Princes on Dowling Street 

Situated street-side, the Princes on Dowling Restaurant offers the perfect vantage point to take in the sights of central Dunedin, whilst sampling a tasty menu showcasing fresh produce from the Mainland. Or you may choose to unwind by the gas fireplace in our lounge bar which has its own bar menu and a large screen TV perfect for those sports games which draw fanatic support from the locals.

Opening Hours

The Princes on Dowling Restaurant is open for a la carte and buffet breakfast from 6am until 10am and the a la Carte dinner service is from 6pm until 10pm everyday.

Central Otago cuisine - promoting New Zealand Mainland produce

The menu here features some very tempting local food and wine including some of the very finest Pinot Noirs from central Otago to compliment your selections.


Christmas Day Dining Information

For Christmas day our in-house Princes On Dowling Restaurant will only be open for breakfast service which is available from 6.00am until 10.00a.m. No reservation will be required for breakfast.

With regards to Lunch & Dinner options, our in-house restaurant will be completely closed once breakfast service is completed. Our sister hotel Scenic Hotel Southern Cross will be open for Christmas Day dinner service and all guests are required to pre-book their dinner timing which is in two slots, one at 5.00pm and the second at 7.30p.m. 

The Christmas Buffet dinner is $115.00 per adult, $55.00 Children (5 – 12 years) & no charge for anyone 4 years and under.

View the Dinner Menu available at The Carlton Restaurant, Scenic Hotel Southern Cross.

Please be advised that bookings are essential as there are only limited spaces. To book, please kindly contact our friendly front desk team who will arrange a booking for you. The Scenic Hotel Southern Cross is within very easy walking distance just two blocks further down Princes Street.


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