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Frankton Ale House

) #174 of 183 Restaurants in Queenstown $$ - $$$ Bar, Pub
cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average23%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible19%
Travelers talk about
“salad” (4 reviews)
“pub grub” (4 reviews)
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All hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Stopped off to get takeaway - food was good, but a bit hot for my taste. Guess we should have asked for mild. Prices are top city price.

Thank turoar
Reviewed April 12, 2017

No service. We waited at the bar, then found ourselves a seat. Menus not on display. Poor selection which was overpriced. Walked out after waiting 15 minutes

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed March 6, 2017

This states that it is a family bar and restaurant but it is clearly a primarily chinese restaurant, catering for chinese clientele. They have retained a pretty tacky bar area but i wouldnt recommend it.

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Now not a tavern, but a Chinese restaurant ?? No welcome, no service. When I liked at the menu, expensive and limited options. Maybe not looking at walks ins for clients??

Thank ndags
Reviewed February 11, 2017

The only good thing to say about this place was that the beer tasted good and it was cold. The only non Asian person on staff was the friendliest staff member the rest could barely acknowledge your presence. The food was the worst Chinese we...More

Thank burtonbook
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Had steaks and some beer. Affordable (cheaper than queenstown) , decent food ...easy parking. No complaints.

Thank keltzar
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I have just got back from possibly the worst restaurant meal and service I have ever experienced. I arrived at 8.45pm, was the only customer. Ordered fish of the day and told they didn't have it - difficult and unpleasant waiter who muttered something about...More

Thank timbajack11
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Food very overpriced and in small quantity. $185 for five guys. Went to service station to fill up after the meal.I would not recommend this place.

Thank AudsBT
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Great place to drop in after a day carving it up on the ski fields of The Remarkables or Corenet Peak. It on the the way back from both so it makes sense to refresh at the end of the day with friends and family.

Thank David L
Reviewed June 12, 2016

We were heading for the very new looking MacDonalds (stayed just down the road) as a final night on tour and we wanted a good quick meal. McD got the thumbs down before we walked in and we did a quick drive around the block...More

Thank AndyTheChef2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Kawarau Rd & Gray St Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
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