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Captains Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
European, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Grill
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11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Don't be put off by the high-ish prices, this was actually excellent value for money. They certainly do take pride in their food and all produce is seasonal and locally sourced. We had the lamb rack and pork dishes and a winter special of mulled wine which was the best I've ever tasted! Highly recommended!

Thank Satnam33
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292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Manged to get the last table by the door as my booking at the Botswana Butchery had been cancelled due to a power failure. In the end I came away disappointed by this place. My fillet steak was a little overdone, but not enough to send back. The brussels were pretty average. The fried were OK. In the end, it... More 

Thank thefrequenttraveller
Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is right in the middle of Queenstown Mall, outdoor seating. The indoor decor is beautiful. Prices are high, but no higher than every cafe and restaurant in Queenstown. Friendly staff and hot and tasty all day breakfast. Clean bathroom and no wifi.

Thank Dani F
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had dinner at Captains restaurant on our recent trip to Queenstown, an amazing little place right in the heart of town. Shared the oysters for starters and were blown away, the seared tuna for mains was one of the best meals ever talk about melt in your mouth. Went back the next day just for coffee and the great... More 

Thank Jens A
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had the tuna after turning down the seafood for 2 and 2nd guessing myself!!!!! What was I thinking that was the best tuna and blend of flavors in 1 dish i have ever had. Worth every cent and for what ots worth the other 2 coupes had the seafood for 2 and were pretty happy as well. Highly recommended... More 

Thank dazz1974
Sydney, Australia
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I spent 3 nights at Queenstown a few weeks ago and chanced upon Captains during our "wander around town" for dinner. The deco at Captains looks good and it wasn't loud and noisy in there so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant staff and managers were very professional and friendly and made us feel... More 

Thank snowthongs
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there twice in three days it was so good, and the quality of food was consistent both times. Staff were very friendly and genuine. Look forward to coming back next trip.

Thank Adam W
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. Wonderfull setting. Upmarket feel. Will come again..and again.. Going to eat suppermm Nice menu ..

Thank William M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its -10 absolutely frozen to my core i stumble upon this friendly warm cafe greeted by a smile asked what i was after "just a hot chocolate love" she said no worryz take a seat warm up suddenly this giant glass is served to me and my tastebuds are treated to the most delicious drink every body needs to check... More 

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QLD, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best seafood platter here whilst on a 6 day stay in Queenstown, followed by the best cheese platter and a good peanut butter cheesecake! The service was great also & what a cosy restaurant, I did not want to leave! The staff were so friendly it was great chatting to them.

Thank MildredQLD_Australia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
European, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Grill
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 6434411633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?