Cuisine: European, French, Italian
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+

This charming and intimate Film Noir inspired restaurant is just two blocks from The Octagon. The 1890s brick building exudes a warm ambiance and there’s a sheltered outdoor courtyard that’s perfect for al fresco dining on warmer days.

On the menu, you’ll find an irresistible range of French and Italian cuisine. Our gnocchi is made by hand onsite and dishes are created from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Think red wine roasted chicken, beef ragu and fried gnocchi.

The excellent dessert menu brings the very best Italian and French desserts onto one page, making it near-impossible to pick just one.

Polish off your experience with a glass of Moa craft beer or one of the fantastic wines available.

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Gaslight
73 St Andrew St
Dunedin 9016

Open Hours:
Tues - Sunday: 5pm - late

Phone: 03 477 7300
Website: www.gaslightdunedin.co.nz

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Gaslight
Location: Dunedin Central
Cuisine: European, French, Italian
Mains: $25 - $35+

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Justine Aicken

Great dining experience.
Ordered Anti Pasto board, had a great assortment of meats, bread, spreads, olives, cheeses erc. Great value and enough to share between 3 people.
My husband got steak which was a generous cut, cooked to perfection very tender. I got fish of the day which was lovely flavour on a crispy rosti.
Would happily recommend to others for a great dining experience

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Lovely atmosphere - the music was awesome! Starter was a generous size for the price easily fed two- we had the breads and dips. The mains were also really large, the steak was good - the thyme infused mushrooms were next level, I actually ate all of my husbands! I had the pan fried gnocchi, they were HUGE and not quite what I expected but still very tasty. I only managed 3 on the plate (but was probably full of mushrooms!), the wait staff (Petra I think?) she was lovely making sure everything was ok through the meal.

Meals were served fast and with a nice wait between to enjoy the cool decorations/ music memorabilia around the restaurant.

Dessert (my favorite part) was a highlight a yummy crepe brûlée which was just the right size after a big meal. We also had the chocolate pot which was spectacular!

A Good wine menu and good craft beer rounded off a great meal.

I would recommend for couples / groups, no children’s menu but that didn’t apply to us. They are also updating their menu currently and having new menus printed.

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Dana Thompson

Delicious food and wonderful, attentive service!

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Maureen Crosby

Soooo good...and great service...

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Nikolah Pearce

Always an absolute pleasure. So flavoursome and wonderful in there - never a bad experience. Every new friend I bring along swears to come back. We had the steak and a chilli pasta, all excellent and as delicious as we’ve ever had. You must try the choloate pot - served spectacularly is an understatement!

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Martina Kirilova

Fantastic food, nice atmosphere and friendly staff! Highly recommend it!

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Steak was perfectly cooked The chocolate croissant dessert is to die for
Service excellent too

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Good food and great service. Menu is getting a bit old for frequent diners but really really nice just no surprises is all. There was a couple of things unavailable on the menu which narrowed choices down but still enjoyable

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Absolutely great service, our waitress was friendly and efficient! As per usual the food was divine!!! Highly recommend!!!!

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Jen Gapuz

Great dining experience!

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Mikiko Hori

Great food, tender meat and the portion is huge. Great service. Lovely atmosphere. Thanks.

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AMAZING!!!!!! The food was awesome best steak I have had in ages and the dessert was so insane. The service was excellent so helpful and just great.
This is the place to go in Dunners I want to go back again every day.

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Excellent night! The food was amazing, we had so much fun

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We had a great experience at Gaslight. The food was so tasty, the pumpkin hummus especially from the bread platter was delicious and the meat in the duck with ratatouille was just falling off the bone. The staff were also very welcoming and hospitable without crowding us. One of our best first table experiences for sure - thanks Gaslight team :)

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Was a good night with good food and friendly staff would love to go back again

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Geeny Moon

Great wee restaurant in Dunedin central. Quite hard to park at the moment due to construction however the food definitely made up for it! Had an italian and a french main which we both really enjoyed- full of flavour and a good portion size. Dessert was amazing!! LOVED the creme brûlée and the tiramisu - would highly recommend :)

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Great service and great food. I look forward to dining at this amazing old building again.

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Colleen Bradley

What a wonderful place to dine? Thanks Gaslight, we thoroughly enjoyed our experience and highly recommend your fine establishment. We will return.

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Good tasty food as always. Very good service despite being a member down due to illness.

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Clare Noakes

Had a lovely meal, great service and love the decor.

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Great night out lovely ambience great and attentive staff will be back

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Marilou Scott

We couldn't fault the flawless service we recieved. The ambience of the place suits it's theme. The food was delicious. We started with the mixed entree. All of the ingredients were fresh. Then my husband ordered red wine to go the French Main Boeuf - Porterhouse Steak topped with Jus & Cafe De Paris Butter (25 Ingredients) Thyme, Marinated Mushrooms, Spinach, Caramelized Onions & Rustic Chips. The steak was sucullent. Everything tasted delicious. It was obvious that there was much love and care put into the food they served. The Rustic Chips was crunchy in the outside and but still tender and juicy in the inside. The portions were huge. We came out very full and satisfied. My husband and I highly recommend Gaslight!

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What a brilliant night! Great food and fantastic service, can’t speak highly enough of Gaslight!

