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Gaslight Restaurant & Wine Bar

) #14 of 273 Restaurants in Dunedin €€ - €€€ Italian, French, European
73 St Andrew Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 7300
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (29 reviews)
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Italian, French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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73 St Andrew Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was given a voucher for Mother's Day from my daughter but later found out that I had fractured my jaw after having an accident prior to being able to use it. It was due to run out before I could eat solid food again...More

1  Thank 228kayr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my beautiful wife here for a meal. I loved the setting and atmosphere. I had the steak which was tender and juicy, cooked just right and my better half had pasta which she really enjoyed. The young lady waiting on us was friendly and...More

Thank dduuhh
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Good wholesome food. Good selection for a set menu. Nice atmosphere. Voted highly in the entertainment book. Will try again when not a set menu.

Thank jeannieg2016
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

With two interesting menus to choose from , French and Italian at reasonable prices (especially given the size of the meals), we opted for the steak the first night. We started with garlic bread which was by far the best we've ever had. The steak...More

1  Thank Pamerle
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This charming restaurant is situated a short walk from the Octagon where we were staying. The interior is full of character and a lot of attention has been paid to the decor which we loved. There is a good choice of French and Italian inspired...More

Thank Kiwianatraveller
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Dunedin is not exactly popular for its food. Actually it gets difficult sometimes to have dinner or even breakfast 24/7. Everything closes very early and you won't be able to find more than a coffee after 10 am. Gaslight opens for dinner/supper after 5:30 like...More

1  Thank Ana L
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Gaslight was a dining highlight on our trip to NZ. The food was delicious and the ambiance was perfect for a date night out - the film noir decor was delightful. We would highly recommend a visit!

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The service was quite good. There was a table of 7 seated beside us and someone had dietary requirements which we could hear the whole discussion. Our meal took quite a while to come out to us and I have a feeling the table beside...More

Thank 858foodie87
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We went for dessert. I had the baked cheesecake, my girlfriends had Tiramisu and another had the Croissant. We had coffee asking for extra hot and a sweetener. So the coffee was not extra hot and they don't have sweetners at all - so ok...More

2  Thank Styly_Girl
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Loved the old style building and exposed brick interiors. Food was rich and complex,which we both loved. Had a pasta and a steak meal and both were amazing, but the highlight was the flambé chocolate dessert!

Thank Kathleen F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Louise J
Hi can I make a booking for Saturday the 13th May at 7pm for 13 people. Thanks
14 April 2017|
Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Hi Louise, Please contact us directly as this is a graduation night. The menu and information can be found on our website.
Hi, We are travelling to Dunedin on Sunday 19th February 2017 and would like to book a table for 2 for dinner at 6.30pm. Please advise if this is ok. Thanks Marie & John Walker
7 January 2017|
Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Not a problem, All booked in, We will see you then Cheers Patrick
Denise B
Do we need to make a booking if we are wanting to eat on Sat 31/12?
26 December 2016|
Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Hello there, we will unfortunately be closed for the holidays. We reopen for 2017 at 5pm on Thurs 5th Jan. I would recommend making a booking this time of year as a few places are taking a well earned break. Cheers Patrick.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 St Andrew Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 7300
  • E-mail
Welcome To Gaslight Take A Step Back In Time As You Enjoy The Atmosphere Of Our Boutique Film Noir Themed Restaurant & Wine Bar Set In An Authentic 1890s Brick Building In The Heart Of The City. We Offer A Charming Dining Experience Taking Inspiration From French & Italian Cuisine. We Are Part Of The Slow Food Movement Incorporating The Credo Of Celebrating The Culinary Culture Of Our Region. We Use Many Local Products & The Freshest Produce To Create A Menu That Is Truly Unique & Ultimately Inspired. We Offer Many Different Varieties Of Wine & Provide Excellent Recommendations To Suit Your Palate & Complement Your Meal Perfectly. Many Of Our Wines Are Sourced Locally, Direct From The Vineyard, Or From The Best Regions Of France & Italy Giving You A Complex & Interesting Selection To Peruse. Many Of Our Meals Can Be Altered To Accommodate Dietary Requirements -Please Enquire Please Let Us Know If You Have Any Time Restraints Bon Appetit We will reopen for 2017 on Thurs 5th at 5pm 03 477 7300
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