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Bacchus Wine Bar

$$$$European, ,
First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

6 of us dined at this restaurant for my father's 60th birthday. We got recommended by a friend and read reviews that it was meant to be quite good. However, it was a huge disappointment and such a shame. The service was terrible, we were...More

Thank Ella S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Maybe our new favourite in Dunedin. I'd say quaint surroundings, pleasant. Excellent staff interaction, from the moment we walked in the door, until we left. Very pleasant and knowlegable, even could answer some of the more subtle questions about some of their wines. (Wine was...More

Thank 007Winelover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't fault this restaurant: excellent food (had beef cheeks), excellent wine list and great view over the Octagon. Great service too.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great New Zealand food and wine servied with flair. Staff were friendly knowledgeable and very helpful. Loved it.

Thank Albert d
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We went to Bacchus Restaurant because we knew the food and atmosphere is known to be of a high standard. However, our experience left a lot to be desired. We waited an hour and half for our mains to arrive, we had to ask more...More

Thank U4762HSsue
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Four of us went for dinner on a very busy night. We had to be finished by 8pm (our booking was for 6pm) but the staff were so good that we had a very enjoyable two courses, with drinks, and were out on time without...More

Thank MurphyJM
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Bacchus is usually very good and this is why I’ve rated it four stars. Unfortunately my most recent visit was a little disappointing and this was mainly because of the service. I travelled to Dunedin for work so dined on my own. It felt like...More

Thank Jacqui J
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We visited Bacchus Wine Bar with family and had a wonderful evening. All the meals were of a high quality, with steaks cooked to individual requests, and the service was exceptional. The staff were attentive but not intrusive. We had a window table with views...More

Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Bacchus has been around for a while - and I don't just mean the tubby little god. This place brought the quality wine-bar restaurant to Dunedin, and continues to offer great food and service with top of the line bar and wine. The location is...More

Thank samandhenry
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Decided to take my lovely wife out for dinner as nan has the babies tonight so night off so date night it is. weve been out a few times in Dunners for dinner & have always been a little disappointed with something or another, so...More

Thank Kevin C
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August 2, 2016|
Response from MoreFunForever | Reviewed this property |
Actually not too sure...was not large at all though! Best to contact them. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 474-0824
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