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Food and restaurants in Arrowtown

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“Built as a bank in the 1870s, Fork and Tap's currency is now craft beer, with up to 19 suds on tap. Add in good food, including shared meat and cheese platters, and a large sunny, kid-friendly back garden, and you have the pick of Arrowtown's pubs. Grab a tasting paddle of four 150mL beers of your choice for $14.”
  • 42 locals recommend
“Hidden gem, 150 yr old semi cellar tucked away in a gorgeous lane, comfortable leather chairs, a roaring fire and some nights guitarist/singer. Huge variety of drinks $$$”
  • 45 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“La Rumbla is one of our local favourites. Tucked behind the post office, this little gem does a brilliant job of bringing the bold flavours and late-dining habits of Spain to sleepy little Arrowtown. Local produce is showcased in tasty bites on an ever-changing menu, and the cocktail list goes long and strong in the evening.”
  • 33 locals recommend
“Millbrook Resort is a local luxury golf resort and offers five onsite restaurants. The Clubhouse overlooking the lush greens will set the scene for your morning coffee and delicious buffet breakfast, whilst the Hole In One Café offers all day dining options for guests and resort visitors alike. As the sun sets you can choose from delicious, award-winning Japanese at the infamous Kobe Cuisine, or enjoy a more ambient and intimate affair at Millbrook's signature Millhouse Restaurant. Either dinner destination will leave your taste buds singing. If you are looking for a pre-dinner drinking hole than look no further than Smithy's Smoke House. A relaxed alfresco setting overlooking the Mill Pond, at Smithy's Smoke House you can select from a wide variety of whisky's and wines whilst delighting in a bowl of truffle fries or a delicious pizza. There is no better way to watch the sunset than by the outdoor fire pits at Smithy's Smoke House.”
  • 19 locals recommend
“The perfect place for Breakfast, Brunch or Lunch. Or coffee!! Akarua Wines and the team from Artisan share similar principles…. to deliver the best wine and food experience. Amazing food and coffee, amazing wine, amazing setting. MAKE SURE YOU BOOK, so you don't miss out. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
“Best burgers in Arrowtown. Recommend the smash potatoes and buttermilk chicken burger. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Fan Tan cuisine is a fusion of European, NZ, Pacifica food with flavours influenced from Asia. It is simple delicious food, designed for sharing and as our name suggests, “brings a sense of joy, pleasure and entertainment”. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
“We always like to go for breakfast - there are lots of set menus to choose from, including fresh bread & pastries, coffee, savoury or sweet crepes, omelettes, eggs, ham and much more. Its also open for lunch & dinner.”
  • 12 locals recommend


“Best to book ahead, amazing food! I always want everything on the menu! Local bus now goes to arrowtown ;) ”
  • 46 locals recommend
“Favorite breakfast spot 4 minute walk from property. Great coffee and food. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
“The best authentic Italian in Queenstown. Proper Napoli-style pizzas and fresh, homemade pastas. Only open for dinner Wednesday – Saturday however. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
“Located in Millbrook. Open from 8am daily. "Housed in the original farm stables, the Hole In One Café is a great place to relax after a day's sightseeing, a round of golf or a catch up with some friends. Delicious muffins, cakes and pastries all freshly baked onsite and perfectly complement our great coffee. Alternatively you can enjoy our lunch and dinner menus accompanied by locally brewed beverages. The Hole In One Café provides an extensive casual cafe dining menu which is available all day until late."”
  • 3 locals recommend
“Fantastic Coffee and Friendly service Takeway Fish and Chips are a must over the weekend”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“A locals favourite, Arrowtown is a 20 minute drive from Queenstown or you can catch a regular bus service. A quaint little town with a rich gold mining history. The bakery has amazing food. ”
  • 14 locals recommend