Kingston guidebook

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Kingston guidebook

Food scene

The only bar/pub/restaurant in Kingston, usually opens at 11:30AM and kitchen closes between 8:00-9:00PM. Good quality menu, vegetarian and vegan options. Selection of soft and alcoholic beverages. Favourite spot for locals and tourists situated in historic building. Inside gallery of pictures of Kingston from old times.
Kingston Flyer Cafe and Bar
221 Kent Street
The only bar/pub/restaurant in Kingston, usually opens at 11:30AM and kitchen closes between 8:00-9:00PM. Good quality menu, vegetarian and vegan options. Selection of soft and alcoholic beverages. Favourite spot for locals and tourists situated in historic building. Inside gallery of pictures of Kingston from old times.
Tiny cafe at the petrol station serving selection of quality snacks and delicious coffee. It's the only place in Kingston selling basic grocery produce like milk, bread, eggs. Opening time: Mon-Sat 6.00AM - 6.30PM, Sunday CLOSED.
Alpine Start
3820 Kingston Road
Tiny cafe at the petrol station serving selection of quality snacks and delicious coffee. It's the only place in Kingston selling basic grocery produce like milk, bread, eggs. Opening time: Mon-Sat 6.00AM - 6.30PM, Sunday CLOSED.

Sightseeing

Kingston Flyer is an old steam train currently being restored in the local workshop. Sometimes the workshop is open for visitors but it is not a rule, usually any train related events are organised on weekends. If you are a fan of steam train you can visit kingston Flyer Cafe and Bar that is the remain of the old train station.
Kingston Flyer Shed
1 Jetty Street
Kingston Flyer is an old steam train currently being restored in the local workshop. Sometimes the workshop is open for visitors but it is not a rule, usually any train related events are organised on weekends. If you are a fan of steam train you can visit kingston Flyer Cafe and Bar that is the remain of the old train station.

City advice

Getting around

Important info for car users

Drive from Queenstown to Kingston goes trough alpine single lane road, sometimes it can be very dangerous, so please drive safe. If there are vehicles behind your car, please let them pass. Make sure you pull over in a safe spot. We have one self-service petrol station in Kingston. The nearest petrol stations are Lumsden (50km away), Queenstown (40km away), so make sure you have enough fuel for your drive.