Cuisine: Barbeque, Grill, Share Plates
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35

For outstanding barbecued meats and shareable feasts, look no further than Prohibition...

A finalist in the 2016 NZ Food Awards, this critically-acclaimed smokehouse is proud to serve mouthwatering New Zealand meats and flame-grilled flavours.

Their menu celebrates the joy of sharing great food together. Offering family-style feasts, pick and choose your perfect platter, loaded with tasty bites like the sticky bbq ribs or crispy buttermilk chicken wings. For a larger dish, try their signature beef brisket, or the popular pork belly. Got a sweet tooth? Be sure to finish the evening with a sour cherry cheesecake!

Prohibition smokes everything in house, and they hand-mix all their marinades and rubs to create an unparalleled smoky flavour. From slow cooking, wood smoking, flame grilling and chargrill, these chefs are masters in the art of the barbeque.

With friendly service and a superb wine and beer selection, Prohibition Smokehouse is a winning location for friends and family.

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Prohibition Smokehouse
10 The Octagon
Dunedin 9016

Open Hours:
Monday 5pm - 10pm
Tuesday 5pm - 10pm
Wednesday 5pm - 10pm
Thursday 5pm - 10pm
Friday 5pm - 10pm
Saturday 5pm - 10pm

Phone: 03 479 2018
Website: www.prohibitionsmokehouse.co.nz

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Prohibition Smokehouse
Location: Dunedin Central
Cuisine: Barbeque, Grill, Share Plates
Mains: $25 - $35

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Delwyn Macale

Great food and atmosphere!

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Fantastic night, excellent food great service. Will certainly be back again

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Amazing food and service!! Had the most amazing time!

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Penny Halvorsen

Another great meal & awesome service! Having the kids there was no problem with shared plates

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Hamish Girvan

Fantastic dining experience. Food fabulous and Morgan our server was great - knowledgeable bout the food and a general great conversation. Highly recommended. Only wish there was one in Wellington !

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Very good! Staff were so nice and food so good especially roast chicken. Highly recommend!

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Paul Benfell

Great food, friendly staff, relaxing ambiance. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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Once again we had a fabulous meal!! The pork belly is to die for!! The portion sizes are huge so we couldn't manage desert, shame on us.. The service and food are a credit to you!! Thank you for a really enjoyable evening out

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My husband and I booked with First Table for my Birthday dinner. The service was great and the food even better. We had the buttermilk chicken wings and brisket sliders for an entree. (I would definitely reccomend the sliders) and for our main I had the pork belly and my husband had the beef short rib. Both meals were really delicious and we left full and happy. Beautiful atmosphere and delicious food. What more could you want

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Mark Smith

Wonderful food, drinks and service in a funky setting. We shared the mussel chowder as a starter, generous serving of very tasty chowder and lovely wedges of beautiful bread. We then shared the short rib with potato mash and macaroni cheese sides. Generous servings so we were beaten by the food and will only order one side next time. Lovely friendly staff and the open kitchen was great to watch. Will be back.

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Sophia B

Food is amazing!! Can't fault anything. Best meat in town! Service is great and the ambience is very elegant and welcoming :)

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Great location and love the decor. Food portions were large so the idea is to share, which we did. Delicious short ribs and pork belly. Can also highly recommend the pecan pie dessert and cheesecake. All in all a fantastic dining experience - loved watching the cocktail making and the chefs are on show too.

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Finn Gadsby

Great tasting food, lovely service and an awesome atmosphere. Will definitely be back. Highly recommend!

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Jessica Rodger

Amazing food, great deal on first table. One of the best restaurants in Dunedin. Great dining experience, worth it for the meat lovers, great portion sizes.

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Poonam Soma

Great service and food!

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Craig Allan

Tasty cuisine, friendly service. Highly recommend.

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Judy Currie

We were really impressed with the customer service the staff were impressive. Friendly and knowledgeable what a difference this makes.
The food was fantastic lots of fun introducing new people to your unique dining experience. Totally recommend it

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awesome food about even more awesome service!!

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It was a lovely dining experience.

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Ashleigh Johns

Excellent service and the food was amazing! Our favourites were the pork belly and the ribs, beautifully cooked.

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Delicious food, great service

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Kathy Xu

Really nice food, great atmosphere/decor and service was good too. Would recommend :)

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Tatsuhiko Koyama

Prohibition Smokehouse is definitely unique in its own class. Food is quite different, interior design of the restaurant is different. It stands out among others. In a small town like Dunedin, it is quite surprising to find something different. If you are looking for different things for food and dining experience, this one is it.

