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1876 Bar And Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2178
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing place, awesome food and good drinks! Going there tonite again hang out with my friends. I do recommend 1876!

Thank KalinkaS18
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This place is bouncing with energy. Music good, food excellent for the price, good beer and a great range of wine. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable about the area,

Thank Leebda
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Set in the beautiful old (1876) District Court building. This pub is very popular not surprisingly with happy hour drinks at $4.00 between 4 - 6pm. After that they don't get much more expensive. Live music in the afternoons and a solid pub snack food...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Very popular place for a younger audience as the drinks are very cheap. As a result the outside space is very busy and hard to get a table for food. We managed to get a seat inside but were unable to locate a menu easily....More

Thank bluesocks1101
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

This place is completely brilliant, such a good menu with heaps of cheap options! Drinks are pretty much all $5, all day - just an awesome spot with great vibes, for cheap! It’s in an old courthouse so a beaut spot, well worth a visit...More

Thank 376ashw
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled into this place on our first day in Queenstown, hungry, thirsty. And needing to relax. The staff are really friendly. We ordered lunch and drinks at the bar - nachos for me and a wrap for my bf. The drinks were good, good...More

Thank Tee_Walton
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Visited 1876 with my partner and couldn't believe how cheap the drinks were and how friendly the staff especially a great girl from Yorkshire behind the bar when we were taking ages to choose what we wanted. Would definitely recommend and come back if we're...More

Thank Georgina W
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

1876 really surprised me with their customer service compare to other bars/restaurants in Queenstown. The team is so friendly and bubbly. They go to a certain extent to make sure you’ve been looked after. The team at 1876 is such a great team who work...More

Thank AnneliDeschamps
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Best beer prices in town BUT.. where is the customer service?!?! I counted five bar staff at one stage yet they couldn’t even take the glasses from our table while they were goofing around. special mention must go to the brunette who was always on...More

Thank fairyfalls28
Reviewed 8 January 2018

went here on a public holiday (1/1/18) and was greeted with no surcharge and also 25% off being a monday! all beers were $5 a handle too! great value for money at this place, would go here again for sure :) Friends had the nachos...More

Thank calebs910
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-409 2178
  • E-mail
1876 Bar and Restaurant is a distinctive & much valued landmark of Queenstown.The old stone courthouse building was erected between November 1875 and September 1876. The Old Courthouse is one of the few structures that survive from Queenstown's early gold mining days. Now over 130 years on 1876 offers an upmarket menu, relaxed atmosphere, great service & friendly staff. With the option of indoor and outdoor dining 1876 is definitely the place to be. During the winter season we will have live music between Wednesday and Sunday nights.
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