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Top store recommendations from locals

“Best lunch / dinner in Queenstown. Fine dining with 3/5/7 course options. Books out well in advance so plan ahead if you want to go. Pro tip: it's on the Arrowtown bus route so you can time your journey to avoid a taxi”
  • 56 locals recommend
Health & Beauty Service
“5 mile frankton has everything from groceries pharmacy's dry cleaning and sports shops”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Not just a golf course - extensive dining and ‘play options’ open to Public. Smiths whisky bar (outside, open fires), Hole In One cafe (duck pond & putting green) Kobe Japanese restaurant, Millhouse Restaurant (more formal), kids playgrounds & trampoline, tennis courts, spa (excellent), duck ponds, heated indoor & outside pools (gym area) and of course the renown golf course (and driving range!) and all open to public - terrific choice for lunches, dinner or just golf, spa, swim & a wander - you won’t be disappointed. Kids are extremely welcome ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“A walk or drive away, closes at 9pm and has a great selection of food and wine”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Best ice creams in town, one scoop is enough! Eat your ice cream upstairs for a great view across lake Wakatipu”
  • 12 locals recommend
“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. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
“Cowboy decor and atmosphere. Great drinks, they serve large 'man handle' beers. There is a bull to ride when you had few drinks, Great place, music and decor. Enjoy bar games as well. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
“Delicious bakery which serves freshly made pies, pastries, doughnuts and coffees. We highly recommend their salted caramel doughnuts!”
  • 14 locals recommend
“Located near the Airport in the Remarkables Park shopping centre. Ample parking and a clean, fresh shopping environment.”
  • 36 locals recommend
“New restaurant in the 5 miles shopping center. Our favourite: Pork Belly Sandwich. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
“Slightly larger supermarket within walking distance, but further away than Alpine.”
  • 32 locals recommend
“Good Coffee, scoop ice creams and a great range of local interest books and souvenirs. Nice outdoor area to enjoy the lake views.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sporting Goods Shop
  • 4 locals recommend
“Paddle Wanaka provides beach rentals on Lake Wanaka. Our exclusive guided kayaking & Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) trips take place on Lake Wanaka & the Clutha River.”
  • 8 locals recommend