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Funky basement feel

We turned up really early 7pm after an early dinner. It was empty but there was a young local guy... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
Newcastle, Australia
via mobile
Great music!

This is a very popular local bar, and has a real nightclub vibe. It attracts the young, backpacker... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
Nicholas P
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Terrible9%
11 Aug 2018
“Terrible bouncers”
25 Jul 2017
“Standard place”
Queenstowns hub of Live Music. Biggest and best sounding stage in town. Live Music every night, pool table out back, crazy drink deals & very approachable staff. Come say hi & grab yourself a Badger Bowl!
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
12 Church St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Bouncers at vinyl are terrible wouldn’t let a sober driver in. On top of that they are very rude and aggressive. Worst place to go in Queenstown to go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 822jenjen1989
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Standard bar really. Nothing special that would make me recommend it. The drinks menu is the same as any bar, but a little more expensive.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jimmyrose1
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Asked for manager after friend was "cut off" after just arriving been let in by bouncer at the door , staff behind the bar had a power trip and was extremely rude when I asked for the manager to ask why he's been cut off....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank U7234AYjoshp
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Had such a great night! Nathan made me some great cocktails and was very happy and chatty! Will definitely come back for another hip hop night! Thanks guys!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Bobiark
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We turned up really early 7pm after an early dinner. It was empty but there was a young local guy singing and playing guitar. We stayed for about an hour and a half and enjoyed the couch and the music. It gradually started to fill...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Bambalina1
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Vinyl is an amazing underground bar. It's really nice and lively with non-commercial music and mouthwatering cocktails. If you want to get away from the mainstream this is the place to visit.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank BesterNJ
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem! And I mean hidden literally - it's an underground bar (underneath The World Bar). I've visited this place before about a year ago so I was eager to take my partner on his first visit to Queenstown. And much...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank JessMack12
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This is a very popular local bar, and has a real nightclub vibe. It attracts the young, backpacker crowd. The bar staff were friendly and the drinks were well priced. The music was really great, though we went a little too early in the night...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

To say I had a great time at this venue would be an understatement. We arrived around 10:45pm and caught a great band called Ragged. We were 4 of 10 people in the bar but 30 minutes later as the band got rolling, the place...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank clevername83
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Vinyl Underground is by far the best venue to check out while in Queenstown. There's something going on every night ranging from Open Mic night, Live Music, to the hottest DJ's in town! They also have an extensive cocktail menu featuring drinks you won't find...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank BackpacksAndMiles
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