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.
Hidden under the Otago Peninsula Road overpass you will find Plato, an eatery that is retro both inside and out.
Jizo Japanese Café and Bar
The food covers all bases when it comes to Japanese cuisine at Jizo.
You won’t find anything quite like Kiki down George Street.
Bay Rd Peanut Butter
Peanut butter has been and will continue to be, the unsung hero of breakfast and lunches everywhere.
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.
Arc Brewing Co
A 20ish minute jaunt from the Dunedin CBD, and well worth the trip.
Catalyst is all about mindful eating and conscious consuming. Even the name speaks to this mission.
Well known for its commitment to organic food and sustainable living, Taste Nature is considered “the” organic shop in Dunedin by locals.
The kind of restaurant that every neighbourhood ought to be lucky enough to have.
Morning Magpie has gained a reputation for their ridiculously good coffee, food and healthy smoothies.
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.
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.
Vogel Street Kitchen
The Vogel Street Kitchen wins people over with their impeccable service, awesome interior and delicious food.
Vanguard Specialty Coffee Co.
A fresh look and take on the independent coffee scene in Dunedin.
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.
A cosy pub in Port Chalmers with a full menu and huge selection of craft beer.
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.
Allpress Espresso Roastery Café
Share in the precise craft of coffee, Allpress style.
A local favourite and the social hub of many.
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.’
Dog with Two Tails
Dog with Two Tails’ top priority is quality.