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Frankton Ale House

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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 00:00
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Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The only good thing to say about this place was that the beer tasted good and it was cold. The only non Asian person on staff was the friendliest staff member the rest could barely acknowledge your presence. The food was the worst Chinese we have ever eaten. The Pork Ribs were deep fried bone and fat and the combination... More 

Thank burtonbook
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345 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had steaks and some beer. Affordable (cheaper than queenstown) , decent food ...easy parking. No complaints.

Thank keltzar
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I have just got back from possibly the worst restaurant meal and service I have ever experienced. I arrived at 8.45pm, was the only customer. Ordered fish of the day and told they didn't have it - difficult and unpleasant waiter who muttered something about whole fish only. Had the lemon chicken which was dry,over sauced . Ordered a side... More 

Thank timbajack11
Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Food very overpriced and in small quantity. $185 for five guys. Went to service station to fill up after the meal.I would not recommend this place.

Thank AudsBT
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great place to drop in after a day carving it up on the ski fields of The Remarkables or Corenet Peak. It on the the way back from both so it makes sense to refresh at the end of the day with friends and family.

Thank David L
Dunedin, New Zealand
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were heading for the very new looking MacDonalds (stayed just down the road) as a final night on tour and we wanted a good quick meal. McD got the thumbs down before we walked in and we did a quick drive around the block - finally walked into the Alehouse as - looked friendly and inviting plus possibly had... More 

Thank AndyTheChef2014
Byron Bay, Australia
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137 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Food here is nice and has a good view of the mountains, food came out fast, it wasnt very busy. Its not too expensive also

Thank RobDog33
Sitka, Alaska
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104 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This place is huge. We had chicken salad and beer. Standard fair. Sort of a sports bar. We were the only ones here on a sunny afternoon after a walk around the lake from the Hilton, but I think it gets really busy, parking lot was always full when we drove by on the shuttle. Service was good. Staff friendly.

Thank Marzella
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

First time here, was a good steak, cooked rare as I wanted, chips and salad were good as well. Pub itself has a good layout. Seemed family friendly and fairly busy. Seems as though it was missing something. Wouldn't rush back, but wasn't bad!

Thank Fr13ndly
new zealand
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We had a meal at this restaurant, we both had steak and it was very well cooked and we could not fault it. The meal did take sometime to arrive but it was well worth the wait. I recommend this restaurant to one and all.

Thank dicke-nz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?