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Cow Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 (0)3 441 8030
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Ranked #5 of 190 Restaurants in Queenstown
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, New Zealand, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 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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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I have been to The Bunker the past three times I have been in Queenstown. Like many places that you visit, you are never as impressed as the first time you go. My latest trip, I booked a table with some friends, and selected the degustation menu. It would have to be one of the best meals I have had... More

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had a group of 9, we all loved our food & it was good value for money. I was recommended this restaurant by a friend & it didn't disappoint. Definitely worth a visit.

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armagh northern ireland
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210 reviews 210 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We visited the bunker after reading the reviews. Nice little restaurant with excellent food. Probably one of the best meals I have had in New Zealand

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Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Down an obscure lane (actually well-marked) this small place serves the most delicious and well-presented food. Wonderful for couples and small groups. friendly and efficient staff. Bookings seem essential.

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Rumst, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Best restaurant on our trip in NZ! Cosy place with open fireplace and cocktailbar upstairs. Food is the 'better' kitchen so expect to be spoiled.

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Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

By taking the tasting menu and each of us making different selections, we had the chance to taste pretty much everything on the menu. Every single selection was very very good. So good, we kept expecting a letdown with the next course...and it never happened. We also took the NZ wine pairings- some of the pairings were unexpected, yet this... More

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melb
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I had the "taste of the south" menu. It was delicious , I am very glad I got to try a few of their dishes. If I lived in town I would be a regular. The matched wines all matched perfectly. I think it is money very well spent. The staff are all very good at making people feel welcome,... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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178 reviews 178 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Selected a bit randomly but we're very pleasantly surprised. Excellent quality, decent value and good service. Of course it's a "bunker", so don't select this place for the view!

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

been twice now with family and everytime had amazing food and great service one of the best restaurants in Queenstown

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Ohaupo, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This place has it all. The bar is great vibe and the big fire place and music to small hours. Then the resturant which is completely separate is amazing the big fire, decore, atmosphere, the wall with the history of Queenstown and then the famouse moive star prints make up to it been a great place to eat at. An... More

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Additional Information about The Bunker

Address: Cow Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)3 441 8030
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Contemporary, International, New Zealand, Wine Bar

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