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The Bunker Restaurant

14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8030
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked for 10 people for our wedding dinner here as we wanted something cosy, intimate and also with a fine dining experience for our guests. The cocktails in the bar upstairs were superb and the food and service downstairs was fantastic. They treated my...More

Thank sashalinnell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really excellent service and food. You really can't beat it! We visit every time we visit Queenstown. It never fails to please

Thank DenniBertling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tiny unobtrusive restaurant but only seats approximately 20-25, need to book before going but such amazing food and highly recommended

Thank Annie2230
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very special dinner here for our honeymoon. Everything was on point in this restaurant from the fire & music to the outstanding food. We chose to have the a la carte menu but the ladies next to us did the taste of the...More

Thank Jasmine565
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it. We met the previous owners while on vacation in Fiji and they recommended this spot for our last dinner in New Zealand. We weren't disappointed. While we didn't make a reservation, I highly recommend doing so. We were seated in a small room...More

Thank Brooke E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good but not amazing as expected. Wine really expensive, service was brilliant and ambiance was ok.

Thank KiwiJo2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely intimate restaurant is fantastic for a romantic night out or special celebration. We had the chefs tasting menu with a lovely bottle of chardonnay from the Otago region. The staff were attentive without being over bearing. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. In fact...More

1  Thank TriciaB623
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. All our dishes were flavoursome and generous. The wine list was excellent and the setting was welcoming. The staff were attentive but not over the top. Highly recommended

Thank Roboduck999
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Cosy room with fireplace, small, no windows. Soundtrack was mainly Sinatra/Buble type stuff - which I'll admit I enjoyed in this setting. The food was a match - pretty rich and substantial. Main courses of duck and lamb were great. Starters were nice, if a...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We did the chef's tasting menu with foods from across the south island of New Zealand. Everything so was delicious and the wine pairings were perfect. The service was impeccable and the dining room was cozy and intimate. We absolutely loved the Bunker!

Thank Abby R
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Is this a coat and tie sort of restaurant?
28 February 2017|
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Response from Herculan | Reviewed this property |
No a relaxed setting but it would nt be out of place go there you ll love it
Are you open Sundays?
6 January 2017|
Response from holmesearth01 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I need know if you have one table for 3 people from 31december for 7:30pm and if in your menu you have something Hallal or for vegetarian people. Best regards Adrian
21 December 2015|
Response from traveldreamerxx | Reviewed this property |
Adrian, I think you should give them a call, especially about the table as I think they might be booked out! I'm certain I saw vegetarian options on the menu when I was there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 8030
  • E-mail
Hidden away down a back alley in the center of Queenstown behind a rustic old wooden door, The Bunker offers discreet and intimate 'rustic' fine dining – specializing in red meats, game and local produce with a distinctly New Zealand flavour complimented by crackling log fires, intimate atmosphere, personal service and an impressive wine list. Our Cocktail Bar upstairs from the restaurant offers hand crafted classic and modern cocktails and an extensive wine and premium spirit list in a cosy lounge atmoshere which welcomes guests right through to the wee small hours. Wowing locals and visitors alike for over a decade with superb cuisine, friendly and knowledgeable service and a unique atmosphere, The Bunker is certainly a Queenstown experience not to be missed. PRIVATE DINING ROOM AVAILABLE FOR LARGE GROUPSDiscover The Bunker – Queenstown's best kept secret since 1997.