Cuisine: New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $30

For wholesome New Zealand food and friendly hospitality, Brew Cafe & Bar is the place to be!

Tucked away in the heart of Musselburgh, Brew is a warm and welcoming neighbourhood restaurant. Under new ownership, step inside this charming cafe for classic Kiwi fare.

Grab friends and family and share bowls of molten nachos with pulled pork and jalapenos, or pass around a charcuterie plate, loaded with cured meats and artisan cheese. From the scotch fillet steak, to their signature gourmet burger, there’s something for everyone to love at Brew!

Serving freshly-brewed coffee, craft beer and fine wines, Brew Bar has fast become a local favourite for an evening drink. Pop in for a relaxing dining experience, located on Musselburgh Rise.

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Brew Cafe and Bar
57 Musselburgh Rise
Dunedin 9013

Open Hours:
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 10am - 9pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm

Phone: 03 455 9663
Website: www.brewcafeandbarmusselburgh.com

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Brew Cafe and Bar
Location: Musselburgh
Cuisine: New Zealand
Mains: $15 - $30

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Periena Martin

Best little wine bar/restaurant we have found. Sits about 20 people at one sitting so fir dinner I suggest u book. I am GF & the variety of food available is wonderful. I had blue cod on a sweet potato sour dough bun, delicious. My husband had a medium rare steak & frits. Dessert- all GF, lemon tart with doris plum ice cream, oh boy it was delicious & a mish mash? With berries & crushed meringue & cream & coffee was good also. Most definitely worth a visit. A+

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Family Sim

The Brew Cafe & Bar is a small, extremely friendly and relaxed venue with wonderful friendly staff who offered us a lovely evening. It is no surprise that there are many locals who come in (going by the familiar greeting they received) and with the cosy setting, it is easy to chat to the friendly folk around or not - depending on what takes your fancy.
The food was absolutely fabulous. We ordered a bread and dips starter which was delicious - the bread was fresh and truly fabulous. Hubby ordered a fish and chips meal and I ordered the steak - both of which were great. The food was tasty, beautifully presented and really good sized portions. The steak was melt in the mouth and the fish was fresh and full of flavour too. Against our better judgement, we did order the NY Chocolate Brownie with salted caramel sauce and ice cream - I have never seen a Brownie beat hubby but it did! It was too nice to not eat and out of pure greed, we tried to finish it off to no avail.
Thank you for a lovely evening with great food, service and ambience. Its truly delightful to find a nice place that is not in the central city but just far enough to feel you're not in the thick of it!

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A little bit privileged to be the very first First Table guests at The Brew last night. Really lovely staff with super friendly service. At no time felt rushed even though the place is obviously a busy favourite amongst locals; with the cosy warm room, ambience and perfect temperature beer it's easy to see why! Difficult to choose from the menu as it all looked so good. My partner knew she couldn't manage the delicious Potato and Leek soup as well as a main and dessert, she finally settled on the Pulled Pork Nachos which she really enjoyed. I had the Beer Battered Blue Cod (3 pieces) which was very tasty with chunky hand cut chips. Dessert for both of us was the Chocolate Brownie with salted Caramel sauce and Vanilla Bean ice-cream - YUM!!! The whole experience was super and we'll definitely be back! Thank you The Brew team - a fabulous "First Table" literally! :)

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We enjoyed a thoroughly enjoyable meal at Brew last evening. The meal was very nice and it had such a lovely friendly and homely atmosphere.

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Had a lovely meal at Brew. Well cooked steak with a tasty salad, crunch fries and onion rings. Service was great.

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Excellent evening, really great little café & Bar, nice atmosphere. The food was really good & the service the same. When we are in Dunedin, we would certainly go again.

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Sarah Bayne

Great food. All meals were really enjoyed by our family. Pleasant atmosphere and friendly service.

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Obliging staff, cosy ambience, flavoursome & generous portions of mains & dessert, quality coffee, beer and cider selections afforded to very satisfied customers.

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Jessica Rodger

Brew does good portion sizes and it is great value for money. The desserts were fabulous, we really enjoyed the chocolate brownie with the delicious caramel sauce. Overall a good dining experience and lovely to have a local place to dine at.

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Michael James

Wanted a burger and a beer. Got a good burger and a beer.

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Jamie Anderson

Prompt service and excellent food. Lovely wee place to dine, would definitely go again!

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We had a wonderful meal here and could not fault it.
The steak was cooked beautiful and presentation was great. Staff were also very helpful and polite.

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Awesome cafe and bar, very quick service, lovely food, good choice for vegetarians also.

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We had the Angus burger and the Thai Beef Salad followed by the Kapiti Icecream Trio. Food was really flavoursome and the staff really unobtrusively attentive. Will definitely go back. Thank you :)

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Good time, great food, great service, ka pai to mahi guys!

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Great meal, lovely property, great price - very happy.

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Suzanne Norris

Delicious food, good value and great service would highly recommend you try Brew Cafe and bar

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Jamie Scrimgeour

Great tasting food, huge portions! Super cosy spot.

