The Best Places for Dining in Dunedin

Publish Date: 3 November, 2022

The Best Places for Dining in Dunedin

Whether you're heading to Dunedin for business or pleasure, you'll still have to eat! Luckily, when it comes to dining in Dunedin, there are many incredible eateries and restaurants around town.

This blog post breaks down some of the best places to eat in Dunedin, from a quick bite down to fine dining experiences. Keep reading to find out more!


The Press Club

Fable Dunedin's own bar and restaurant, The Press Club, has fast become a favourite on the Dunedin dining scene. The beautifully decorated ground-floor restaurant is a wash of green velvet, muted golds, and art deco touches.

The bespoke bar and restaurant pay homage to Dunedin's original haunt for editors and publishers in the 1870s. Chef Jinu Abraham has created a menu based on a commitment to sourcing seasonal, organic produce and collaborating with local suppliers. This commitment allows us to showcase a modern take on classic regional flavours throughout the day. Set the scene for a superb dining experience, or finish the evening in style with a simple tipple or elaborate cocktail.



Adjo is an intimate café and wine bar that sets the standard for cool. Adjo serves up Nordic, Scandinavian-inspired food such as Danish meatballs, sardines, and their famous dream cake. The food is considered different, thoughtful, and delicious.

Pop in for the food, and stay for the selection of local art adorning the walls. It is a place to appreciate local talent and creativity in more ways than one. Friday nights often feature live music from local musicians.



If you consider yourself a foodie, you can't look past Moiety. Moiety serves an ever-changing five-course menu guided by local produce wherever possible.

The intimate setting and incredible service work together with the delicious food to create an unforgettable dining experience. The unique and exciting approach at Moiety means you give up the reigns. You trust the chefs to produce delicious plates, which they never fail to do.


Good Good

When you need something casual, simple, and delicious, head down to Good Good. This funky spot serves the best burgers in Dunedin, alongside beers and great vibes.

The menu is simple, with four staple burgers and a range of delectable sides to go with them. The warehouse setting gives the whole place a very cool, urban feeling, and with regular live music, it's where the cool kids hang out!


Vault 21

Discover an exceptional contemporary Asian-fusion menu in the form of meticulously designed remarkable shared plates and mains. Their extensive bar menu features an exciting selection of delicious cocktails - they're not to be missed. Outside restaurant hours, Vault 21 transforms into Dunedin's leading nightlife venue featuring the city's top club DJs.


Explore Dunedin's eateries while staying at Fable

With so many delectable options for dining in Dunedin, it makes sense to stay for as long as possible! Fable Dunedin is the perfect place to stay. Located in the heart of Dunedin, everything is easily accessible. Book your boutique hotel experience today, or make the most of our luxury hotel offers and enjoy your stay at Fable!