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Captains Restaurant

11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1633
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rack” (89 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (78 reviews)
“steak” (135 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast about 8 days into our tour around NZ (1 week left) for breakfast. The restaurant was really busy so the coffees and food took a little while to come out, but very worth the wait (and at least you know...More

Thank LauraHarrison82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain's restaurant has a cosy interior, with very friendly staff. We went there for lunch and we had the calamari and lamb. Both dishes were perfectly cooked. The only down side was the women's bathroom which had a pool of water everywhere and not toilet...More

Thank Tiago F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Captain's had been recommended by our tour guide and the TripAdvisor rating was great reinforcement. We weren't that hungry so one order was for the fish of the day and the other was for the seafood chowder. Both were very good, but it's fair...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed Captains’ outdoor seating. Excellent Rack of Lamb, great menu, location & service; our favorite in Queenstown

Thank jjduffy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was here for dinner during our visit to Queenstown in December. Location was great as it was near the center of Queenstown mall. Ambience was ok. Service was fast and efficient. Ordered the fish of the day, steak and lamb. All three tasted good but...More

Thank F0RE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the restaurant because of the good reviews. Our experience wasn’t consistent with all the good reviews. Was underly impressed. Food was pretty good after it finally came. Service was slow, very slow in fact, and indifferent. Waited almost 30 minutes for our meal....More

Thank peregrine105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too many great restaurants to choose from but the Captains menu highlighted pork ribs so we were hooked. The slow cooked ribs fell off the bone and the tomato based sauce was perfect. Not a large venue. Bookings are recommended. We saw quite a few...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place online and made a reservation for dinner on a Monday night. Reservations probably weren't necessary given the large number of restaurants in town but they asked when we came in. There are a number of tables outside but all the ones...More

Thank JimRiesterer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here in April and thorough enjoyed our meals - the reason for our return. Second time around - just as good, if not better! Meals were excellent - prawn entree and Lamb Rack for main are excellent choices. Strawberry Cheesecake for dessert -...More

Thank Karina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we sat outside, lovely to watch people and the rest of the world go by. Great attentive service...and timely delivery of meals. We loved the food here, it was popular but we walked right up to a table (good timing eh) and was served promptly....More

Thank Jackie E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 1633
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