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27 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
034421748
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in beautiful Arrowtown on famous Buckingham Street, The New...
Located in beautiful Arrowtown on famous Buckingham Street, The New Orleans (New O, as the locals call it) is one of the last historical running hotels in New Zealand. We pride ourselves on providing simple, honest old fashioned hospitality. The hotel has 9 well appointed rooms all featuring free wifi, New furniture,Linen and Decor (updated 2012). Our award winning Bistro and Bar features local seafood,an extensive wine list, NZ Craft Beer and much, much more. We are open 7 days from 8am, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinne.Recently (2013) we have extended our premises to Include Little Micky Finns, Arrowtown's very own Irish and Gourmet Pizza Bar. Featuring genuine Emerald Isle Memorabilia and boasting the best Whiskey collection in town.
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  • 46
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  • 36
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  • 21
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  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We dropped in for a drink while on a half day tour. Loved sitting in front of the warm fire having a cold beer. For it's location amongst so many great wineries, we found the wine list was suprisingly limited. We didn't eat in, however the menu looked pretty good and reasonably priced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We dropped in for a drink while on a half day tour. Loved sitting in front of the warm fire having a cold beer. For it's location amongst so many great wineries, we found the wine list was suprisingly limited. We didn't eat in, however the menu looked pretty good and reasonably priced.

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

When the snow is falling outside, there's a roaring fire inside. Perfect for a burger and chips for lunch. Great atmosphere in a fairly traditional Kiwi pub, in a non traditional kiwi setting.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My son kept telling me how great the roast dinners were and he was right! Reasonably priced (about $20). My hubby had the fish and chips but was very disappointed as the fish was overcooked (slightly burnt batter!) and not very tasty. My pork roast on the other hand was divine! Lots of veges on the side including gravy and... More 

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Sydney
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Quick pit stop during to stretch the legs during a family weekend visit. Arrowtown is idyllic, wonderful ambience and friendly smiles wherever you look. This boozer has got the lot:- views of the river, great log fire, good looking variety menu, strong list of beers and wines, very child friendly, and Mum and Dad able to relax (even managed throw... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

These babies were delicious! Same with the Alaskan Crab legs. Whitebait fritters were average. These should be done in a little egg and full of whitebait, and there should at least be 3 fritters. Forget about the white bread!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

They should stick to being an Irish pub and maybe they could do that well. The food took ages to come and the Chinese was unbelievably bad - seriously, broccoli and mushroom looked like a tin of each had been put on a plate and warmed in the microwave. It was inedible. The staff were too busy sitting around and... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Beautiful inside and food smelled great but unfriendly staff so we decided to only have coffe a muffin an go for later dinner somewhere else

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

A recent lunch here was a mixed experience. Great pub decor, outdoor seating area etc. But service that took kiwi casual just too far. These folks need to do more for the prices they charge. Having said that, a glass of house white, and a generous whitebait pattie meal is absolutely sublime. Train the waiting staff better and lunch could... More 

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Gladstone, Australia
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Atmosphere good, food generous but average. Title of hotel drew me in but music average, food Chinese and usual pub fare and cricket on the TV and they had run out of Guinness !

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Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

W stopped in for Elevenses. Had egg and bacon on toast, their Big Breakfast special, $10 each. The food was good, the coffee was great, and this old hotel/pub is super clean and friendly. I'd definitely try it again. Order at the bar; they bring it out to the table

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Address: 27 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
Phone Number: 034421748
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: 034421748

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Description

Located in beautiful Arrowtown on famous Buckingham Street, The New Orleans (New O, as the locals call it) is one of the last historical running hotels in New Zealand. We pride ourselves on providing simple, honest old fashioned hospitality. The hotel has 9 well appointed rooms all featuring free wifi, New furniture,Linen and Decor (updated 2012). Our award winning Bistro and Bar features local seafood,an extensive wine list, NZ Craft Beer and much, much more. We are open 7 days from 8am, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinne.Recently (2013) we have extended our premises to Include Little Micky Finns, Arrowtown's very own Irish and Gourmet Pizza Bar. Featuring genuine Emerald Isle Memorabilia and boasting the best Whiskey collection in town.

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