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Pig And Whistle Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Ballarat Street | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Neil O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very Happy with service and speed of food arriving, Yummy food and helpful understanding child has a nut allergy. Feeding hungry kids after a big day skiing.

Thank 104carmenmac
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Had lunch there on Tuesday with a friend. Seats were dirty as was tables and hadn’t been wiped down in a while, old cigarette butts stuck in outside gas fireplace, whole place looked shabby. Three staff in and only four customers at that time. Our...More

Thank propsgirlnz
GarethCHCH, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments, the points you've raised are concerning, and not what we strive to deliver for our guest's experience. Could you let me know a contact email or phone number so that I could discuss your visit...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Good beer & cider and a great vibe in this pub. And if your into hocks, the pork hock is sensational, seriously crazy good.

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Went there twice. First feed was amazing, great parmy and only waited 10 minutes for our meals. Second feed was not so great. Waited over 35 minutes for our meals, my fried fish and chips were burnt, and I had a decent sized bone in...More

Thank anonaussie2017
GarethCHCH, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your experience, I would love the opertunity to find out some more details so we can work on the points youve highlighted. Could you let me know an email or phone number...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Yummy food and great service pub atmosphere/ - Would recommend going here on a Friday Night - They have quiz nights too great to take a bunch of friends for a good night out. Location is just on edge of town, short walk to the...More

Thank Christine W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
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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