Quality coffee. Quality people. Quality Food.

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An iconic Dunedin café since 1977, visit and enjoy our warming menu of freshly baked snacks and generous meals. We provide simple kiwi food, cooked fresh. Join us in the heart of the City Centre at 438 George St, Dunedin.

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Awesome service, super kid-friendly, and yummy food. Just the right amount of relaxation and a great treat out.

- Sarah

Amazing pancakes and stellar, friendly service! I will definitely be back, rest of the menu looks amazing, so keen to try it out! Relaxing atmosphere - Great breakfast!

- Lisa

The kids' play space is why I come here... Bonus that the food is great and the decor upstairs is truly excellent. Love the window addition between the playroom and seating!

- Vanessa

Friendly service and easy to order off-menu. Great coffee and toasties were sooo good! Nice space to enjoy lunch, thank you!

- Lynette

I come here for the Salmon Eggs Benedict and the chocolate pancakes. So good every time! Best Eggs Bene and the best pancakes I have ever tasted! Definitely recommend!

- Talmage

10/10 would recommend. Every time I have been here the service has been absolutely amazing and the food is always delicious. Definitely will be again!

- Ariel

We enjoyed our breakfast at Governors this morning, the food and service were amazing. Our kids loved the kids' playroom. Great vibes!

- Loren

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438 George St,
Dunedin 9016,
New Zealand

Normal Hours

Monday - Sunday from 7:00am until 3:00pm.
Kitchen closes at 2:30pm.

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