Cuisine: A La Carte, Family

Whether you’re looking to catch up with friends or for a family outing, this brand new bar and bistro is sure to be the perfect venue.

A short stroll from St.Kilda’s many glorious beaches, it is run by the team behind the much loved Black Dog cafe in Dunedin Central. Expect the same easy-going neighbourhood atmosphere, homely interiors and crowd-pleasing grub.

A large play area and dedicated kids’ menu makes this one perfect for young families, but grown ups will be as impressed by the food as they are. The eclectic menu really does have something for everyone, from seafood salads to fresh fish of the day and a wide selection of delicious meat dishes.

Not hungry enough for a main? The starters are a real strong point here. Mozzarella and parmesan croquettes in chipotle mayonnaise are gooey balls of delight, while the antipasto platter with homemade pickles is perfect for sharing.

Enjoy a small collection of quirky cocktails including the decadent ‘toblerone’, while little ones can join in with a colourful cup from the mocktails menu. Cheers to that!

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Equinox
146 Victoria Rd, St Kilda,
Dunedin 9012

Open Hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 2.30pm // 5pm - 8pm
Saturday: 10:30am - 3pm // 5pm - 8pm
Sunday: 10:30am - 3pm // 5pm - 8pm

Phone: 03 456 2615
Website: equinoxdunedin.nz/

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Equinox
Location: St Clair
Cuisine: A La Carte, Family

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Kim Storey

Fabulous meal and service. We both had the steak meal and it was cooked to perfection. Can't wait to go back and try the rest of the menu.

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James Reilly

Fabulous!
The standard of food here is fabulous! My wife and I dined in the Equinox bar and restaurant and every dish we tried was creative and tasty and nourishing. I had the hazelnut chicken for starter and it was excellent. I had the steak for main course and it came with a wonderful mushroom sauce and vegetables and was so tasty. I tried a glass of each of the two Pinot Noir wines on the menu to polish it off and it was a terrific meal. My wife started with the tomato soup and had the fish for main course. She was very impressed with both courses. We highly recommend this restaurant for excellent food.

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Lynn Hunter

Thank you for the loveliest dining experience. The food was delicious and brought out hot. Nice environment and great memories of surrounding area for myself personally.

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Kim Storey

Fabulous meal and service. We both had the steak meal and it was cooked to perfection. Can't wait to go back and try the rest of the menu.

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Kate N Greg Westwood

Lovely family friendly restaurant.
It was nice, pork belly was tasty as was the chowder.
Service was great, very friendly.

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Could not fault our meals. Seafood chowder was one of the best I've had. Steak cooked to perfection. Kumara wedges were crunchy and the stuffed chicken breast was fantastic.

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James Reilly

Fabulous!
The standard of food here is fabulous! My wife and I dined in the Equinox bar and restaurant and every dish we tried was creative and tasty and nourishing. I had the hazelnut chicken for starter and it was excellent. I had the steak for main course and it came with a wonderful mushroom sauce and vegetables and was so tasty. I tried a glass of each of the two Pinot Noir wines on the menu to polish it off and it was a terrific meal. My wife started with the tomato soup and had the fish for main course. She was very impressed with both courses. We highly recommend this restaurant for excellent food.

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Fabulous as always great food and service

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Heather Jones

Lovely meal, everything we could have asked for.

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Valda Gardiner

Fantastic meals very enjoyable night.

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Both the food and the service was great. Will definitely be going back.

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Lynn Hunter

Thank you for the loveliest dining experience. The food was delicious and brought out hot. Nice environment and great memories of surrounding area for myself personally.

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Nice spacious restaurant with friendly service. We sit near the glass window with a view of the race course. My salmon dish was very nice and tasty.

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Bex Rodger

What a lovely find and so nice to see the revamp of this restaurant....great kids area and taseful decor and surrounds. The service was great and we enjoyed the fun kids menu. Both our kids enjoyed the crumbed chicken strips and chips, although it must be mentioned if your kids are a little older they may need a side order or extra chips or bread as they are not overly large portions. The stuffed chicken breast and salmon mains were delicious....not your normal chips and salad on the side, but with risotto's veges and lovely sauces. Worth a visit and a great family dining option. Enjoyed our night - thanks!

