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Flame Bar and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Best of Queenstown and 1 other guide
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Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2342
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon 16:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The waitress kindly remembered my husband's correspondence regarding the enclosed patio--when he inquired several months, he clearly said that we did not want to eat on that drafty patio we rejected six years ago, and she replied that it had been fully enclosed. And we can report that the enclosure does keep out the chill from the bay during the... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time I have visited Queenstown and the Flame Bar, again it was outstanding! Good choice of grilled meat options. The sirloin steak was cooked to perfection as requested, and the meat flavour was outstanding.... the potatoes and peppercorn sauce complimented the steak perfectly. The peppercorn sauce comes on the side so it allows you to ad... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once I discovered Flame, I didn't bother going anywhere else. Food in Queenstown isn't the best, but it's excellent at Flame. Great steaks and fantastic salads.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although no reservations we rolled up and they squeezed us in. Strongly suggest booking. Seriously good food and friendly service.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Flame with family after my parter spent the entire two weeks of their visit craving it!! Fourth time visiting here and as always it was amazing. Steaks cooked to perfection, chicken was delicious. Can never fault the food or the service. Writing this review is making me want to go back for more.

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Longview, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the diner for two and ended up having enough for lunch leftovers as well. Make reservations as it's not a very big place but the table top turnover is quite quick. Best ribs I've had.

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Zurs, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Instead of queuing @Ferg's we decided to have dinner @Flame's and we were happy about this decision! Wonderful beef fillet with chips and spinach....the Dijon mustard sauce was excellent as well! Sympatic and attentive Waitress and we had a quite table for two outside....inside it is quite loud! Make a reservation in advance!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great meal, beautiful food, massive portions, very friendly staff, great views of queenstown as well

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Flame is one of the few restaurants in town that continuously serve between lunch and dinner. I really enjoyed the salmon with vegetables - it came with a great sauce. When we first arrived we were somewhat turned off by the young male waiter who had an attitude - which we noticed when he waited on all of his tables.... More 

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British Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to try this bar and grill with friends from our bus tour. We were all very pleased with our meals. Location was very good and it also had entertainment.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-409 2342
Description
With some of the best views in Queenstown, Flame is Queenstown's unique African grill-house. Flame, a small family owned steak house offers quality food and excellent service in a vibrant and intimate setting. This is a dining experience not to be missed. All our beef is grass fed from Southland and Otago and is aged for up to 6 weeks then flame-grilled in our secret basting resulting in it's unique flavour. Racks of ribs are served on a board and come supplied with a flame bib!! Seafood, chicken and vegetarian options are also catered for. Make sure you leave space for a Dom Pedro!! Flame will bring out the carnivore in you. Discover the taste of South Africa - A rare steakhouse, well done!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?