Cuisine: Cocktail Bar, Fusion, Share Plates
Price Point: Mains from $20 - $35+

For a delectable sharing style menu, head to this eclectic kitchen and bar…

Step into a chic space of bare brick walls, hanging plants and soft lighting, and discover a fusion-inspired cuisine like no other. Vault 21 showcases a range of international favourites, served with a creative twist and designed to share.

Share a selection of their best bites, like the roast pork belly steamed buns or their signature Paua fritters. For a larger main, experience the silky yellow pumpkin curry (V), or the 12-hour braised beef brisket. Love mouthwatering meats? Order the sous-vide Silver Fern Farm reserve beef with porcini butter & oyster mushrooms.

Cooking with the finest produce from local suppliers, each dish explodes with flavour and freshness. Their chefs have perfected different techniques to highlight each ingredient, such as using a blow torch at your table for the finishing touch!

With stylish decor and stunning cuisine, Vault 21 is one of Dunedin’s best kept secrets. Be sure to try this eatery for your next dining experience, located on The Octagon.

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Vault 21
21 The Octagon
Dunedin 9016

Open Hours:
Sunday - Wednesday 12pm - 10pm
Thursday 12pm - 1am
Friday - Saturday 12pm - 4am

Phone: 03 425 9181
Website: www.vault21.co.nz

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Ranked: #1 of 14 restaurants in Dunedin Central 1
Vault 21
Location: Dunedin Central
Cuisine: Cocktail Bar, Fusion, Share Plates
Mains: $20 - $35+

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Had a fabulous lunch, so many lovely tasties to order. Service was wonderful, smiley bunch that obviously enjoy there jobs. It made our day, thanks Vault and thanks first table!

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Oh my flipping goodness - exquisite flavours to die for! We had: peking duck tacos, sweet & sour pork, lamb bruschetta, scallop bruschetta, beef cheek wonton, prawn & coriander dumplings (next level flavour here). Finished off with coconut panacotta, Whittakers mini donuts and chocolate brownie. A fabulous night with friends and fine food - well worth the long wait to finally secure a first table at this venue! Thanks team :) x

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Had a fabulous lunch, so many lovely tasties to order. Service was wonderful, smiley bunch that obviously enjoy there jobs. It made our day, thanks Vault and thanks first table!

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Such a lovely atmosphere for date night, very romantic. Server was wonderful, not too pushy but helpful when answering questions about the menu. Food was fab although the dessert was lacking compared to the mains. Wonderful experience will definitely be back!!

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Sara Litchfield

What a wonderful evening! The food was brilliant, from the prawn dumplings and duck spring rolls to the curry and pork belly - we shared the small and large plates and then split the most interesting desert, different textures of chocolate presented beautifully. The atmosphere was relaxed and the service lovely.

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Great food & service- couldn't fault!

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Barbara Perry

L9vely food but needed to be hotter. Very friendly staff. Desserts were a work of art, just beatiful. Well worth going!!

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Very generous and tasty portions - well done and much enjoyed

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Dining experience was great.food was awesome, service was spot on, highly recommend

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janine dalliessi

Great service. Warm friendly environment. Good food

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Gina Pirrit

perfect evening

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Jack McLachlan

Great time thanks

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Mel Moana

The food & service was faultless..
Will definitely dine here again.
Thanks a bunch!

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My Son and I had an awesome lunch

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Neil Gamble

Great experience, very attentive waiter, fantastic food, also warm on a cold day!

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Alistair Dykes

Great options and service

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Alana Hall

Midday cocktails are always a winner!! The duck fat fizz is a winner!!
We tried food from the small plates menu and we were not disappointed!!!
The scallop bruschetta was incredible!!scallops cooked perfectly!!
I'm so glad we managed to get a table here as it sells out very quickly!
Great friendly service!!

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Alana Hall

Great food, service and atmosphere. This was the last place to try in Dunedin before my mum headed back home to the far north.
I've always wanted to try Vault 21 sober ( I've been many times and many times I do not remember my time at the Vault) and it did not disappoint!! We ordered too much as the menu offered amazing food but we offered the chance to take home our extras which was appreciated.
The duck fat fizz was amazing and my candy floss cosmopolitan hit the midday spot!
Would definitely come back again!!

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Overall a wonderful experience! The food was excellent and the service equally so. If you have not been to Vault 21 I highly recommend you do if you want amazing food in a beautiful venue with great atmosphere and very friendly, attentive and welcoming staff.

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Emily Hands

Delicious food & wine a definite must to dine here!

