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Britannia Restaurant

€€ - €€€Seafood, European,
The Mall, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“rack of lamb” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Mall, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hidden away upstairs in central QT lies a hidden treasure. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the atmosphere cosy and relaxing. After pondering the many choices on the menu we opted for a the rack of lamb and pan fried scallops served with...More

Thank Sandra825
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had heard about this icon and decided this visit to try. A great experience. welcomed by friendly staff and shown to our seating in the "ship". We had the classic prawn cocktail - reinvigorated with mint (a nice touch). Then I had the lamb rack...More

Thank Buckoinchch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reviewing many Queenstown restaurants we decided to give Britannia a go due to the positive reviews it had received and we were not disappointed. The choice of meals was not over bearing and the options varied. We chose the Lamb Shanks and Chicken and...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a first table booking and we came in at 18h. No other customers yet in a super romantic place. The wait staff super friendly and the food amazing. We had the scallops wich were just perfection! Never had I had the raw of...More

Thank Geoffrey D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Found this place on tripadvisor actually, and it's a nice experience. Oysters were fresh, but I loved the rib-eye steak most. Fairly priced for the portion, and it was cooked to just right (medium rare) as I ordered. So tender and juicy. And it's served...More

Thank vinfinity
Reviewed 14 September 2017

very different place, and nice decoration, you feel inside of a ship. like the place but fell a little expense for what was delivery. more options of sea food will be welcome in menu too

Thank Juninho-NZ
Brian M, Owner at Britannia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank for your review, but unsure what you are talking about, as we have Seafood chowder,oysters cooked 3 different ways, smoked salmon,shrimps,calamari, prawns,mussels, scallops, scampi, crayfish, Blue Cod ,monkfish,hoki, and salmon so unsure what else you would want??Our prices are middle range for queenstown

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Although the steaks and venison took a while to arrive it was well worth the wait. They were delicious and the food was HOT! The restaurant is located upstairs so not too busy and has an authentic nautical theme. Our bill was a little high...More

Thank barrym869
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is the second season here for me and I come here every time! I live the atmosphere and the food is great value for money and tasty! It's exactly what you need after a long day boarding. For all you wine lovers I recommend...More

Thank KC-Lala
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Booked a large table. Unique restaurant with a ship/ medieval feel. Mains were tasty and huge. I had the lamb shanks

Thank meandmymrjoneses
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The atmosphere of Britannia is incredible and unique, you really feel like you're in a real pirate ship! It's cosy, quirky and intimate. The waitresses were very friendly and attentive and the owner came over to have a friendly chat and make sure everything was...More

Thank Sienna M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mall, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 442-9600
Britannia or HMS Britannia is one of Queenstown's oldest restaurants. Established 25 years ago and is fitted out like a old sailing ship
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