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The Bunker

14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8030
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews of this restaurant, we HAD to try it for ourselves. We were thrilled we did because the degustation was amazing! Having the opportunity to taste foods we wouldn't normally order was the highlight and each dish was delicious! The staff were...More

Thank Stacey N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cosy small restaurant with open fire. Just the spot on a wet cold winter's night. The food was fine with a good selection of local meats and a vegetarian option. Desert and cheese were a bit so so but overall an enjoyable night out. I'm...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been coming here for years and it never fails to impress. Great for after dinner drinks on the outside heated deck with flame effect fire pit. Old James Bond movies projected on the wall add to the vibe.

Thank Worldtraveller2044
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wondered in here looking for a rooftop bar with a fire or something similar. This place is probably a bit more fancy then what we're wanted and the drinks were more pricey then other bars. The setting is more of an older setting rather then...More

1  Thank Nathan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early, so went to the bar upstairs at the back of the restaurant for pre dinner drinks. The owner is a big fan of James Bond, so lots of memorabilia to look at. Very nice cosy bar. Restaurant was great. We had the...More

Thank 2016Love2Travel2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stumbled across this awesome place trying to get out of the rain one evening in May 2017. Only 10 tables in this quaint place with great fireplace and the most attentive staff in the World. The food &* service was so awesome we ask...More

Thank Guy Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't praise this place enough. All I can tell you is if you are in town and are looking for an amazing dinner and drinks check this place out!!! You will not be disappointed. We went there after walking around and trying to figure...More

Thank Shimi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bunker never fails us! Always amazing - staff are excellent, drinks fabulous, atmosphere can't be beat.....and we brought a child this time and she loved it too!

Thank Kylie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came with no reservation and was given a table even though they were busy. Great table service. Food was amazing - best we've had in Queenstown and in general for a long time. Had the tasting plate for entree and beef and duck for...More

Thank meandmymrjoneses
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been a few times now and highly recommend if you are into cocktails. Place has an amazing fireplace inside and a firepit outside to keep ya nice and warm. Staff are very friendly and make a good cocktail from there menu which has plenty...More

Thank Smart_Easy_Travel
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Questions & Answers
28 February 2017|
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Response from Herculan | Reviewed this property |
No a relaxed setting but it would nt be out of place go there you ll love it
6 January 2017|
Response from holmesearth01 | Reviewed this property |
21 December 2015|
Response from traveldreamerxx | Reviewed this property |
Adrian, I think you should give them a call, especially about the table as I think they might be booked out! I'm certain I saw vegetarian options on the menu when I was there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 8030
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Hidden away down a back alley in the center of Queenstown behind a rustic old wooden door, The Bunker offers discreet and intimate 'rustic' fine dining – specializing in red meats, game and local produce with a distinctly New Zealand flavour complimented by crackling log fires, intimate atmosphere, personal service and an impressive wine list. Our Cocktail Bar upstairs from the restaurant offers hand crafted classic and modern cocktails and an extensive wine and premium spirit list in a cosy lounge atmoshere which welcomes guests right through to the wee small hours. Wowing locals and visitors alike for over a decade with superb cuisine, friendly and knowledgeable service and a unique atmosphere, The Bunker is certainly a Queenstown experience not to be missed. PRIVATE DINING ROOM AVAILABLE FOR LARGE GROUPSDiscover The Bunker – Queenstown's best kept secret since 1997.
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