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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
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18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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71 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Mont87
Gore, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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1 Thank Chelle2015
Victoria, Australia
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261 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Melbourne
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

After taking advantage of the offer for pick up and return so that we could enjoy the wines, we first noticed the beautiful gardens - gorgeous - sit and admire or walk through with a cocktail or a glass in your hand. Then the building itself is special - solid stone, restored in every way with a decor inside that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a perfect evening at Gantleys. We had the Chef's Menu with matching wines. Every course was delicious and served beautifully. The service was excellent, and the ambiance of the restored 19th century inn was wonderful. There was plenty of space between the tables with enough sound deadening to allow conversations in a normal voice. (For... More 

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Thank Paul F
Queenstown, New Zealand
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

What a beautiful building, nestled in lovely gardens. The atmosphere is serene. No other place in Queenstown comes close to the character of this Restaurant. A Queenstown dining "must do".

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Thank Martin D
Nelson Bay, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

After a typical Queenstown adventure experience we very much enjoyed the tranquility and calm of Gantleys. We were greeted warmly and enjoyed a glass of champagne in the bar before being shown into the dining area. We had the degustation meal with matching wines and enjoyed the gentle progression through the courses. Wines perfectly matched the courses, the wait staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?