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Glenfalloch Restaurants

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New Zealand, European
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430 Portobello Road | Macandrew Bay, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 644 761 006
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09:00 - 03:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 03:30
Thu - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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369 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with a large group for lunch. Enjoyed a drink in the back terrace and then into the restaurant for a set menu of lamb, salmon and vegetables followed by dessert. Everything was delicious and well presented. Service was very good. Clean toilets. Can't comment on the cost because I didn't pay. Enjoyed a few minutes after the meal to... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a cold stormy night we entered the tastefully renovated restaurant for one of the best meals in Dunedin for sometime. Opted for the Chief's choice 3 course. A good choice it was. Completely different from any of the main menu items. We could not fault the food or the service. Well done

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Munich, Germany
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sometimes it is time for a change. Over 20 years, this restaurant had the same owner, the same guests, the same menu. And it was good. But you need change to improve, so don´t be afraid of it. German chef Hannes Bareiter and his wife Mel took the chance they were given by the trust of the Glenfalloch Gardens. When... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided drive out from Dunedin for lunch, lovely staff and amazing food. So glad we made the drive!!

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Thank Dangle_ski
Krakow, Poland
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting in a beautiful garden setting, eating fabulous food,what more could you ask on a summers day. Take a trip down the Otago Peninsula to Glenfalloch Gardens and try out their delicious menu. Highly recommended.

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Thank Robyne S
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Best served salmon in New Zealand in a calm and cosy atmosphere along with friendly and good service.

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1 Thank hl990
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review and fantastic comments! Glenfalloch garden is indeed a beautiful historic garden and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and meal with us. We are very proud of our lovely team, their great service and delicious food - thanks for supporting us! Glenfalloch Garden and Restaurant is... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Superb dishes of food (Celery and Apple soup, Fish of the Day,and vegetarian Risotto). This was out of this world food = simple, beautifully cooked, lovely outlook into gorgeous spring gardens. It is a long time since I have had such a great meal.

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Thank Warwick M
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glenfalloch garden is indeed a beautiful historic garden and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and meal with us. We are very proud of our lovely team, their great service and delicious food - thanks for supporting us! Glenfalloch Garden and Restaurant is managed in partnership... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

My husband and I came here to celebrate our anniversary. We opted for the 5 course 'surprise' meal, and we were very pleasantly surprised by the high quality of the food, the care and attention that was lavished on its preparation and presentation, and the friendly and personable service. We loved every morsel of this delicious dinner and will definitely... More 

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OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. Congratulations on your anniversary, and thank you for choosing to spend it with us. It's a beautiful setting to enjoy a celebration and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and meal with us. We are very proud of our lovely team, their great service... More 

Dunedin
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Enjoyed a lovely lunch and great wine with friends. Setting is beautiful looking out into the gardens. The staff were very attentive and looked after us well. Our meals were lovely and everyone enjoyed what they ordered.

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1 Thank Cath M
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this review

Kia ora and thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and meal with us. We are very proud of our lovely team, their great service and delicious food - thanks for supporting us! The historic garden is indeed a very beautiful setting for the restaurant. Glenfalloch Garden and Restaurant is... More 

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a birthday lunch for 10 'seniors' at Glenfalloch Restaurant - and what an enjoyable experience it was! Walked through the spring colours in the magnificent gardens from the car park into a light, bright dining room with large windows to let in the sun and give expansive views of the gardens. The three course platter meal was well... More 

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1 Thank TR222
OtagoPeninsulaTrust, Public Relations Manager at Glenfalloch Restaurants, responded to this review

Kia ora and thank for your lovely review. We are all very glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and had a lovely celebration, its a beautiful setting for special days! Hope you come again soon, thank you for supporting us, and the work of the Trust All the best Sophie MARKETING MANAGER. OTAGO PENINSULA TRUST. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
New Zealand, European
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 03:30
Monday
09:00 - 03:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 03:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 03:30
Thursday
09:00 - 03:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 03:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Portobello Road | Macandrew Bay, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 644 761 006
Description
Experience Glenfalloch Restaurant, dine in one of New Zealand's most beautiful gardens. Enjoy superb cuisine created with fresh local produce from artisan suppliers and imaginatively crafted by an award winning chef. Glenfalloch's menus change regularly to showcase the best of Otago's seasonal ingredients and local delicacies. Renowned for warm hospitality, excellent food and a gorgeous historic garden. Open for lunches, dinners and celebrations. Booking recommended. Free garden entry. Glenfalloch is Gaelic for 'hidden valley' only 15 minutes drive from the City Centre. - was established in 1871 as a gentleman's country residence. Today, the Garden's maturity means photographers are spoilt for choice. There is casual dining in the Restaurant, Open daily from 11am till 3.30pm. Dinner Thursdays and Fridays from 5pm. Weddings a speciality

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