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Scotia Restaurant & Whisky Bar

) #35 of 271 Restaurants in Dunedin $$$$ Fusion, , European
199 Upper Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 7704
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“haggis” (46 reviews)
“cullen skink” (9 reviews)
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Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Fusion, New Zealand, European, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
199 Upper Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay so you can see from my review history I have been lots of places and enjoy all types of restaurants and food. We went to Scotia because we got a Grab One voucher, looking at the menu and prices I wouldn't have gone otherwise....More

1  Thank Styly_Girl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a first table reservation. We were greeted warmly. We had attentive service. I ordered the pumpkin orzo pasta. I thought it was amazing. Would dine here again.

Thank michelle d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointed with our most recent visit. Bread platter was gross - barely ate it. Bread was semi warm on top but cold on the bottom so I assume had been stored in the freezer. Dips were not desirable in the slightest. Mains were average,...More

Thank Tessa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff pleasant and helpful and a nice cosy atmosphere. I had duck which had a very nice flavour but was just a tiny bit on the chewy side. I didn't like the side vegetables as they were over done plus there were no greens, all...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were looking forward to a lovely meal but sadly were disappointed. We started with the bread and dips but these were not really enjoyable. There was a lot of bread and very little dip. The flavour of the dips were very...More

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A meal out for two of us. We've eaten here several times previously but not for several years. The restaurant is very centrally located, warm on a cold evening, and it has a homely atmosphere. The main meal was excellent; I can't remember having a...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

First time here for a while but not disappointed. Excellent haggis and scallops to start and an awesome lamb dish for main. Great setting and awesome service - we will return soon.

Thank steve w
Reviewed 7 May 2017

(Note this review only covers the upstairs bar) If I ever can afford to build a castle, I will be including a scotch room just like the one found at the Scotia bar. A cozy, comfortable room with an eye popping wall of scotch...enough to...More

Thank freeamac
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Have a lovely dinner last night. My partner interrupted me all the time when I was trying to tell the staff that something was wrong with the dish. Maybe I need a new one. 🤷🏻‍♀️ Honestly they used good ingredients and the ideas are awesome....More

Thank 伊暉 徐
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed a meal at Scotia using the grabone voucher. $98 for $49. Two meals and 2 drinks. Well worth it with us having pork belly for entre and I had duck with a loverly whiskey sauce and my wife had the venison which strangely...More

Thank 422iana
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
May we book a table for 3 at 5 tonight 3rd of June please? Michelle
3 June 2017|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Hi there for all bookings and inquiries we recommend contacting the restaurant directly on 034777704 or via email. Thanks
Bruce J
Hi there, an I book a table for 2 for this Saturday 4 June please? Regards Bruce Johnson
1 June 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Not a problem Bruce. What time would you prefer? Cheers Patrick.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Upper Stuart Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 7704
  • E-mail
Scotia Restaurant provides a premium dining experience, Our cuisine is Traditional Scottish meets New Zealand Fusion, Come in and enjoy some true southern hospitality & Peruse our single Malt collection
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