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Captains Restaurant

11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1633
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb rack” (85 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (78 reviews)
“steak” (131 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There's one big reason to come to Captains - the lamb! The rack of lamb was absolutely the most delicious lamb I've ever had. I'm so glad I ordered it. When we arrived, I was having a hard time deciding between the lamb and the...More

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Possibly the best meal I've ever eaten. We went to Botswana Butchery (overrated!) and Captains was heaps better

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I reckon its one of the best restaurants in Queenstown. Food is incredible and friendly staff, especially the Irish lady, I think her name was Kelly. As a group we had a great time. Its our no.1 place in Queenstown.

Thank RWT707
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is top notch. Absolutely 5 star food,. 5 star service the girls here are very welcoming, attentive and accommodating. The atmosphere is warm and chill, music is appropriate, seating is spacious and comfortable and I can't recommend it enough. Muscles and lamb rack...More

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at the restaurant with tasty food and great service. The pork belly was spot on and the venison was cooked to perfection.

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain's another seafood dinner.... Fresh oyster from the local sea. So fresh and so juicy and so tender. Scallop with prosciutto cooked just right. The seafood chowder that is loaded with tons of seafood. Lamb rack that is souvide and then roasted to medium rare....More

2  Thank ieatirate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really quick service given the number of people. Food we had was great. Had the best french toast ever.

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at Captain's Restaurant on our last night in Queenstown and it offered the most memorable dining experience of the trip. From the moment we were seated until we departed (we were the last diners in the restaurant), the whole experience couldn't be faulted....More

Thank 5dz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant quite by chance and enjoyed the best meal of our trip so far. I chose fillet steak with a side of apple/blue cheese/walnut salad and it was the best I have ever had. You need to order a side, but be...More

Thank sbj3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Leek Potato soup and Rack of Lamb. The lamb was amazing. Very tender with a mild mustard sauce.

Thank David T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 1633
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