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The Millhouse

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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
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Millbrook Resort, Malaghans Road, Arrowtown 9196, New Zealand
+64 3-441 7000
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Avalon Beach, Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined there 3 times during our one week stay. Each time was a culinary adventure . Creatively prepared food. Excellent quality produce. Lamb, beef and venison all excellent. Mains $42nzd each. And the 2009 Taras Pinot was the finest Pinot we have ever had (2009 vintage, $110 bottle). Finally, the waiters were attentive but not over the top. Full... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, we had the most delicious food at The Millhouse. And it's not just about the food, which was fantastic, but the staff make your meal the best experience. I don't know where they find the people they employ, but they always have the best staff.

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Thank McEwen14
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined in the Mill House last week at Milbrook. The food was the best meal Ive had in a long time. I highly recomend the Duck. We ate out in Queenstown all week and this was the best service by far.

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Thank sarah12014
Auckland, NZ
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A definite must if staying at Millbrook ..... You won't be disappointed. Friendly service, lovely food with plenty of flavours.

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Thank 3oftheHamiltons
Brisbane
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to Queenstown with a visit to the Millhouse pre-booked. Sometimes this can be a gamble but it didn't fail to satisfy. Even our 9 year old now raves about The Millhouse! We had the angus beef and the lamb mains whilst our daughter had the pasta. She did end up eating some of our meals as well after... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine dining at its best The staff were very professional but extremely friendly The was excellent! We have two criticisms of this restaurant Firstly the restaurant has open fire but is not in use! Secondly, we felt that the wine was overpriced!

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Thank Ediandwendy B
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a shame we could only go to this restaurant once on our five day stay. However it was worth it. The service impeccable, food simply stunning and the ambiance inside an old mill - priceless. Well deserved plated restaurant. Keep it up !

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Thank Ian402014
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a wonderful fine dining meal and fantastic staff - highly recommend eating here especially for a special occasion

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Thank Jenny B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite an enjoyable dining experience. An amuse buche of calves tongue was an interesting start, followed by a delicate salad of beets, goats cheese mousse ,Granny Smith apple scorched pear and red wine caramel. The pork jowl main I thoroughly enjoyed. Cooked to perfection. The kitchen staff kept wowing us, with dishes that while perfectly executed , seemed more substantial... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Elizabeth and I decided to take a break for 3 days in Millbrook for our 7th Wedding Anniversary. Whilst there we decided to have dinner at the Millhouse. It was an outstanding experience. From the mid-winter chill outside to the open fire inside, fantastically attentive staff, intimate surroundings and a simple yet sophisticated menu. The Millhouse is now our favorite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $31
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Millbrook Resort, Malaghans Road, Arrowtown 9196, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 7000

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