Best food in Queenstown

Check out the top food in Queenstown, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Vudu Cafe
1. Vudu Cafe
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70 local reviews
16 Rees St, Queenstown
Closed · Opens Sunday 7:30 AM
+64 3-441 8370
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Dan
Great coffee and quick place to eat. Same owners as Bespoke Kitchen. Find great takeaway salads, sandwiches,…
Bridget
The best coffee in Queenstown!! NESTLED ON THE WATERFRONT IN THE HEART OF QUEENSTOWN, VUDU CAFÉ + LARDER IS…
Kirsty
One of Queenstown's most loved cafe's. And best coffee. A must do. Sensational fresh and locally sourced food,…
1. Vudu Cafe
1. Vudu Cafe
host-0host-1host-2
70 local reviews
16 Rees St, Queenstown
Closed · Opens Sunday 7:30 AM
+64 3-441 8370
Dan
Dan
Great coffee and quick place to eat. Same owners as Bespoke Kitchen. Find great takeaway salads, sandwiches, baked goods, and beautiful…
Bridget
Bridget
The best coffee in Queenstown!! NESTLED ON THE WATERFRONT IN THE HEART OF QUEENSTOWN, VUDU CAFÉ + LARDER IS PROUD TO OFFER MODERN CAFÉ FOOD…
Kirsty
Kirsty
One of Queenstown's most loved cafe's. And best coffee. A must do. Sensational fresh and locally sourced food, including some raw items in…
2. The World Bar & Restaurant
2. The World Bar & Restaurant
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49 local reviews
27 Shotover St, Queenstown Central
Open · Closes 2:30 AM
03-442 6757
BarRestaurantFood
Bridget
First established in 1996, we’re finally reopen this after a fire from a neighbouring business burnt our…
David
This bar has now moved to Church St. Great bar that often has live music and the food is also great. Has a…
David
One of the best bars in the area, with a good ambience, decent selection of tasty food, and child friendly if…
2. The World Bar & Restaurant
2. The World Bar & Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
49 local reviews
27 Shotover St, Queenstown Central
Open · Closes 2:30 AM
03-442 6757
Bridget
Bridget
First established in 1996, we’re finally reopen this after a fire from a neighbouring business burnt our iconic bar to the ground in 2013 …
David
David
This bar has now moved to Church St. Great bar that often has live music and the food is also great. Has a nice outdoor area for hot, sunny…
David
David
One of the best bars in the area, with a good ambience, decent selection of tasty food, and child friendly if that’s a requirement
3. Bespoke Kitchen
3. Bespoke Kitchen
host-0host-1host-2
82 local reviews
9 Isle St, Queenstown
Closed · Opens Sunday 8:00 AM
+64 3-409 0552
RestaurantCafeFood
Jane
They are a new coffee shop owned by long time local and successful operators of Vudu Cafe. They've won the…
Catherine
Funky, award-winning coffee shop, by the owners of Vudu & Vudu Larder in town. Plenty of gluten-free options…
Sararose
Award winning downtown cafe. Great coffee and fantastic fresh food. Close to the Skyline gondola and Kiwi…
3. Bespoke Kitchen
3. Bespoke Kitchen
host-0host-1host-2
82 local reviews
9 Isle St, Queenstown
Closed · Opens Sunday 8:00 AM
+64 3-409 0552
Jane
Jane
They are a new coffee shop owned by long time local and successful operators of Vudu Cafe. They've won the top NZ cafe award and the food,…
Catherine
Catherine
Funky, award-winning coffee shop, by the owners of Vudu & Vudu Larder in town. Plenty of gluten-free options (the chocolate brownie is…
Sararose
Sararose
Award winning downtown cafe. Great coffee and fantastic fresh food. Close to the Skyline gondola and Kiwi Birdlife park. It's sister cafe is…
4. Amisfield Bistro & Cellar Door
4. Amisfield Bistro & Cellar Door
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80 local reviews
10 Arrowtown-Lake Hayes Rd, Frankton
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+64 3-442 0556
Liquor storeStoreRestaurant
Trish
Lunch at Amisfield on a sunny day is sensational, glass of wine and a game of petanque with great food..…
Clare & JP
If it's good enough for Kate and Wills it's good enough for us! Great Winery, fantastic food. Make sure you go…
David
Fantastic food experience for a long lunch during your holiday. Reservations are a must.
