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True South Dining Room

€€€€, , Gluten Free Options
377 Frankton Rd. | 377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-450 1100
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
“merino lamb” (6 reviews)
“oysters” (13 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
377 Frankton Rd. | 377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the Rees hotel for five night and enjoyed perfect dinners on 3 nights. (hey, we had to get out of the hotel at some point). Everything from the service to the view to the food was nothing short of sensational. The Oysters....More

Thank PhilipConnecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tue South always delivers high quality food. The wine list has to be one of the best lists in New Zealand

Thank jillburns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found the food to be excellent as it often is at this hotel. The white bait was memorable. The wine list is presented on a Samsung galaxy which is completely useless and irritating for a long wine list as someone must think having an...More

Thank anecessaryevil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant while staying at the hotel with friends. The dining room has an amazing view over the lake. The food is very good quality and the staff friendly and knowledgeable. My only criticism is that we opted for the 6 course tasting...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

After much discussion and recommendation from our waitress, we decided on the roast lamb for two. Excellent melt-in-your mouth lamb with accompanying sauces and side dishes. Finished with cheese board. Outstanding!

Thank baldfamily3
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We decided to eat at True South since we were staying at the Rees. Our dinner was absolutely amazing. The service was fantastic. The restaurant is small but has the best views of the lake. I ordered the mushroom risotto and it was some of...More

Thank Tammie K
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Excellent waitstaff, one from England and one from Texas. Loved the food and service. Wine was a bit overpriced though.

Thank Gayleeliza
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A great night from start to finish. This says a matching of food to a range of wines from a local Winery. Great food. The hake with Israeli cous cous was the standout. If you get a chance to look in their cellar, do do....More

Thank CraigandTania
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had dinner in True South (2 consecutive evenings) and we enjoyed every minute of it. The menu offers a great choice, the food and the wine are excellent, the service is very professional and all the staff members are customer-oriented, doing their utmost to...More

Thank Guy9120
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

As a local have been here a few times before and have always thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. This time - Wait staff 5/5. Ambience 5/5. Value for money 2/5. Quality and taste of food 3.5/5 Wines were delicious but food creativity not what it...More

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Tamara S
28 October 2016|
Response from Bowering | Reviewed this property |
True South's is pretty good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$30
New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Frankton Rd. | 377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-450 1100
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