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Jason Sutton

Great little cafe and bar. We had burgers and they were great!!

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Steak cooked to perfection, service was fantastic. They genuinely care about their customers. I would highly recommend Brew as a place to relax and enjoy great food and service.

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The meal was well presented and tasty. We all had the chocolate brownie dessert and were surprised that its size and accompanying cream and ice cream were a not too sweet and delicious conclusion to the meal. The staff were friendly and attentive.

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Jack Wynne

First table experience was incredibly easy. Quick and simple website. Loved being rewarded for looking for a promo code! The restaurant was very nice. A lovely hidden little bar in Dunedin. The main courses were very good but the dessert was amazing! Definitely recommend this to any one. Very fast service and very friendly and approachable. Loved it

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Georgia Auckram

Lovely service and great food

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TaMsin Clark

Amazing service and the food was incredible. A hidden gem.

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Tehila Gonen

Great wee place with the coolest ceiling we'd ever seen!!! :-)

Very sweet waitress who served us joyfully.

The menu was such a surprise since pretty much every single possibility could be gluten free!!! What a blessing to have such a huge choice of foods for my husband and I who eat in this way.

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Jen Gapuz

Cozy place. The food was delicious! Amazing service. Will definitely dine here again!

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My wife enjoyed the mussel dish and my steak was cooked to perfection. The garlic butter come in a separate container and was easily spread onto the steak.
Heaps of fries and onion rings for the hungry.

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Sharon mollison

Nice pleasant night out nice food only issue was lighting hard to read menu

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Great food & service. Definitely be back.

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Malcolm Rodger

Been to Brew Bar several times before. It’s always been great food, and it was again last night. Very generous portions, my wife’s steak was cooked perfectly and the batter in my fish was superb! Also a mention to the friendly and attentive waitress. Will most definitely be back again, and again! If you are looking for well cooked food at a reasonable price, and an intimate dining setting, you must try Brew Bar.

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Great experience, good food, Friendly, helpful staff. Ka pai Brew!

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Experienced such an amazing dining experience on Friday for my Mum's birthday! The food was delicious and the staff kindly helped me surprise my Mum with a birthday cake, all in all it was a fabulous night and I couldn't think of a better place to celebrate :)

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Nice little relaxing place. Food was quick and friendly service

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Family Sim

It was a wonderful evening of good food and great service. The steak I ordered was cooked to perfection and my husbands meal of fish was fresh and well cooked. Some dressing on the salad would have been great but the meal was still good. Thank you ladies for another lovely evening at the cafe.

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Lovely service and delicious food in a nice quiet setting, we will be back :)

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Lovely service and delicious food in a nice quiet setting, we will be back :)

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Debbie Williams

A lovely dining experience in a cute cafe with lovely staff and superb food! Highly recommend!

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Jayden Pattison

Great wee cafe.. food was amazing

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Jenny Holzer

mgosh. AMAZING! Greeted by such a lovely, friendly, helpful waitress.. food for 5 of us came out super fast. All of our meals were soooo good, every part was perfectly cooked. The gnocchi was outstanding.. highly recommend! We all loved the atmosphere here.. well done to you all

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Periena Martin

Best little wine bar/restaurant we have found. Sits about 20 people at one sitting so fir dinner I suggest u book. I am GF & the variety of food available is wonderful. I had blue cod on a sweet potato sour dough bun, delicious. My husband had a medium rare steak & frits. Dessert- all GF, lemon tart with doris plum ice cream, oh boy it was delicious & a mish mash? With berries & crushed meringue & cream & coffee was good also. Most definitely worth a visit. A+

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Deidre Matthews

Highly recommend, excellent service and the food is delicious.

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Dana Thompson

Delicious food! Great sized meals and lovely atmosphere. Thank you for a lovely evening!

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Emma Gordon

Had a great meal... Mussels were delicious and staff were friendly. Would recommend

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Michael Brown

Good pub style food.

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Geat food and service. The lemon tart with doris plum was excellent.

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Tom Penny

Exactly what you want from a cafe. Service was spot on, very friendly and well looked after. We had breakfast, everything was cooked perfectly and the portions were just right.

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Neil Gamble

Great atmosphere, food brilliant, attentive, friendly staff
Fully Recommend

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John Knapp

Good size portions and excellent value. One small comment and God forbid we complain about too much but the chunks of feta in the Greek salad were a bit OTT. Thanks for a lovely evening.

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Alyson Scott

As usual the food and beer and service was great. We have happy times there.

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Excellent food and service

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Excellent food and service! We will be back thanks

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Alyson Scott

Relaxing, quiet, friendly atmosphere with excellent service and food. Highly recommened.

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Lynn Paterson

Good sized and tasty meals, good service, the only grump was I asked in one of the dessert if I could get two half scoops of the diff ice cream as I couldn't pick, I ended up getting 1 big scoop each, however when I paid the bill they charged me extra?? Would of been nice to be told, plus couldn't eat it all. Pleasant night tho.

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