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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Caitlin Robertson

What a phenomenal night! We were blown away with the team at Prohibition Smokehouse.
We were warmly welcomed by the hosts as they settled us in, so impressed with their manners and attentiveness not just initially but throughout the night. We felt so comfortable and intrigued among the decor as every detail captivated us.
The food was prompt to the table and was melt in your mouth delicious. I can not begin to explain how amazing all the food was, ever bite was a delight as we indulged in an assortment of plates. From the crispy and tender butter milk chicken wings to tender brisket and shortribs. We were won over with the delicate and divine desserts. All must haves.
We will return for many more marvellous nights here.

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I cannot praise the Prohibition Smokehouse enough! We dined as a group of 4, ordering 2 large plates, 2 small plates and 4 sides which was ample food for all of us. The quality of the food was outstanding, highlights being the crispy chicken wings, short ribs that melted in the mouth and macaroni cheese that was the stuff of dreams. There was a little difficulty fitting all the food on the table but our exceptionally skillful waiter was able to condense our sides so we had enough room to eat comfortably. It is not hard to see why first table bookings for this restaurant are in such high demand - my only gripe is that we did not leave ourselves enough room for dessert.

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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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Samuel Yow

Had a wonderful time at Prohibition Smokehouse on a weekday evening. Service and ambience were excellent and attention was paid to detail. We ordered the smoked salmon, bone marrow and fried chicken wings for starters. For mains we had beef short ribs, pork belly, beef brisket and flank steak along with the fries and broccoli sides. Food was good, especially the beef short rib, and flank steak, which were excellent. We were pleasantly surprised at how tasty the broccoli was, and would recommend it to go with your meaty meal. We had pecan pie and lemon mousse which were excellent. All in all, a great evening out and a definite recommendation.

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Me and my partner had a lovely time! The pork belly we ordered was lovely and tender, the flavour of citrus really added a surprising warmth/ "zing" (as a middle aged woman would put it) to the dish as well. Really loved the ambience, warmth and coziness of the place - Most memorable would be the guy serving us, good service always makes all the difference, he answered all of our annoying questions and gave us a wee rundown on the history of the building, told us how the building functions now, and spoke of the owner highly. Was happy to learn he owns another haunt in town we were considering dining at a while ago - Vault 21, which of course is now on our list of places to visit. Cheers!

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Thomas Blakie

Epic food, great service. As expected!

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Caitlin Robertson

What a phenomenal night! We were blown away with the team at Prohibition Smokehouse.
We were warmly welcomed by the hosts as they settled us in, so impressed with their manners and attentiveness not just initially but throughout the night. We felt so comfortable and intrigued among the decor as every detail captivated us.
The food was prompt to the table and was melt in your mouth delicious. I can not begin to explain how amazing all the food was, ever bite was a delight as we indulged in an assortment of plates. From the crispy and tender butter milk chicken wings to tender brisket and shortribs. We were won over with the delicate and divine desserts. All must haves.
We will return for many more marvellous nights here.

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Another perfect dining experience at Prohibition Smokehouse. Stunning food and awesome service.

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Alana Hall

Great experience! We were lucky enough to get a table here for our anniversary. The highlight was the pork belly, both myself and my partner agreed it was the best we have ever had! Loved the sharing platter idea and our server was outstanding. Made sure we knew how everything worked and was very attentive.

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Maad Youhanna

We had a great time. Ordered the crumbed cheese stuffed chillies for entree and then the flank steak and brisket, both of them melting in your mouth by the ways they were cooked. Highly recommended!

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Amazing food!

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My husband and I arrived right on time for our First Table at Prohibition Smoke House. We were greeted with ‘hello Martha welcome’ and led to our intimate table. My request to have the music turned down (my husband has a little hearing loss) was graciously accommodated by our professional and knowledgeable wait person. She answered all our menu questions and was attentive to refilling our water glasses and asking if we needed anything throughout the evening. Our food was exceptional!! To start we had the crab cakes. The delicate breading with the perfect hot spice made them melt in the mouth perfection! I had the chicken and loved every bite! My husband had the flank steak and commented on the texture and taste as excellent. Our sides of root vegetables and maple pear salad would be perfect as a meal themselves!! We topped dinner off with pecan pie and it tasted just like pecan pie from home (Michigan). Very very enjoyable evening and meal. We will be back

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good service, good food and a busy place at a time where other places in Dunedin are very quiet

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Cosy on cold night, great food,enjoyable meal.

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Lynn Paterson

Had a nice time, a couple of the dishes where outstanding, a couple were give or take - service was fine until it got very busy, also we ended up sitting in a very drafty spot by the air cond - prices are up there and sides for small for the price! , so lucky we had first table "half price bonus" thanks.

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Drew Carmody

Had a great night out and will certainly return. The Flank steak was fantastic!

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Georgia Young

Great experience, will return!

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My husband and I had awesome dinner few days ago. We had couple of starters, pork belly and 40 days aged steak. They were nice but especially the steak was just delicious. It was more than enough for two of us, no room for dessert. Few other things we would love to try on the menu. Well next time we are in town.

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Laura Gray

One of the best dining experiences Dunedin has to offer. Great service, great food and a great atmosphere. Would highly recommend!

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I cannot praise the Prohibition Smokehouse enough! We dined as a group of 4, ordering 2 large plates, 2 small plates and 4 sides which was ample food for all of us. The quality of the food was outstanding, highlights being the crispy chicken wings, short ribs that melted in the mouth and macaroni cheese that was the stuff of dreams. There was a little difficulty fitting all the food on the table but our exceptionally skillful waiter was able to condense our sides so we had enough room to eat comfortably. It is not hard to see why first table bookings for this restaurant are in such high demand - my only gripe is that we did not leave ourselves enough room for dessert.

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Excellent service, food was yum, fantastic night, recommended to all.

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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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Jo O'Connor

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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Molyka Nop

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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Molyka Nop

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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