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Eichardt's Bar

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$$ - $$$
New Zealand, Bar, European, Wine Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 0450
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Today
07:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice relaxing environment with friendly staff from France, Ireland, England, etc... really nice place to go for an easy dinner and chill.

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Thank Matteo P
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service and a pleasant ambience. However the tapas food is over priced for the portion size and quality. Decent place for a drink but there are better food options in town.

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Thank Trigtravels
chicago, illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest, I enjoyed the ambience more than the food, but the food was enjoyable enough for a light evening meal. We had a bit of a mixed bag. The seafood chowder and bruschetta were excellent, but the brisket and gnocchi both lacked flavor. A cosy, romantic bar with excellent service. Definitely worth popping in, even just for a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for drinks and to have the legendary seafood chowder which did not disappoint. Interesting old hotel bar with great location on the waterfront. Bartenders were helpful in getting us to try something a little different from the bar.. All in all a nice little place with good ambiance and great food and drinks. Would stop by again.

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Thank kdu-917
Gisborne, New Zealand
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here as a group of 6. Excellent location looking over the lake. Fairly small place, and apparently don't take bookings... get there early. Small sharing plates were delicious. Pick of the night was the smoked brisket. Great drinks range. Music was good volume - actually background, so we could still talk easily. Look forward to going back.

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Thank JnKnz
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! Every things are perfect, place, food, drink and service. I went there to have a breakfast and really enjoy. So sad that I need to be in rush because I have booked a tour and it will come soon. I would recommend this to my friends.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot believe how's good the food was and I'm not easily impressed either. Can't even fault the service staff, they were accommodating, very relaxed and friendly and had a wonderful chat to us too. A MUST VISIT!!

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Thank Natassia J
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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165 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here twice for dinner. Enjoyed Tapas both nights (black ink calamari, whitebait, beef being the best although all dishes delicious). The staff are super friendly, the atmosphere is warm, the beverage list extensive, the food wonderful and the prices for Queenstown very reasonable. Love dining here.

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Thank Julian S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was really looking forward to visiting here due to recommendations however sadly were very disappointed. We ordered a tapa, 30 minutes rolled around and it never came we had dinner reservations so couldn't wait around. The waiter told us that he did not remember us ordering this and thus never put the order through even though we had a full... More 

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Thank 873georgiar
Neutral Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Eichardt's on our list to try in QT but were a little unsure with the roadworks in front at present. That said, we ended up having a small bite to eat there one afternoon (the roadworks didn't impact our great experience there in the slightest). Don't miss the seafood chowder, it's unreal. The best we've had in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, European, Wine Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 23:00
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 0450
Description
Modern New Zealand cuisine served Tapas style with tasting plates. Fresh, local produce.
Outstanding wine selection and brilliant cocktail list.

Please note it is not possible to reserve tables - Eichardt's is a small bar with 7 tables only, bookings are not practical. When full, guests are offered the option to wait in the hotel foyer and drinks may be taken there.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?