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Starfish Cafe and Bar

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
7/240 Forbury Road | St. Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“chowder” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7/240 Forbury Road | St. Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These cheese rolls are to die for, have been in numerous times for breakfast and graduation dinners and the food is always perfect considering it's always busy.

Thank Roz T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a very nice experience in Starfish during my staying in Dunedin, you need to try the chili beans and chorizo breakfast option with one of the juices available, simple the best so far.

Thank Pontes1988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister was visiting from up North and we decided to have lunch at starfish with some friends. Despite being busy the service was great and the food mighty flavoursome ! I had the special charcoal infused beef jerky burger .....delicious Sis' had Dr Feelgood...More

Thank Glenn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very yummy and healthy menu, friendly staff, and right near the beach. If I lived in Dunedin, I'd surely be here all the time!

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a relaxed and very tasty lunch here. Gluten free options available and the food is delicious and fresh, top quality dishes and coffee in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been for brunch two days in a row. Great location, really friendly staff, and the food is fantastic. The food is beyond the standard cafe options - great combinations and well presented. A must visit in Dunners.

Thank ArchieFisher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fabulous whitebait omelette and pavlova to die for. The staff were great even though the restaurant is quite small and patrons close together it doesn't detract from the experience. I make my own pavlovas and to have one in a restaurant that measures...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

It was cosy and busy in this delightful cafe over lunchtime - very pleased we had booked a table as we could easily have missed out. The service was attentive and quick to rectify any problems. The food was superb - the famous Stack was...More

Thank samandhenry
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful day and the beach was swarming with people. We pounced on a table as soon as others left. The coffee was excellent and the fish chowder really good. The service was excellent. As this place was so busy we were amazed...More

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal at Starfish. Friendly vibrant atmosphere, staff extremely helpful. But be prepared to wait for a table if arriving right on lunch time as they are busy. Which to me us a sign of a great place to eat. Menu caters...More

Thank MMvet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7/240 Forbury Road | St. Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 4555940
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