4. Amisfield Bistro & Cellar Door
4. Amisfield Bistro & Cellar Door
host-0host-1host-2
80 local reviews
10 Arrowtown-Lake Hayes Rd, Frankton
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+64 3-442 0556
Trish
Trish
Lunch at Amisfield on a sunny day is sensational, glass of wine and a game of petanque with great food... winter days the big fireplace gets…
Clare & JP
Clare & JP
If it's good enough for Kate and Wills it's good enough for us! Great Winery, fantastic food. Make sure you go for a drive up Gibbston…
David
David
Fantastic food experience for a long lunch during your holiday. Reservations are a must.
5. Big Fig
5. Big Fig
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34 local reviews
105 Ardmore St, Wanaka
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
03-443 5023
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Mags
Great slow cooked food and salads in cabinet for casual dining in or as takeaway (which they do in environment…
Marcus
Fantastic food based on recipes from the Chef Ottolingi, Middle Eastern food with delicious flavours, right on…
Julie And Geoff
A healthy alternative to takeaways! Fast service with plenty of different food options every day. Good value…
5. Big Fig
5. Big Fig
host-0host-1host-2
34 local reviews
105 Ardmore St, Wanaka
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
03-443 5023
Mags
Mags
Great slow cooked food and salads in cabinet for casual dining in or as takeaway (which they do in environmental packaging - love it) Great…
Marcus
Marcus
Fantastic food based on recipes from the Chef Ottolingi, Middle Eastern food with delicious flavours, right on the lake front so great for…
Julie And Geoff
Julie And Geoff
A healthy alternative to takeaways! Fast service with plenty of different food options every day. Good value and decent portions. Eat in…
6. Madam Woo
6. Madam Woo
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40 local reviews
5 Lower Ballarat Street, Queenstown
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
03-442 9200
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Catherine
Must try the Hawker rolls - pulled pork is our favourite - crispy roti bread, wrapping fresh salad, herbs,…
Rodney
This place ticks all the boxes, Asian fusion style that is so tasty, not over-priced, vibrant atmosphere and…
Y
One of master chef's restaurant. They serve up authentic Malaysian Hawker food in a fast, fresh and fun…
6. Madam Woo
6. Madam Woo
host-0host-1host-2
40 local reviews
5 Lower Ballarat Street, Queenstown
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
03-442 9200
Catherine
Catherine
Must try the Hawker rolls - pulled pork is our favourite - crispy roti bread, wrapping fresh salad, herbs, chilli & meat. Malaysian-chinese…
Rodney
Rodney
This place ticks all the boxes, Asian fusion style that is so tasty, not over-priced, vibrant atmosphere and you wont wait long to have food…
Y
Y
One of master chef's restaurant. They serve up authentic Malaysian Hawker food in a fast, fresh and fun setting. The 'Woo Crew' are…
7. Kika
7. Kika
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48 local reviews
2 Dunmore St, Wanaka
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+64 3-443 6536
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Shonagh
Beautiful, interesting food and a reasonable price. "Small plates" sharing style. They don't take bookings…
Mike
Tapas menu. Amazing food that can be paired with wine. We recommend the Just Feed Me menu which is the chef's…
Rica
If you can't get a table at Francescas, you could try Kika, as they don't take bookings. Same good yummy food,…
7. Kika
7. Kika
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48 local reviews
2 Dunmore St, Wanaka
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+64 3-443 6536
Shonagh
Shonagh
Beautiful, interesting food and a reasonable price. "Small plates" sharing style. They don't take bookings here...you just have to turn up…
Mike
Mike
Tapas menu. Amazing food that can be paired with wine. We recommend the Just Feed Me menu which is the chef's specials for the night. No…
Rica
Rica
If you can't get a table at Francescas, you could try Kika, as they don't take bookings. Same good yummy food, but a little bit more…
8. Federal Diner
8. Federal Diner
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48 local reviews
47 Helwick St, Wanaka
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
03-443 5152
Establishment
Amanda
Delicious cheese scones and great coffee. Federal is attached to Federal Diner which has amazing cabinet food…
Portia
Great food and coffee. Be sure to check out the Fed Deli next door, for take away food options, coffee and…
Eva
Very good food, nice social place, little bit noisy, but worth to go there for breakfast of lunch :)
8. Federal Diner
8. Federal Diner
host-0host-1host-2
48 local reviews
47 Helwick St, Wanaka
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
03-443 5152
Amanda
Amanda
Delicious cheese scones and great coffee. Federal is attached to Federal Diner which has amazing cabinet food to takeaway.
Portia
Portia
Great food and coffee. Be sure to check out the Fed Deli next door, for take away food options, coffee and smoothies.
