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“Shagged” 5 of 5 stars
Review of 1908 Cafe Restaurant

1908 Cafe Restaurant
7 Harington Point Rd, Portobello, Dunedin, New Zealand
478-0801
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Portobello
Cuisines: Continental
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Shagged”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We came back for our second visit here it was so good last time. Slowly working through menu, every dish devine!
Something unique about this visit was a shag had perched at the door way and looked attentively to everyone that can and went, like a little doorman :-).

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Delicious food and lovely atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It's obvious the locals fill this place up and once you eat here you know why. Everything is made from scratch and wonderful. The soup was delicious and they had vegetarian options for my daughter. It's near the water with lovely views and the interior is old and wood-filled. The service was quick and friendly. Not cheap but we went there both nights we stayed on the peninsula and were thrilled with it.

Visited March 2014
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Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“insufficient quantities”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The venue & décor were very pleasant & staff courteous & obliging. Unfortunately the plates were not at all hot which made the meal not as hot as it should have been .Even though the meals were tasty we all felt the amount on the presented on the plate was insufficient. We had to purchase Vegetables or salad supposedly enough for two. Ours consisted of 4 small pieces of broccoli & 4 small pieces of cauli.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Sandy, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great food and friendly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Very good food. Reasonably priced and great central location. Loved it!! Would recommend to anyone. There is something for all tastes here

Visited May 2014
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“Beautiful presentation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The lamb shank was so tender and the salad perfectly balanced. Great meal in a wonderfully decorated restaurant. Price was fair at $50 for two meals.

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