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Gantleys Restaurant

€€€€European, ,
172 Arthurs Point Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
442 8999
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (29 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
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18:00 - 23:00All hours
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
172 Arthurs Point Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After enjoying some fine dining in Queenstown, we had heard about Gantleys Restaurant and decided to go on our last night in town. A lovely old building although the decore is a bit tired but does have a touch of romanticism. We ordered the eight...More

Thank PGR912
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went to this restaurant as part of a group of 30. The five courses in the meal were each interesting in their own right - it was a degustation meal, which showcased the skills of the head chef. The wine matching was the only...More

2  Thank teeay65
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Decided to go to Gantleys on our last night in Queenstown, thought we might be saving tge best to last,but unfortunately we were a bit disappointed. There was one other couple dining when we got there. I ordered the scallops & black pudding for a...More

2  Thank SouthernFoody1957
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had the 6 course degustation meals as well as one guest with us had the vegetarian option and it was absolutely wonderful together with the wine pairing made it a night to remember. Great staff and compliments to the chef. We visited in August,...More

Thank vandayarsally
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I love the nostalgic style decoration, warm glow of the fireplace set in a historic stone building. It is fine dinning and we had the degustation menu which is done to perfection.

1  Thank Lambert W
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The 6 course degustation was excellent, as was the service. A wonderful space with great staff and talented chefs. A definite must if you're in the Queenstown area.

1  Thank Sam P
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Yes the food is very good however not enjoyable when u have to wear your puffer jacket at the table, hot dishes the plates were cold so the trip from the kitchen cooled down even more...funny old building like grannies kitchen ...when parking in the...More

Thank Joanne51Auckland
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I have awkward dietary requirements and Gantleys were amazing at catering to them. The food was in no way negatively affected by the amendments (often at restaurants you just get things removed rather than substituted) - in fact, every course was a complete triumph. The...More

2  Thank Pomwi1979
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is a really lovely restaurant in a beautiful setting with delicious food. The artichoke soup was amazing, as was both the lamb and the duck. They were expertly presented and balanced, impressively so. I think it really is the kind of place where you're...More

1  Thank rivenmyst137
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We celebrated my wife's birthday here. Gantleys was is an old house that is well appointed. Our waitress was Jessica and she was excellent. The food is well prepared and the service was very good. We chose the degustation menu which was many courses of...More

Thank phishears
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Karin M
7 January 2015|
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Response from SantaFeFF | Reviewed this property |
Our experience at Gantley's was flawless, including the ride back to our hotel. Can't comment on Christmas day but we've eaten in probably 1,000 restaurants and would rate this one easily in the top 20. Perhaps you caught... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Arthurs Point Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 442 8999
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