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The Blue Door Arrowtown

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Nice little place

Nice little place in Arrowtown. We had a whisky tasting here and Andrew looked after us well. I’ll... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
via mobile
Snug and Cosy

We were lucky enough to catch happy hour at the Blue Door and had a very pleasant time, snugly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Auckland, New Zealand
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“roaring fire”(9 reviews)
“comfy chairs”(5 reviews)
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18 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 0415
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice little place in Arrowtown. We had a whisky tasting here and Andrew looked after us well. I’ll happily go back when I’m in town next.

Thank TopPaddock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to catch happy hour at the Blue Door and had a very pleasant time, snugly tucked into the leather chairs. A great spot.

Thank SchalkNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After dinner at La Rumbla a night cap was on the agenda. Tucked away down an alley behind, well- a blue door- is a small bar reminiscent of a wine cellar but with a log fire and live music. Perfect.

Thank stevemccully
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I used to go to the Blue door often, but I’ve found the staff behind the bar since the place changed hands to be less friendly. I’d go to the Tap now- much friendlier.

Thank 2HMP007
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Nice, small, stone walled bar just off the Main Street of Arrowtown! Nice big fireplace creates an ambience hard to find these days. Before the music starts you can hear conversations. The bartenders are polite and attentive. Would recommend to any age group (over 21)...More

Thank Robin747
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Behind an unassuming blue front door is a quaint oasis to relax with friends. We decided to try a few of the great range of gin on offer before we went out for dinner. We did not get to stay for the band on Wednesday...More

Thank MuzzNZ
Reviewed 27 June 2018

A cosy snug of a place that offers a broad range of wines and craft beers. The cocktail waiter was very nice and mixed well. The light food was a bonus and the roaring fire much appreciated. My go to place in Arrowtown!

Thank araminti
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We went here on open mic night and they sure do pack people in. We started with a cocktail which was delicious. When we went to get a glass of wine we realised they are just as expensive as a cocktail - for a glass....More

Thank Allothernamesrtaken
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Gets noisier as the night rolls in. Memorable night with friends, a band and standing room only. Just squeeze on in with plenty of choices at the bar.

Thank incink
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

After a cracking dinner next door at Saffron( see review)we wondered some 3 meters(yes thats right) to this funky little bar with a great solo guitarist belting out some great tunes. With a fire place and big comfy lounges you could easily sit here for...More

Thank David B
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23 August 2016|
Response from wrhauck | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I had a hire car, but it is not that far so if booked in advance I suspect you would not have a problem