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Pier 24 Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$
European, Contemporary, New Zealand
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24 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
+64 3-466 3610
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Today
07:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Auckland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've loved Pier 24. It's been our go to place in Dunedin and we've spent a lot of money there. Booked in for Saturday night and were warned it was a set menu for Graduation. Should have been a clue. The food arrived so fast we couldn't keep up, even though we asked them to slow it down. Made no... More 

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Thank joan562013
Auckland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually stick to the other end of the Esplanade for my coffee but i thought I'd try Pier 24 today. What a mistake. The coffee is burnt and bitter and the savoury scones are lousy. If you like eating spring onions, then they're probably for you, as that's all i could taste. The rest of the scone was completely... More 

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Thank NZDE
Bathurst, Australia
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277 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to eat in-house tonight and booked a table at Pier 24. Not a large menu but something for most tastes. Shared an entree and ordered the market fish and the chicken dishes. Finished with the cheese and port. All dishes were tasty, well prepared and presented. A wide ranging drinks menu allowed matching with the meals. Staff were unobtrusively... More 

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Thank Nmsj1957
Wellington, New Zealand
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118 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I had high hopes of this restaurant, having read a recent very positive review in Cuisine magazine. In fact, we specifically chose to stay at this hotel so we could eat there. The view was lovely, and we were given a table by the window. Service was odd - the waitress simply hadn't been trained, and got flustered when we... More 

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Elstree
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

It's a lovely place for a quiet breakfast. There were only us and another couple in for breakfast so we had excellent service. The food was very good and we had a lovely relaxed breakfast. They also do wonderful vegetable scones which we bought to eat on the train later.

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Thank Andyko
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

really nice veiws, n food was great too. service a little average but that could happen anywhere.. new waitress maybe? i would deffffffffinitly dine again

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Thank Larissa H
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had the fist experience of tasteless Bacon and Egg. Staff here are a bit laid back, and service suffers. Nice views over the sea are about the only positive thing I could say.

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Thank Joethetraveller58
Germany
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Location is perfect and the service is also good, unfortunately we had the comparison to 2 years ago. Compared to the past the quality of the food was clearly not close to what it has been. Still not bad, however not the prime choice for dinner

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Thank Tom S
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Have never been here before, it was nice enough. I've heard portions can be small but I had the tuna paella and it was massive and I couldn't finish it all! View of the ocean was nice and we had dessert as well. All up it came to just over $100 for two mains, fries, two drinks and two desserts.... More 

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Thank Martinette G
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary and wanted a special meal to acknowledge the occasion, we were disappointed. The service was average at best. We had difficulty understanding our waitress who spoke so fast and didn't offer any explanation of the menu or specials. Service was very slow and people at a neighbouring table were seated after us and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, New Zealand
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Esplanade | Saint Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-466 3610
Description
Offering everything from sunrise breakfasts to casual coffee to superb lunches and evening dinning. Modern day cuisine inspired by our regional pantry. Bookings are recommended to avoid disappointment. It's easy to see why Pier 24 has the best views and location in Dunedin. On a summer day the doors can be fully opened turning the restaurant into a coastal alfresco dinning experience. In the winter months sit warm and cosy behind double glazed windows watching winter storms batter the coast.

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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?