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The Millhouse

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Seafood, European, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
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Millbrook Resort, Malaghans Road, Arrowtown 9196, New Zealand
+64 3-441 7000
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Faultless dinner for us

A must go to. There was three of us and we all had differnet food. And we did the whole 3 courses. THe wine list is good and the staff knowledge of what to have was execellent.Each dish was delievered with a run down on what you were eating brillant. Even thou it is French cuisine the meal size... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Adrienne O
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Ohaupo, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Ohaupo, New Zealand
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A must go to. There was three of us and we all had differnet food. And we did the whole 3 courses. THe wine list is good and the staff knowledge of what to have was execellent.Each dish was delievered with a run down on what you were eating brillant. Even thou it is French cuisine the meal size is... More 

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Millhouse. All our staff take a lot of pride in our food, wine and service and I have passed on your compliments to the whole team. We very much look forward to seeing you back at the Millhouse again soon Ross McClean Restaurants Manager More 

Arrowtown
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We are local Arrowtown residents and have dined at the Millhouse previously on a few occasions. On this particular evening we were hosting a visiting couple who four years ago had been married in Queenstown and had celebrated their wedding day with us at this restaurant. It was their anniversary so we decided to again dine at the Millhouse. Knowing... More 

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are very happy to have had you back again for any special occasion. We always try to go the extra mile for our guests. I agree that the lamb is one of our best dishes. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you back at the Millhouse again soon. Lenka Hejrova Millhouse Manager More 

Sussex, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We found the food to be very good but the beautiful setting is really what I will remember most vividly from our visit to The Millhouse. Far from the madding crowds that await one in Queenstown, this restaurant is situated on hundreds of acres of a beautifully manicured golf course. The wait staff were knowledgeable and very friendly. I had... More 

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review and the whole team are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dinner in the beautiful surroundings. The venison is one of my favourite dishes. I have passed your compliments on to our chef. Hope to see you again soon Lenka Hejrova Millhouse Manager More 

Torgiano, Italy
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Very attentive waiters who knew their menu. Food came as promised by the menu. Loved the lamb - cooked to perfection.

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The lamb is one of our best dishes and the whole Millhouse team are happy to hear your enjoyed your experience. Hope to see you again soon. Ross McClean Restaurants Manager More 

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The food was simply superb. The ambience was a lot more formal than is suitable for a slightly hyperactive toddler but then, it is a fine dining place. Did I mention the food was great?

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. I have passed on the compliments to our chefs who are very proud of their food. We hope to see you again soon Ross McClean Restuarants Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We are guests if the Millbrook Resort. My wife and I went to dinner at the Millhouse last night with an English couple we had met during our stay. We all felt the Millhouse was underwhelming. To start we ordered two bottles of recommended white wine, a Sauvignon Blanc and a Chardonnay. Both were not cold. When we complained we... More 

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MillbrookResort, Hotel Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent dining experience at the Millhouse restaurant. I would initially like to offer my personal apologies for the disappointment you experienced in relation to your dinner. As you may also appreciate from other reviewers positive experiences with us, we do like to ensure we provide a... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Got a complimentary entree from the chef. Fantastic contemporary fine dining and atmosphere definitely recommended!

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you back with us again soon Ross McClean Restaurants Manager More 

Perth, Australia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had a beautiful dinner. Entrées, mains and dessert were all presented well and great size. Looked too good eat. By far the most outstanding meal of my holiday in queenstown.

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review. It's great to hear such lovely feedback from our guests. I will pass your comments onto our chefs. Many thanks Ross Mclean Restaurants Manager More 

Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The breadth of choices is quite impressive and each course was so attractively plated you know its a special place. Huge portions and such a lovely setting. Enjoy your company and relax!

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review our Millhouse restaurant. We are very pleased you enjoyed all the dishes and the experience. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Ross Mclean Restaurants Manager More 

Sydney
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Beef has never tasted so good. The restaurant snuggled into the basement of an old millhouse is an ideal setting for some of the finest food I have eaten.

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MillbrookResort, Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review

Sir Thankyou for taking the time to review the Millhouse. Great to hear you enjoyed it, Its one of my favourite places to eat. Look forward to seeing you again. Ross Mclean Restaurants Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Millbrook Resort, Malaghans Road, Arrowtown 9196, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 7000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 32
  • Cuisine: Seafood, European, Contemporary, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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