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Frankton Ale House

) #178 of 186 Restaurants in Queenstown $$ - $$$ ,
cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good20%
  • Average26%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“pub grub” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviews (91)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to the Frankton Ale house in May last year and it was great. So not surprisingly we decided to go there again this year in June. As soon as we drove we saw the Chineese Restaurant sign . We overlooked it and decided...More

Thank Rixx C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since it used to be a nice place to catch up with friends, I walked in to check out the menu when it put Chinese restaurant sign. When I walked in, staff were eating lunch so I apologized for disturbing them. All of them looked...More

Thank kaori s
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stopped off to get takeaway - food was good, but a bit hot for my taste. Guess we should have asked for mild. Prices are top city price.

Thank turoar
Reviewed 13 April 2017

No service. We waited at the bar, then found ourselves a seat. Menus not on display. Poor selection which was overpriced. Walked out after waiting 15 minutes

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This states that it is a family bar and restaurant but it is clearly a primarily chinese restaurant, catering for chinese clientele. They have retained a pretty tacky bar area but i wouldnt recommend it.

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Now not a tavern, but a Chinese restaurant ?? No welcome, no service. When I liked at the menu, expensive and limited options. Maybe not looking at walks ins for clients??

Thank ndags
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The only good thing to say about this place was that the beer tasted good and it was cold. The only non Asian person on staff was the friendliest staff member the rest could barely acknowledge your presence. The food was the worst Chinese we...More

Thank burtonbook
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Had steaks and some beer. Affordable (cheaper than queenstown) , decent food ...easy parking. No complaints.

Thank keltzar
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have just got back from possibly the worst restaurant meal and service I have ever experienced. I arrived at 8.45pm, was the only customer. Ordered fish of the day and told they didn't have it - difficult and unpleasant waiter who muttered something about...More

Thank timbajack11
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Food very overpriced and in small quantity. $185 for five guys. Went to service station to fill up after the meal.I would not recommend this place.

Thank AudsBT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
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