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“Fabulous food and atmosphere”

Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #42 of 266 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$32 - US$47
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Located high above Queenstown with panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, Skyline Queenstown's restaurant is one of the most popular dining experiences in New Zealand - catering for up to 620 guests each night. Chef and guest interaction is one of the highlights of the Stratosfare redevelopment. Guests are able to watch as Stratosfare's expert chefs prepare dishes using some of New Zealand's finest produce at interactive cooking stations. Further enhancing the overall guest experience is the inclusion of a mussel bar, where New Zealand green-lipped mussels are served hot to diners. A central feature of Stratosfare is a purpose-built rotisserie oven where guests can see locally-sourced chicken, beef and lamb cooked before their eyes. A tempting dessert display featuring a vast array of decadent sweet treats is the perfect end to a dining experience. Lunch open from 12.00Pm until 2.00Pm. Dinner reservations available: Early sitting from 5.45Pm till 6.30Pm (tables must be vacated by 7.45Pm) Late sitting from 8.15Pm to 8.45Pm (no time limit) Contact
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The perfect way to see Queenstown, the views are spectacular and the food is amazing. The restaurant caters for everyone with numerous choices and delicious desserts. The staff were very friendly and the restaurant had a great atmosphere.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

I didn't realise how steep the Gondola ride was....my vertigo was on the edge but the views are truly magnificent, upon arrival at the peak I checked in for my pre-booked lunch (booked and paid inc the Gondola trip), very welcoming and friendly staff saw me to my table (safely 1 back from the window), this after a tour of the restaurant buffet which is a magnificent array of all types of cuisine, something for everyone.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Enjoyed dinner here last night & it was fantastic. Such a variety of dishes to choose from with none of them disappointing. I would recommend upgrading to the premium package as the views alone are well worth it, you also get a free drink (any drink too - not just selected wines/beers). The desserts here are also worth it alone. Nice night out with a ridiculously full belly.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had apps and drinks after gondola ride to top. Gift shop has nice selection. Kid friendly. Nice staff.

Thank MK E
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We bought the Gondola and Lunch Buffet package. We were definitely amazing by the Queenstown hill view in the gondola ride. The view got even better when saw it at the observation platform. When we arrived at the Stratosfare Restaurant at noon time, the restaurant was already full. The wait was about 15 minutes later than our reservation time. We considered it's not too bad for a high tourist spot.

The high ceiling and tall glass window featuring the Queenstown hill view inside this restaurant was definitely worth the wait. We actually didn't have high expectation for a tourist spot buffet. However it turned out the food quality and taste was descent. Variety was a bit less than a normal buffet.

Overall this package having a lunch buffet at Stratosfare Restaurant was a good way to enjoy in Queenstown. I recommend this to my friends.

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Thank Tobbie888
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