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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%
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“lamb rack” (89 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (79 reviews)
“steak” (135 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were really excited to eat at the Captains Restaurant due to the central location and great reviews. We were underwhelmed by the whole experience. We enjoyed sitting outside, however, everything seemed to be over priced and not as good as expected. We had oysters...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the first dinner so much that we re-booked for the following night. We made the mistake of ordering entrees of bluff oysters and calamari the first night and found the comparatively large portions to put great pressure on us finishing our mains of...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve been there for dinner. Ordered the steaks for the kids and the mixed seafood platter for the adults. With beer to start and a good bottle of wine for the main course, spend a very god time there. Friendly and easy going staff, reasonable...More

Thank Thomas_0608
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the seafood platter. taste above average, but nothing surprising. but it took an hour and half for them to deliver it. Got the appetizer in half an hour, then waited another hour for the platter. Also, it's a overpriced.

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made this our regular breakfast and lunch stop during our visit. The courtesy and attention received was outstanding. The menu here is varied, our visits were breakfast or lunch. Very comfortable and good service and at prices that don't make your eyes water.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very very nice food. Fish of the day was beautifully cooked and interesting. Well presented. No waiting even though they were busy at 6pm on a Friday evening. Staff very knowledgeable and helpful. Sat outside under an umbrella and people watched. Desserts creme brulee and...More

1  Thank debraburton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told by our hotel this place was one of the best places for lamb. I tried the lamb cutlets and really enjoyed it. It was tender and had great flavor. The veggies were not that good but the bread was great. The staff...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife selected the scallops and venison and enjoyed immensely. She wanted mussels but they had ran out!! I tried the pork ribs and was disappointed. Lack of flavour and dried out. For the money better options exist. The service and location was very good...More

Thank Hockfam_1
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - 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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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