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Danielle Clark

Was a beautiful meal and night out for my birthday. Lovely atmosphere and ambiance.
Will come back again.

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Johanna McKay

Fantastic place to come for dinner. Relaxing place to unwind and enjoy the meal. We all loved it. The pate was amazing, the duck was delicious and desserts were scrummy. The other dishes we ordered were very good too. The coffee was well made. I didn't know the wines so when I asked for a recommendation for a wine to match the duck the one recommended was perfect. Highly recommend.

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Charlotte Tomokino-Sinclair

Amazing food!!! Would most definitely go again.

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Steve Wykes

Spectacular tasting food, we all enjoyed eating at the Gaslight. Desserts have been the best I've tasted in Dunedin. Thanks for a great meal.

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Great meal, great staff amazing venue lovely to have the place to ourselves

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Very generous servings, with selections proving to be extremely flavoursome and catering for individual tastes. Friendly & attentive but unobtrusive service.

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Sophie Elliott

Great experience. Such a nice atmosphere, lovely lady serving us. We all ordered off the Italian menu for mains. They were rich and delicious. We ESPECIALLY enjoyed our desserts! The chocolate pots de creme was very exciting.

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Rebecca Gilchrist

Really enjoyed my meal with friends here last night. I had never been to Gaslight, the meals were lovely and the service was excellent, just the right level of attentive but not overbearing. We didn't have to wait long for our food to arrive once ordered and it really was great. We all had mains off the French menu and a dessert each. My only complaint is it was so good i ate too much!

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Katreena Drake

This was our second time going to Gaslight, and they didn't let us down! Food and service were amazing, would definitely recommend!

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Natasha Nevin

I love this place. Always great food and service.

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Imogene Jones

The service was great. Beautiful setting and we couldn't get enough of the pesto on our Antipasto Platter! The helping sizes were also on the larger side, so it was very helpful that the staff could provide a doggy bag for us to take the leftovers home in. Overall, fantastic night! The cheesecake was incredible :)

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Gayle Clark

Really nice surrounds, the food was great. Would recommend.

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Amelia Jory

Super friendly staff, super decent potion sizes and food with great flavour, I recommend the steak!

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Bernice Cheah

Lovely food, great service.

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Such a cool restaurant! Staff were friendly and food was delicious.

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Authentic french taste with generous portions. Lovely wine - even the cheaper varieties. Informative, very friendly waitress. Highly recommend and value for money. Something a little different from the norm.

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My partner and I had a wonderful night at Gaslight. Service was exactly what you hope for - friendly, relaxed and unobtrusive yet attentive and professional. There was a good selection of French & Italian wines to complement the menu, and a friendly notice that they are happy to make recommendations based on your meal. The ones we tried didn’t disappoint!

The atmosphere was cosy and relaxing, with a well implemented film noir theme. The only thing that detracted from this was the out of place and somewhat jarring music. It seems to me they’re missing an opportunity to play to the theme with some of the 40’s/50’s greats such as Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Duke Ellington (not many places have such an excuse)! If they want to be a little less on the nose some nice background French & Italian music or some more modern (even local) jazz & lounge influenced music might be a little more fitting? The Spotify playlist by Gillian Delvigne called NOIR has a good mix of original & contemporary noir style music, or even some of Bohren & Der Club of Gore, Nathan Haines, Lisa Ekdahl, Zero 7, Morcheeba or Manu Katché could fit for something a bit more upbeat maybe?

The food itself came out promptly - full of nuanced flavor, subtly and perfectly balanced. Conversation stopped as all we could do was make happy noises, nodding and pointing at our plate, quickly compiling a mouthful for the other person to try.

All in all made for a wonderful way to relax after a long day & the perfect date night.

Without First table we probably would have taken a while getting around to trying Gaslight, but we are very glad we came - we’re both already eyeing up the next things we want to try on the menu.

Thanks for having us :)

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Food was yummy and portion generous!

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Kyle Cuthbertson

The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere, with friendly staff. Once you get the food things only get better. The food is delicious, served reasonably quickly, and surprisingly filling. Would definitely recommend, and will definitely be going back in the future.

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Abby Geddes

Really yummy dinner with a good atmosphere

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Amy Smith

Always have a good time at Gaslight - best pasta in Dunedin. Wait staff were very informative - knew which meals could not be made vegetarian - and attentive. Will return.

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Abigail Fergus

Delicious food and wonderful service. 10/10

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Marni Heidkamp

Lovely staff, gave great recommendations.

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The night went perfectly! The food was absolutely amazing, gaslight exceeded my expectations and more. I cannot rave about it enough, and if you have dessert get the Choclat Pot De Creme. It is beautifully presented and every chocolate lover will die and go to heaven, amazing!

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Brent Caldwell

Great food, friendly service. Fine wine.

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We were very impressed by the lovely environment and warm welcome received. The food was delicious, nicely served and plenty of choice was available. Service was good,staff were attentive and very helpful. We will definitely be returning to dine at Gaslight and would encourage others to check out this lovely restaurant.

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Laura Gray

Beutiful restaurant, food was delicious, the French chicken main unfortunately had faaaar too much garlic in it but I’m thinking this was a once off. The R18 dessert is the one to go for. Would definitely eat here again (Minus the chicken ~ Not feeling so fresh this morning.)

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