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Settlers Bar & Restaurant

21 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-428 0821
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“focaccia” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
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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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking for somewhere to have brunch while visiting Arrowtown and Settlers was the first food establishment we came across. We were quickly welcomed and seated - we decided to sit inside. It was a comfortable place to eat and we enjoyed the atmosphere....More

Thank Brittney W
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 2 days ago

We have been to Settlers a number of times. It is not always necessary to book a table. The service is excellent and staff are very friendly. I can recommend the tapas menu from 5 to 6pm if you wish to eat early. The dinner...More

Thank Sandi572014
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really welcoming service, excellent seafood chowder and a nice relaxed feel. The space is a little lacking ambience but that’s made up for by the staff and food.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The meal was phenomenal. The service was excellent and Bart was utterly charming and a wonderful host. Always ready with his handy homemade insect repellent and fresh squeezed orange juice. This experience was so memorable that I still feel compelled to write this review. May...More

Thank Ilya K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheers Bart for a great lunch and wonderful service. Highly recommended. Coffee was hot, food was delicious and the sense of humour was edgy! I love Pork Belly and the pork belly bao was wonderful. Sat outside and it was cold! But then it started...More

Thank brucecK5592MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the Menu outside, it looked like the place to eat. After ordering our. coffee which came out quickly as there was only 4 other tables at the time. We ordered the breakfast special eggs, bacon and their special focaccia. All looked fantastic as...More

Thank travelin45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered a burger after seeing previous burgers ordered to tables nearby with nice crispy wedges, when our burgers arrived they had fries. The waiter had two or three opportunities to tell us that low and behold there would be no wedges for us tonight...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the trip from Queenstown:) my husband koved the manuka hot chocolate, a bit more procy than their regualrbone, but well worrh every cent:) Also very good food, nz lipped mussels a unique take from the usual seafood chowder😍

Thank Myli O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were warmly greeted and attended to with humour when visiting recently. Excellent food and atmosphere despite it being a cold, quiet Monday night. A real gem in an already beautiful little town!

Thank Nicola S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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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