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The Ballarat Trading Company

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7 The Terrace, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
03 442 4222
8:00 am - 4:00 am
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Mon 8:00 am - 2:30 am
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 am
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious braised Merino lamb, and equally good seafood linguine, served by cheerful helpful Nikki J......nothing was too much trouble! Finding a table with a good view of the rugby pgame!

Thank Rosemary M
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great warm breakfast, lovely service, nice interiors, great Chai, what else would you want on a cold day in Queenstown? Great place for breakfast!

Thank justrubyyy13
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location, right in the heart of Queenstown. Awesome atmosphere and our server (Nikki J) was amazing. Service was outstanding and the food was incredible - highly recommended - must do for Queenstown, even loved by the locals!

Thank Aaron M
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always come back for their burger (I call it "Murder burger" due to the knife that comes with the burger) and cut of the day steak. Ballarat will always be my favorite Queenstown restaurant. My waitress was Claire. To whom is reading this, please give her a pay raise! Her service was excellent and we felt like kings. Tell... More 

Thank EJ K
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good and cosy place. loved it .good vibes and country side feeling. had good live music and ppl swaying to the music

Thank nidtravel
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

apart from the overly loud table of 6 ladies we were unfortunately sat next to we enjoyed our experience. food was excellent and chefs accommodating. wait staff friendly and efficient. good atmosphere. would dine again

Thank Larissa H
Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was excellent service for very good meal at a price as reasonable as you wil find in Queenstown.

Thank John H
Melbourne, Australia
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177 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch twice here and enjoyed it very much. Food and service was good and the atmostphere is quirky and interesting. Caters for children during the day and a busy bar in the evening. Tables available both inside and outside in the Mall. There is usually a $15 daily special, as well as other reasonably priced dishes. Coffee is... More 

Thank Christine J
Sunnyvale, California
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175 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a 3*** restaurant in Queenstown. I ordered a steak-cooked medium rare, but it was served rare, which was much too red meat for my tastes. I ordered a wine, but it took the staff 10 minutes to bring it and that was disappointing. The restaurant lighting was dark and I did not care for that. And it... More 

Thank Robert H
Estero, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sam was our waiter and really did a great job with everything we needed. Food was also excellent! I would definitely go back again.

Thank Fuzzman18

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $28
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 2:30 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 The Terrace, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 03 442 4222
A friendly pub for both tourists and locals alike, situated in the heart of Queenstown. Our aim is to have really good simple food and great service, in a welcoming environment

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?