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Flame Bar and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Best of Queenstown and 1 other guide
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Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2342
16:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 16:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had three families out for dinner tonight. Food was magnificent. Most of us had ribs and others had burgers and steaks. Our waiter Nick was hilarious! If I owned a restaurant I would want him on my team. 2nd time I have been to Flame Grill and it won't be the last.

Thank Ben W
Singapore, Singapore
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245 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came based on the many positive reviews esp on its famous #1 ribs. We ordered a mix of mains incl the steak and ribs etc. The ribs and fries were the star highlight. Skip everything else. We all made a beeline for the mouth watering ribs...

Thank vincentlau
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once again food, drinks and service was amazing! Nick our waiter was fun and a great laugh. All our food was amazing as were all our delicious cocktails. Always such a great experience and the mushroom sauce is heaven in a bowl. Thanks we will be back very soon for sure.

Thank Smithiej
Bangkok, Thailand
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I and my wife were there for an early dinner. It was not a dinnder time and most tables were vacated so we were introduced to our tables quick. We ordered a steak with some starters. The taste was great and the steak was cooked as we ordered. The staffs took good care of us and came to refill our... More 

Thank bsuchai
Invercargill, New Zealand
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383 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great night out. The full tank is the way to go. Excellent meal and the service staff are great. Others in the group had the fillet steak which, at 150g was a better portion size for them. Bring an appetite. Vegetarians need not apply.

Thank CraigandTania
New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love ribs this is the place to visit! I think the best I have ever tasted. We went for lunch and had a very enjoyable lunch. Great service, big serveings and prices! Also top on the list is their veggie burger and die for mushroom sauce to go with the chips. Thank you Flame Bar and Grill.

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Our bartender Carly was exceptional- we'd highly recommend the mixed grill and upgrade to fillet steak.

Thank Mark_k1981
Florence, South Carolina
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102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An awesome place for dinner. We had the mixed grill, the prawns and ribs and all of it was very good. It was a LOT of food but every bit delicious.

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel that this restaurant is a case of the Emperor's clothes. Most people remark how good it is although several also say they were disappointed. We were a group of 11 and when booking 2 weeks before were told that we would need to be in a separate room as there was no room in the main restaurant. We... More 

Thank kenyajordan
LouMcDowell, Owner at Flame Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Hi there - many thanks for your review. We are somewhat perplexed as we dont have 2 rooms, nor do we have proper seating in the bar - so would not call a day in advance to say you cant drink at the bar as it is physically impossible to seat any more than 4 pax in our bar. Can... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite a not very inspiring entrance way being obstructed with empty boxes the restaurant was well laid out and the greeting friendly and helpful. The menu was quite short but with a good variation and the service was excellent. Our food came in a reasonable time despite it being busy and was well presented and delicious. If you can get... More 

Thank leondegraff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-409 2342
With some of the best views in Queenstown, Flame is Queenstown's unique African grill-house. Flame, a small family owned steak house offers quality food and excellent service in a vibrant and intimate setting. This is a dining experience not to be missed. All our beef is grass fed from Southland and Otago and is aged for up to 6 weeks then flame-grilled in our secret basting resulting in it's unique flavour. Racks of ribs are served on a board and come supplied with a flame bib!! Seafood, chicken and vegetarian options are also catered for. Make sure you leave space for a Dom Pedro!! Flame will bring out the carnivore in you. Discover the taste of South Africa - A rare steakhouse, well done!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?