Best Cafe

30 Lower Stuart, Otago 9016 New Zealand

11 Reviews
Closed Now
Opens Thu 11:30a
  • Independent
  • Wheelchair
  • Public
  • No Wifi
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“Going out for dinner tonight for good old kiwi fish and chips? Try some of the best in town if not the country!”

This is the closest you’ll get to a Kiwi home kitchen fish and chips meal without having to be invited over for dinner.

Cosy up at their formica tables while munching away happily with all the trimmings – tomato sauce in tomato-shaped bottles, white bread and butter so you can make chip butties, and beer and wine to wash down the salt.

Best Cafe has been serving up since about 1932 and Dunedin residents were so concerned to see it come up for sale in 2016, the local newspaper wrote a story on it.

But rest assured, new owners saved the day and its fearsome reputation lives on.

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Linda T.

The chips here were very good but I was expecting more from the fish based on prior reviews. Or maybe we ordered the wrong things because the guy at the next table ordered a whole fried flounder... Read more

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Dan O.

We both got fish and chips. My wife will only eat fish if it doesn't taste like fish so she asked for that and was happy with the result. I have never been to a restaurant where they had so many... Read more

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Sue R.

We found this place after a bad experience at Plato's. Fish and chips, nicely cooked, gluten free, safe for my wife who has a severe allergy to gluten Thank you for a wonderful safe meal. We'll... Read more

Best Cafe

30 Lower Stuart
9016 New Zealand


Closed Now
  • Mon - Thu: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri, Sat: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Waitstaff
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