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“Perfect introduction to Queenstown”
Review of Little Blackwood

Little Blackwood
Ranked #30 of 265 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$36
Description: Located on the water's edge in the heart of beautiful Queenstown, Little Blackwood tempts you with a delightful cocktail menu, local beers and wines, signature cheese & meat boards, and tapas style offerings. Grab a drink and enjoy the million dollar view from the heated outdoor deck, or relax inside by the roaring open fireplace, surrounded by modern handcrafted Blackwood furniture and contemporary fit-out. Open Thursday-Sunday from 4pm until late, Little Blackwood the perfect place to warm up after a chilly winters day in Queenstown.
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Description: Located on the water's edge in the heart of beautiful Queenstown, Little Blackwood tempts you with a delightful cocktail menu, local beers and wines, signature cheese & meat boards, and tapas style offerings. Grab a drink and enjoy the million dollar view from the heated outdoor deck, or relax inside by the roaring open fireplace, surrounded by modern handcrafted Blackwood furniture and contemporary fit-out. Open Thursday-Sunday from 4pm until late, Little Blackwood the perfect place to warm up after a chilly winters day in Queenstown.
Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

We came here after a long day of driving and it was just what we needed to relax and unwind. Delicious cocktails and pizza, the staff were awesome and very welcoming. The live music was the icing on the cake! We will definitely be back!

Date of visit: September 2020
Thank krizzeerascal
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DanielleFutureBars, Marketing at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Hi Kris Mangan,

Thank you for your lovely review! We're stoked you had such a great evening with us. Delicious cocktails & pizza, teamed with some of Queenstown's best musicians is a winning combination! ;)

Can't wait to see you again when you're back in town!

Love from the LB family x

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Reviewed 13 September 2020

Great Bar with good Cocktail selection. Cocktails on the pricey side though starting from $18. Cheese Board selection is amazing, but food selection is very limited. Little patio to sit outside towards Lake. Happy Hour drinks from $9 have limited selection (4/5). Not your local inexpensive bar, they try to market as upscale bar hence the prices.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Thank MagicMania
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LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Hi MagicMania,

We are stoked that you enjoyed our selection of cocktails and found it to be a 'great little bar' as we certainly think so too!

Im sorry that you found our cocktail selection to be 'pricey' though, but we do find that most cocktails in the bars through Queenstown start at this price point, and we really think they are delicious enough for that price offering.
Also really happy you enjoyed our cheeseboards! As for the limited food, we actually outsource our food offering from the varying local restaurants around the wharf as we concentrate on the bar and drinks, but just want to make sure that our guests have something to eat if they do fancy some food.

Thank you for the 4/5 rating as we really do appreciate it! And we hope you can come back soon and hopefully turn it into 5/5.

Come back soon!

Cheers
Liam - General Manager

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Reviewed 25 August 2020

We popped into this cosy wee bar on a few ocassions for either a pre or post dinner drink. Service was excellent, the Old Fashioneds were perfect and it was a great place to sit and relax. Live music featured at 8pm and the singer/guitarist added to the relaxed feel of the bar. One of my favourite Queenstown spots!

Date of visit: August 2020
Thank Jane W
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LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2020

Thanks for the great review Jane!! I'm glad our Old Fashioned's hit the spot!
Come back and see us soon, and maybe try one of our Diplomatico Old Fashioned's next time for a little twist.

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Reviewed 21 August 2020

Had a drink & platter during happy hour. Busy wee place with a nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. The platter was good but some fresh bead to go with the dips would be nice.

Date of visit: August 2020
Thank JoanneScott
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DanielleFutureBars, Marketing at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Hi ScottJ,

Thank you for sharing your experience at Little Blackwood! Glad you enjoyed your time with us and thanks for the constructive feedback. If you have any additional feedback, please do email manager@littleblackwood.com and let us know.

From the team at LB :)

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Reviewed 30 July 2020

We ordered cocktails and one of our party who doesn’t drink asked for a mock tail version of one of the Lemon honey tequila cocktails. No problem they said, we will make you a lemon honey tea. It was perfect.

Date of visit: July 2020
Thank TonyF2958
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DanielleFutureBars, Marketing at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2020

Hi TonyF2958! Thank you for your lovely review! We're glad you had a great time with us & hopefully we see you again soon for a few more 'Winter Warmers' :) Love from team LB

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