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Frankton Ale House

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Bar, Pub
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cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
10:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were heading for the very new looking MacDonalds (stayed just down the road) as a final night on tour and we wanted a good quick meal. McD got the thumbs down before we walked in and we did a quick drive around the block - finally walked into the Alehouse as - looked friendly and inviting plus possibly had... More 

Thank AndyTheChef2014
Byron Bay, Australia
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145 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Food here is nice and has a good view of the mountains, food came out fast, it wasnt very busy. Its not too expensive also

Thank RobDog33
Sitka, Alaska
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109 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This place is huge. We had chicken salad and beer. Standard fair. Sort of a sports bar. We were the only ones here on a sunny afternoon after a walk around the lake from the Hilton, but I think it gets really busy, parking lot was always full when we drove by on the shuttle. Service was good. Staff friendly.

Thank Marzella
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

First time here, was a good steak, cooked rare as I wanted, chips and salad were good as well. Pub itself has a good layout. Seemed family friendly and fairly busy. Seems as though it was missing something. Wouldn't rush back, but wasn't bad!

Thank Fr13ndly
new zealand
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We had a meal at this restaurant, we both had steak and it was very well cooked and we could not fault it. The meal did take sometime to arrive but it was well worth the wait. I recommend this restaurant to one and all.

Thank dicke-nz
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Was! a nice pub, but I feel the food had lost class, staff not overly accommodating, small portions, presentation only average. Ordered fish, was overcooked and small portions at a high price.

Thank Gymea541
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We came here in the morning to have a coffee before our drive to Te Anau and because a cricket match was on that my boyfriend wanted to watch. On the internet it said that the opening time was 10am. When we got there at 10.30 the doors were still locked but TVs were turned on. As my boyfriend is... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very clise to my work place. It is a basic NZ ale house but the food is quite good, reasonable price. Staff members are always friendy. I like their chicken wings with separate sauce and steak. The service is quick too. Just don't like the location/view which is by the main road.

Thank enungkhao
Avon Lake, Ohio
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We popped by Frankton Ale House after walking around downtown and enjoyed eating outside on a beautiful day. Our meals were great, swift service and for a medium sized space, we were not over crowded even while it was busy. There was even live music near by to enjoy.

Thank Lindsay M
1 review
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Food was very disappointing. Bring back Famous Kelly's! Had the Steak Sandwich which read ok the menu, when it arrived it was luke warm on a un-toasted slab of ciabatta.... Needles to say... It ate like a soggy gross mess!

Thank Kirsten S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown

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