Insider Tip: Where to eat in Queenstown

19/9/2016 | Posted in Discover Queenstown

After a long day of hitting the slopes there is nothing better than enjoying a hearty meal or grabbing quick takeaways to enjoy lakeside or take back to your room where a crackling fire awaits.

After a long day of hitting the slopes there is nothing better than enjoying a hearty meal or grabbing quick takeaways to enjoy lakeside or take back to your room where a crackling fire awaits.

We have put together a list of our favourite places to fuel up in Queenstown:

For the carnivores

Flame

Famous for their full rack of pork ribs and generous sized portions, Flame is the perfect destination for those who have worked up an appetite from the day’s activities.

 

Jervis Steak House

Vegetarians beware, the team down at Jervois Steak house make no apologies for unashamedly celebrating a love of meat.

 

Lone Star

Three words – American sized portions. Enough said.

 

Speights Ale House

Southern hospitality and Southern food at its best, head to Speights straight off the mountain and experience one of the locals favourites.

Quick bites for those in a hurry

Fergburger

Ah the iconic Ferg! Tackling one of these deliciously oversized burgers is an experience in itself.

Pedro’s Lamb

The house of lamb! Ideal for satisfying those ‘home cooked meal’ cravings and picking up a roast for the family to share. 

Taco Medic

The perfect infusion of New Zealand produce and Mexican flavours.

Winnies

The locals favourite gourmet pizza spot

Cafes perfect for a weekend brunch

Vudu

Fresh organic produce, one of the locals favourite coffee spots.

 

The Bathhouse

Dine on the lake shore in one of Queenstown’s historical landmarks.

 

Bespoke

Sister to Vudu, Bespoke will not disappoint with its delicious raw healthy food and breath-taking views.

 

Ivy and Lolas

Located in the Steamer Wharf building, Ivy & Lola’s serve up hearty food with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients and locally-sourced produce.

 

Queenstown’s best Asian food joints

Wild Ginger

Proud to boast their fresh local and organic produce philosophy, Wild Ginger brings you delicious Asian inspired cuisine.

 

Blue Kanu

Asian style food meets Pacifica flavours to create a new “Polynasia” cuisine.

 

Madam Woo

The result of an infusion between Malaysian style street food and the culinary skills of Josh Emmett, Madam Woo brings you a modern take on traditional Malaysian flavours.

 

Tanoshi

This Tappan and Sake bar offers an intimate dining experience, showcasing traditional Japanese cuisine.

 

For those sweet tooth cravings

Mrs Ferg gelateria

The locals favourite gelateria, with a huge selection of gelato and sorbets alike. What makes it even better is Mrs Ferg doesn’t shy away from the “try before you buy” policy.

 

Patagonia

Indulge in hand crafted chocolates, decadent deserts and a selection of various ice creams and sorbets.

Mrs Fergbaker

Another great addition to the Ferg family with the best hot chocolates in town!