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67 MacAndrew Road, Dunedin, New Zealand
03-455 2802
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Robbies Cheese Rolls

I recently made a special trip to Robbies, to try their cheese rolls, which I heard about on the radio. I purchased 2 of these rolls, and was informed they were $4.50 each. Mine were untoasted for $4.00 each. I was surprised at the size of them, nine inches long. I took them home and followed... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
Owain M
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I recently made a special trip to Robbies, to try their cheese rolls, which I heard about on the radio. I purchased 2 of these rolls, and was informed they were $4.50 each. Mine were untoasted for $4.00 each. I was surprised at the size of them, nine inches long. I took them home and followed the cooking instructions, I... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Food was mediocre, service was poor, none of the on tap drinks were available, no atmosphere. We went here as it had been recommended by the holiday park, however we will not be rushing back ! chairs were rickety, tables sticky and menu was very limited.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a big step above the normal pub fare and well worth a visit. Two of us had steaks and they were cooked exactly as asked with a suburb green pepper sauce. The third of us had the sole and it looked and tasted wonderful. Prices are reasonable and service is wonderful. Our congratulations to the chef(s) and the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went here tonight for the first time as a family of 5 I could not fault the service and the meals were far above expectations. Will definitely go here again.

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Esperance, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

After a terrific Robbies experience in Kaikora, was looking forward to another fabulous serve of pork ribs in Dunedin. Unfortunately not the same experience. Dry & tough. Quite glad I didn't try the lamb shanks when they managed to ruin pork ribs. No Monteiths Radler on tap, and as is the case with everything Dunedin, little or no parking. Lots... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My kids favourite Friday night pub dinner. Warm fires, family friendly, big helpings and Monteith's on tap. Great selection of pub staples, kids menu and mini donuts with hot toffee sauce for dessert. Plenty of local dropping in for a drink shows it is a well liked pub.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had a great meal at Robbies.The service was great and the food was delicious.It was child friendly which is important to us

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Gore, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

On a cold night Robbies was warm and inviting. Meal service was good as well as portion size. We also like the atmosphere of the place. Not all glass and chrome. We would return again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My daughter and I were staying at 555 Best Western on Bayview. So we were so happy to find a lovely and homely Bar and Bistro just five minutes walk from our Motel. Lovely setting with fires lit around the Bar. A nice escape from the very cold Dunedin weather in Winter. A very family friendly place with a wide... More 

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Invercargill NZ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Always a great place to get a good dinner. Love this restaurant! Have been here many times, and I definitely rate it as a fantastic bar and restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67 MacAndrew Road, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 03-455 2802

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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