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Debbie Hicks

Excellent in every way!! Will be back

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Georgia Young

Epic food! Ordered so much and we were content with everything. Service was super quick as well- we were impressed! We will definitely be back soon :)

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Sophia B

Food is amazing! The matcha cheesecake is very yum! Friendly staff.

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Joy Hay

top Service and the food was full of flavour.

Atmosphere inside and out is very relaxing.

10/10 very enjoyable.

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Sandeshi Kathriarachchi

Great range of food, all very flavoursome! Very good service and lovely atmosphere in the restaurant.

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Great food but unfortunately all not hot enough - temperature wise. I think it was too busy in the restaurant
Try the snack dishes- they are delicious
All in all a very nice lunch

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Tara Minor

Lovely environment and food

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Becky Young

Can't rave enough about the food and flavour of the items we chose of the menu. We went for a lunch and decided to share 4 small plates and even though they were all delicious, the sweet n sour pork was a 10/10. Menu has a great selection to suit everyone and I am looking forward to returning and try some other dishes. Service scored top marks too. Waiter attentive and engaged.

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We had a selection of 5 small plates and every one was delicious and different. A real taste experience as each one was so different The service was first class We have eaten here several times in the past and have enjoyed a similar experience. In our view this is Dunedin's top dining spot

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Deanna Stewart

Slight hiccup with our booking.Arrived for our reservation at 12 pm and was told they were now opening at 1pm. The staff were really great and we came back for lunch at 1pm. Food was really good and service was great.

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Lovely lunch and wonderful wait staff

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Teigén Heidkamp

Amazing food and excellent service - as per usual!

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Great atmosphere and vibes.

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Gill Dowling

This is a really nice restaurant with good decor and a relaxed atmosphere. The food is amazing - really tasty and great flavours. Have been here a few times already and keep coming back for more to try everything on the menu. The small plates are a great way to sample a few different dishes. Staff and service were also very good. Would highly recommend and look forward to returning.

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Della Clark

We had a lovely time at Vault 21 last night, the food and service was excellent despite the evening being very busy! We would absoluelty be coming back again and would recommend it to everyone :)

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Wing Hoi

I had a great time there!

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Lovely dining experience.

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David Brett

Great atmosphere and food, cant wait to go back.

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Anna Peacock

Amazing food and service! Even took our three month old baby with us and nothing was a problem! Crispy prawns were next level. We will most definitely be back soon!

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Tania Richards

Another great dining experience at Vault 21! Amazing food and great service. Could not be faulted. Thanks Vault21!

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Ashleigh Johns

Such a great day out with the girls! The food was absolutely amazing, couldn’t rave about it more. A great selection and tastes beautiful

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So yummy and great atmosphere. Ordered some small meals to share between 3. Can't wait until the next visit

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Emily Hu

awesome food, awesome dessert! highlight was the scallop bruschetta MY GOD that was delicious. unfortunately the salmon terrine wasn’t amazing. service was great we were checked on a lot which was good but we were charged the full amount and had to go back to have our first table discount honoured. would still go back. xoxo

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A wonderful dining experience. Excellent menu selections. Thoroughly enjoyed our choices of dishes ordered.

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Kate Laracy

Great small foods and cocktails!

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Craig Allan

Tasty cuisine, friendly professional service. Only let down was the cigarette smoke drifting in from a few outside diners... Staff kindly repositioned us when asked. Surprised that was an issue. It's not the 80's.

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Ashleigh Johns

Excellent food! So great we will be bringing our partners back next week

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Tania Richards

What a fabulous meal. We bought lots of little dishes and shared between the four of us. A fantastic experience. The staff were amazing (as usual) and we had an awesome table right at the front by the open windows. A lovely experience for our first First Table dining experience. Can’t wait to try some of the other restaurants on offer.

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Great food and excellent service, I would highly recommend them.

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The food and service was amazing! Food came out quickly, it was super delicious. Ordered 7 small dishes between the 2 of us and it was plenty of food, with heaps to take home! The staff were super helpful and polite. Will definitely be back sometime soon!

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Robert Gin

The food is amazing. We had the Paua fritters, Peking duck tacos, scallop bruscheta, and a couple of mains. The chef is masterful in his or her use of ingredients. I am not usually a fan of Asian fusion but I now know how good it is in capable hands. The dishes had a marvelous harmony of interesting flavors and textures and ingredients. The flavors worked so well we wanted seconds on the entrees.

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Food was so good, no doubt. Love the matcha cheesecake. This is the third time I've dined there now, somehow the service this time wasn't that great. We just felt neglected for the last half of our time there. We had to constantly ask for water and had to tell them to clear the table so we could start desserts.
Other than that, it was good.

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