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Blue Kanu

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Asian, New Zealand, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene

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Kia Ora................. A vibrant collision of asian and pacific flavours to float your boat a style we call polynasia with oceans of aroha we bring you blue kanu We look forward to seeing you soon XXX
$6 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Asian, New Zealand, Polynesian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

My friends and I decided to go for the best of the best tasting menu with wine pairing (95 NZ) which was well worth it. Amazing food and great portions...we were definitely full after our 4 course meal that included a starter shared plate, three...More

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Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Seaside57845720786
Reviewed 2 days ago

The team at Blue Kanu were fabulous! attentive, fun and on point with everything. A must do in Queenstown

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Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 643kstace
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just stopped for a cocktail pre dinner - lovely! Delicious cocktails and a great ambience. We sat at the bar and everyone’s meals passing by looked great I accidentally left my gloves here at the bar and returned 3 hours later to find them safe...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank abbeyhay
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Finally got a booking in, on this trip! Absolutely worth the wait. Great ambience, food & service. Our waiter (sorry we didn’t) Get his name) was fabulous! ) We had the Ste menu, and cocktails, absolutely delicious, with be going back

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank melsexperiences
Reviewed 3 days ago

We come to queenstown every year and we book Blue Kanu well in advance! Delicious food, always exceeds expectations and we’ve been 6-7 times over 5 years. Great consistency and as always, we’ll be back!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 652stephiej
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Said we’d be back and we were! Warren thanks sorting us a booking for tonight and calling to make it earlier as we had requested. Even though we didn’t have you as our waiter for the night you still came over to see how things...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank morgan455
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Another amazing experience from the team at Blue Kanu. We returned due to Warrens exceptional service and recommendations, we were not left disappointed. 5 star dining experience!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank stevena956
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dined here tonight with great anticipation. Heard great things from locals and great reviews on TA. So we were surprised to have such a disappointing night. We ordered the Poke (fantastic), Dumplings with XO (fantastic flavour but cold), Crispy squid (not crispy and cold),...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jerzgrl69
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fun atmosphere with equally interesting flavours and warm service. We went during Winter Festival and there was amazing live music. Absolutely recommend the "Trust the Wok" if you're hungry - just pace yourself, the portions are generous!

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Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are a lover for Asian and pacific dishes then this place is the place to go! We had a list of places from a friend who had heard good recommendations. I searched this place and was blown away by the different options and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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December 28, 2017|
Response from Traveller1922 | Property representative |
Yes we are please call the restaurant on +64 3 4426060 we are fully booked at 830 pm but still have a few tables available at the 6 pm seating we are providing an $89 set NY eve menu which includes a drink upon arrival
December 10, 2017|
Response from Traveller1922 | Property representative |
Hi Audrey Bluekanu is open on Boxing Day the 26th from 4 pm. Christmas Day we are closed so the hard working staff can enjoy the day off. Regards Bluekanu Management Team
Lynn K
November 7, 2017|
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Response from Russ M | Reviewed this property |
Blue Kanu is a very popular restaurant in Queenstown. We like to eat early ( around 6pm) & have had little difficulty in getting a table at that time. Advise you book.
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