhood ought to be lucky enough to have.
Common Ground Espresso
Pop in for a coffee, a look and leave with a bag of your favourite beans for home brewing.
An excellent spot for espresso, baked goods and savoury fare.
Well known for its commitment to organic food and sustainable living, Taste Nature is considered “the” organic shop in Dunedin by locals.
Grid Coffee + Good Food Co.
Visit Grid Coffee and Good Food Co. for single origin coffees and artisanal grocery items.
Jizo Japanese Café and Bar
The food covers all bases when it comes to Japanese cuisine at Jizo.
Visit ADJØ for comforting Scandinavian dishes, barista coffee, housemade schnapps, NZ wines and local art.
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Bay Rd Peanut Butter
Peanut butter has been and will continue to be, the unsung hero of breakfast and lunches everywhere.
Princes St Butcher
A complete foodie destination.
Moiety wows with a tasting menu that is refined and approachable all at once.
New New New
A truly experimental brewery with state of the art equipment, food that holds its own and a retro persona that’s totally unique.
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The Good Earth
A popular haunt with university students, this café makes everything from scratch every day.
Carey's Bay Hotel
Dating back to 1874, Carey’s Bay Historical Hotel is one of the most popular pubs in Dunedin.
This Dunedin institution is well worth a visit and perhaps a return to your student days.
Mazagran Espresso Bar
This hard-working little café is a hive of activity all day long and a great spot for grabbing a coffee-to-go before work.
Vogel Street Kitchen
The Vogel Street Kitchen wins people over with their impeccable service, awesome interior and delicious food.
Wolf at the Door
Whether grabbing a takeaway coffee, or stopping in for the rest of the day, Wolf at the Door is the perfect place to escape the cold Dunedin weather.
A cosy pub in Port Chalmers with a full menu and huge selection of craft beer.
Mamma Mia Pizza
Serving up authentic Italian pizza from a traditional wood-fired oven, you can expect fresh, hot, traditional pizza ‘just like Mamma used to make.’
Vanguard Specialty Coffee Co.
A fresh look and take on the independent coffee scene in Dunedin.
Taking inspiration from the 1970s, Modaks is kitted out in a cool granny style.
Allpress Espresso Roastery Café
Share in the precise craft of coffee, Allpress style.
A bright and sunny spot to eat an eggs benedict and read the newspaper, or squeeze your prams in for a date with the young parents.
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Whatever the weather and whatever your mood, The Perc is bound to satisfy.
A local favourite and the social hub of many.
Dog with Two Tails
Dog with Two Tails’ top priority is quality.
Potpourri Vegetarian Café
Potpourri serves vegetarian cuisine in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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At Marbecks Foodstore the shelves are stocked with a huge variety of nationally and internationally sourced specialty food products.