Vogel Street Kitchen
Monday7:30 am – 3:00 pm.
Tuesday7:30 am – 3:00 pm.
Wednesday7:30 am – 3:00 pm.
Thursday7:30 am – 3:00 pm.
Friday7:30 am – 4:00 pm.
Saturday8:30 am – 4:00 pm.
Sunday8:30 am – 4:00 pm.
76 Vogel Street
The Vogel Street Kitchen wins people over with their impeccable service, awesome interior and delicious food. The restaurant has two breakfast menus, a light menu available till 11 and a heavier menu which is available until 3pm, a range of wood fired pizzas and a fully stocked cabinet of delicious slices and salads.
After the Christchurch earthquake, the former Lyttelton local, Riah McLean, moved down to Dunedin to pursue her restaurant dream. It was love at first sight with this old warehouse building on Vogel Street and after waiting one year for consent she discovered that her own great-grandfather actually worked in the building in the 1800s.
Since opening on the 1st of December 2014, the restaurant has been pushing full capacity with increasing popularity and the massive, brick covered loft space, with space for 40 upstairs and 60 downstairs has a buzzy, yet warm atmosphere. The restaurant donates $500 to a different charity every four weeks, which is written up on a large chalk board on the wall so customers may know what they are supporting each month.
The ingredients are sourced locally where possible, with meat from Cressy Farms, eggs from Balclutha, and free-farmed pork and chicken. “It tastes great because it lived well” is one of the restaurant mottos. There is a good buzz about the Vogel Street Kitchen, so come down and see what its all about.
Words by Abigail Egden & Photography by Naomi Haussmann
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