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Bacchus Wine Bar

) #27 of 278 Restaurants in Dunedin $$$$ European, ,
First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“torte” (3 reviews)
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bacchus is usually very good and this is why I’ve rated it four stars. Unfortunately my most recent visit was a little disappointing and this was mainly because of the service. I travelled to Dunedin for work so dined on my own. It felt like...More

Thank Jacqui J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Bacchus Wine Bar with family and had a wonderful evening. All the meals were of a high quality, with steaks cooked to individual requests, and the service was exceptional. The staff were attentive but not intrusive. We had a window table with views...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bacchus has been around for a while - and I don't just mean the tubby little god. This place brought the quality wine-bar restaurant to Dunedin, and continues to offer great food and service with top of the line bar and wine. The location is...More

Thank samandhenry
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take my lovely wife out for dinner as nan has the babies tonight so night off so date night it is. weve been out a few times in Dunners for dinner & have always been a little disappointed with something or another, so...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The usual high standard of food and good service. Warm and inviting on a cold night although some vocal locals clearly enjoy being seen and heard at one of Dunedin's more exclusive restaurants tend to spoil the atmosphere. Perfect Bluff oysters! Nice wine selection. Thanks.

Thank cluttersoz
Reviewed 27 June 2017

always high quality, best place for oysters, good service, fine wines. Not cheap but well worth the visit

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Nice restaraunt up on the second floor with a view over the Octagon, very nicely presented and well cooked meal. Very good wine list and welcoming service. Lovely old building --- worn out dining chairs probably not as lovely, but overall well worth a night...More

Thank Seamunkee
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Had a fabulous night at Bacchus recently for dinner. Food was outstanding and the service was excellent. There were four of us in our party and we were the last to leave! We all loved our meals.

Thank Rosebank430
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Wanted somewhere nice to eat and decided Bacchus looked like it fitted the bill. I was not disappointed. Bacchus is in a gorgeous old building overlooking the Octagon. We had a lovely table by the window where we could look out as we peruse do...More

Thank JRD1000
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had a delicious dinner here on our travels, after the restaurant was recommended by our host at our B&B, who also booked a table for us. Entire meal was superb, especially the lamb. Service was attentive, wine was good. Expensive, yes, but we found...More

Thank Julia B
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3 August 2016|
Response from MoreFunForever | Reviewed this property |
Actually not too sure...was not large at all though! Best to contact them. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: First Floor 12 50 The Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 474-0824
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