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True South Dining Room

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New Zealand, Contemporary
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377 Frankton Rd. | 377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-450 1100
Today
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expensive, overrated and very slow we did not enjoy dining at True South (as opposed to staying at the hotel, which was fantastic). The salmon was boring, steak dish was nice but the serving small. And it took over an hour to get our mains. Nice view though!

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Thank ignoore
Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking over the lake with the mountains in the background, the setting is picture perfect. The wine list is expansive and expensive. The waitstaff are friendly and attentive. What let down this experience was the food. Vegetarian score 2/5. General score 3/5

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Thank KeithandCatherine
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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251 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious breakfast on our last morning at The Rees. The food and the service were outstanding---as is everything about this wonderful hotel!

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Thank BaldEagle1776
Chester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful and efficient staff. Our meal was very good and there was a good buzz in the room. We both had 2 courses which cost 85NZD plus a cheaper bottle of wine for 87NZD which we thought a little hefty plus a tip made this quite an expensive meal. About £115 for two. We did not return as we... More 

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Thank baytreefarm
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The food was wonderful and a true credit to the chefs. We had some allergy requirements and they were more than helpful in this area.

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Thank Lee-arne S
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A fabulous way to end a meal and our trip in queenstown. The food was delicious and the service lovely and personal. Definitely a highlight on our trip!

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Thank Kathryn G
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Very good restaurant. We had breakfast (4 days) and dinner (two days) there. They have very fresh fish - my favorite. My husband had duck (one night) and fish the other.

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Thank nelylee
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to some of the finest restaurants around the world and they are nothing on this outstanding establishment. The chef is dynamic and the food is exceptional, better than Versace on the Gold Coast! A must when you are in NZ!!!

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Thank Skippett
Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is a small dining room rather than a large restaurant so booking is essential. The menu features a range of local delicacies from the Central Otago region, as does the wine list. Everything is beautifully prepared and presented. The cheese board is especially memorable given the wide selection of delicious varieties available. The wine list is extensive but also... More 

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Thank RosnIan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Degustation dinner was out of this world! Really delicious! Service was amazing. Could not fault this dining, still talking about it.

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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$23 - US$30
Cuisine
New Zealand, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?