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Steve Wykes

Love the new place, very cosy and relaxed atmosphere.
Staff are brilliant, best service I've had in Dunedin.
Food is exceptional quality and tasty.

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We went to Prohibition Smokehouse for a date night last night and it exceeded all of our expectations. The service was exceptional. She knew the menu really well and she was so helpful. The food was delicious!! This is one of our top restaurants. The new venue is very nice as well. We will be telling all our friends to visit this awesome place! Thank you for being on first table. Such a bargain!!!!

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Never been here before, so good to see the new location. The food is a bit on the pricey side, but the pork belly in particular was excellent.

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Heinrich Eksteen

Good food, good location. Best cheesecake ever.

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Great service, and the beef was amazing! highly recommended.

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Dining here was such a good time. The food was delicious with plenty of options. Stunning new interior. The waitresses who served us were warm and friendly, and the bartender was especially skilled at whipping us up a few cocktails. Have already recommended to friends and I can’t wait to dine here again. Thank you for a lovely evening!

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Had a wonderful dinner there. Love the food. We didn't get a chance to try desserts though. It was Friday night, so by that time we were neglected by the waitresses. Can't really blame them as there were only two waitresses (they should have put more people on a Friday night).

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The food was delicious and I enjoyed it very much. The service was just as good, and very welcoming. I wish the table was a little bigger though. Otherwise a great experience!

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Murray Craig

Our first time at the relocated Prohibition Smoke House and what a fantastic experience. The service was excellent: the people courteous, genuinely happy and couldn't do enough for you - right from the reception person through to the chef. I am known to be critical but there was nothing we could fault with the food. The entree superb, the main just melted in your mouth and the dessert sublime. Will definitely be going back again.

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Such pleasant staff and so friendly. The girls serving were so nice. The food was superb.

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Bex Rodger

Can't fault the food or sevice....be warned having a starter, main and dessert will leave you very full! The salmon starter was devine, the brisket a winner and the lemon posset amazing! If you're after a quiet night avoid the weekend, as it get's loud and noisy early and table layout is very cramped. Thanks for a lovely meal x

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Emily Hu

delicious as always. first time at the new resturant and it’s so beautiful in there! we went for my boyfriends birthday and were not disappointed, this might sound weird but the best part was the side mash. it’s the best mashed potato i’ve ever had and everyone has to try it to understand

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Clare Noakes

Went to the new look smokehouse, interesting decor, not what we were expecting the food hadn't changed thank goodness, just as delicious as before!

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Debra Scorringe

What an absolutely amazing child free night out. Started with 2 scrummy cocktails. Big ups to the bartender. The food was delicious. Both the Pork Belly and Brisket just fell apart and was moist and juicy. I had the Sour Cherry cheesecake and it was too good to share. It was a pleasure to spend our 5year anniversary with such nice and friendly staff. Thank you! We will be back :) :)

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Toni Meredith

Absolutely beautiful meal and service was excellent too. You will not be disappointed!! Great restaurant for that special celebration as a group or a more intimate anniversary. We'll be back!!

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Service was excellent and food great. Top tip don't order a main each as they are huge and we had to get a doggie bag as it was too great to waste.

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Amazing food! Fast service and great staff.

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janine dalliessi

A mouth watering experience. Succulent chicken wings, steak cooked to perfection amazingly seasoned corn on the cob. And beautifully cook roasted vegetables, and onion rings to die. for. Would go back again and again.

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Sous vide lamb special was amazing, thanks, hope the move to the octogon goes we will find you there next time

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Carol Patefield

Enjoyable night with friends and the food was amazing can highly recommend as being one of the few restaurants in Dunedin I return to regularly

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Love eating at Prohibition Smokehouse, the food is incredible! Definitely recommend the brisket and the butter mash, but everything I've tried has been amazing.

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Connie Butler

Yum

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Murray Tannock

Food and Service were great as always, a bit unfortunate that there was no ice cream for dessert thanks to a supplier issue. All round thumbs up.

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Wan Wa

Second time we have dined here. The food is well prepared and tasty. The food arrived relatively quickly and the atmosphere is good

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Prohibition Smokehouse is one of our favourite places to dine! This restaurant offers a shared dining experience where the food is passed down the center of the table for everyone in your entourage to help themselves. This allows for greater choice and variety, as everyone has the option of trying a portion of everything. The venue is warm, cosy and well-presented with a rustic theme. The staff are friendly and helpful and usually provide very prompt service to your table. We'll certainly be returning to this restaurant.

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Jerold Agno

Great food although the lack of sides and shared plates mains didn't appeal to me

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Love the prohibition smokehouse the food is always fantastic and the service is exceptional. We always come back it is one of our favourite restaurants.

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