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New Orleans Hotel

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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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27 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1748
08:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered from the Asian menu and it was terrible. The stir fried chilli chicken was more like stir fried chilli bone. Why you would use the boney bits of the chicken in a stir fry is beyond me. We also ordered the shitake mushroom and broccoli. The broccoli stalks were like trees and some of them eere clesrly not... More 

Thank adader
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous outdoor area. Great customer service. Yummy pizzas. We were there as part of a huge group. There was a band playing that got us all up and dancing. A wonderful atmosphere was created in the different areas

Thank Ongeliqu
Reading, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My main of pan fried snapper was very over cooked and extremely dry. Hot chips & salad were very good, but a $32 meal that doesn't make. A friend swapped to a whitebait pattie, hardly any whitebait and yet the pub claimed it contained triple normal, an insult. Another friend's ribs had no flavour and held no interest; he said... More 

Thank Dave W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Food was OK , just not wow. I had the fish burger and the bread bun was slightly stale tasting. The nachos were average as well. Typical pub food but I have been to a lot of places that do this well. Would eat elsewhere if back in arrow town. Wait staff were friendly though.

Thank Nathan C
Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Family friendly pub with excellent vibe, friendly staff, wonderful food and reasonably priced. Visited with a baby to watch the Rugby on TV. Had a fantastic reasonably priced yummy brunch. Welcoming crowd

Thank leoniehastings
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Ate here while I was in town for a few days. There is a range of food to suit most people. I had the steak special: huge steak with salad, fries and 2 eggs. I did not have to wait too long after ordering for the meal to arrive. Being a steak fan, I was pleased to see it on... More 

Thank bruzer99
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

typical pub grub , large portions at reasonable prices the chilli mussels fantastic . large log fire gave it a homely feel plenty of ales on tap to try

Thank t0mmyball
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stopped on a wander through Arrowtown for lunch as the weather was a bit on the cool side and our stomachs were starting to rumble. We were greeted by a beautiful big glowing fire and managed to get a seat close by. We ordered just a simple lunch but the food was really good. Wait staff were fantastic and... More 

Thank LynDMelbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend for first table, and couldn't have been happier. You get your choice of 3 menus: pub food, pizza, and Asian. We had something off each menu, the braised mushrooms were my favourite on the Asian and my boyfriend's was the duck pancakes. We shared the vegetarian pizza, and it was unusual with potato and squash... More 

Thank Quaffley
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We ate off the pub style menu. Large servings heavy on the chips, but burgers a bit soggy, with staff forgetting two of our twelve orders on a very quiet Friday lunch.

Thank Ian R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1748
  • This restaurant is at New Orleans Hotel
Located in beautiful Arrowtown on famous Buckingham Street, The New Orleans (New O, as the locals call it) is one of the last historical running hotels in New Zealand. We pride ourselves on providing simple, honest old fashioned hospitality. The hotel has 9 well appointed rooms all featuring free wifi, New furniture,Linen and Decor (updated 2012). Our award winning Bistro and Bar features local seafood,an extensive wine list, NZ Craft Beer and much, much more. We are open 7 days from 8am, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinne.Recently (2013) we have extended our premises to Include Little Micky Finns, Arrowtown's very own Irish and Gourmet Pizza Bar. Featuring genuine Emerald Isle Memorabilia and boasting the best Whiskey collection in town.

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