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Stables Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$ - $$$, , European
28 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1818
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great meal in a lovely warm pub, excellent staff very attentive and great to chat with. The back room where we had our meal was very cozy with pot belly stove roaring, lovely atmosphere :)

Thank AnnieLo1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome restaurant/bar with fantastic food. We had the platter and the pork belly, everything was amazing. The gin and tonics were great too!

Thank 348stefr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast here. asked for poached eggs but received fried and told that they didn't do poached eggs but the server said it was fine when i ordered but was told upon receiving the food. food was really good and the staff polite

Thank dylanharpertextiles1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a beautiful meal here in a warm character building with delicious food. The outdoor area provided a kick the ball around area for the boys, warm furry coats for the guests and a nice list of beverages - we were all looked after...More

Thank deancurlew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we've call into the Stables a few times for late lunches of just for drink & snack the service has always been top no matter who's on & the food at the top end for taste, presentation & timing, probably why we keep coming back

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Nice lamb pie and delish peas but lumpy mash potatoes in an odd shape! The glass of wine was meagrely poured, just a few sips it seemed and was $18!More

Thank Leigh1203
BHF69, Operation Manager at Stables Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hi Leigh, thank you for taking time to review our venue which is currently under new management. I'm glad you enjoyed the ambience and the food, the potato is definitely a work in progress and I will be bring this up. As for the glass...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We walked into this establishment by accident... Excellent service from the barman and owner who looked after us and other guests with aplomb. We were only going to have a drink but decided on dining here because of the warm engaging atmosphere. The food was...More

2  Thank Neuron8
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The bar and restaurant is located in an old building making the layout over 2 floors a bit quirky. Despite this the waiting staff manages to keep an eye on the tables and requirements and provide good and friendly service. The menu isn't very extensive...More

Thank Jeroen O
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

New owner I think. Cosy and food great. The beef checks are a must try. Service level great too :) Food came out pretty fast too.

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Had lunch in April and were able to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was sensational. The staff were kind and friendly.

Thank tamil0u
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1818
  • E-mail
Welcome to The Stables Restaurant! We are your home away from home, kings and queens of hospitality, snug and warm with fire places roaring in the winter months and a beautiful outside area for all times of the year. We look forward to welcoming old and new guests to sample our new menu and the old historic ambience that is The Stables Restaurant, Cafe and Bar, since 1873.
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