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Botswana Butchery

Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6994
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rabbit” (55 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a long lunch at the Botswana Butchery and it would have to be the best meal I've ever had in a restaurant of any description. The service was excellent, the food exquisite and the wine so well paired it took the meal to...More

Thank Jed A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant. Highly recommend booking in advance. Staff were well trained and knowledgeable. Fantastic food and wine selection. Locally sourced produce, would highly recommend to anyone visiting Queenstown.

Thank Lozzie2010
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food and service at the restaurant. Tried their Bluff Oyster and together with their special sauce... mmm.... Mama Mia!... also the Aged Steak was good. To end with the perfect conclusion, try the Cheese Plate, or the Bomb Alaska.... I would recommend the Botswana...More

Thank DiamondPolo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was also recommended to us and we should have heeded their advice and booked in advance, but we were not that organized, so BOOK IN ADVANCE! From the minute I walked in to see if they had any availability for dinner in 2...More

Thank Kiana C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel arranged for a private dining room to celebrate my friends birthday. Service and quality of the food was great until the dessert where a few things got lost in handovers. However, the manager dealt with this swift and appropriately.

Thank FrankSyd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a couples dinner last night and before coming here we heard great things about this place. We were. Or disappointed! The Lamb Shoulder is the best we have had and the steaks were excellent too. I also had my best onion soup, as...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a local in Queenstown, but my international guests ask for me to take them to This restaurant, iam reluctant because the kitchen has failed me 4 times in a year to provide the basics for a Steak houses, Cook a steak to a standard of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Queenstown for a week and visited this restaurant nearly everyday. From falling on the slopes to falling in a chair beside a fire place with beautiful New Zealand wines and produce to match. This restaurant made the trip to Queenstown all that perfect....More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best steakhouse in Queenstown! Amazing choice of cuts all cooked perfectly. Excellent wine list Superb choice of specialty cocktails I’ll be back !

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seems strange that a meat restaurant in New Zealand should be named after an African country best known for its conservation of wildlife. Still, the image is one of wild, freshly prepared fare by those who know cooking in the outdoors. Good choice of dishes...More

Thank gillofonslowst
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Carissa E
21 February 2018|
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Response from brala519 | Reviewed this property |
no it's not a byo restaurant
2 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
It's available on their website. The slow cooked Lamb Shoulder was the BEST I've ever had anywhere in the world!
26 November 2015|
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Response from SchmegChez | Reviewed this property |
Look up This for the Botswana Butchery web page so that you can email them your questions so you can find out in time for Christmas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$99
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 6994
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