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Vknow

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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Cnr Fernhill Road & Richards Park Lane, Queenstown, New Zealand
442 5444
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16:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Montgomery, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Danny was a great host. The dinner was absolutely fantastic. I believe his wife prepared the meal while he's in the restaurant getting to know the guests. The place has a very relaxed vibe. We dressed up and other couples didn't, which none of us were wrong. The wine selection was great. Definitely take his recommendation on wine. Also, don't... More 

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Thank SFreeman7
Lexington, MA
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159 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ordered our dinner for in-villa dining at Azur Lodge from Vknow, at the recommendation of the Lodge's staff, and we were not disappointed! The venison was excellent and the seafood stew with fish and mussels was very tasty. The dynamic salad had some if the best greens and fresh vegetables that we have had in a restaurant. Advisable to... More 

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Thank WellTraveled3
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just discovered this trendy little place on our last day in Queenstown. We were so disappointed that we didn't find out it was so close sooner. We rang for some take out and instantly regretted it as soon as we walked in the door. Fabulous ambiance, such a chill place. The food was well priced and delicious. The owner was... More 

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Thank Wrex S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great restaurant danny, enjoyed been there for my birthday, lamb shanks, the scallops sweet dude, will be back, kazza and stevo

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Thank Steve H
Cary, NC
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The husband/wife team who own this place make the experience. She is in charge of the kitchen. He is in the front, making friends, remembering everyone's name, recommending wines for you to try. The dinner was excellent. I had the lamb shank and asked for the mushroom risotto instead of potatoes - no problem. Very accommodating and delicious!

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Thank Duke4inNC
Holywell, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is situated five minute's drive out of Queenstown along the road to Sunshine Bay. We arrived for an evening meal without pre-booking but were shown to a table without any problems. The staff were very friendly and talked us through the menu which was very varied with European and Asian dishes available. There is a good selection of... More 

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Thank Ron P
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate hear on the recommendation of Hidden Lodge and we loved it. Great food, great wine, lovely people.

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Thank Jojonyc13
Surrey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was Saturday and Queenstown was packed full of people having a good, but very boisterous time, so my wife and I decided to head a few miles out of town and booked a meal at VKnow. We were very pleased with our decision : A warm welcome, good food and beer at reasonable prices and attentative service.

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Thank Bill-in-Surrey
Darwin, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seafood Pizza was a clear winner here. The Ragout was not too flash. Ordered take away to our hotel room and the service was very quick.

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Queenstown for the first time in December, and was looking for a decent place to have dinner. What a surprise! This small place is a bit out of the way, and worth the trip. Great food, wonderful service. I'll be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 01:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Fernhill Road & Richards Park Lane, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 442 5444
Description
This is a 6-7 minute drive out of Queenstown in a residential area, but well worth it. The food is absolutely first rate, different from the usual tourist menu, served by one of the owners in afriendly, laid back but efficient manner while the other owner cooks - brilliantly! Very informal, unusual, relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere . Great wines, great food and excellent value for money. No views, but if you're concentrating on the food,wine and conversation who cares? Highly recommended.

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