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) #9 of 278 Restaurants in Dunedin $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
2 Birch Street | Best to access from Roberts St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 4235
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (50 reviews)
“crispy squid” (4 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Birch Street | Best to access from Roberts St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate dinner here in July recommended by friends in Dunedin. Down by the wharf area but as soon as you walk in the door you know it's going to be great. Very quirky interesting decor. Food was really good.

Thank Sajoni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here - was keen to come back after an excellent experience last time. Restaurant is more like a bric a brac shop - all sorts of interesting "junk" everywhere! Home-brewed beers on site, excellent (and interesting) food and friendly staff make for a...More

1  Thank Simon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great dinner at Plato and enjoyed the quirky atmosphere. More kitschy than quirky. We were going to walk but it was somewhat hard to find so take a taxi. Had the fish of the day and had to sample a desert. All was...More

Thank stuart b
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend. If you want flash dining, white tablecloths and starched waiters don't go there. As others have said, the ambience is missing, the outlook appalling, but if, like me, you go to a restaurant for good food,...More

Thank JohnPuzey
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

my fav seafood and eating place in Dunedin ,nice building , fire was on , kool things to look at , great food and beer and the staff look after you well chur !!

Thank Marunui187
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Six of us went here for a dinner. The food was excellent. I had a smoked sirloin steak which went perfectly with the jalapeño cream sauce. Others in the group had lamb, tuna, fish pie and mussels which all looked incredible. To top things off,...More

Thank RosscoMiller
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Felt like calamari for lunch so called into Plato. Found out that they also have a reasonable selection of carft beer, Emersons, crouchers and their own in house beer. I had the Kiwi IPA and it was a good beer. So defiantly try their beer....More

Thank waldohelen
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

After being told that Plato is something that I would enjoy it is a quirky little place that is situated out of the way but a hidden gem. I had 3 courses and absolutely great food I went outside of the square to try some...More

Thank Cam P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We came for a gig and decided to eat there beforehand. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. We had time to kill between the meal and the gig and they let us hang out in the bar until the gig started. We had the...More

Thank Jacqui T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Graduate weekend in Dunedin means very thing is busy busy. Booked early to reserve a table. Set menu with 3 courses and reasonable choice. Service was well organised for the number of people the restaurant was dealing with. Ive been before but in less busy...More

Thank nzfargo
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31 May 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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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
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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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