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The Bunker Restaurant

14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8030
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  • Excellent71%
  • 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 via mobile

Have been a few times now and highly recommend if you are into cocktails. Place has an amazing fireplace inside and a firepit outside to keep ya nice and warm. Staff are very friendly and make a good cocktail from there menu which has plenty...More

Thank CMac E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We dined at the restaurant and also had drinks upstairs. The restaurant downstairs had a very cosy feel with a fine dining experience. Very well trained wait staff with a very high quality menu and wine list made our dinner here flawless. Our jackets were...More

Thank Ralphiewilson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been traveling for a week now, had a lot of good meals, but this was THE BEST food yet. And perhaps the best meal of the year. Not cheap but worth every penny. Small place, only 8 tables and people stay a long time because...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited the bunker after receiving some recommendations from friends and I have to admit I was slightly disappointed. When we arrived they could not find our reservation initially. The man who greeted us wasn't too welcoming. They led us to the...More

Thank Rosie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent our first night in Queenstown here...is small so make sure you book a table. Great atmosphere, excellent service and great food. The steak and venison were amazing. Really good wine, if somewhat pricey. Well worth a visit!

Thank D_S_Bry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I ate there to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It's a lovely cozy restaurant with excellent food & great service.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambience great cocktails to start the night what a little treasure right down to the music and the James Bond pictures

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had looked up places to eat in Queenstown before we had arrived and The Bunker seemed to be the place to try. We managed to get a booking for 830pm which was perfect as we had been making our way back from Milford Sound....More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate at the Bunker having seen the great reviews for it on Trip Advisor, the location is a little tricky to find but once inside the restaurant the setting is warm and welcoming. The service was attentive without being obtrusive and...More

Thank ipks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you get the chance and can get booked in, go! On our tour of NZ so far, this is the culinary highlight. We had the Taste of the South menu, and every dish was excellent- the only place we've been to that's on a...More

Thank Alan B
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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
6 January 2017|
Response from holmesearth01 | Reviewed this property |
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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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.
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