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Little Blackwood

$$ - $$$Pizza, ,
88 Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8066
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (15 reviews)
“cheeseboard” (9 reviews)
Open Now
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
88 Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is not a 'cheap and cheerful' bar but worth every penny. Great quality ingredients and some of the most interesting and well-balanced cocktails I've ever had. You'd be hard-pushed to find a better way to spend an evening than with an Amethyst with chilli...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Rachel N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to say a big thank you to the whole Team, while i was in Queenstown, i´ve been two too three times to Little Blackwood, and it was always my pleasure to enjoy the great Atmosphere and the Staff. it´s been really fun, thanks...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Fabian P
LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Fabian, Thanks for much for taking the time to visit us on your trip and leave your feedback, and welcome back! Really pleased to hear the staff made you feel so welcome and that you enjoyed the Little Blackwood experience. Our Meat & Cheeseboards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic welcoming and attentive stuff. Great atmosphere and tasty cocktails. And bartenders always have something new for guests. Also bar has good choices of cheers&meet platters and pizza here is not bad.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank D1496UDmarias
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

From the welcome and the help choosing our food we could not fault our couple of hours spent here. Our son cane a couple of years ago and recommended we visit and we were not disappointed. The cheese and wine pairing was lovely and a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JanetteS_12
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Fantastic, friendly staff, great drinks and awesome live music. We danced the night away with Danny on guitar and vocals. Really enjoyed myself, and would go back anytime.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linda K
LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Linda, Thanks a lot for popping in and leaving a review! Our staff love that you had such a great time, and I'm glad our cocktail / music combo was a killer recipe for a fun night! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This place was great, reasonably priced drinks, great lookout in the wharf and good music. Make sure if you’re an international that you bring your passport, silly me thought my licence would be enough but rules are stricter in tourist towns!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank R69HLrebeccad
LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Rebecca, Thanks for taking the time to leave a response after your visit to Little Blackwood. We're always pleased to hear you enjoyed our drinks and we're glad you enjoyed our location. We love being on the water and looking out at the mountains!...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited here on a Saturday night while on our honeymoon. We both ordered amazing cocktails and the best cheese and meat board we have ever experienced. The cheese board had so much more than we could fit into our already full...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Melissa K
LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Melissa, Thanks for coming to see us on your honeymoon, and I'm so happy that you had an amazing time with us! Cocktails and cheeseboards are our bread and butter and we're glad you got your fill of both. You're totally right, cheese +...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

I come here purely for their cheeseboards. Their venison cuts are incredible and paired with the cheese and succulent honeycomb - it's a great way to spend an afternoon with friends and/or family.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PatoneyNZ
LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. So glad our cheeseboards keep you coming back! We're pretty proud of them and it's good to hear our customers are enjoying them. How good is cheese paired with honey! Next time you're in, grab...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Great spot, very friendly and competent bar team, tasty hot cider in hot demand. We were lucky with our drinks as due to popularity they briefly ran out of hot cider and had to brew some more for about 15 minutes before the next batch...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sightsee816174
LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey, Thanks for coming down to see the team at Little Blackwood, we're delighted you enjoyed your time with us. Lucky indeed! Glad the staff were accommodating as usual and could whip you up a new batch of hot cider. Now it's summer, come down...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Mum and I came here for our first Queenstown cocktails after reading great reviews online and were not disappointed. They were incredible :) The atmosphere was great, the music was funky and not too loud and the staff were lovely. We’ll definitely be back before...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bustedsmile
LittleBlackwood, General Manager at Little Blackwood, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey, Thanks for coming in and trusting us as your first stop in Queenstown! We're glad we lived up to our reputation and could provide some incredible cocktails. Come back soon and see us for some funky vibes, we have a new cocktail menu now...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Cuisine
Pizza, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Monday
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 8066
  • E-mail
Description
Located on the water's edge in the heart of beautiful Queenstown, Little Blackwood tempts you with a delightful cocktail menu, local beers and wines, signature cheese & meat boards, and tapas style offerings. Grab a drink and enjoy the million dollar view from the heated outdoor deck, or relax inside by the roaring open fireplace, surrounded by modern handcrafted Blackwood furniture and contemporary fit-out. Open daily from 3pm until late, Little Blackwood the perfect place to warm up after a chilly winters day in Queenstown.
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