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Pig And Whistle Pub

41 Ballarat Street | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9055
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (5 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Ballarat Street | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came for lunch two days on the trot. Wife had the gammon which was superb - reminded me of living up North in the UK. Beef burger is a winner, Caesar salad was nice too. Fish chips and mushy peas was as good as what...More

Thank ppac4726
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for quick lunch at 1:45 PM, wanting to get on with our afternoon activities. The pub was about as busy as you would expect at that hour, in the lull between lunch and dinner. Nonetheless, we were handed menus and then ignored...More

Thank greg3305
JamieM9055, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Greg. Thank you for your review and feedback. My sincere apologies for the service issues you received. I have addressed this with our team as it is far from our usual level of service. Kind regards, Che M General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good all day breakfast, staff friendly but service a little muddled. It’s not sure whether it is a pub or a restaurant

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not buy food here. Nice venue, well set out. Comfortable seating and nice ambience. Lunch was bad. Chicken and Brie sandwich avoid pls. Lack of chicken, dry, hardly any brie. Bread too thick, was basically bread and scatterings of chicken and insides. Really bad,...More

Thank Dean C
JamieM9055, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dean. Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy the sandwich you had with us - this is far from our aim & expectations and I will certainly follow up on your feedback with our team. Kindly, Che...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

crappy staff and crappy food... Wouldn't recommend or go again. Literally one of the worst meals I had not just in New Zealand but anywhere so congrats pig n whistle... you suckMore

Thank CCMathhers85
GarethCHCH, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. It's concerning to learn you did not enjoy your experience. Please can you let me know a contact phone number or email address so we can learn a little more about your visit. With thanks,...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Excellent staff, very friendly. Food drinks and service were excellent and location is great. Resident patrons were also very friendly.

Thank Neil O
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Misty day in Queenstown. Stopped in at Pig and Whistle for lunch. Both had Steak Sandwich cooked exactly as we requested and a brew. Excellent food and service in a warm pub atmosphere.

Thank quetzal331
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had bangers and mash, BLT and fish and chips. Everything was fantastic including the service from Paul. Cheers guys

Thank Adriaan K
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable time with 10 of my girlfriends. George and the team are amazing hosts. So accommodating to our needs and definitely went out of the way to make our stay a memorable one! Thanks from all of us..... we will be back The Oktoberfest girls!

Thank dixierobbins
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Lovely spot for a pub lunch. Good food, good atmosphere, good value for money and lovely staff. The Pig & Whistle burger is great.

Thank Pen528
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Ballarat Street | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 9055
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Queenstown's original English pub, located in the heart of town, is a favourite with locals and visitors alike!
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