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The Observatory Millennium Queenstown

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Frankton Road, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
03 441 8888
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food !

Not much to say here, when many options are available in town. food is nice but not sure if its worth the value!

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2015
Alex9795
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Melbourne, Australia
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427 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical of a hotel restaurant and this is hard to quantify but these restaurants are always different from those in the town. Having said that, the service was very friendly and the freshly baked bread arrived quickly. The crab and scallop ravioli was nice but not quite as expected and the carpaccio good. The mains of steak and lamb were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Not much to say here, when many options are available in town. food is nice but not sure if its worth the value!

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Thank Alex9795
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I experienced some lovely service from staff at this restaurant, and had a lovely meal. What lets it down is the atmosphere, which wouldn't take much to improve for an evening meal.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner it was terribly unorganized the manager Lyndsay was extremely rude to her staff that where doing the best job they could considering how unorganized it was. She really needs a lesson in managment and and manners!!

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Thank kathy22376
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We booked a table for 7 pm and there were a few diners already in the restaurant but it wasn't as busy as I would have expected considering the size of the hotel. We both had two courses starting with the crab and I had the lamb for my main. Food was good and although there was not a huge... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were exhausted one night and decided just to head down to the hotel restaurant for dinner. My husband had the fish and I chose the soup and chicken special they had that evening. The soup wasn't very good and the chicken was dry but tasted ok. My husband said his fish was slightly overcooked and tasted pretty bland. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We were the only customers when we arrived for an early dinner. My expectations were set for a captive-market hotel meal and boy was I surprised; the food is actually very good. Service was good but suffered from being a bit over the top presumably due to the lack of customers. Another couple came in half way through our meal... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Great friendly, accomodating staff. The waitress was a darling and the Chef was Excellent. They served us even though we arrived too late and they were supposed to be closed. The food was really excellent and the complementary tiny dessert for a taste was the clincher. We'll definitely go there again and recommend it to everyone!!!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

This restaurant looks good, and serves equally good looking food. It did however represent poor value though, with excessive prices for inadequate portions. Average main price was $40 - you could eat for cheaper in one of Auckland's top restaurants.

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Thank Limestone2
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

The menu looked good but could have cooked a roast in the time it took to cook the steak

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  • Address: Frankton Road, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 03 441 8888

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