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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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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
To Lazy to Cook!

We headed here for brunch, just because I was too lazy to cook! They were really busy, possibly because there had been a big game of rugby on the night before and also a winter carnival, so probably a few extra people around. We just rocked on up without a booking (yeah I know) and they were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
travellingkiwi255119
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a business dinner here with good clients, the two ladies running the place made our night. They are funny, give attention to detail, give great service and are cute too. Oh and the food is good also

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We headed here for brunch, just because I was too lazy to cook! They were really busy, possibly because there had been a big game of rugby on the night before and also a winter carnival, so probably a few extra people around. We just rocked on up without a booking (yeah I know) and they were really busy, but... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have been there numerous times over the last 5 years, sometimes against my better judgement, and have never had a nice coffee yet.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a great cafe for both breakfast and lunch. Next door to the Scenic Hotel that you have a choice of where you wish to eat. I love their portions, and the variety of food they produce. I always have a nice meal here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very handy location from our accommodation and the picture theatre around the corner. Had a meal before watching the movies. Were worried about it taking too long but we'd only just finished entrée and main course was served. Ideal for us. Friendly staff but a bit too relaxed almost rough service. Clean restaurant and ok meals.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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49 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Two stars is for the food, which at its best is basic cabinet food. The meals are under par. The service is truly awful and atmosphere is basic .

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Goulburn and Surrounds, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

While the place seemed popular, it did seem as though it was a matter of merely getting you in, feeding and then moving on. It was not much more than a cafe. Staff were not all that welcoming and we might as well have been at any cafe. It was hard to tell who the staff and customers were, as... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We had a most enjoyable visit to this restaurant. The waitress was very friendly and took time for a chat. The food was delicious and very reasonably priced. The coffee was great!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Being a tourist in Dunedin is a pretty cool thing to be. Thankfully I had some local advice to try a cheese roll which was really yum! Good cafe options and enjoyable place to dine.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We all enjoyed the breakfast specials , a great price and good food. Next door to the Scenic City Hotel.

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

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  • 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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