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1876 Bar And Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2178
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Today
12:00 - 03:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was excellent here however our shared starter arrived after the main..? Strange! There's meant to be 20% off mains that day but barman told me it didn't apply to our mains? Happy hour price of $5 is good value. Nice staff but haphazard service. They don't seem bothered and probably with the volume of tourists they don't need... More 

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Thank LauraTipp
Ashburton, New Zealand
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219 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always go here when in Queenstown as the food is great and still is great!!! However it is let down my the service and the state of the toilets. Firstly it was 3 tapas for 30 dollars we ordered ousr and friends ordered theirs but they only received 2, when the 3rd never came they asked for it and... More 

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Thank Trina M
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is THE place to go in Queenstown, NZ. They have happy hours every day, and $5 drink specials all day every day. Didn't eat here but wouldn't mind betting it would be good.

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Thank Jenny F
Nelson, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent burgers well priced drinks good service, we went there for lunch very relaxing after walking around.

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Thank 485Jane
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Good, quick easy pub food. Nice choice of condiments on the burger, was impressive with how quick it came despite them being very busy.

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Thank Jemma D
Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I don't understand why this place isn't higher up in Queenstown bar and restaurant ranking. It has a great sunny terrasse, the beers are the cheapest you can find in the area, they sometimes have live music and the food is good. My favourite place to hang out in Queenstown on a sunny day!

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Thank Amali07
Sydney, Australia
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100 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great place for a beer, spirits or food. Went in cool period before winter so the outside area was nice but cool. Inside was snug and warm. Good range of beers, spirits etc and a nice place to relax out of the cold

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Thank Hugary1
perth
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place for great food! There are different specials every night, and cheap drinks. This place was great, especially with 2 hungry teens, hearty meals from $15-25.

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Thank mmains
Guernsey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I went into this bar/restaurant 19th December. The Barman (French I think) was very rude when I asked which Burger had no cheese. First time I asked I got no answer second time he told me abruptly "I heard you the first time". The burger came with what looked like grilled cheese on top of the bread, I again enquirer... More 

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Thank Amanda S
Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for dinner and found it was happy hour. Drinks were very cheap and the service was fast and friendly even though it was busy. We opted for the $15 dinner menu and it was tasty with a good portion size. Great atmosphere with great music.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 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$25
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 03:00
Thursday
12:00 - 03:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-409 2178
Description
1876 Bar and Restaurant is a distinctive & much valued landmark of Queenstown.The old stone courthouse building was erected between November 1875 and September 1876. The Old Courthouse is one of the few structures that survive from Queenstown's early gold mining days. Now over 130 years on 1876 offers an upmarket menu, relaxed atmosphere, great service & friendly staff. With the option of indoor and outdoor dining 1876 is definitely the place to be. During the long summer months, the huge sun-drenched deck will host various activities with a cider garden, outside cocktail bar, Sunday BBQ & live music...

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?