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“Fantastic Service and Food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Flame Bar and Grill

Flame Bar and Grill
Level 1 | 61 Beach Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
03 409 2342
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Ranked #8 of 184 restaurants in Queenstown
Price range: $6 - $31
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: With some of the best views in Queenstown, Flame is Queenstown's unique African grill-house. Flame offers quality food and excellent service in a vibrant and intimate setting. This is a dining experience not to be missed. All our beef is grass fed from Southland and Otago and is aged for up to 6 weeks then flame-grilled in our secret basting resulting in it’s unique flavour. Racks of ribs are served on a board and come supplied with a flame bib!! Seafood, chicken and vegetarian options are also catered for. Make sure you leave space for a Dom Pedro!! Flame will bring out the carnivore in you. Discover the taste of South Africa - A rare steakhouse, well done!
Gold Coast
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“Fantastic Service and Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We just ate at Flame,thanks for letting us get a little table for 2 and not having to wait or book :) although the food and service from you guys would definately be worth waiting for!!!!! The steak was the best I have eaten in queenstown and the chicken breat was so juicy and delicous.
There Sunset cocktail was amazing-fresh and fruity.This is the place to eat a steak in queenstown and make sure you book so you dont miss out on the experience!!!!!!!!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grant and Dawn S, Manager at Flame Bar and Grill, responded to this review, July 26, 2012
Dear gchappycouple,
Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We pride ourselves on both our food and our service and we a pleased to hear you had a fantastic time with a great table! The African Sunset Cocktail is a house favorite and we do hope you have a chance to come back and have another one soon!

Kind Regards,
The Flame Team
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“Mouth watering”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

OMG.... this was easily the best ever steak I have eaten in my life. It literally melted in my mouth it was so tender and juicy. YUM!!! The chicken wings were fantastic with lots of flavour and the chocolate brownie for dessert was just delicious. Really warm and comfortable - highly recommend you go and have a great dinner. Not as expensive as I thought it would be. Good value for fantastic food.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grant and Dawn S, Manager at Flame Bar and Grill, responded to this review, July 26, 2012
Dear Elvis707,
Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed a our Flavours of South Africa! We look forward to seeing you again soon and be sure to check us out when the new place is open! Same great flavours...just more room!

Kind regards,
The Flame Team
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“Excellent South African Fare!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

If you have ever been to South Africa and eaten B-B-Que then this is a tiny slice of home. The food is good... the RIBS are terrific and if you are a Meat Lover & B-B-Quer, then you will appreciate the good food. If you haven't been to South Africa and tried their food then go to FLAME for a great treat. It is a Meat Rest. and meat is what u should eat. Boerewors, a South African spicey sauage.. not exactly as I remember it, but a very close 2nd and delicious. They are in the process of going into new premises, this won't happen until Oct.'12.. so they are still upstairs on Beach St opp. Earnslaw Park. Bookings essential. The Owner and his wife very nice people and again good food.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Get the ribs....twice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

While I ate numerous delicious meals in Queenstown, Flame stands out. In fact, it was so delicious that I went twice during a four day visit. The ribs are fantastic; the meat just falls of the bone. The deserts were good as well. If Flame was close to New York, I would visit on a weekly basis!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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, Manager at Flame Bar and Grill, responded to this review, July 15, 2012
Dear MaddelynMoo,

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Twice is nice and we love to hear you had a fantastic time! Safe travels back to the Big Apple and hopefully we can see you again on your next trip to Queenstown.

Regards,
The Flame team
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“The best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Service great- no complaints at all. My son, daughter and I, all had the most delicious steak. For me it was close to the best. My son (10) said it was the best steak he has ever eaten.
This place was very busy and don't expect just to walk in for dinner- book ahead. There are so many great places to eat in Queenstown and we wern't dissapointed here.
Thank you very much for sending us home happy and satisfied.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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, Manager at Flame Bar and Grill, responded to this review, July 15, 2012
Dear Rowie481,

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy to hear that we sent the whole family home happy and full of our delicious steaks.
We hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again on your next trip to Queensotwn.

Kind Regards,
The Flame Team
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