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Eichardt's Bar

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$$ - $$$
New Zealand, Bar, European, Wine Bar, Soups
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Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 0450
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07:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Elegant bar with style. Friendly staff provides great service. Nice sunset view from inside of the bar.

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Thank Ling J
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food at this Restaurant was of excellent quality, service was first class and attentive, and personnel were exceptionally helpful, and keen to please. Décor is of high quality and the lakeside views and mountain background provide a wonderful environment in which to dine. It is centrally situated in Queenstown in an area which is close to all amenities. The... More 

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Thank rgillatt
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful looking venue. The service was great and refined but the food was the star. The selections were much better than the run of the mill tapas bars both in innovation and taste.

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1 Thank twoadults_2kids
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed and aperitif at the bar early in the evening. It was a cozy spot and our vanilla old fashioned cocktails were superb. The waiter, however, was grumpy and the service was slow. If our waiter had been a bit more welcoming, we'd probably have had a second drink and some snacks.

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Thank Jennifer S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been several times, service has always been fantastic, cocktails are expertly made, and the seasonal menu really showcases the quality of food available in these parts.

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Thank Paul S
Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and drinks are delish! Visited multiple times during my last trip to Queenstown for Breakfast, lunch and evening drinks & tapas. This is our go to bar in Queenstown, love it! I really recommend the Clam Chowder.

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Thank Gia24
London, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfectly cooked scrambled are an ambition realised by few but achieved here.Plus great coffee,homemade muesli and eggs benedict.Portions of a size that made us decide to abandon any suggestion of lunch.Very pleasant waitress too. We also had our first experience of the public holiday20% bill loading which could have made more obvious before we received the bill and had to... More 

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Thank Nicholas G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little Tapas Bar is truly a delight - with a fabulous by-the-glass wine list. We were also extremely impressed by the service. The attention to detail was surprisingly good. And to cap it all off, the food was both imaginative and delicious. What more can you ask for?

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Thank Trubador77
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family lunched at Eichardt's. We couldn't believe our luck when we able to sit at the front table overlooking the lake. The place was empty and we soon found out why. Yes, the food prices are pretty cheap. In this case cheap equals tiny. Then, after waiting for about 45 mins we were told it shouldn't be too much... More 

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Thank Jenny K
Eichardts, General Manager at Eichardt's Bar, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, Thanks for your review. Clearly this is not the type of feedback we are used to receiving and this is concerning for me. Eichardt's prides itself on our standard of service and for us to fall that short is extremely disappointing. Do you by chance remember the staff members name as they all wear name badges. Feel free... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Birthday dinner for my 16 year old daughter, and she loved it! She's big on style, design, decor, atmosphere, quality and new experiences, and the Eichardt tapas bar was perfect. Everything was impeccable, as expected, even our two wait staff were immaculately attired and the best waiters I've seen in ages. There's about a dozen dishes, so with the five... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, European, Wine Bar, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 23:00
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 0450
Description
Modern New Zealand cuisine served Tapas style with tasting plates. Fresh, local produce.
Outstanding wine selection and brilliant cocktail list.

Please note it is not possible to reserve tables - Eichardt's is a small bar with 7 tables only, bookings are not practical. When full, guests are offered the option to wait in the hotel foyer and drinks may be taken there.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?