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Stables Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$ - $$$, , European
28 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1818
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice lamb pie and delish peas but lumpy mash potatoes in an odd shape! The glass of wine was meagrely poured, just a few sips it seemed and was $18!More

Thank Leigh1203
BHF69, Operation Manager at Stables Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Leigh, thank you for taking time to review our venue which is currently under new management. I'm glad you enjoyed the ambience and the food, the potato is definitely a work in progress and I will be bring this up. As for the glass...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked into this establishment by accident... Excellent service from the barman and owner who looked after us and other guests with aplomb. We were only going to have a drink but decided on dining here because of the warm engaging atmosphere. The food was...More

2  Thank Neuron8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bar and restaurant is located in an old building making the layout over 2 floors a bit quirky. Despite this the waiting staff manages to keep an eye on the tables and requirements and provide good and friendly service. The menu isn't very extensive...More

Thank Jeroen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

New owner I think. Cosy and food great. The beef checks are a must try. Service level great too :) Food came out pretty fast too.

Thank Tim E
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Had lunch in April and were able to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was sensational. The staff were kind and friendly.

Thank tamil0u
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Not feeling particularly hungry, we stopped off at the Stables Restaurant for a quick bit to eat. The menu has a range of small bites, to sharing platters and everything in between. We ordered the garlic loaf and the half-platter. Food was amazing and the...More

Thank phoebew599
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Apparently it was their opening day for lunch, so the staff were all lovely and very chatty. The weather was also very kind and bright, so a good recipe for a fun time. Beverages were excellent, and so was the lamb pie with a nice...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Rustic. Cosy. Pot belly stove. Gentle easy listening music. Great service. New owners chatting with customers in the bar. Menu under development. Lamb pie with mushy peas hit the spot

Thank sharonpoulter
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Apparently not many places open on a Tuesday. We nearly went to the local pub across the road but I spotted the small cosy eating place. As I was looking at the board outside, the owner walked out and said hello to me whilst he...More

Thank brettnjess
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Ever just craving something bad that reminds you of home (England). It's so good. Yummy. Went a few times while living in Arrowtown. Had drinks too but no other food so can't comment there.

Thank secrethippyninja
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1818
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Welcome to The Stables Restaurant! We are your home away from home, kings and queens of hospitality, snug and warm with fire places roaring in the winter months and a beautiful outside area for all times of the year. We look forward to welcoming old and new guests to sample our new menu and the old historic ambience that is The Stables Restaurant, Cafe and Bar, since 1873.
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