Best Cafe in Dunedin City Menu

SEAFOOD $17.00 SEAFOOD $17.00
  • (served with coleslaw, lemon wedge, tartar sauce and golden fried chips)
  • Sole Fillets
  • Flounder Fillets
  • Grouper Fillets
  • Blue Cod Fillets
  • Brill Fillets
  • Flounder or Sole on the Bone $18.00
  • Oyster natural 1 dozen $34.00
  • Oyster deep fried 1 dozen $36.00
  • Whitebait Pattie $23.00
  • Scallops $22.00
  • Fish & Oysters $34.00
GRILLS GRILLS
  • Porterhouse Steak $19.00
  • Hawaiian Ham Steak $16.00
  • Bacon & Eggs $10.00
  • Sausages & Eggs $10.00
  • Eggs & Chips $6.00
EXTRAS EXTRAS
  • Egg $1.00
  • Onions $1.50
  • Tomatoes $2.00
  • Chips $2.50
  • Bluff Oyster Single $3.50
  • Pacific Oyster single $1.80
  • Scallops $2.50
  • Whitebait Pattie $6.50
  • Sausage $1.80
  • Hot Dog $2.20
  • Curry Roll $2.20
  • Spring Roll $2.20
  • Mussels $0.60
  • Squid Rings $0.60
ENTREES ENTREES
  • Best Cafe Chowder $13.50
    • this is our special seafood chowder made with fresh blue cod shrimp calamari clams mussels and a few other bits and pieces
  • Squid & Shrimp Bites $8.50
    • our own freshly made treats served with seafood sauce and tartare sauce
  • Scallops $14.50
    • half dozen battered scallops served with fresh lemon wedges
  • Shrimp Cocktail $8.00
    • a good old fashion shrimp cocktail served in a lettuce basket with our homemade Thousand Island dressing
FISH MEALS 3PCS/2PCS/1PCS FISH MEALS 3PCS/2PCS/1PCS
  • Sole $18.50/$14.50/$8.90
    • mild flavor with delicate texture
  • Gurnard $18.50/$14.50/$8.90
    • mild flavor with med firm texture
  • Flounder $19.50/$15.00/$9.50
    • strong flavor with delicate texture
  • Elephant $19.50/$15.00/$9.50
    • mild flavor with Firm texture
  • Brill $20.50/$15.50/$10.00
    • med flavor with Firm texture
  • Groper $21.50/$16.00/$10.50
    • strong flavor with Firm Flakey texture
  • Blue Cod $22.50/$17.50/$11.50
    • med flavor with medium flakey texture
  • Mixed $21.00/$15.50
    • single pieces fish
SINGLES SINGLES
  • Oyster Bluff $4.00
  • Oyster Pacific $2.00
  • Scallops pacific $2.50
  • Whitebait Pattie pacific $7.50
BEST CAFE OLD SCHOOL BEST CAFE OLD SCHOOL
  • (this is a mixture of seafood consisting of)
  • 3x Scallops
  • 3x Pacific Oyster
  • 4x Squid Rings
  • 1x Whitebait Pattie
  • 1x Piece of fresh of your chossing
  • Chips and Coleslaw
  • (this meal is subject to availability $29.50)
  • (if you would like Bluff oyster $35.00)
DESSERTS DESSERTS
  • Ice Cream Sundae $7.50

