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Gantleys Restaurant

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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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172 Arthurs Point Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
442 8999
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated my wife's birthday here. Gantleys was is an old house that is well appointed. Our waitress was Jessica and she was excellent. The food is well prepared and the service was very good. We chose the degustation menu which was many courses of gourmet delights. We like the small portions as you can enjoy many different tastes and... More 

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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the staff to be helpful and friendly. The food was good, but the desgustation menu means comparatively small portions, with the idea of several courses (in order to explore different dishes). We paid (including tip) $200 for a two course meal with wine, which was probably about average for this sort of dining. While the restaurant was clean... More 

Thank Hanrattyblack
new zealand
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Arrowtown and were taken here by friends who live here. From the moment we arrived to leaving it was a perfect evening. We have dined in restaurants all around the world and this is a standout. The atmosphere and reception from staff is superb. We had the salmon gravlax and the farmed duck. Arguably the best duck... More 

Thank maggic
Johannesburg and London now
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The jerusalem artichoke soup was outstanding and the meringue desert was good. The lamb saddle however was very chewy. It was hard to cut and very hard to chew. It was cooked to the chef's recommendation so no excuses. Maybe the cut is normally like that but if that's the case they shouldnt have it on the menu. The atmosphere... More 

Thank jagberg
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71 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had the 3 course menu, food was amazing, staff were very attentive and friendly, romantic spot, highly recommend for a quiet, romantic date night

1 Thank Crystal E
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

About 10 min out of Queenstown, a lovely spot for a quiet (old school) 'romantic dinner'. Set in an stone cottage, divided into a number of smallish dining area, each accommodating 6-8 tables, which are nicely separated from each other (one is minimally aware that there are other nearby diners). The entrees and mains were superb in terms of presentation,... More 

Thank periaq
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very romantic and they even pay for your taxi to and from the location that is about 15 minutes drive from Queenstown. The food was very good. However, the service was very slow. The restaurant had 3-4 tables apart from us but the waiters gave us very little attention. The service does not equate to the price.

Thank Mont87
Gore, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We celebrated our wedding reception at Gantley's Restaurant - and it was amazing! Brent and his staff were extremely helpful and courteous. The highlight was most definitely the food - everyone commented on how exquisite it was. Excellent portion size, no one went home hungry, and probably the tastiest food I've had in a long while. Top compliments to the... More 

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Peachester, Australia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

First thing to be aware of is that this is not a budget restaurant. If you are not comfortable with a sizeable bill after your meal this isn't the restaurant for you. The service is excellent - friendly, professional and prompt. Our meals were absolutely delicious (you must try the duck OMG). A historically significant stone building that is beautifully... More 

1 Thank Chelle2015
Victoria, Australia
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312 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had the eight course degustation menu with matching wines. It was really very good and each course was very well done. The restaurant is out of town however they provide a pick-up and drop-off service which is great. The setting is very nice, with a lovely garden and a pleasant dining room, all stone and high wood ceilings. My reservation... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Arthurs Point Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 442 8999

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