Eat & Drink

Queenstown-ers have discerning taste buds and we're lucky to have some of the best restaurants, cafes and bars in New Zealand right on our doorstep. Wether you're looking for fine dining, cosy cafes or vibrant bars - find a new favourite here:

Restaurants

Jervois Steak House

Jervois Steak House

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No longer just a well-kept secret in Auckland's Herne Bay, the JSH has spread its wings and nested in beautiful...

The Bunker

The Bunker

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Hidden away down a back alley in the centre of Queenstown behind a rustic old wooden door, The Bunker is...

N°5 Church Lane

N°5 Church Lane

No5 Church Lane is renowned for its world-class cocktail list, unsurpassable service and outstanding locally-sourced Mediterranean cuisine. Exuding understated luxury,...

Ivy and Lola's Kitchen and Bar

Ivy and Lola's Kitchen and Bar

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Positioned near Lake Wakatipu, in the Steamer Wharf building, Ivy & Lola’s serve up hearty food with an emphasis on...

Bella Cucina

Bella Cucina

Bella Cucina transports diners straight to Italy with a cosy, rustic Italian ambience. As you enter Bella Cucina you...

Sherwood

Sherwood

The Sherwood's kitchen team takes inspiration from its beautiful surrounds and the bounty offered up by the changing seasons. A...

Wakatipu Grill

Wakatipu Grill

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Wakatipu Grill is Queenstown's ultimate lakeside dining destination. Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa's signature restaurant is a contemporary grill with...

Lombardi

Lombardi

Lombardi offers a superb New Zealand dining experience with enthralling lake and mountain views. The Bar, Dining Room and Library...

Finz Seafood and Grill

Finz Seafood and Grill

Finz is the place to enjoy superb seafood and NZ’s finest meat produce in a warm and casual bistro style...

Fishbone Bar & Grill

Fishbone Bar & Grill

How lucky are we to live on New Zealand's South Island? Nowhere in New Zealand is more than 125km from...

Roaring Megs Restaurant

Roaring Megs Restaurant

Queenstown's favourite Lamb Restaurant Receiver of the NZ Beef and Lamb Gold Plate for the past 20 years (incl. 2018)...

Saigon Vietnamese Kitchen

Saigon Vietnamese Kitchen

Take your tastebuds on a tour of Vietnam. Saigon Kingdom Vietnamese restaurant offer exceptional Vietnamese dishes with high quality ingredients...

Public Kitchen & Bar

Public Kitchen & Bar

Public Kitchen & Bar is a casual dining option right on the waterfront in Queenstown Bay, making it the perfect...

The Postmaster's Residence

The Postmaster's Residence

Step back in time and enjoy a slice of Arrowtown's rich heritage at the picturesque Postmasters restaurant. The carefully preserved...

Coalfire Bar and Restaurant

Coalfire Bar and Restaurant

Housed in a historic 150-year- old building, Coalfire Bar and Restaurant is situated in central Queenstown, in the Mall. Schist...

Left Bank Bistro

Left Bank Bistro

Infinitely elegant Left Bank Bistro, located on the ground floor of Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa, offers authentic French dining...

Me&Mee Chinese Restaurant

Me&Mee Chinese Restaurant

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Enjoy modern Chinese favourites in a lively dining space. Located at Kawarau Village, Kelvin Peninsula, this family friendly restaurant offers...

Coyote Grill's Casa Bar

Coyote Grill's Casa Bar

Introducing Coyote Grill's Casa Bar! The bar, located upstairs on Beach Street, has unbeatable views of Lake Wakatipu and...

Elements Restaurant and Bar

Elements Restaurant and Bar

Offering an array of mouth-watering New Zealand cuisine and a diverse Grill Menu with an emphasis on fresh local and...

Sombreros Mexican Cantina

Sombreros Mexican Cantina

Hey amigos, join us for a fantastico time at Queenstown's original Mexican restaurant! People from all over the world have...

True South Dining Room

True South Dining Room

True South dining room expresses our pride in the region with a menu of dishes based strongly on local produce...

HALO Forbidden Bite

HALO Forbidden Bite

On the corner of Earl and Camp Streets, Halo is located next to a beautiful old church, bathing in the...

threesixty Restaurant & Bar

threesixty Restaurant & Bar

threesixty is one of Queenstown’s top restaurants and their expert team of chefs use only the freshest produce to create...

Farelli's Trattoria

Farelli's Trattoria

Farelli's Trattoria is casual, rustic Italian dining at its best. Seasonal, fresh and local New Zealand ingredients combine to offer...

