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Flame Bar and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Best of Queenstown and 1 other guide
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Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2342
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon 16:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Longview, Washington
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had the diner for two and ended up having enough for lunch leftovers as well. Make reservations as it's not a very big place but the table top turnover is quite quick. Best ribs I've had.

Thank AJ_GO
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time I have visited Queenstown and the Flame Bar, again it was outstanding! Good choice of grilled meat options. The sirloin steak was cooked to perfection as requested, and the meat flavour was outstanding.... the potatoes and peppercorn sauce complimented the steak perfectly. The peppercorn sauce comes on the side so it allows you to ad... More 

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Zurs, Austria
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Instead of queuing @Ferg's we decided to have dinner @Flame's and we were happy about this decision! Wonderful beef fillet with chips and spinach....the Dijon mustard sauce was excellent as well! Sympatic and attentive Waitress and we had a quite table for two outside....inside it is quite loud! Make a reservation in advance!

Thank Thomas K
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great meal, beautiful food, massive portions, very friendly staff, great views of queenstown as well

Thank Chris T
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Flame is one of the few restaurants in town that continuously serve between lunch and dinner. I really enjoyed the salmon with vegetables - it came with a great sauce. When we first arrived we were somewhat turned off by the young male waiter who had an attitude - which we noticed when he waited on all of his tables.... More 

Thank Diane K
British Columbia
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to try this bar and grill with friends from our bus tour. We were all very pleased with our meals. Location was very good and it also had entertainment.

Thank BritishColumbiaKathy
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visit this restaurant each time we walk the Milford/Routeburn tracks. After 4-8 days of hiking/tramping, Flame provides a great meat eating experience with some of the best ribs around. Price is reasonable, service is good and location in downtown Queenstown near the lake is handy. Will certainly visit again.

Thank John S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

10 people dined on a Sat night - the place was packed- food was magnificent and the service could not be faulted. Was amazed at how few NZers were actually serving. Staff went out their way to serve us Thanks Flame Bar all meals were yummy. Maz S

Thank Marilyn S
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Steak was stellar and the mushroom sauce was really good. Very busy place but the service is nonetheless friendly, fast and attentive. Highly recommend!

Thank bradthehunter
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service was fantastic! The meal was out of this world, we had the Ribs and the fillet steak we would recommend! finished with an espresso martini to die for! We will be back on our return trip to Queenstown!

Thank johnmelbrook

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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$4 - US$29
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-409 2342
With some of the best views in Queenstown, Flame is Queenstown's unique African grill-house. Flame, a small family owned steak house offers quality food and excellent service in a vibrant and intimate setting. This is a dining experience not to be missed. All our beef is grass fed from Southland and Otago and is aged for up to 6 weeks then flame-grilled in our secret basting resulting in it's unique flavour. Racks of ribs are served on a board and come supplied with a flame bib!! Seafood, chicken and vegetarian options are also catered for. Make sure you leave space for a Dom Pedro!! Flame will bring out the carnivore in you. Discover the taste of South Africa - A rare steakhouse, well done!

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