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Flame Bar and Grill

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Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
As featured in Best of Queenstown and 1 other guide
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Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2342
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon 16:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit this restaurant each time we walk the Milford/Routeburn tracks. After 4-8 days of hiking/tramping, Flame provides a great meat eating experience with some of the best ribs around. Price is reasonable, service is good and location in downtown Queenstown near the lake is handy. Will certainly visit again.

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Thank John S
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time I have visited Queenstown and the Flame Bar, again it was outstanding! Good choice of grilled meat options. The sirloin steak was cooked to perfection as requested, and the meat flavour was outstanding.... the potatoes and peppercorn sauce complimented the steak perfectly. The peppercorn sauce comes on the side so it allows you to ad... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

10 people dined on a Sat night - the place was packed- food was magnificent and the service could not be faulted. Was amazed at how few NZers were actually serving. Staff went out their way to serve us Thanks Flame Bar all meals were yummy. Maz S

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Steak was stellar and the mushroom sauce was really good. Very busy place but the service is nonetheless friendly, fast and attentive. Highly recommend!

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Thank bradthehunter
Auckland, New Zealand
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was fantastic! The meal was out of this world, we had the Ribs and the fillet steak we would recommend! finished with an espresso martini to die for! We will be back on our return trip to Queenstown!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I rocked up with no booking (4pax) and they turned us down because there was no space. the next sitting was at 8:30 which was too late for us, we had been out all day as were hungry. So, we started to walk away when the manager ran after us saying there was a cancellation (what a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I've been here twice and the second time we were placed at the window seat. The night night waterfront view is amazing, be sure to book at the window if you can plan ahead. We had the sirloin and flinstone size steaks, yes they were lovely but not the best steaks in queenstown. The space feels a little too open... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

On our yearly golf visit to Queenstown we always visit & eat at this restaurant.Never had a bad meal & service is always excellent. The manager cannot do enough for you & attends to all your requirements Waiters are always very friendly & eager to assist. A very good family eating place. Recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tom greeted us as we walked in. He was very warm and friendly. He helped us find a spot at the bar because the place was packed. Ellot from France was our bartender and both of these young gentlemen made our dinner truly rememberable. They went out of their way to give us ideas of where to go in Queenstown... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a meal here for my 40th birthday. Food was amazing and the table service was second to none. Elliot was our waiter and went out of his way to make my night special, thanks!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-409 2342
Description
With some of the best views in Queenstown, Flame is Queenstown's unique African grill-house. Flame, a small family owned steak house offers quality food and excellent service in a vibrant and intimate setting. This is a dining experience not to be missed. All our beef is grass fed from Southland and Otago and is aged for up to 6 weeks then flame-grilled in our secret basting resulting in it's unique flavour. Racks of ribs are served on a board and come supplied with a flame bib!! Seafood, chicken and vegetarian options are also catered for. Make sure you leave space for a Dom Pedro!! Flame will bring out the carnivore in you. Discover the taste of South Africa - A rare steakhouse, well done!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?