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Crumbed Mushrooms $9.90
    • Stuffed with Cream Cheese and Sweet Chilli Sauce, then deep fried in Fresh Breadcrumbs
  • Black Dog Big Breakfast $19.90
  • Large Portobello Mushroom $2.50
  • Chicken Burger $16.90
    • Grilled Chicken Breast topped with Camembert Cheese and Cranberry Jelly. Served with Lettuce, Tomato and Fries on the side.
  • Hash Browns $2.50
  • Salmon $19.90
    • Hot Smoked New Zealand Salmon Fritters with Spinach and Feta served with Salad only.
  • Chocolate Mousse $8.50
    • Classically smooth and rich: an indulgent chocolate mousse topped with fresh orange slices and candied orange zests. A chocolate-lover’s dream.
  • With your choice of Baked Potato or Fries and Fresh Garden Salad or Vegetables - menu starts at 5pm
  • Pineapple Ring $2.50
  • Prawn on Fried Rice
  • Jam Donut $3.00
  • Steak Curry
  • Chicken Pineapple
  • Chicken Nugget $1.00
  • Chicken Tender $2.00
  • Steak $3.00
  • Chicken Apricot Reg $15.90 Large $19.90
    • For the sweet tooth... full, rich apricot sauce, chunks of marinated chicken breast. Covered with 100% New Zealand mozzarella cheese and finished with delicious cream cheese.
  • Mushroom Pizza Reg $14.90 Large $16.90
    • Onion, mushroom, mushroom, mushroom, mozzarella cheese.
  • On Rice $17.90
    • Chicken / Beef / Vegetarian Falafel
  • Happy Pizza Reg $14.90 Large $16.90
    • Onion, mushroom, chicken, beef, lamb, mozzarella cheese
  • Combination $13.90
    • Beef & Chicken Roll / Chicken & Falafel Roll / Beef & Falafel Roll
  • Falafel Pizza Reg $14.90 Large $16.90
    • Onion, tomato, falafel, green & red capsicum, mozzarella cheese.
  • Beef Pizza Reg $14.90 Large $16.90
    • Onion, mushroom, green & red capsicum, beef, mozzarella cheese.
  • Chilli Chicken Reg $14.90 Large $16.90
    • Onion, tomato, chicken, jalapenos, mozzarella cheese.
  • Chocolate Donut $2.00
  • Chicken Satay sauce $11.00
  • Donut $1.80
  • Prawn $11.00
  • Sausage $2.00
  • Plain $3.00
  • Hawaiian $6.00
  • Sweet Chili Beef $10.00
  • Vegetarian Antipasto $25.00
  • Middle Eastern $20.00
    • Toasted flatbreads, hummus, kalamata olives, dukkah, extra virgin olive oil.
  • Bread ‘N’ Dips $15.00
    • Fresh ciabatta with pesto, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic
  • Cheese Platter (GF) $15.00
    • Wedge of brie, crackers, quince paste.
  • Antipasto Platter $30.00
    • Sundried tomatoes, kalamata olives, cornichous salami, pesto, chorizo, served with fresh ciabatta.
  • Chinese Sausage Fried Rice $11.50
  • Steamed Prawn $18.00
  • Pork in Black Bean Sauce $13.00 / $15.00
  • Satay Sauce on Noodles or Rice $5.00 / $6.50
  • Beef with Black Bean Sauce $13.00 / $15.00
  • Chicken with Mushroom and Bok Choy $12.50 / $14.50
  • Spicy Spare Ribs $11.50 / $13.50
  • Vegetable Egg Foo Yung $8.00 / $10.00
  • (v ) vegetarian (gf* ) gluten free on request – add $2.00
  • Smoked salmon stack $22.00
    • Hot smoked salmon with spinach, poached egg & hollandaise, served on potato cakes.
  • Soup of the day $11.50
  • Seafood chowder $16.50
  • Pancakes (v) $17.90
    • Served with your choice of bacon & banana or berries & yogurt,
  • Fries (v) $8.00
    • Our chunky seasoned fries, served with aioli & tomato sauce,
  • Toast (gf*) $6.50
    • Served with raspberry jam or marmite
  • Steak sandwich (gf*) $22.00
    • Grilled minute steak; lettuce, tomato, aioli, mushrooms & beer battered onion rings, served with fries
  • -Zucchini $3.00
  • -Large $13.50
  • Mix Dolma plate $10.00
    • Capsicum, vine leaves, eggplant stuffed with rice and spice, served with salad garnish and a minted garlic yoghurt sauce
  • •Starters
  • Lamb Shish in Pita or Wrap
    • Cubes of marinated lamb chargrilled
  • Served with salad and sauce
  • Served inside pita bread with salad and your choice of sauce
  • -Small $4.00
  • Steak & Chips Ribeye steak served with a garlic, mushroom or green peppercorn sauce with steak fries & a tossed salad $27.50
  • Denver Leg Venison Cooked rare to medium rare nestled on a kumara mash with a hint of cumin surrounded by blanched baby root vegetables & covered in a button mushroom, bacon & port jus $34.00
  • Seafood Chowder Also served with in house bread $12.50
  • Smoked Salmon, Prawn & Tomato Salad Cold smoked salmon scattered over a tossed salad with juicy prawns, home grown cherry tomatoes with a red wine vinegar & Dijon emulsion $22.50
  • Fresh New Zealand Salmon Stewart Island salmon resting on a lentil cake & blanketed with a coriander & garlic hollandaise $31.00
  • Seafood Chowder Delicious & creamy with fresh fish, vegetables & shell fish, served with in house bread $13.00
  • Fish & Chips Fresh Lemon Sole fillet fried in a light batter served with steak fries & a tossed salad $23.50
  • Bowl of Wedges Served with sour cream & chilli sauce $6.00
  • Coconut Cream Soup (Chicken or Vegetarian / Seafood or Tofu / Prawn $11.50/$13.00/$14.00
    • Spicy yet smooth and tantalizing to the taste buds, similar to Tom Yum but with added coconut cream, distinct flavours of lemon & fresh corainder
