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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 2 days ago

We headed here after a meal and it was fantastic atmosphere with a great age group. The music was cool and live which we really enjoyed. Service at the bar was super.

Thank Pussycatmafia
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All of the staff I encountered at Ballarat were friendly and chatty. I was impressed with how fast my drinks and food came given they were pretty busy. I had the linguine which was good but not excellent. The prawns were lovely but the scallops...More

Thank SamuraiKiwi13
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Ballarat Trading Company is like so many places in Queenstown that essentially serve up-market pub food. That said, it is the ability of the better establishments to take advantage of the incredibly fresh local New Zealand produce that makes them stand out. We had...More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Ballarat Trading Company with our 2 very hungry teenage sons on a Monday night after skiing. The staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is buzzing. There is a pub vibe so it is quite loud with lots of young children if you...More

Thank kgreenwood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first stop on arrival to our six day holiday in Queenstown and Wanaka. Friendly host. Very informative of the specials. Great eye contact and smile. Food was good, we ordered chicken sandwich, drinks were nice. Table was sticky though. Pleasant lunch

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great friendly staff and good service. Food was good and lots of it. Great cosy atmosphere. Great bar area if meeting friends for a drink first.

Thank wynofsel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m used to pop up at ballarat during the day to get a coffee or few drinks, and I really enjoy to spend some time at the bar, chilling. I had the occasion to try the lunch foodfew time , which is great, but I’ve...More

Thank Ludovic B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steven was my waiter and he did a fantastic job. The pork belly and mash hit the spot. Definitely recommend you give this place a try.

Thank RNavB52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was after a casual eat after an epic day adventuring, and previous reviews suggested tge Ballarat. Enjoyed the meal but felt it perhaps a little overated? Pros: great atmosphere, grwat service and delicous mulled wine. Cons: Steak of the day was not a good cut...More

Thank daegal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in to see if they had the F1 on and they happily change the channel so we could watch the start of the race. Loved the option of small or large wine, friendly service and will pop back in for a drink again...More

Thank Melindak77
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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