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“Intimate and impeccable service with superb food”
Review of The Bunker

The Bunker
Ranked #16 of 297 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$30
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, New Zealand, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Hidden away down a back alley in the center of Queenstown behind a rustic old wooden door, The Bunker offers discreet and intimate 'rustic' fine dining – specializing in red meats, game and local produce with a distinctly New Zealand flavour complimented by crackling log fires, intimate atmosphere, personal service and an impressive wine list. Our Cocktail Bar upstairs from the restaurant offers hand crafted classic and modern cocktails and an extensive wine and premium spirit list in a cosy lounge atmoshere which welcomes guests right through to the wee small hours. Wowing locals and visitors alike for over a decade with superb cuisine, friendly and knowledgeable service and a unique atmosphere, The Bunker is certainly a Queenstown experience not to be missed. PRIVATE DINING ROOM AVAILABLE FOR LARGE GROUPSDiscover The Bunker – Queenstown's best kept secret since 1997.
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a little hard to find, but so worthwhile to keep on searching :-)
The 7 course degustation menu looked so great, but it was really a bit too much - we decided for a starter (haze for me and whitebait for my wife), followed by the venison, wonderfully prepared. We had a superb meal in a very nice atmosphere.
If you go for side dishes - order only 1 side per 2 persons...

Date of visit: February 2019
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1  Thank guybroekmans
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us went and all had fantastic starters and mains. Personally had scallops then snapper - both excellent. Service was good too. I know the name is a give away that it is a restaurant with no windows but it was abit dark with the dark wood walls and dark furnishings - this is my personal choice though and doesn’t impact my review of five stars.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Vacation47365585348
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small trendy restaurant, necessary to book. Good unusual food, reasonably good choice, not much choice for vegetarians. Food very tasty and good wine menu.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Thank David C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wnjoyed our meal, I complained lightly at the end of the dinner that the fish was overcooked and immdiately was offered a compensation and a profusion of excuses, very nice management.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank P2680ZVmariel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb food with matching wines and excellent service. We both had the Taste of the South Menu, which is great as you have 2 options for most of the courses to choose from, which meant we could share and try loads of the different dishes. My favourite course was the abalone/paua dish, it had a garlic cream mousse with it served in a shell which was just delicious. All the food was great, and the staff ensured they explained what each dish was and also explained the wines and the matchings. Must book, as there are not loads of tables and it is intimate and small.

Date of visit: January 2019
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1  Thank Kirsty B
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