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Velvet Burger

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375 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3 03 4770124
11:30 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 03:30
Sat 11:30 - 04:30
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196 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here. Two venison burgers, a lamb one and wedges. Food was hot, good size portions and value for money. Would recommend for a quick and hearty meal.

Thank DorsetgirlLondon
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

First off it was two for one Tuesday, so the place was busy as. We totally accept that we had to wait for our order, it would have been nice to have been told the wait time though, as 45 minutes was a bit of a long time to wait. My partner asked the guy at the till how long... More 

Thank Ashlee H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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778 reviews
509 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A small local burger bar chain based at this original shop in Dunedin, Velvet Burger offers a great selection of fresh gourmet burgers at reasonable prices. Looking at the menu, the descriptions of the various dishes are slight amusing, but I wonder why they sacrifice description to make them so. The staff at the bar and in the kitchen all... More 

1 Thank Simon C
Dunedin, New Zealand
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364 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Loved the pattie, and the simple combination of ailoli and salad was great. The meat was hot and the service stunningly friendly and good, Fast too. Looks really clean, so I'm sad that the bread was sort of, well, nothing. Insubstantial perhaps the best description. Great fries, popular, but lets get them to improve their bread choice!

Thank samandhenry
Timaru, New Zealand
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with my wife and daughter, burgers were fresh and tasty, the lad at the counter was very helpful and friendly. $30 friday deal is great value!

Thank cozza22
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Our family loves Burgers and while these weren't bad, they weren't great. Nothing special to justify the prices especially compared to other similar burger places.

Thank Blair C
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

No good. Online order, turned up on pickup time, I could see the chips bagged up waiting. Staff were too busy for me to check in, once they had the burger ready the fries had been sitting out for a few minutes (4 minutes after due time). They couldn't provide a receipt, after taking a few minutes to try and... More 

Thank Terminator M
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

My wife and I went in here on the day of the Wales game. The burger was distinctly average but the sweet potato fries were burnt black and absolutely awful and inedible.

Thank DaiJEvs
Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Was not as juicy as Ferg's but better than MacDonald's, Burger King, Carls Junior etc. Tried sqwark, Velvet's biggest burger which Velvet boasted about no one being able to finish. I could eat the whole of that plus another half Sqwak. If there is one burger that I will not be able to finish, it's the Big Al from Ferg... More 

Thank TimothySoh
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

It's central, and it's not TOO pricey! I ordered a velvet burger, and though I found it a tad spicy, I very much enjoyed it. It took a bit longer than I expected for them to make it, but it wasn't TOO bad.

Thank EvanEdinger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Fast food, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 03:30
11:30 - 03:30
11:30 - 04:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3 03 4770124

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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?