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The Waterfront Bar & Bistro

) #100 of 187 Restaurants in Queenstown $$ - $$$ , Seafood,
88 Beach Street | Steamer Wharf Complex, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1495
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rump steak” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
88 Beach Street | Steamer Wharf Complex, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had lunch and a dinner here and were not disappointed. Wait staff was very friendly, relaxing atmosphere, kids welcome. Great time.

Thank MK E
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Fantastic location and food to match. Made an online booking with GrabOne, confirmed by the Restaurant instantly and reminder email the day before. Fantastic menu with lots of options and what a bargain. Would recommend

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Saw a sigh out front 'mulled wine' $10 and it was just what we we wanting to have on a mild Autumn day- a chance to escape the breeze and sip some wine with friends and enjoy a platter of morsels to fill the tum....More

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The service was great and the food was excellent. I ate every morsel on my plate! Excellent selection of wine as well.

Thank ExoticPilot
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Enjoyed a very nice meal here. Great view and food was good also. The burger and the salmon were very good.

Thank Scoobster26
Reviewed 31 December 2016

nice outside terrasse , heated even for lunch - mid december, - food ok ; quick service , on the lake ,

Thank Patrick c
Reviewed 12 November 2016

On a chilly October morning I had one of my best breakfasts. With a view of the Lake and the sun warming my back and a lovely warm red rug provided. The Whitebait Omelette was just amazing. Cooked to perfection, light and tasty. The coffee...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 21 October 2016

On our first day of holiday and first meal in NZ, we found this amazing place. Staff are exceptionally great and helped us select some of the delicious nibbles they had on menu.never expected that our kids would love them as often i find them...More

Thank Vivek K
Reviewed 5 June 2016

After walking past this place a few times during our stay in Queenstown, we decided we should give it a go. Especially after spying the rump steak deal sign right out front. It's not quite in town, so it was a little quieter than the...More

Thank CookieM0nster
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This bar had really good meals at very competitive prices. We had beef wellington and steak and they were cooked to perfection. Service was quick even when it was packed

Thank D2408MAjohna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Beach Street | Steamer Wharf Complex, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 1495
  • E-mail
The Waterfront Bistro & Bar is located on level 1 of the Steamer Wharf Complex. We have the best "VIEWS" of the lake and scenery that Queenstown has to offer. We offer Great views, taste bud tantalising food at affordable prices. Come on in and try us.
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