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Captains Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Grill
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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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Auckland, New Zealand
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff were helpful managing to get 5 of us seated on a busy night. The food was very good and pairing with wines excellent. Food took a long time to come out which when with small children I would have felt the restaurant recognize. That alone was the determining factor between a good and average rating. Pricing comparable with... More 

Thank David-A-Frazer
Warburton, Victoria, Australia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service, staff, food and atmosphere was amazing, just beautiful! They were more than helpful, highlighting sightseeing for the next day and helpful hints xxx

Thank Donata R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten here twice for lunch. Food is excellent clearly cooked to order, the staff are very friendly and helpful. It's good value too. The burger is amazing. It's not just any burger!

Thank Paul A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meal come out Too slow , expensive , food too small not enough for us. Need pay more for salad and side.

Thank Julianto T
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service here was friendly and warm even though we arrived late. We shared the mussels which were plump, tasty and a generous portion. I had the venison which was cooked perfectly. My companions had pork belly and salmon and were both very satisfied. All dishes were well thought out and beautifully presented. A little more expensive than some places in... More 

Thank rosa2709
New Zealand
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner Claire and I enjoyed a fabulous brunch here at Captains Restaurant The food was simply superb, hot and delicious and set us up for the rest of the day The surroundings were pleasant and comfortable although I would try and avoid sitting too close to the entrance door, as during busy times, with the door open there can... More 

Thank theoriginalbubster
Sydney, Australia
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting outside in the queenstown mall watching the United nations walk passed eating a delicious mushroom and truffle risotto with wonderful friends and off and on service was a great prelude to the milford track hike. All diners at my table are incredibly complimentary about there meals. Well worth a visit.

Thank Andrea T
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114 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious lunch. She had fish and chips and I had a steak. The food was really good and the wait staff good. The weather was nice and we enjoyed eating outside watching the people go by.

Thank Jubutld
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited over an hour for our breakfast order which was then served in two stages 20 minutes apart for our party of 7. The vegetarian breakfast was served with meat sausages which they didn't notice until pointed out and then 'replated' with half the order missing and charred black toast. If these guys can't do a simple breakfast, I... More 

Thank anne1046
United Kingdom
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I dined here on our first night in Queenstown. The service was great and the kitchen stayed open late for us. The athmosphere is really nice. We both had the angus steak, which was great. Pricey as its more of a fine dining experience.

Thank the_w0rld_is_yours

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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?