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Black Dog Cafe & Restaurant

109 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
(03) 471 8180
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Ranked #38 of 209 restaurants in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 14, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I've been here 3 times in the last fortnight just for muffins. They're huge and delicious. Good value in a combo with a coffee for $6.50. The staff are friendly and the meals look good too so must come and give dinner a try.

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Melbourne
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Great value for money and larger meals. I had the fish - and it was like 2 servings. Well cooked grilled fish with ample vegetables. Value for money.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We had breakfast here one morning but were disappointed with the menu choices. The muesli which my husband ordered was just a cardboard box plus a plastic container of fruit. When you eat out you would usually expect homemade muesli or similar. I requested whole grain bread with my poached eggs & bacon, but the only choice available was white... More

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Seattle
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217 reviews 217 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We were wandering in downtown Dunedin and came across the Black Dog Café at lunchtime - what an excellent choice! I had a beautiful salad - a pile of fresh greens with chicken breast strips, lots of big avocado chunks, and halved cherry tomatoes in a light lemon and olive oil dressing. My husband had a huge grilled chicken sandwich... More

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We arrived unannounced (group of 8) and they simply took it all in their stride serving good food in an easy, relaxed environment. Highly recommend to all and seems to have a good reputation with locals Well done folks and made for a remember-able night

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It has some nice little private areas to sit for a peaceful conversation. Staff are pretty top notch. However the lighting throughout the day can give a somewhat gloomy effect

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Excellent food and service, meals are great value and of consistently good quality. Breakfast, morning tea, lunch and dinner, have never been disappointed. Linda and the staff are great and always have a warm welcome with friendly banter. $6 takeaway coffee and muffin is an awesome deal, and for something different try the kidneys and mushrooms for breakfast, comes with... More

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Angeles City, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

recent price increases slightly dampen what was the best deal in town! What was possibly the best burger in NZ at $10 is now $11.90 BEEFBURGER the CHICKEN BURGER from $10.90 to $16.90 still good value but not a SUPER-DEAL

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Popped into Black Dog over what was a very busy lunch period to find a long queue waiting to place their orders. In a very short time, we were at the front and ordered our variety of goodies then found a table towards the back. We were barely seated when the coffees appeared, followed very shortly thereafter by the salads,... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Ordered this by mistake with an entrée and only ate half. This really is a great schnitzel 300gm of rib eye has got to be good but crumb it and put a very nice mushroom sauces with it and you have a great meal while it comes with veggies and potatoes I only tried the Potatoe which was nice the... More

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