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Alibi Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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1 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 6740
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 am
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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having walked the food strip paruesing menus, we returned to alibis because of choice and pricing. Monday night so fairly quite in town. Staff were friendly and accomodating. Ordered fillet steak and chicken dish, both presented well. Steak superb. Chicken amazing. Wine list a bit pricey. Would return if staying longer.

Thank Y9399RZmichaelr
Chatham, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picked the wrong night in Dunedin to find a restaurant as there was so much else going on. Opted for Alibi as we liked the menu choice. This is a casual looking bar and restaurant but with a more classy menu. Possibly a bit pricey but having toured around the prices are comparable if the food is well done. We... More 

Thank Steve6244
Wellington, New Zealand
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74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband rated the eggs benedict the best out of three places we ate that week. Good selection of food and very reasonably priced. Great staff. On a sunny day great place to watch the world go by.

Thank Maggisd
Brisbane, Australia
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208 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I enjoyed a meal at Alibi on the day of our arrival in Dunedin. We were so pleased we made Alibi our place of dining. The staff were superb - so attentive and courteous. Our meals were prepared well, and delicious. We would be very happy to recommend this restaurant.

Thank ShirleydK39
Dunedin, New Zealand
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice brunch, Eggs Benedict with salmon. very nice food, reasonably priced with a nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank Derek W
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

Alibi is a casual bar and restaurant but also upper class. The menu has a great range and lots of nibbles to choose from.

Thank Jaz C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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383 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Pleasant server but must have been new because she wasn't proficient in using the technology used to take the orders. Meals came out a long time apart. Pork was tough. Risotto gluggy and tasteless but did the beef cheek & spring roll entrees were nice. Will give them another chance next time in town.

Thank GrantHay
Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Lovely place to catch up with an old friend. Food was good value for money and the staff were very attentive to my daughters gluten free requirements. Would definately dine there again.

Thank DeeKennedyUk
Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Dinner with 4 others tonight. Good food. 3 had mains and a desert. Myself and another had 2 entrees and a desert. I had a calamari entrée and a pork belly entrée and both were good but the calamari dipping sauce was divine. Recommended just for that. With 5 of us we were able to get one of each desert... More 

Thank Deltag666
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We should have left immediately when the waitress determined the bar could not fulfill our drink order, without asking the bartender. Our mains were disappointing in presentation & portion. The lamb was fatty and grisly. The plate was covered with mushroom sauce or caramelized onions so all the veggies were brown. The server never returned so we went down the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $24
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Princes Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 6740

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