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Postmaster's Residence

54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 0991
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely atmosphere, roaring fire on a frosty morning. Good service and delicious food! The goats cheese with the creamy mushrooms on toast were amazing.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went again to this restaurant to celebrate our wedding day, and it was nice very very nice. Waitresses were great , menu superb enough choice for everybody, drinks were good , superb superb music, so nothing could and went wrong!! Thanks very much for...More

Thank Ger D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint. Like stepping back in time. Great service. Perfectly cooked food. Wish we had more time to go back and try more off the menu

Thank sharonpoulter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back to Queenstown from postmasters residence, divine home cooked food, we go here ever time we ate down in Queenstown, the food is just perfect, highly recommend the lamb, plz visit this restaurant

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in on a Thursday night with out a booking, was a quiet night in town. Staff were friendly and the restaurant was warm, food was delicious, recommend the muscles to share for entree, we had lamb and chicken dishes both were very very...More

Thank Ginny_DNZ
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The service was very welcoming and warm. Good menu to choose from for breakfast. Really tasty food and large portions, if you're hungry. Good coffee.

Thank Coates2014
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We visited for lunch on a Monday. A very cold day so we chose the excellent, hot seafood chowder which was served in a hollowed out cobb loaf. We enjoyed it served in this fashion. Service was quick and staff friendly. Enjoyed the decor and...More

Thank 1margy2
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Iconic building in Arrowtown, great food and good service, a must do if visiting. They are probably a victim of their own success - very busy always and this shows - service can be a bit slow but it's worth it nevertheless.

Thank BravoNZ
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Service seems to be backpackers but they are very friendly. The food is excellent and it is a beautiful menu of local food. Tables are close together but thankfully the noise doesn't carry.

Thank TristanEF
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We had a lovely lunch at Postmaster's Residence. Quaint building, with nice gardens to the street. Town, and therefore all eateries were busy, but we were lucky to be there just as someone left. We shared the platter, that was generous for two, with many...More

Thank TraceyMorgan_26
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 0991
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Step back in time and enjoy a slice of Arrowtown’s rich heritage. The carefully preserved historic cottage, once home to the town’s postmasters, has been a main street feature since the 1860s and is now a popular restaurant surrounded by beautiful gardens. Enjoy the beauty of each season at Postmasters, whether it's soaking up the sun whilst sitting out on the verandah with a refreshing drink or inside by the open fires with a homemade mulled wine in the colder months. The seasonal menu features fresh flavours, top quality local produce, and Central Otago wines which showcase the best of this famous wine-making region. Plenty of gluten-free and vegetarian options available as well as a dedicated kids’ menu.Open daily for breakfast, morning & afternoon tea, lunch and dinner.
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