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Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown Restaurant

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, ,
14 Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9995
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (84 reviews)
“dixie chicken” (23 reviews)
“steak” (81 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
14 Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 789 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Lonestar our first night and had to go back the last. Absolutely loved the food, loved the service, loved the drinks. Was so impressed. Highly recommend Lonestar!

Thank Emma O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is always spot on and the food is generally very good. The menu is an old favourite although they have changed the bread to something i am not so fussed on anymore.More

Thank JuliaMilley
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving us a review JuliaMilley, its always lovely to hear when our guests have enjoyed their time here. With our varied country style menu there is always something for everyone to enjoy - no one leaves hungry! We have recently changed the loaf...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The steak, potatoes, coleslaw & mushroom sauce - perfect. All served to us by the lovely Renee. PS you won't leave hungry.More

Thank Travis B
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving us a review Travis B! Its awesome to hear that you enjoyed dining with us. We aim to give all our guests a night to remember with good food, a good atmosphere and good company. Come again for another tasty steak, The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a favourite when visiting QT Had my usual lamb shank and they kindly cut it up because of skiers thumb. So helpful Was so nice to be served by Basil again. What a great guy.More

Thank keriansav
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review keriansav, our friendly staff will go out of their way to help any our valued guests - cutting up a shank is no problem at all! Its great to hear you enjoyed your time with us, come back again soon, The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lone Star is a Queenstown institution and its been 10 years since my last visit and it still has it. (like many restaurants here!) Fabulous, fun, attentive service and great ribs. Best all its excellent value!!More

Thank LZSR
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank so much for your review LZSR, its awesome to know you enjoyed your time with us! We love to give our guests a night to remember - good food, good company and good music. Come again for some more tasty ribs, The Lone Star...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was good, the service was good - the place is nice. We just felt that it was really confused in it's identity when it started playing live sports. It's not a sports bar; it has the atmosphere of a sit-down-by-the-fire-rustic-vibe that was...More

Thank Ian D
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Ian D, its important to us to hear all feed back from our guests. We are primarily a family restaurant, but a lot of our bar trade is around the rugby that we never...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were here 10 years ago and the service and atmosphere still is excellent! Pistol Pete served us and was fantastic and made a great night of it!More

Thank Regan F
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving us a review Regan F, we love to hear when our valued guests have enjoyed their time here. We strive to make your night lively, fun and memorable - its awesome to know this hasn't changed over the years! Don't leave it...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Being locals we know how great the food is, on this occasion we had a wonderful meal and beyond great service from Renee K. She was bubbly, polite and well spoken. She had our dining experience memorable. I can not speak more highly of her....More

Thank mizleah
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review mizleah, its awesome to hear that you had such a good night while dining with us. Our friendly staff will go out of their way to make our guest's night memorable by giving the best service and enjoyable company (as well...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

I visited this restaurant the end of June, when I saw the high ratings in google. It is indeed over my expectation! The food is delicious, some dishes is unique in its taste (the sauce), and they are all in quite big portion. My family...More

Thank Huei W
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving us a review Huei W, its lovely to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time with us. Our tasty steaks and classic Lone Star meals are famously big and hearty - no one leaves hungry! Come see us again soon,...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

wow best service we have ever had. thanks to our waiter pistol pete. love a laugh and he was great.best waiter. food was the best lonestar meal ever had. super guys thankyou.

Thank teresamichelle1980
NaomiRLoneStar, Manager at Lone Star Cafe & Bar - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review teresamichelle1980, its awesome to know that you enjoyed dining here. With our extensive menu and friendly staff, we love to make sure our guests leave happy! Come and see Pistol Pete and the team again soon, The Lone Star in Queenstown

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Michael P
15 November 2016|
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Response from Dave G | Property representative |
Hi Michael, Thanks for your enquiry and yes we would love to look after you for dinner on Dec 31st. I have put you on our preferential list at 7:30pm on Sat Dec 31st for a 4 pax under the name Michael P. There may be a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Brecon Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 9995
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