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Settlers Bar & Restaurant

21 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-428 0821
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
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Cafe, European, Fusion, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Fantastic, So impressed.
"We were blown away by quality of service and food"
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2. fabulous tapas
"The tapas were absolutely fabulous and very good bear and wine"
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3. Great breakfast!
"Amazing first table, food was to die for"
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and hot drinks were not only delicious and well priced but innovative and very gram-friendly. Server was fantastic, personable, friendly and very knowledgeable about all offerings! Amazing spot overlooking Arrowtown river -highly recommend!

1  Thank KSLDW42
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Totally recommend this beautiful restaurant for its location, incredible food, attention to detail and exceptional service. Michellin stars from us

Thank U4762HSsue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Frosty morning when we arrived in Arrowtown with an appetite. After walking the main street and back we went into the warmth of the Settlers bar and restaurant. Food was first rate and manuka smoked hot chocolate delightful. Real fresh squeezed orange juice too. Would...More

1  Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in off the street for dinner and they immediately rearranged tables to fit us in. Food and service was excellent even for some of our group who are fussy eaters. Loved it so much, going back tonight.

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends, husband and I came to Arrowtown before heading to the Coronet Peak slopes. Our friend recommended the Settlers and booked through a specials app: ‘bookme’ for breakfast (which was more like a brunch for us). We were presented a special menu since we...More

Thank Kyrin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for a quick lunch on our stop over in Arrowtown on our road trip. Service was great, food was yummy and that very special hot chocolate was something I will remember for a very long time!!

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at other nearby restaurants and we thought we would try Settlers as we had read the reviews. I am not sure if there has been a change in ownership, but our dinner experience will unlikely see us return. The atmosphere felt as...More

Thank Paradiso212
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Loved this place, great spot for breakfast, great menu and fantastic service. Special mention to Bart! The Hot Chocolate is amazing

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Best place to have breakfast. Food was exceptional. Bart and his colleagues were friendly and the service was exceptional. Would highly recommend this place to everyone

Thank Liezl F
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The best place in Arrowtown! We are coming back for breakfast regularly as we live in the area. Vegan pulled pork sandwich is absolutely to die for! And such an amazing service- Bart is the best host!

Thank EdytaPietka
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-428 0821
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Settlers Bar & Restaurant in Arrowtown offers a delicious cuisine inspired by dishes with a European - Asian infusion, to appeal to every palate. The Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner at great prices and also caters for functions and events.
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