  • Tom Yum ( Chicken or vegetarian/ Seafood or Tofu / Prawn) $18.00/$19.50/$21.50
    • Hot & Spicy yet refreshing soup
  • Red Curry ( Chicken / Beef / Pork or vegetarian / Seafood or Tofu / Prawn) $12.00 /$13.50/$14.50
    • Succulent cuts of meat or seafood cooked in cocount
  • Oyster Sauce Stir Fried (Chicken, Beef, Pork or Vegetarian, Saefood or Tofu, Prawn) $19.50/$21.00/$22.90
    • Fresh vegetables stir fried with added Mushrooms & oyster sauce
  • Yum Talay (Vegetarian / Seafood or Tofu / Prawn ) $12.00/$13.00/$13.50
    • Cooked at A lower heat in stock, this very spicy seafood dish includes celery , Shallots & Tomato
  • Grilled Chicken Wings $9.00
    • Cured to perfection in our spicy marinate served with a
  • Chilli and Fresh Basil ( Chicken/ Beef / Pork or Vegetarian) $19.50
    • Fresh basil herb and hot chilli cooked with generous
  • Larb Gai ( Chicken or Pork) $19.50
    • Minced Chicken or pork salad, mixed with special roasted rice powder, shallots, fresh spring onions, coriander, chilli & lime juice
  • Rye $5.50
  • Mince $3.00
  • Savoury $1.50
  • Mutton $4.20
  • Sausage rolls $2.30
  • Chicken $4.20
  • Bacon and eggs $15.90
  • Bacon and egg $4.00
  • Kadai Chicken - Cubes of chicken cooked in an Indian wok with chopped onions, garlic, capsicum and Indian spices $14.00
  • Butter Chicken - Boneless pieces of chicken cooked in a creamy sauce, oriental spices and chopped tomatoes in butter $14.00
  • Aloo Paratha - Unleavened whole wheat flaky bread stuffed with potatoes $3.50
  • Kadai Paneer - Cubes of homemade cheese cooked with chopped onions, garlic and Indian spices $13.00
  • Garlic Naan - Naan sprinkled with diced garlic $3.00
  • Fish Goan Curry - Pieces of fried fish cooked in herbs, spices, coconut cream and tamarind $17.00
  • Palak Paneer - Homemade cheese cooked in Spinach with fresh tomatoes and mild spices $13.00
  • Tandoori Chicken (5 Pcs) - tender boneless chicken marinated in sauce and roasted in the tandoor $17.00 / $9.00
  • Porridge $10
    • Served with cream, maple syrup & mixed berries
  • -Add chicken and bacon $16.50
  • - Add chorizo or bacon $18.50
  • -Plain $6
  • French Toast or Waffles $16.50
  • -Add salmon or haloumi $6
  • -Basil pesto $7.50
  • Half Portion $12.50
    • Choose one of the following: bacon, caramelised banana & maple syrup. Cheese, bacon, tomatoes & fresh herbs.
  • MUESLI $10.00
    • served with honey yogurt, milk and berries
  • - SALMON $18.00
  • -BBQ, Tomato, Brown Sauce , Sweet Chilli .80C
  • -AVOCADO
  • ROASTED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS $18.00
    • with wilted herb butter spinach, and haloumi served on 5 grain
  • CHICKEN CURRY $18.5
    • with rice and roti
  • OPEN STEAK SANDWICH $15.00
    • served on Ciabatta with salad, onion rings and a creamy mushroom sauce
  • -TOMATO
  • Lamb Salad $18.00
    • Marinated Lamb served on big bed of fresh Green Salad, served with honey roasted nuts and basil mayo
  • Filo Parcel w Chutney $15.00 / $8
    • Spinach and Feta Filo Parcel served with or without Salad
  • Bacon, Banana and Maple
    • Crispy bacon and fried bananas drizzled with maple syrup and topped in icing sugar.
  • B.L.E.T $15.00
    • Bacon Lettuce Egg and Tomato
  • Vegetarian/Vegan $15.00
    • Lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Capsicum, Brie Cheese, served on a toasted bagel with cream cheese, sundried tomato and basil mayo. Topped with our own honey roasted nuts.
  • Fritata w Chutney $15.00 / $8
    • Potato and Mushroom Fritata, served with or without Salad.
  • Smoked Salmon Salad $18.00
    • Fresh garden salad, served with Smoked Salmon and honey roasted nuts.
  • Royale Fry Up $18.50
    • Eggs, bacon, grilled tomatoes, potatoes and mushrooms served on home- made foccacia bread
Best Cafe

Best Cafe

location

Address

30 Stuart Street, Dunedin City Centre, Dunedin, Dunedin, Otago, 9016, New Zealand

phone

Phone

034778059

clock

Opened hours

Monday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 8:00 PM, Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 8:00 PM, Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 8:00 PM, Thursday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 8:00 PM, Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Saturday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Sunday: Closed
price range

Price

$20 - $30

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

British , Cafe Food , Fish & Chips , Gluten Free , New Zealand , Seafood

features

Features

Dine in ,  EFTPOS ,  Mastercard ,  Takeaway ,  Visa ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Reservations ,  BYO ,  Breakfast ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Fish n Chips ,  Wine and Beer ,  Cash ,  Groups ,  Quick Bites ,  American Express ,  Bankcard ,  Lunch ,  Group Meal ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Free Wifi ,  Local cuisine ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly

Location
30 Stuart Street, Dunedin City Centre, Dunedin, Dunedin, Otago, 9016, New Zealand