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The Ballarat Trading Company

7 The Terrace, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 4222
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork ribs” (10 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 The Terrace, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great night out to watch a pub band . Have been here on previous visits . Atmosphere is always great . It’s a mix of all ages . Friendly bar staff great music

Thank Twiggy0311
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to The Ballarat Trading Co almost every year for the last 6 years. Always a good time, the food is good and the drinks are excellent. Great place to meet friend, or have a romantic night out. Also good to just have...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The brunch and steak we got was more than satisfactory (if not ever so slightly misleading as written on the menu), the service was spectacular - I wish I got her name, the lovely girl with the pretty necklaces! We were happy with everything overall.

Thank PatoneyNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Queenstown after 20+ hours of flying and walked into town to get some fresh air and stretch our legs. As we were wandering around, we would look at menus of restaurants that we passed and this place had items that really interested...More

Thank VivianC972015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Rib Eye steak w/gratin potatoes and fresh veggies. Very good quality but a bit of a warning. Medium rare in NZ = rate in U.S. But not a big deal as they happily took my steak back to cook it some more....More

Thank a m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was nice here and the place is pretty cool. We came on a very busy night but we managed to get a table. Our waiter Steven was on point the entire night. We had garlic bread to share and some burgers, pork and lamb....More

Thank dylanharpertextiles1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed pre dinner drinks here. The attention we received from the staff was exceptional as our friend was in a wheelchair. They seriously couldnt do enough to make us comfortable and we were just sorry we d made dinner reservations elsewhere as the menu...More

Thank razza61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great quick and friendly service. Pork taco's, steak, burger and the kids $5 meal of spagetti bol got the big thumbs up from the youngest.

Thank sparklekitty
Reviewed 16 August 2018

분위기, 음식, 친절도 모두 만족스러웠습니다. 퀸즈타운에 4일 머물면서 2번이나 저녁식사를 위해 방문하였습니다. 스테이크가 정말 맛있었어요. The food was perfect and the staff was also very nice. My husband and I have visited twice for dinner.

Thank SeoyoungK22
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very friendly staff and wonderful Atmosphere . We stumbled upon thi place one Tuesday night and were lucky to have an awesome couple singing. Went back on Saturday night to hear a fantastic band. Does get very busy and maybe only standing room unless you...More

Thank Wendyclan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:30 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 The Terrace, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 4222
  • E-mail
A friendly pub for both tourists and locals alike, situated in the heart of Queenstown. Our aim is to have really good simple food and great service, in a welcoming environment
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