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1876 Bar And Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2178
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM Hours
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Ballarat Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank calebs910
Reviewed 25 November 2017

So the wife and I lobbed into here on a very warm, bustling, Friday arvo. $4 dollars for tap Montieth beer, and $5 for cider for the wife = happy campers. Place had a good vibe, and us oldies felt young again watching the young...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Craig U
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful looking restaurant with outdoor esplanade and nice decoration... the environment was noisy and food... i don’t know! The kitchen closed early at 9pm

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Daniela A
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The dining experience is composed of a number of essential components; great food is just one. The food here is very good; no complaints in this category. Ambiance is OK also. But the service leaves a lot to be desired. Not sure what the problem...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Gary C
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little pub that is very busy due to the drink prices, cheapest in town, happy hour made a schooner $4 and normally $5. Cider was $5, $10 cocktails makes this place pretty popular. I only had a few drinks but saw others ordering food,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank AW_Hooper_1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Busy place but not surprising considering the price of a beer! They do scrumptious mulled cider and wine also, the price of which is very reasonable. Food was excellent with good service too.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We stopped here several times during our stay in Queenstown. All Monteith's beers on tap are $4 from 4-6 and $5 afterwards. Tried their nachos and salt and pepper squid tapas and loved them. The tapas chicken bites were overcooked though so we likely wouldn't...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Anna-Lee M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Met my friends here at the start of our evening. It's got a nice little tapas type menu to eat if you're not up for a sit down meal. The wait can be long but that's because they are popular. After dinner the place really...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Brad_Eveleigh
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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
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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