The Bodhi Tree

The Bodhi Tree

Immerse yourself in the fresh, clean and delicate flavours of Burmese cuisine. Christchurch’s favourite Burmese restaurant has a new home...

South Eatery

South Eatery

Situated in the Mercure Queenstown, South Eatery offers inspiring, majestic views over Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountains. South Eatery...

Wild Thyme Bar & Kitchen

Wild Thyme Bar & Kitchen

Wild Thyme Bar & Kitchen offers a great combination of excellent value, hearty NZ Cuisine with good service and great...

New Orleans

New Orleans

UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT as of the 30/04/2018 New Orleans has been serving customers since 1866, so you can be sure...

Seasons Bistro

Seasons Bistro

Commanding amazing views across Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, Seasons serves a range of dishes to satisfy all...

Provisions of Arrowtown

Provisions of Arrowtown

Set in a historic miners cottage with a gorgeous garden setting, Provisions of Arrowtown is located just further along the...

Settlers Bar & Restaurant

Settlers Bar & Restaurant

Evoking the unique history of Arrowtown, Settlers Bar and Restaurant offers European and Asian fusion dishes. European and Asian settlers...

Póg Mahone's Irish Pub

Póg Mahone's Irish Pub

Friendly service, great craic and just 11,554 miles away from Ireland. Póg Mahone's has been the Irish heart of Queenstown...

Toro Kitchen & Bar Queenstown

Toro Kitchen & Bar Queenstown

It's how we eat.... Created locally in the heart of Queenstown, Toro Kitchen & Bar brings you a diverse mix...

Bazaar Interactive Marketplace

Bazaar Interactive Marketplace

Bazaar Interactive Marketplace is the signature restaurant of QT Queenstown (hotel opening September, 2017) boasting unparalleled views of Queenstown, Lake...

Searle Lane Bar & Rotisserie

Searle Lane Bar & Rotisserie

You will find Searle Lane Bar & Social tucked in between Church Street and Searle Lane in downtown Queenstown, which...

The Ballarat Trading Co.

The Ballarat Trading Co.

Queenstown's Original Gastro Pub. The Ballarat Trading Co. prides themselves on their relaxed and fun Queenstown dining experience! Located in...

Winnies Gourmet Pizza Bar

Winnies Gourmet Pizza Bar

Queenstown Gourmet Pizza Bar & Restaurant since forever! The menu, while specializing in the most amazing gourmet pizza, can cater...

The Grille by Eichardt's

The Grille by Eichardt's

Occupying an enviable spot on Queenstown’s stunning lakefront, The Grille by Eichardt's offers a fresh take on quality dining. The...

Kinross Bistro

Kinross Bistro

A blissful retreat outside of Queenstown, Kinross Cottages is set back in a beautiful vineyard, surrounded by stunning, uninterrupted views...

The Lodge Bar by Rodd & Gunn

The Lodge Bar by Rodd & Gunn

High-quality clothing brand Rodd & Gunn has opened a boutique bar with some of the most beautiful views in the...

Britannia Restaurant

Britannia Restaurant

Welcome aboard HMS Britannia. A unique dining experience, your surroundings are a feast for the eyes. Decked out like an...

Hillside Brasserie

Hillside Brasserie

Boasting views of the lake and a quiet location aways from the busyness of town, The Hillside Brasserie and The...

Blue Kanu

Blue Kanu

A fusion of Pacifica and Asian styles, this unique restaurant offers healthy and fresh foods in an exotic and atmospheric...

TAO Restaurant & Bar Queenstown

TAO Restaurant & Bar Queenstown

TAO, meaning ‘balance and harmony’ is a simple and elegant dining experience. The contemporary Asian fusion restaurant is affordable yet...

Reds

Reds

With unparalleled views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables, Reds is a contemporary space, ideal for après ski. Their menu...

Lounge Bar - Nugget Point

Lounge Bar - Nugget Point

Suspended above the famous Shotover River and surrounded by majestic mountains, The Lounge Bar at Nugget Hotel serves up breakfast...

Gibbston Tavern

Gibbston Tavern

You just can’t beat pizza straight from a custom-made wood-fire oven. ‘The Vault’ at Gibbston Tavern is made from parts...

Kinloch Lodge

Kinloch Lodge

A heritage experience awaits at Kinloch Lodge. The lodge was established in the 1880s by Captain Richard Bryant, an Englishman...

