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The Bunker

14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8030
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bunker has a beautiful little bar with an open fireplace and some excellent drinks available, the sort of place you would expect to see someone in slippers and a pipe sipping single malt. They had Leffe beer which is to me probably the nicest...More

Thank sickofusernames2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were recommended this restaurant by some friends and this proved to be a really worthwhile event. Not only was the food simply amazing but the wide range of wine meant that you could select one to accompany your meal, your taste, and your wallet....More

1  Thank p0ppeye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 10 in the private dining room. The good was excellent but the service was even better. The room is upstairs and our waitress was with us all night and provided outstanding service.

Thank WildcatNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were are a small group celebrating my birthday. It was a special night with the best of local food and wines that you could ask for. Service was exceptional. Thank you.

1  Thank DenisePF
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated the end of our honeymoon here and couldn’t have been happier. Beautiful food, cosy atmosphere and fantastic service. Thank you for a lovely meal.

1  Thank Tim W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had been looking forward to revisiting the Bunker after a lovely meal same time last year Both my wife and I selected the same items from the menu - and whilst I personally found the food quality to be ok (but not outstanding) my...More

1  Thank Colin280862
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves absolutely gorgeous food in an intimate dining space with a log fire and a great upstairs bar. We had scallops and the goats cheese fondue, followed by the beef and duck and then Pavlova NZ style ( a great desert with much...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Sat outside up top with a big group of friends and had a wonderful time. Great selection of drinks and staff were very friendly. Good job guys/girls.

Thank Brad_Eveleigh
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in a little lane way this place did not disappoint. The open fireplace was just what we need to warm us up. The cocktails to start we're on point. Followed by an amazing menu. The Boar starter was so delicious. Could only be...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This small (10 tables) place is well known as amongst the locals as one of the best restaurants in town. Not as well known due to its location just a block off one of the main drags where most of the tourists go. Due to...More

1  Thank Shyster951
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27 February 2017|
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Response from Herculan | Reviewed this property |
No a relaxed setting but it would nt be out of place go there you ll love it
6 January 2017|
Response from holmesearth01 | Reviewed this property |
20 December 2015|
Response from traveldreamerxx | Reviewed this property |
Adrian, I think you should give them a call, especially about the table as I think they might be booked out! I'm certain I saw vegetarian options on the menu when I was there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 8030
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Hidden away down a back alley in the center of Queenstown behind a rustic old wooden door, The Bunker offers discreet and intimate 'rustic' fine dining – specializing in red meats, game and local produce with a distinctly New Zealand flavour complimented by crackling log fires, intimate atmosphere, personal service and an impressive wine list. Our Cocktail Bar upstairs from the restaurant offers hand crafted classic and modern cocktails and an extensive wine and premium spirit list in a cosy lounge atmoshere which welcomes guests right through to the wee small hours. Wowing locals and visitors alike for over a decade with superb cuisine, friendly and knowledgeable service and a unique atmosphere, The Bunker is certainly a Queenstown experience not to be missed. PRIVATE DINING ROOM AVAILABLE FOR LARGE GROUPSDiscover The Bunker – Queenstown's best kept secret since 1997.
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