Restaurants sampling the best in international cuisine line Dunedin's cosmopolitan streets. Find your global flavour fix from one of the eateries below.
Dunedin’s original Japanese restaurant has a relaxed friendly style. They serve traditional Japanese cuisine with fresh local ingredients, in a space great for intimate dining or group celebrations.
56 Princess Street
Delicious Chinese food, a friendly atmosphere and great service are found in the wonderful Crown Roller Mills heritage building near Dunedin’s Oval.
2 Manor Place
It would be easy to walk right past this little den of dazzling flavour if you didn’t know what you were looking for. But step in and you’ll be welcomed into a secret society of locals that love the tasty fresh Vietnamese cuisine, with just the right amount of heat.
66a St Andrew Street
Not all Japanese restaurants are created equal but if they were handing out awards for authenticity of flavour and value for money, Jitsu would win hands down. With some of the friendliest, most attentive staff in town and a comprehensive menu, you’ll struggle to decide what to try first.
113 Lower Stuart Street
Since 2009 the very popular has offered a wide array of Chinese and Taiwanese food to a thriving variety of customers.
380 George Street
Look forward to traditional Cambodian dishes when you dine here, including Khmer noodle soups and scrumptious satays, plus fantastic Chinese cuisine including dumplings.
60-64 St Andrew Street
Massive burgers and a wide array of Japanese and Chinese dishes, including whole roast duck keep this fast food hive buzzing in the Morningtson mall.
45 Mailer Street
A vibrant fusion of the energy of Asian culture with the modern romance for fine dining. Vivid with colour and saturated with flavour, Buddha Stix indulges all your senses to create an intimate and memorable dining experience. Relax and soak up the atmosphere while you sip on one a classic cocktails.
678 George Street
Spirit House is a place where the exotic charm of Asian dining meets opulence, in a moody and evocative setting. They’ve created a unique and captivating gathering place where culture and flavours collide to deliver an exciting and authentic dining experience.
8 The Esplanade
Find the authentic, delicious, healthy taste of Korea in this friendly and warm environment.
450 George Street
A very extensive menu, plus very, very reasonable prices, a bustling and, yes, friendly atmosphere combine to make this a North Dunedin favourite.
434 George Street
Happiness is home-style Thai and Chinese cuisine. Gluten and dairy-free options are available along with clay pot dishes, curries, soup and plenty of speciality dishes.
365 George Street
A large fan base keeps this restaurant and takeaway very busy for lunch and dinner every day of the week. The menu has definite Mediterranean origins, subtly blended with fresh local ingredients creating a taste that is zesty and alive.
31 St Andrew Street
The kebabs get rave reviews in this well-established café, a favourite with lunchtime and late night customers.
74 George Street
This kebab house uses all fresh ingredients in their wraps, shish kebab, and mixed grill. They are fully licensed with BYO, too.
152 Princes Street
Fresh, fast fare served with welcoming smiles. Generous portions and good prices attract a steady stream of regular fans.
15 Princes Street
South Dunedin’s source of great coffee, excellent Turkish food and friendly conversation.
130 King Edward Street
Dunedin's newest Turkish kid on the block, colourful, tasty, and good value for money. Cosy into a corner booth with your favourite people and a Sila meze platter to share. Take-out also available.
17 St Andrew St
They make nearly every part of their meals themselves, from the rice and beans to the tortillas and spices. The owner is passionate about creating a great dining experience and delivering an authentic slice of Mexico to customers. Sit indoors or alfresco in the character-full alleyway. Margaritas? Of course.
140 George Street
If you're after hot Mexican and cool Margaritas then Amigos has you covered. Great for group and family dining with an array of tasty Mexican flavours.
13 Bath Street
Great for groups or parties, this bright, colourful venue is made for fun dining experiences. Latin American, Mexican, Tex Mex and Spanish/Basque influences infuse Del Sol cuisine. It also has an extensive cocktail and margarita menu.
12 Moray Place