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Captains Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1633
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

first night i landed in queenstown i visited this restaurant, very hungrily and satisfied. The tuna was very tender and delicious and flavours nicely put together.

Thank gzing98
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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105 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic friendly and accommodating service, sensational meals and a great variety of wines to choose from. Highly recommend.

Thank JayLewer
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a table for 4 last night, our first night in Queenstown. Strolled from our accomodation along the lake. Lovely. Cool evening so we sat inside. In a mellow mood we ordered only to wait 50 minutes for our meal. Service a bit hit and miss despite not being too busy. Food was good but way too expensive for... More 

Thank Julie W
Salford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service from beginning to end, ordered the rack of lamb and it was delicious with accompanying potatoes & salad 🍴👍

Thank paulmkay
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a challenge for a restaurant- handle 30 hungry people all at one time. Great wines although expensive. Incredible calamari and fantastic risotto. And deserts that my diet would usually say no to. The positivity of the service was a big plus. Big recommendation

Thank Troonie1
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139 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was practically empty when we went in for breakfast, even though it was after 2 pm. We enjoyed the food, which was well prepared, fresh and very tasty. It was just surprising that we had to ask the waitress a couple of times how much longer it would take to get it.

Thank MessaM
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with a group six all up, the staff were fantastic the advice about the menu was honest and had one of the best meals I have eaten in many moons. No one in the group had a negative comment about this restaurant. Well done Captains.

Thank steveonz44
Santa Barbara, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed dining outside. Lap blankets were provided for our comfort in the coolness of early evening.( The council does not allow propane heaters on the Mall) Our waitress was delightful and attentive. We enjoyed the rack of lamb and a salad.

Thank jls162016
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the food and service here. Fine dining quality food with no pretention and reasonable prices. Shared the seafood platter with my husband - too much food for us! Friends had lamb (for the second time) and tuna - all delicious. Had the cheese platter for one with local cheeses - VERY generous serving sizes. Seats and the restaurant were... More 

Thank snough
San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This excellent restaurant in the mall in town centre is worth a visit. The lamb dish was superb and seafood excellent as well. It has a nice ambiance and good service. Also excellent selection of wines - all for a reasonable price.

Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 1633

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