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“great atmosphere and location”

Starfish Cafe and Bar
Ranked #27 of 346 Restaurants in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“great atmosphere and location”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

had lunch here on a cold and windy day, and this place provided a warm and cosy environment and even had an upstairs area with a heatpump. Outside area had blankets available for use.

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great friendly cafe”
Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

I had the fish burger which was huge and delicious! Massive portion of fries also. Very very friendly staff, nice background music and a cozy upstairs seating area.

Visited June 2013
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Nelson, New Zealand
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Very enjoyable dinner with friends”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We went here for dinner with 6 friends and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. There was a good choice of reasonably priced options for starters and mains. I had the fish & shrimp chowder (excellent) followed by the flounder with caper seasoning for main. My partner had the chowder followed by the sole fish in beer batter & chips (bought chips) - very good. We shared a chocolate brownie with coffee. There was a good supply of wines, beer and Emerson tap beer. BYO wine is also acceptable. The hard floor surfaces (upstairs) means that it is quite noisy if the area is full. Overall good value for money.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank LandN449
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Torbay, null, New Zealand
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great food, friendly staff and a wonderful location.”
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Whether just wanting a quick coffee, breakfast lunch or dinner it's all delicious here. The menu is good and varied and the wine list excellent. We especially like the fact that the staff are "child friendly" and the park across the road is a bonus..There eggs bennedict certainly make a good start to my day.
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  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Lynn M
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Sydney
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Yummy treats and friendly staff”
Reviewed May 4, 2013

After taking the kids for a walk along the waterfront area, we were just looking for a takeaway coffee for my husband but the café looked so inviting that we all ended up having morning tea. Their hot chocolates were delicious but their Coconut Rough slice is to die for, not to mention the shortbread heart biscuits with jam centre. Yummo! A very welcoming, friendly spot.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank boyce1105
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