There’s no shortage of things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand! It is a resort town full of life, fun, adventure and culinary. As the central hub of the South Island, there are so many foods to taste.
Breakfast & Lunch
Vudu Café and Larder
BREAKFAST – LUNCH – TEA
16 Rees St
Located on Queenstown’s waterfront, Vudu Café + Larder is deliciously beautiful. Perfectly presented food, great service, gorgeous lake views combined with a vintage vibe.
The Boat Shed
CAFÉ AND BISTRO
9300/847 Frankton Rd
Historically known as New Zealand Railways Shipping Office (1869-78), The Boat Shed Cafe and Bistro, now located on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, is the perfect place to enjoy a great coffee, breakfast or lunch.
BREAKFAST, LUNCH & COFFEE
9 Isle St
Another exquisite menu that proves a healthy meal is anything but boring. Fresh, unprocessed and local where possible you will be craving a little more!
Lunch & Dinner
NEW ZEALAND CUISINE
Te Nuku, 43 Ballarat St
Tucked away in a little pocket of the main town centre on Ballarat St, with a large backlit feature wall of a lush green forest that creates a soothing dining environment is Rata. Try the Rata Fizz cocktail for a refreshing pre-drink followed by the goat’s cheese profiteroles with Rata’s own blossom honey. The harmony pork belly is another highlight on the menu, striking the right balance of good food in a beautiful setting.
16 Church St
Where Asia meets the Pacific; a combination of healthy, fresh and exotic Asian cuisine, mixed with Pacific influence. Dine Polynasia tapa style plates at the bar or in the restaurant and soak up the art, culture and friendliness of the Pacific. The Hula hut style bar is ready to make you the perfect cocktail.
WELLBEING RETREAT AND RESTAURANT
554 Frankton Rd
This hip makeover of one of Queenstown’s much-loved hotels is a must-visit for a considered menu option. Foraged vegetables and fruits from its on-site vegetable garden is a highlight. Take in the sprawling garden overlooking The Remarkables post brunch, or book in a cozy dinner with friends and enjoy the Venison with smoked beetroot, pickled plums, and of course, the twice cooked potatoes.
79 Peninsula Rd, Kelvin Heights
Wakatipu Grill is Queenstown’s ultimate lakeside dining destination. Experience fine dining set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu with stunning mountain scenery. Try a unique cocktail or a vintage wine, sit back, relax and enjoy the view.
16 Church St
European style cuisine that is traditional yet innovative. With menus that change along with the seasons, head chef Ollie Evens and his team of 6 chefs make sure the dishes served are exquisite and top-notch. If you are feeling adventurous, why not ‘Trust the Kitchen’, choose 3 courses and let the kitchen surprise you with dishes crafted just for you that may not even be on the menu!
40 Shotover St
World famous Fergburger brings you another delight, Fergbaker! For those after a signature pie, freshly made backed bread, or a selection of sweet delicacies, Fergbaker has a wonderful selection for you to choose from. Just like its sister, Fergbaker’s popularity can see queues forming onto the streets
50 Lakefront, Beach St
Discover Queenstown’s original and best chocolate shop. If chocolate is your passion, Patagonia will be heaven on earth for you. Not only do they offer the best artisan chocolates, but also delicious breakfast and a selection of deserts, sundaes, ice creams, and barista style coffee.