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Emma McRobie

Pretty yum feed

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Alex Georgeou

Equinox has a nice open set up. The young girl that served us was great. We got the croquettes for a starter and then the pork belly as a main. This was very delicious and filling though we would have loved some pork crackling on the top to even out textures.

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We had a nice meal, food was delicious, and cooked just to our liking. Recommend

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Spoilt for choice we each ordered something different, everyone loved their meal. Delicious flavours and combinations. Definitely going back!

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Tehila Gonen

Good experience. Good food. Good service.

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Sally Marriage

Had a really lovely evening here. Our waiter was so friendly and the food was really good. Kids have a massive play area which is clean and had a variety of things in - always good so the grown ups can chill out! My 7 year old son said this was the best restaurant he's ever been to - you can't get a better review than that!!

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Lee-Ann VanderLoo

Food was very tasty and well presented, service was fantastic, definitely a place we recommend and we’ll be back

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We had a great dining experience at Equinox. The food was great while staff was friendly. The menu offered a good variety to choose from.

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Pleasant meal

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James Knewstubb

A lovely time with fantastically flavoursome meals and great attentive service.

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We were welcomed and looked after. Food and service was great. The mango sorbet for dessert was a great end to a great meal.

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Our dining experience at Equinox exceeded our expectations. 2 adults and 2 pre-schoolers very well fed . We were amazed at the standard of the adult meals. Definitely would return with friends and ideal for large gatherings. Relaxing atmosphere. Well done.

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Nice food, thanks :)

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The decor is nice and modern compared to what was there before. There is a small but good section of food to choose from. The stuffed chicken was delicious and my partner really liked the chops, decent sizes meals and entres. We would go back again.

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Claire Wiechern

Lovely dinner and experience at equinox

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Brilliant food, Friendly and welcoming service and great location and atmosphere. Would definitely dine there again!!! Dunedins best kept secret!!

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Great Service & Food highly recommend

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Clare Noakes

Sticky pork was delicious and my husband said the steak was the best he had had! Great service very friendly staff

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Warm friendly hospitality and good honest food. Priced well for full sized meals. Definitely came away feeling full, we would happily return.

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Steve Wykes

Very nice place, waiter was excellent. Food arrived quick and was tasty.

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Mary-Frances Bewley

Fabulous food and great service. Would highly recommend.

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Food was serviced quickly and efficiently.
Could watch some of the horse races from where we were seated.
Lovely tasty food enjoyed by all.

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Such a delicious meal topped with fantastic service! Couldn't recommend enough. Great kids area with plenty of space rather than feeling confined to your seat. Going out for dinner with young children can often be a bit stressful but this restaurant was excellent. Thank you so much and we will definitely be back.

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Mikiko Hori

Meat was tasty. The salad came with the main didn’t have much dressing. The dressing was a little dry.
The service was great. Friendly waiter and waitress.

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Merle Walker

we enjoyed a first class meal with excellent service at Equinox Also had two very yummy cocktails with our food

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Family Sim

Its a new restaurant in Dunedin providing wonderful food and good service. We were greeted and seated and the staff had good positive interaction with the customers. The food was good - flavoursome and good sized portions. It was a lovely evening and it was good to see the place starting to buzz as the evening wore on. Thank you!

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Tiur Lingse

Good

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ETHEL YU

We were greeted and seated in a warm spot when we came in.It has a play area for kids and have heaps of parking. We started with a platter starter,tried the fish and steak which was beautifully cooked.The highlight of my night was tiramisu!so yumm!

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Wife had salmon and I had steak both perfectly cooked with tasty sides.
Also nice views of Forbury raceway - wish the races were on!

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Fabulous food great service would certainly rebook

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Megan Millar

Great experience! The food was great, the service was awesome, very funny guy :) Couldn't try dessert this time because we were so full but will definitely be going back to try the desserts!

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