Eva
Eva
Very good food, nice social place, little bit noisy, but worth to go there for breakfast of lunch :)
9. Francesca's Italian Kitchen
9. Francesca's Italian Kitchen
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45 local reviews
93 Ardmore St, Wanaka
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+64 3-443 5599
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Nicole
A big favourite in town with some alternative venues under the same ownership. Pizza's also available from a…
Adrian
Always nice quality food, nice atmosphere, near the centre of town, friendly staff. But this restaurant is…
Jodie
Wonderful Italian food and the best polenta chips in town! Great place to take the family for dinner. …
9. Francesca's Italian Kitchen
9. Francesca's Italian Kitchen
host-0host-1host-2
45 local reviews
93 Ardmore St, Wanaka
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+64 3-443 5599
Nicole
Nicole
A big favourite in town with some alternative venues under the same ownership. Pizza's also available from a food cart on Brownston Street…
Adrian
Adrian
Always nice quality food, nice atmosphere, near the centre of town, friendly staff. But this restaurant is popular and you will need to book…
Jodie
Jodie
Wonderful Italian food and the best polenta chips in town! Great place to take the family for dinner. Bookings essential.
10. Flame Bar & Grill
10. Flame Bar & Grill
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54 local reviews
61 Beach St, Queenstown East
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
03-409 2342
Meal takeawayBarRestaurant
Bridget
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Welcome Flame. A secret South African BBQ recipe wrapped around amazing ribs and steaks…
Tim
Great flame grilled food with a South African flavour. Try the ribs but I suggest just getting the half…
Kristy
Great food and value for meat lovers. Locals favourite. Try the ribs!
10. Flame Bar & Grill
10. Flame Bar & Grill
host-0host-1host-2
54 local reviews
61 Beach St, Queenstown East
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
03-409 2342
Bridget
Bridget
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Welcome Flame. A secret South African BBQ recipe wrapped around amazing ribs and steaks. We’re a restaurant of course but…
Tim
Tim
Great flame grilled food with a South African flavour. Try the ribs but I suggest just getting the half portion, they are HUGE! Bookings…
Kristy
Kristy
Great food and value for meat lovers. Locals favourite. Try the ribs!
11. The Boatshed Cafe
11. The Boatshed Cafe
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57 local reviews
847 Frankton Rd, Frankton
Closed · Opens Sunday 8:00 AM
+64 3-441 4146
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Joanne
Set n the Frankton Arm of Lake Wakatipu, this cafe serves great portions of food that is healthy and lines…
Eloisa
The food is amazing and the place is wonderful. You can drive, ride a bike or walk to there through Frankton…
Sandy
Closest Cafe and Coffee. Fantastic food and views. Nothing beats sitting out on the deck here.
11. The Boatshed Cafe
11. The Boatshed Cafe
host-0host-1host-2
57 local reviews
847 Frankton Rd, Frankton
Closed · Opens Sunday 8:00 AM
+64 3-441 4146
Joanne
Joanne
Set n the Frankton Arm of Lake Wakatipu, this cafe serves great portions of food that is healthy and lines your stomach. Great coffee too. …
Eloisa
Eloisa
The food is amazing and the place is wonderful. You can drive, ride a bike or walk to there through Frankton Track
Sandy
Sandy
Closest Cafe and Coffee. Fantastic food and views. Nothing beats sitting out on the deck here.
12. Bistro Gentil
12. Bistro Gentil
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36 local reviews
76A Golf Course Rd, Wanaka
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
03-443 2299
BarRestaurantFood
Release Wanaka
Amazing food and wine in a wonderful location. "Food and wine pairing is a real treat at Bistro Gentil as we…
Jo
Delicious food and great service with a great selection of wines and other drinks to choose from. Fine dining…
Shonagh
Beautiful creative food. Intimate setting. Serving yummy local Mt. Maude wines. Perfect for romantic couples…
12. Bistro Gentil
12. Bistro Gentil
host-0host-1host-2
36 local reviews
76A Golf Course Rd, Wanaka
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
03-443 2299
Release Wanaka
Release Wanaka
Amazing food and wine in a wonderful location. "Food and wine pairing is a real treat at Bistro Gentil as we are the !rst restaurant in the…
Jo
Jo
Delicious food and great service with a great selection of wines and other drinks to choose from. Fine dining at it's best. Would recommend…
Shonagh
Shonagh
Beautiful creative food. Intimate setting. Serving yummy local Mt. Maude wines. Perfect for romantic couples or smaller groups of friends…