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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
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 55
    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
Experience Greymouth's beer in Queenstown

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
sahiljain1012
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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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
3 helpful votes 3 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
155 reviews 155 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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306 reviews 306 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Wellington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Someone in DB needs to be fired for how a previously near premium brand has been dragged so low. Food was very poor...reheated overcooked (read inedible) vegetables...1 patron incapable of standing at 6pm. Dirty toilets and overpriced undersized beer. Definately not a highlight in an area with so much to offer. I had rump elsewhere at $19, that was vastly... More 

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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
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?