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$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
2 Birch Street | Best to access from Roberts St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 4235
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Birch Street | Best to access from Roberts St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We went to Plato because our taxi driver suggested trying their great food. When we entered, the enterior was strange and pretty low-key so we didn't expect the greatest food in Dunedin, but it was! We got 4 entrees and 2 mains for the two...More

Thank kicsiplussz
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place tests your senses. Quirky but very interesting decor which could be mistaken for a hoarders hangout, fairly basic furniture. But the sever was delightful, entertaining and very knowledgable about the beers available and the menu. The chowder was big with lots...More

2  Thank GrantHay
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent meal, very friendly and attentive staff, portions we found to be just the right size chowder shown, well I did help out a bit. We shared the starter and the beer brewed on site was very good.

Thank ColinH1998
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal here. The flounder was fantastic, shuttle flavors really stood out. The Paua was good, I found the taste quite strong in the patty as I am used to them a lot plainer. Would highly recommend for those in Dunedin.

Thank sallysage
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Funky decor -lots on mid century and antique nicknacks. We were a larger group so we were alone up in the bar area- it was very special. Service was great- fish fresh with wonderful sauces, all around amazing dinner!

Thank Travelgirl333333_11
Reviewed January 5, 2017

A very quirky restaurant off the beaten track. Tasty meals and desserts to die for. Excellent service. Will go again for a dinner.

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed December 26, 2016

On a very busy night just before Christmas Plato still but great food and the fish was so fresh. Service was good but it was hard to get a drink.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Was last here a couple of years back. It's a little out of the way, it had the same wacky decor, and great food, well that's why we came back. We had the paua fritter and seafood platter for entrees, followed by the warehou and...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Sirloin steak w/potato mash is exceptional. The flavours were all there; right across the board. Impressive, but were a bit slow to react (bringing our cake out) and the risotto appetizer was the opposite of plentiful. Great job.

2  Thank soapbub
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Plato is not the easiest restaurant to find. It is tucked behind a pedestrian overpass which makes it very hard to see the signage. Once inside you are transported back to the 1970's in a restaurant that is filled with nick nacks and coffee/tea pots....More

1  Thank Geddes_7
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May 31, 2015|
Response from CorsonClan |
Open 7 days a week Dinner 6pm everynight Lunch 12 noon - 2pm Tue-Sat Brunch 11am-2pm Sudays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$13 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Birch Street | Best to access from Roberts St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 4235
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