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Britannia Restaurant

££ - £££Seafood, European,
The Mall, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“rack of lamb” (16 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Mall, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was tasty and good sized portions, nice steaks and seafood. Staff very accommodating and value was about mid-range.

Thank Jme C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited over the weekend, it was well worth the visit! We really wanted a decent meal, after walking around in the rain for ages we stumbled upon this place. Our steaks were both cooked perfectly! Good sized meals and the service...More

Thank 576mareer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just been taken over by new owners and is just as good as we had last visit. Food menu is good with some good choices to be had. We had steaks - both were really well cooked and tasted divine. We skipped starters and sweets...More

Thank kenty
berton02, Owner at Britannia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Kenty, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant! We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience and especially, your food. We're currently working behind the scenes to help rejuvenate this fantastically unique venue - watch this space! All the...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend this restaurant based on the poor food quality. We ordered the seafood chowder and calamari for starter. They charge $16 for the calamari and we received 5 Tiny slices.. (absolute Ripp off) and the seafood chowder was so bland with no flavour...More

1  Thank Traveller_world1
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Last night in Queenstown with the family (4 adults). Went upstairs for a last drink, which we were very clear about. Asked for Balcony seating and the staff checked with tattooed older man. He said yes and to take a seat inside whilst they cleared...More

1  Thank ian m
Brian M, Owner at Britannia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

What a idiot as we are a restaurant not a bar and it was thought he was dinning and when it was realised he was only wanting a drink he was informed that the outside tables are for dinners.When informed of this he moaned and...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Done in the style of a boat this place has atmosphere by the bucket load. The staff are very good and overall food was very good. Highly recommend rack of lamb and lamb shanks and Stoneleigh Savignon Blanc hit the spot.

Thank kevinsmith51
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We had dinner last december with our family. We were in ten people and we ordered mainly fish and chips and steaks wich were so big and so delicious. Wonderful place top. Thanks to the trench waitress.

Thank danzigher
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Friendly reception and quickly found a table despite not having a booking. Manager/Owner and staff most attentive with friendly/prompt service throughout the evening. Food excellent with steak cooked to perfection. Menu offered wide choice and my wife's fish was also excellent. Happy to recommend this...More

Thank Reginald M
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I am a food critic and tonight I could not fault my steak. Everyone at the table loved their meals. Will be back. Loved it!

Thank Dan_Wellington
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This restaurant has great food and we have been to it two nights in a row. To begin, the clam chowder as an entrée is highly recommended and for me is the best I've tasted since the US and perhaps better. There is real shell...More

1  Thank 2trevorb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mall, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 442-9600
Britannia or HMS Britannia is one of Queenstown's oldest restaurants. Established 25 years ago and is fitted out like a old sailing ship
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