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Pig And Whistle Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
41 Ballarat Street, Queensotwn | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9055
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (12 reviews)
“pork hock” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Ballarat Street, Queensotwn | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

About 16 of us went there for drinks and dinner, great service, delicious food and nice good cold beers. Relaxing atmosphere

Thank Jackiefoss
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quantity of the dish was good. We have fish which was good. The outside seating area on sunny day was really pleasing

Thank AnjaliS853
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here by chance and ordered the steak sandwich a Guinness and a red Kilkenny I must say the steak sandwich was excellent value and the Guinness and Kilkenny really really good and smooth

Thank tonybeaven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered lunch at the bar, the young foreign woman was unfriendly with a poor attitude. Eventually got three of our meals, one never arrived and my friend had to go and ask for it, came out with wrong sides. Told the grumpy woman who said...More

Thank travelgoals1111
CheMcL, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi travelgoals1111, Thank you for your review, I am very sorry to hear of this experience, it is far from what we aim to deliver. I would like to find out more from you if possible so I can follow this up with our team...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big pub meals, excellent service, and very helpful, we really enjoyed our meals and also found it central to town

Thank havinagreattime
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. Really disappointing that we had to wait over an hour to get our food. Initial service was not great when being seated and having to wait soooo long made the experience a low rating. They could have warned us on the long...More

Thank KhushmaK1
GarethCHCH, Owner at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for taking the time to post your comments, it's really disappointing to hear your experience wasn't a great one, would love to speak to you to get a bit more detail so we can learn and improve from what went wrong. Could...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Really big and tasty meals, quite loud if you want a quite dinner. Nice selection of beers and wines on tapMore

Thank I9704SMaaronw
CheMcL, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi I9704SMaaronw, Thanks for your review, I am please you enjoyed our great selection of beers and wines from New Zealand & Australia that we have here. Many options for all of our guests on tap. I am also pleased that you enjoyed your meal...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Dropped in on a Cold Monday night.Very inviting to walk in to Friendly greeting. This is a pub with pub food.So Sausage and mash were called for with a glass of Emersons Pilsner x2 If visiting Queenstown and want a basic meal with good beer...More

Thank Russiemac
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We had a chicken burger and the pork knuckle. The chicken burger was only just while the pork knuckle was OK but nothing to rave about. The place was packed and a little under staffed with our waitress left alone in a big area. She...More

Thank Louise F
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I wasn't impressed. Its just a standard Pig & Whistle (English pub) that you get all over the world. Beer was cold, service was a little cold as well. Atmosphere was OK, place was busy, probably why service at the bar was a little slow....More

Thank Ginges_revenge
CheMcL, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hi Ginges_revenge, Thank you for your review, I would like to apologise for the lack of service you received on this visit. This is far from our expectation or standard level of service offered to our guests. I will certainly follow this up with the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Ballarat Street, Queensotwn | 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! With great food, live music and all the sport!
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