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Monty's Bar

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Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand
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12 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
03 4500008
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12:00 pm - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best happy hour

There are over 30 bars in downtown Queenstown and unfortunately there beer prices are all way up there. Monty's was at-least beerable with an extended happy hour. Not to crowded, fairly spacious and warm and inviting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
ozzzy2
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queensland
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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queensland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

There are over 30 bars in downtown Queenstown and unfortunately there beer prices are all way up there. Monty's was at-least beerable with an extended happy hour. Not to crowded, fairly spacious and warm and inviting.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

After doing the brewery tour, we had to try the bar in Queenstown. Lovely on the tap beers the same u get in Greymouth. Chilled beers and good food to go with it.. nice live music as well to make your evenings perfect

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stayed right opposite the bar and visited almost everyday of our 9 day stay in Queenstown. Awesome beer, decent food and live music on a rainy day in Queenstown... prices are standard like any other bar

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Manukau, New Zealand
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100 reviews 100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We were just scoping the restaurants around this side of town. Decided to go in because of the specials menu. Greeted quickly, and seated in a nice warm spot. Nice looking pub, with a good amount of seating. I woulda scored it higher, but somehow the waitress managed to charge us full pricing. I didn't notice the receipt. And the... More 

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Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Siting in the sunshine, drinking bubbles, watching the world go by - why wouldn't you! The owner even came out for a chat, and took photos for us. Typical South Island friendly service and genuine warmth. Good spot.

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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144 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

I tried Montys for lunch , no complaints, but not great. Service is typical for a bar here. The batter on the fish would be the nice part of the meal. They are proud of their beer and how it favors the fish, I agree it's good. Not as much positive for view and atmosphere , just average all the... More 

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Queenstown
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Lunch service can be very slow but is good value at $12 a dish. The evening menu has some of the same items though, at the same size serving for almost double the price, which is a bit cheeky.

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great lunch here sitting in the sun!!!! Good service, great food and lovely libations - what more do you need?

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our first experience here was on our first day in Queenstown.. just checked in and looking for somewhere warm to go for lunch with the kids. We were walking through the alley ways that connect the Novotel Queenstown with the main mall in Queenstown and found Monty's Bar with a sign advertising $12 lunch. On entering we were overwhelmed with... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Don't let the title put you off, after seeing the queue for ferg burger we fancied a burger but didn't want to wait 17.5 hours in the baking heat only to have take away. Went to this place and had a burger and beers, definitely the juiciest/messiest burger I've ever had (hence the title which made us laugh at the... More 

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Additional Information about Monty's Bar

Address: 12 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 4500008
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 03 4500008

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Pub, Gastropub, New Zealand

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am

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