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Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar

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Brecon Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped just for a beer and a relax before heading home. Prices are high... But that's a tourist place I guess. Staff lovely. Food looked great.

Thank rachy270
Melbourne, Australia
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When you go to an all you can eat buffet, you don't expect too much in the way of quality let alone variety. I was extremely surprised at both. The drinks service to our large group was average at best and could have been much better but overall, it was a great experience.

Thank Nick M
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After viewing a traditional Maori Haka performance I was captivated and my love for New Zealand, it's culture, history and people became set in stone. It was so beautifully majestic it brought tears to my eyes. Especially when they sang a Maori love song. The passion in their eyes was eminent. Afterwards we had an amazing buffet. I don't recommend... More 

Thank Canb3rra_G1rl
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best buffet I have been to. Great selection of food from roasts, seafood, deli meats, salads, soup and an excellent dessert bar all with an amazing view. Money well spent!!

Thank Tara M
Mandurah, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great selection at the restaurant buffet. All if it delicious!! The views from the restaurant are amazing. Go early for sunset and views. Highly recommend

Thank Deborah K
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The luge is a gravity fed go cart we had dinner and drinks at the stratosfare which was quite the view of Queenstown! Massive buffet where they have a buffet just for desserts! I was in heaven!

Thank Robcrane
Engelberg, Switzerland
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and services were great,great option for all the nationalities,food was warm and nice flavored,u get great services..loved the evening...

Thank Jaswinder S
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view was amazing, and the food delicious. It was a bit of a wait to go inside especially if you spend the afternoon up there doing other activities like the luge, bungy or swing. The food covers all the basis, vegetarian, sushi, roast meat, seafood and the dessert bar which is in a class of its own because it's... More 

Thank Natalie-Hitchen
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've taken two of my sons to Stratosfare for buffet lunch while in Queenstown for business, and each one was a massive highlight of their Queenstown experience. From the breathtaking views to the superb selection of food options, it was first rate and great value.

Thank Richard M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently went up the Gondolas and afterwards went to this bar to look down on the most incredible view. We got a window seat and had some delicious Hot Toddies/Winter Warmers and a beautiful hot camembert with ciabatta and just watched the world go by. We were there for a couple of hours and watched as the lights came... More 

Thank brewsterfour
SkylineEnterprises, Manager at Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your evening at Stratosfare! We hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$32 - $47
Chinese, European, Asian, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brecon Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: 6434410085
Located high above Queenstown with panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, Skyline Queenstown's restaurant is one of the most popular dining experiences in New Zealand - catering for up to 620 guests each night. Chef and guest interaction is one of the highlights of the Stratosfare redevelopment. Guests are able to watch as Stratosfare's expert chefs prepare dishes using some of New Zealand's finest produce at interactive cooking stations. Further enhancing the overall guest experience is the inclusion of a mussel bar, where New Zealand green-lipped mussels are served hot to diners. A central feature of Stratosfare is a purpose-built rotisserie oven where guests can see locally-sourced chicken, beef and lamb cooked before their eyes. A tempting dessert display featuring a vast array of decadent sweet treats is the perfect end to a dining experience. Lunch open from 12.00Pm until 2.00Pm. Dinner reservations available: Early sitting from 5.45Pm till 6.30Pm (tables must be vacated by 7.45Pm) Late sitting from 8.15Pm to 8.45Pm (no time limit) Contact

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?