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1876 Bar And Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2178
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (21 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 366 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The dining experience is composed of a number of essential components; great food is just one. The food here is very good; no complaints in this category. Ambiance is OK also. But the service leaves a lot to be desired. Not sure what the problem...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little pub that is very busy due to the drink prices, cheapest in town, happy hour made a schooner $4 and normally $5. Cider was $5, $10 cocktails makes this place pretty popular. I only had a few drinks but saw others ordering food,...More

Thank AW_Hooper_1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Busy place but not surprising considering the price of a beer! They do scrumptious mulled cider and wine also, the price of which is very reasonable. Food was excellent with good service too.

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We stopped here several times during our stay in Queenstown. All Monteith's beers on tap are $4 from 4-6 and $5 afterwards. Tried their nachos and salt and pepper squid tapas and loved them. The tapas chicken bites were overcooked though so we likely wouldn't...More

Thank Anna-Lee M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Met my friends here at the start of our evening. It's got a nice little tapas type menu to eat if you're not up for a sit down meal. The wait can be long but that's because they are popular. After dinner the place really...More

Thank Brad_Eveleigh
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Great place to have a drink after dinner with lots of seating inside and outside. Cheap happy hour deals too!

Thank Livvie B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Look for the fairy lights on the way into the main centre of Qtown and you are at 1876. Nice atmosphere outside under the fairy lights. Pretty normal pub inside. Good Tuesday night dinner deals for $15 from a limited menu. Just order food and...More

Thank 67TravelBug67
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Stopped by when it was quite busy and managed to get a table outside. It wasn't too cold since they had blankets available and outdoor heating. They didn't have table service so we went inside to order. It was busy so it took a while...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 15 September 2017

1876 is a place to go and drink and drink, cheap drinks, very nice girls, but food could be better big groups can easily be fit on that

Thank Juninho-NZ
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Food and drinks are all reasonably priced. Large portions of food and a good range of drinks available. Outdoor area is really lovely. Toilets had been destroyed by patrons of the pub which was disappointing but a bit hard to avoid.

Thank Michael C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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 winter season we will have live music between Wednesday and Sunday nights.
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