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The Boatshed Cafe

847 Frankton Rd, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 4146
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“sticky buns” (9 reviews)
“corn fritters” (11 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
847 Frankton Rd, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 318 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Sat outside in the sunshine with a great view - food and service were good. Definitely recommended - especially the Boat Shed Mixed Grill!

Thank oxford47
BOATSHED C, Manager at The Boatshed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review, hope you get a chance to come back and join us in the sun sometime soon. :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous location but dreadful service. Told us to take a seat and they would bring menu out. After 20 mins watching other ppl being served we went up and got menus. Order taken but one of our drinks never arrived, had already chased them for...More

Thank supergibby
BOATSHED C, Manager at The Boatshed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Major apologies for the bad experience, we always endeavour to provide the best possible service, food and coffee. Would love for you to come back in and we can treat you to some free coffees ! Many thanks, Ella

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boat Shed is located on the wharf.The-menu varies from seafood,steaks,pastas,hamburgers,and even a vegaterian offering.The prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is pleasant.

Thank Fred P
BOATSHED C, Manager at The Boatshed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review, would love for you to join us again. Many thanks,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot to sit an take in the view of the Remarkables, Lake and the occasional plane. Food was delicious and service was good.

Thank Nick S
BOATSHED C, Manager at The Boatshed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the review, hope you can come back and join us sometime soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view of the lake and sunny area to eat in. The chia bowl was chocka full of fantastic fruit, berries and lovely surprises. I had a lovely breakfast thank you.

Thank EarthlyAmbler
BOATSHED C, Manager at The Boatshed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the lovely review, come see us again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love it here and go every time we are in QT This time we took the lovely lake walk from Queenstown. Nice scenic easy walk about 50 minutes depending on your pace. We had brunch. Their new spring menu was excellent offering lots of...More

Thank MVS47
BOATSHED C, Manager at The Boatshed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Would love to have you back sometime soon - thanks for the lovely review

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Was invited to this place by a local due to the location access. Hard to get there....locals serect!! Wasn't much to look at from outside but inside and on the water side deck really changed things. Service was quick. Smart and to the point for...More

Thank ScottyMack2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The chance to sit down, enjoy a good coffee and have a nice breakfast is one to savour. The Boatshed Cafe has both. Great coffee, a fine selection for breakfast all reasonably priced.

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Situated in pretty spot right on the lake this cafe is charming. The service is a bit 'Fawlty Towers' and bit of a giggle. Asked if we were having lunch when arriving ( 11.30am ), we advised "just coffees and cakes", resulting in being promptly...More

Thank stirling65
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

After our first visit a couple of years ago it's now our favorite 'go to' cafe and we will be back again and again. The staff are friendly, the food is amazing and the coffee is sensational but nowhere else compares to that view! Don't...More

Thank Alana W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 847 Frankton Rd, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly Boat shed cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown  >  Frankton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 4146
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