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Black Dog Cafe & Restaurant

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109 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
(03) 471 8180
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  • 10
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Blueberry Muffins

I travel to Dunedin regularly and this is one of my 'regular' stops to take customers for morning or afternoon tea and 16th March 2015 was one such morning. The coffee is always of good quality, the blueberry muffins are a delight, even though I shouldn't be eating them. Nice interior with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Albywon
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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82 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Top Contributor
497 reviews 497 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
364 helpful votes 364 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I travel to Dunedin regularly and this is one of my 'regular' stops to take customers for morning or afternoon tea and 16th March 2015 was one such morning. The coffee is always of good quality, the blueberry muffins are a delight, even though I shouldn't be eating them. Nice interior with comfortable sofas and chairs round things off nicely.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

I visited the black dog for lunch yesterday, super friendly staff, amazing range of food which is great value for money. Chilled atmosphere definitely will be returning!!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I recommend this place to all. Amazing people, very friendly and approachable. I love the seafood chowder and the cheesecakes! Also, people in Dunedin are awesome! Worth a visit or many.

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Brisbane, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We went to Black Dog cafe for morning tea. There is a huge variety of food to choose from and the muffins are massive and delicious. Service was excellent and staff were friendly. Very nice coffee.

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Brisbane
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We were staying at the hotel next door and decided to give this cafe a go, it was great, the staff very friendly and welcoming, a really nice funky feel to the place with comfy furnishings. Coffee was great, so good we had a couple, the food was fresh, tasty and quick with a good selection, the cafe must be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My husband and I stopped in last night for a quick bite, after our friends raved about the meal they just had. We split the seafood wrapped in phyllo dish. It came with a side salad and was soooo good. Lots of fish and shrimp in a nice white sauce. Yum!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I have heard of the wonderful reviews about the food provided at this restaurant by local regulars. A place I couldn't wait to see what all the fantastic fuss was about. HOWEVER after hearing of the disgusting poor customer experience provided by manager Len I certainly will not be placing my money here or recommending this joint to anyone. On... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I made a booking at this place for last Saturday night for my 21st birthday. I booked early this month.I booked for 30. However, some people didn’t turned up and in the end there were 21 people. It wasn’t a set menu we ordered just before 8pm after booking for 7.30pm arrival. A co manager ‘Len' came out to us... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I was part of a larger group planning to dine here to celebrate a 21st over the weekend. We did not even get the chance to try the food ( of which sounded of no desire) as we literally kicked out by the owner who disgustingly yelled at us in front of other restaurant goers to quickly leave because 10... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We were there on graduation day for lunch before the ceremony. The place was packed and the staff advised of the food wait time. They apologized for the wait advised they also had cabinet food we choose to wait and it wasn't long . It was nice to relax. Food was a high standard fresh and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 109 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: (03) 471 8180

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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