1789 Wine & Jazz Lounge

1789 Wine & Jazz Lounge

Enjoy a five-star experience in one of Queenstown’s most refined hotels. The France-inspired, award-winning hotel offers delicious tapas and excellent...

Flame Bar & Grill

Flame Bar & Grill

You’ll smell the delicious aromas of this fantastic BBQ joint before you see it. Just metres from Queenstown Bay, Flame...

Attiqa

Attiqa

Meet early and stay late at Attiqa Bar & Med Kitchen, a little taste of the Mediterranean right in the...

Prime Waterfront Restaurant and Bar

Prime Waterfront Restaurant and Bar

Welcome to one of Queenstown’s most-loved restaurants, found on the beachfront of the famous Lake Wakatipu. Home to some of...

Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan

Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan

One of Queenstown’s premier Winery Restaurants, located just out of Arrowtown, Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan is proud to...

The Spice Room

The Spice Room

In Indian mythology, ‘guest is god’ and you’re sure to be treated like one at The Spice Room. With warm...

Miss Lucy's

Miss Lucy's

Miss Lucy's is a quirky rooftop pizzeria, bar & social space, located in the heart of downtown Queenstown. Specialising in...

Lone Star Queenstown

Lone Star Queenstown

A true Kiwi dining experience awaits at this much-loved restaurant and bar! Established in 1991, Lone Star is a local...

The Hayes

The Hayes

Enjoy heartwarming food and mountain views at The Hayes… Named after the infamous Queenstown pirate Captain ‘Bully’ Hayes, this vibrant...

Brazz Steakhouse & Bar

Brazz Steakhouse & Bar

If you’re after the best steak in Queenstown, look no further… Think smoking meats of exceptional flavour and quality at...

The Speight's Ale House Queenstown

The Speight's Ale House Queenstown

Speight’s has been a regular presence on Stanley Street in Queenstown since 1880. True, the handsome building was originally the...

Cargo Brewery & Kitchen

Cargo Brewery & Kitchen

Home to the best brewed beers in Queenstown, with an inspired chef behind their ever-changing menu, this kitchen and bar...

Mackenzies Restaurant & Bar

Mackenzies Restaurant & Bar

Experience the finest New Zealand food, wine and hospitality at Mackenzies. Nestled above Lake Wakatipu, with breaktaking views of the...

The Shelter Bar & Kitchen

The Shelter Bar & Kitchen

Welcome to The Shelter Bar & Kitchen, a charming restaurant and pub in the heart of Remarkables Park. A known...

The Mezz at Cardrona

The Mezz at Cardrona

Alpine dining just got a whole lot cooler at The Mezz. Looking fresh after its summer refurbishment, The Mezz is...

Saigon Kingdom Remarkables Park

Saigon Kingdom Remarkables Park

For the best Pho in town, head to Saigon Kingdom… Think simmering curries and melt-in-the-mouth meats at this fiery kitchen...

Canyon Food & Brew Co

Canyon Food & Brew Co

Think fresh flavours and spectacular views at this vibrant kitchen and bar! Canyon Food & Brew Co is a hot...

Cafes

The Boat Shed

The Boat Shed

The Boat Shed is set in the newly restored, historic New Zealand Railways Shipping Office. Relocated to it's current...

Taste and Savour

Taste and Savour

Taste and Savour in Shotover Ridge on Glenda Drive combines a love for food and wine in an idyllic location....

Cookie Time store and Cookie Bar

Cookie Time store and Cookie Bar

Come check out the world's first ever Cookie Bar, right here in Queenstown! Lean on the Cookie Bar and enjoy...

Perky's - Floating Bar & Coffee Shop

Perky's - Floating Bar & Coffee Shop

Perky's is Queenstown and NZ's only floating bar. With tap beers and Central Otago wines, your favourite drink will be...

The Bathhouse

The Bathhouse

Known for its spectacular lakefront views and exquisite food, The Bathhouse is one of Queenstown’s hidden gems. Built in 1911,...

Bars & Pubs

Reds Bar

Reds Bar

REDS BAR With unparalleled views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountains, Reds Bar’s contemporary space is ideal for après...

Perky's - Floating Bar & Coffee Shop

Perky's is Queenstown and NZ's only floating bar. With tap beers and Central Otago wines, your favourite drink will be...

The World Bar

The World Bar

First established in 1996, the World Bar you see today is quite different to the notoriously naughty World Bar of...

Upcoming Events

Audi quattro Winter Games

Audi quattro Winter Games

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