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No.7 Balmac

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7 Balmacewen Road | Maori Hill, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
+64 3-464 0064
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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San Carlos, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed lunch at this delightful cafe after an urban hike from the town center. The cocktails are interesting and delicious, as are the entrees. If the weather allows, sit outside in the patio. Be sure to check out the beautiful vegetable/herb garden beyond the wall.

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Thank vbo49
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Balmac pretty regularly and are never disappointed. Good coffee, tasty meals that cater to vegetarians well as well. Lovely to see more regular menu changes for those of us that eat there frequently. The cakes and baked goods are always excellent and the french donuts and ordinary donuts.. well.. lets just say you should make sure you... More 

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1 Thank Lisa R
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had my graduation dinner here with a large group of family (25 of us). The service was excellent as well as the food and considering a large group all the meals were brought out together. However there seemed to be a misunderstanding about the NOT FREE sparkling water for the tables. There was no indication through out the night... More 

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Thank Hanewright
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No7 Balmac is one of the most consistent places to go in Dunedin. Always good food and service. Bit disappointing that we were not told sparking water was now free, the way that the waiter asked if we would like it suggested that it was. We ended up with a bill for the 7 bottles we had (we were a... More 

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Thank Josh C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The high quality of the ingredients is apparent, and their meats are free range and/or organic. Many of the vegetables and herbs are from the outside garden. The coffee is the best I've had in Dunedin. I had the mussel and clam fritters one day, and you could still taste the brine. Balmac breakfast is also delicious and nourishing. The... More 

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Thank William H
Wanaka, New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever my husband and I travel to Dunedin a stop at this relaxing place is a priority because we know that the coffee and food are great, the staff are accommodating and friendly and the atmosphere is relaxing. It's a great place and deserves its excellent reputation. We had a lovely vegetarian meal on Valentines Day. We are not Vegetarians... More 

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Thank c b
Dunedin, New Zealand
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

Lovely small restaurant hidden away in the leafy suburbs of Maori Hill. Fancy a change, try No.7, amazing food and the deserts are to die for.

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Thank wykecliffe
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Staff were friendly and food was great. We where seated down stairs by the kitchen and tucked out of the way, not unreasonable for a late booking for a table of 6. Having been ask to delay our arrival by 15 min to spread out 7pm rush was ok but after ordering our mains (in good time) it took 70... More 

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Thank Phil G
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

If it's brunch or lunch you can come here and have a lovely meal and exceptional service. Relaxed vibe, delicious looking counter food and menu. I love coming back here!

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Thank Kathryn G
Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Awesome coffee and food. Great atmosphere and staff friendly . Would recommend No 7 Balmac for all dining experiences

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $27
Cuisine
European, Cafe, Grill, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Balmacewen Road | Maori Hill, Dunedin 9010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-464 0064
Description
Dunedin's best kept secret eatery!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?