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Frankton Ale House

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Swan Hill, Australia
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415 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stopped off to get takeaway - food was good, but a bit hot for my taste. Guess we should have asked for mild. Prices are top city price.

Thank turoar
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

No service. We waited at the bar, then found ourselves a seat. Menus not on display. Poor selection which was overpriced. Walked out after waiting 15 minutes

Thank Lynn C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This states that it is a family bar and restaurant but it is clearly a primarily chinese restaurant, catering for chinese clientele. They have retained a pretty tacky bar area but i wouldnt recommend it.

Thank Kevin L
Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Now not a tavern, but a Chinese restaurant ?? No welcome, no service. When I liked at the menu, expensive and limited options. Maybe not looking at walks ins for clients??

Thank ndags
Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The only good thing to say about this place was that the beer tasted good and it was cold. The only non Asian person on staff was the friendliest staff member the rest could barely acknowledge your presence. The food was the worst Chinese we have ever eaten. The Pork Ribs were deep fried bone and fat and the combination... More 

Thank burtonbook
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351 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Had steaks and some beer. Affordable (cheaper than queenstown) , decent food ...easy parking. No complaints.

Thank keltzar
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have just got back from possibly the worst restaurant meal and service I have ever experienced. I arrived at 8.45pm, was the only customer. Ordered fish of the day and told they didn't have it - difficult and unpleasant waiter who muttered something about whole fish only. Had the lemon chicken which was dry,over sauced . Ordered a side... More 

Thank timbajack11
Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Food very overpriced and in small quantity. $185 for five guys. Went to service station to fill up after the meal.I would not recommend this place.

Thank AudsBT
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great place to drop in after a day carving it up on the ski fields of The Remarkables or Corenet Peak. It on the the way back from both so it makes sense to refresh at the end of the day with friends and family.

Thank David L
Dunedin, New Zealand
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were heading for the very new looking MacDonalds (stayed just down the road) as a final night on tour and we wanted a good quick meal. McD got the thumbs down before we walked in and we did a quick drive around the block - finally walked into the Alehouse as - looked friendly and inviting plus possibly had... More 

Thank AndyTheChef2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown

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