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Velvet Burger

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375 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3 03 4770124
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 03:30
Sat 11:30 - 04:30
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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch, ordered a chicken avo and a venison burger with chips to takeaway. Did not seem particularly busy but took over 20mins for us to get our food. pretty good prices for what you get but don't order if you're in a rush.

Thank Kieran Y
Brisbane, Australia
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120 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Absolutely delicious. I loved that they had mini versions of a few of their burgers as I usually find gourmet burgers too big. Note that in NZ they call potato gems "hashies".

Thank Cassie W
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51 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The burger is very tasty. The queue wasn't long and staffs were friendly. I just looked for some decent food so this place is very good value for money

Thank Jennifer T
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198 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here. Two venison burgers, a lamb one and wedges. Food was hot, good size portions and value for money. Would recommend for a quick and hearty meal.

Thank DorsetgirlLondon
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

First off it was two for one Tuesday, so the place was busy as. We totally accept that we had to wait for our order, it would have been nice to have been told the wait time though, as 45 minutes was a bit of a long time to wait. My partner asked the guy at the till how long... More 

1 Thank Ashlee H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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824 reviews
545 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 522 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A small local burger bar chain based at this original shop in Dunedin, Velvet Burger offers a great selection of fresh gourmet burgers at reasonable prices. Looking at the menu, the descriptions of the various dishes are slight amusing, but I wonder why they sacrifice description to make them so. The staff at the bar and in the kitchen all... More 

1 Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Dunedin, New Zealand
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416 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Loved the pattie, and the simple combination of ailoli and salad was great. The meat was hot and the service stunningly friendly and good, Fast too. Looks really clean, so I'm sad that the bread was sort of, well, nothing. Insubstantial perhaps the best description. Great fries, popular, but lets get them to improve their bread choice!

Thank samandhenry
Timaru, New Zealand
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with my wife and daughter, burgers were fresh and tasty, the lad at the counter was very helpful and friendly. $30 friday deal is great value!

Thank cozza22
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Our family loves Burgers and while these weren't bad, they weren't great. Nothing special to justify the prices especially compared to other similar burger places.

Thank Blair C
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

No good. Online order, turned up on pickup time, I could see the chips bagged up waiting. Staff were too busy for me to check in, once they had the burger ready the fries had been sitting out for a few minutes (4 minutes after due time). They couldn't provide a receipt, after taking a few minutes to try and... More 

Thank Terminator M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
New Zealand, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 03:30
11:30 - 03:30
11:30 - 04:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3 03 4770124

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?