The Press Club

310, Princes Steet, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, 9016
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Sunday - Saturday 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM

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About The Press Club

The beautiful historic Wains building is steeped in Dunedin history and links to its literary community. In the 1870’s, as the Southern gold rush hit its stride and the region thrived, the hotel was home to Dunedin’s very first Press Club
– the inspiration for this bar and eatery’s name.
For a time, the eponymous Press Club occupied a suite in the hotel, where editors and reporters from local newspapers set up a library and would often meet. The poet Thomas Bracken was among their members; an esteemed free thinker who penned New Zealand’s national anthem.
Yellow beams that darted
from the sinking King of Day
And bathed in a yellow flood
Dunedin from the Bay.

Cuisine: European
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 30 November 2020

The chocolate mousse and bay leaf icecream is to die for.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 November 2020

Very good menu, well priced and great tastes. Friendly & helpful staff as with all areas of the hotel. Thank you..

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Visited On Saturday, 22 August 2020

Amazing Resturant, great service and food. Could do with different music

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Visited On Saturday, 22 August 2020

Thanks for a very enjoyable evening great service with a a great meal will be back

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Visited On Thursday, 20 August 2020

The food was tasty, but the crockery it was served in was not user friendly at all. The wine list is like walking down a supermarket isle and entirely uninspiring - no way I would have the the wine match with winery brands I don’t even buy from New World due to quality! Very disappointing on many levels - the waiter did not even advise what we were eating each course. I give full credit though to Stewart construction and interior designer for a quality and beautiful fit out. Will not be going back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Wonderful night and fantastic dinner. Could not fault a thing!

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Visited On Monday, 17 August 2020

We got the degustation menu, and I thought it was a nice touch to be asked after each course if we wanted the next course as soon as ready or with a delay.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 August 2020

Beautiful food, lovely staff and nice quiet dining. Highly recommended!

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 August 2020

We had an amazing degustation dinner. They were very accommodating to dietary requirements and super lovely an professional staff. The food was also super delicious 😁

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