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Flame Bar and Grill

Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
03 409 2342
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Ranked #8 of 185 restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $31
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: With some of the best views in Queenstown, Flame is Queenstown's unique African grill-house. Flame offers quality food and excellent service in a vibrant and intimate setting. This is a dining experience not to be missed. All our beef is grass fed from Southland and Otago and is aged for up to 6 weeks then flame-grilled in our secret basting resulting in it’s unique flavour. Racks of ribs are served on a board and come supplied with a flame bib!! Seafood, chicken and vegetarian options are also catered for. Make sure you leave space for a Dom Pedro!! Flame will bring out the carnivore in you. Discover the taste of South Africa - A rare steakhouse, well done!
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Brisbane
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Steaks and ribs are the main items but there are also a few burgers - we were told the burgers here are better than fergburgers, because the patties are made from sirloin and are fresher and cooked to your liking. We tried it out and yes the patties are better than ferg, but mine was a little overcooked (I asked... More

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Hobart, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

In our group of 4, all steaks were cooked to perfection and tasted amazing. The only thing letting this restaurant down was the service. Service seemed a bit disorganized and our drinks were forgotten multiple times, to the point where we never received the last round and had to get the charges taken off the bill.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We had lunch at Flame ordered ribs and surf & turf steak sandwich. My husband said best ribs he has ever eaten and when are we going back!! Great views, fast friendly service. Great value for money with lunch menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Going here as big ribs fan it was hard not to commit to the ribs but I just couldn't resist the French Lamb Cutlets. When out at dinner and ordering a rack of lamb, you usually receive 4 cutlets. Apparently Flame Bar and Grill didn't get this memo or they simply ignored it as I received 8 cutlets in my... More

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Sydney, Australia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Well what a treat this was. First came here on Tuesday night around 6pm to get a table for two and it was booked out until 9:30pm. So made a booking for Thursday the 14th of August. Glad we did, this place was fantastic. Got a full rack of ribs and they were great value, cannot even get a large... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Arrived on time for our 8pm reservation but told our table wasn't ready, maybe another 10 minutes. No problem, we were instructed to sit elsewhere and wait but the waitress would not take our order for drinks and starters. Not sure why. Finally our table was ready and we ordered. We also ordered a bottle of wine and water for... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Flame truely is a must visit in Queenstown! The ribs and steaks are unbeatable! Absolutly delcious!! Staff are always very helpfull too :)

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A must go to restaurant in QT. Very busy, even during the week, so reservations help. Great food, good ambience, informal/relaxed place.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Not often you can give a place a full 5 star rating but this place is amazing. I ordered the big mixed grill platter and everything was perfect and tasted really good. My wife ordered the chicken breast and it was just as delish. The service was very good, and it's a reasonable price for the quality of food. We... More

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Brisbane
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I had rib fillet. Wife had chicken. Rib fillet was overly chewy for the price. Flavour was ok. Far from a good steak. I didn't like the mushroom sauce but wife did. Chicken was HUGE! Slightly overcooked. Flavour was good. Maître d was somewhat rude for a nice looking restaurant. No smile upon arrival and no reply to our hi... More

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