No.7 Balmac

Monday7:00 am – 12:00 am.

Tuesday7:00 am – 12:00 am.

Wednesday7:00 am – 12:00 am.

Thursday7:00 am – 12:00 am.

Friday7:00 am – 12:00 am.

Saturday8:30 am – 12:00 am.

Sunday8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

7 Balmacewen Road, Maori Hill

03-464 0064

One of Dunedin’s best for casual bistro-style dining, No.7 Balmac is the kind of restaurant that every neighbourhood ought to be lucky enough to have. Though popular with its local Maori Hill neighbours, word has spread further about this bistro that effortlessly blends everything great about classic and modern dining.

The restaurant has been on the scene since 2009, and since then has earned a reputation for its emphasis on high quality, locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant’s own garden supplies it with fruit, vegetables and herbs. Free-range eggs and organic meat and produce are sourced from local growers and farmers. The restaurant’s kitchen is good at creating meals that emphasise the quality and taste of their ingredients.

An excellent wine and beer list, featuring plenty of Central Otago wine and locally brewed beer, and laid back but efficient service, rounds off what is a very good dining experience firmly grounded in its local roots.

Open for brunch through dinner, No.7 Balmac is only a short drive or meander from the city, so whether you’re a local or not, the wander up the hill to this local classic is well worth your while.

Words by Abigail Egden & Photography by Naomi Haussmann

7 Balmacewen Road, Maori Hill

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