Buster Greens

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Monday6:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Tuesday6:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Wednesday6:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Thursday6:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Friday6:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Saturday7:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Sunday8:30 am – 3:00 pm.

466 George Street, Dunedin North, Dunedin

03 470 1233

Buster Greens has made quite a name for itself since opening in 2019. Located on George Street, this spot provides some of the best brunch and lunch around town while celebrating fresh, nourishing ingredients in everything it does.

Buster Greens is a café that lives at the intersection of plant-based eating and just really, really good food. Big breakfast enthusiasts can get their fill at Buster Greens and local vegans flock here too. It’s all about balance and the team executes that mission so well.

On the menu you’ll notice a slew of egg dishes, with a twist. The fried chicken benedict, for example, comes with housemade smoked chilli buffalo sauce and apple cider hollandaise atop a homemade sourdough crumpet. A generous serve, this number features zingy homemade pickles, juicy fried chicken, local greens, puffed grains and an insane amount of colour. The crumpets are the perfect vehicle with which to mop up every delicious drop.

Each dish has its own wow factor which is largely due to the fact the kitchen team make almost everything in-house. Buster Green’s sauces, condiments, spreads and more are all made right here. They’ve got an in-house, full-time baker who supplies plenty of carby goodness for the menu.

If you need a quick refreshment and/or a nutrient boost, check out the cold-pressed juices. These are made to order, boast big flavours and come in a variety of combinations. Served with impressive floral and fruit garnishes these juices are a true treat, as are the smoothies which include flavour combos like Otis Bay (local Bay Rd peanut butter with oat milk, dates, banana and cinnamon).

Come for a quick takeaway, a juice or a full brunch and leave happy, full and well nourished.

Words by Olivia Sisson & Photography by Nancy Zhou

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466 George Street, Dunedin North, Dunedin

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