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Eureka Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$, , European
116 Albany Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 7977
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brownie” (6 reviews)
“venison pie” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
116 Albany Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here for lunch a few ties lately and Eureka never fails to deliver. If you are really really hungry try one of their burgers (chicken is great) I am also a huge fan of their Caesar salad with chicken. Most meals are...More

Thank Karen B
Chris S, Manager at Eureka Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karen, Thanks for taking time to write a review. We are glad you have enjoyed your lunch here in recent times and the staff are friendly and helpful. The team do a great job. Interesting that you mention the Caesar salad as we have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your visiting Dunedin, this place is a must for great food and best craft beers in town. Food has wow factor and decent prices. Love Eureka.

Thank wykecliffe
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to write a review. We are glad you think we are a must visit when you are in Dunedin. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers Chris Snow Eureka

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere but can be rather noisy when busy. Staff were very pleasant. Not a great variety on the menu. However food was very good and wine choice good.

Thank carolblackie
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi Carol, Thanks for taking time to write a review. Glad top hear you enjoyed your food here at Eureka and the staff were pleasant. We hope to see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Eureka

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious first course (venison), great service, however several of our group were very disappointed with the tiramisu! It was stodgy and not at all like real tiramisu! Big lumps of chocolate cake or similar throughout.Not the light dessert we were expecting.More

Thank Annette C
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi Annette, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback. Firstly we are glad that you enjoyed the Venison and the service was great. That is good to hear. However we are sorry to hear that the Tiramisu was not up to your standard. We have...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Tried and trusted, not too expensive, always satisfying, suitable for a works night out or dining just for two, you always leave feeling satisfied.

Thank Don M
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi Don, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback on Eureka. Glad to hear that you enjoy your experiences here at Eureka and you always leave satisfied. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers Chris Snow Eureka

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the restaurant for a business meeting and we all decided to have a meal. Unfortunately I chose the fish and chips. The crumbed sole was over cooked and the chips were soggy. All in all it wasn't at all impressive.More

Thank Jenny A
Management response:Responded 8 September 2017

Hi Jenny, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback on your meal here at Eureka. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy it at all. Hopefully you made this apparent at the time to give the team an opportunity to fix this...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We called in to this delightful bar with our adult children and had great choices of beer or cider on tap and beautiful snacks: we chose warm chocolate brownie, and white chocolate slice, drizzled with chocolate sauce... yum. Not too crowded, good music, comfortable: and...More

Thank JedAfterthought
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Hadn't been here for ages, so decided to try it on a Saturday night. One had the brisket burger, another the steak. Great food! The brisket was delicious, slightly smokey, well presented and served with very good fries. the steak was perfectly medium rare, the...More

1  Thank Anne J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Located in the student sector of Dunedin this pub provides good honest food with a selection of fish, steak, pasta, fries etc. There is something on the menu for pretty much everyone and they will cater for specific dietary requirements if requested. The prices are...More

Thank Gypsy2829
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Our group of different ages all enjoyed their meals. Nothing too try hard trendy, just great quality simple food, done well. Best pub meal I've had in Dunedin for years. Good setting and service. And prices are very reasonable. Servings were large; no one could...More

Thank OtagoKiwi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Albany Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 7977
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