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The Fork and Tap

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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free, Gastropub
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51 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand (Formerly The Tap)
6434421860
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This establishment has. Hanged a great deal since we were last here a number f years ago. They've taken the craft ale world and embraced it fully. Some amazing IPA's on tap the night I was there. A full range of food on the menu too for all the family. A busy and warm night but didn't feel ignored and... More 

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Thank Alex N
Queenstown, New Zealand
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I visited The Fork and Tap this weekend for lunch on Sunday- it was exactly what I wanted for lunch! The place was cosy, a fire was roaring and the staff were really friendly! Being a veggie there were quite a few options from the menu and defo had a local country feel! Delicious food- will defo... More 

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Thank kirstymoxieyashi
Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love the Fork and Tap; on our last two trips to the South Island we also make sure we make this our lunch stop. We avoid Queenstown and come straight here!

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Thank 215DebR
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited on three seperate occasions through the week. The first couple of times we were lucky in that although it was very busy a table became available as soon as we walked through the door. On the third occasion the very friendly girl who was waitressing asked us if we would like to wait in another room until a... More 

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Thank stotty33
Queenstown, New Zealand
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came in for some pizza and beer and had a great meal. Plenty of craft beers on tap for those looking for some variety, and our pizza was delicious! We also had a delicious bowl of polenta fries. And, there's even parking for your horses out front in case you ride your four legged friend into town.

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Thank canadiankye
Upper Hutt
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for a bite to eat.Found out it has a great range of craft beers and good food. Couldn't resist trying good old down home pea,parsnip and bacon soup. There seems to be a mix of locals and tourists always a good sign of quality. Enjoyed a nice local pinot with pate. Well worth stoping jst for that

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Thank BmanUpperHutt
Dunedin, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Apres ski drinks - warm and cosy. Dinner filling and some great tastes on the menu - Rabbit Canneloni was delicious :)

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Thank hrhs
Invercargill, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cosy spot any time. Winter nights usually pumping with people and has good food . We had a meal there on a Friday night so was really busy. Busy place a good sign.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first night in Arrowtown we tried to eat here but were unable to get a table - this place is madly popular and the quality of the food and the range of beers available is the reason for this. They don't take reservations so it could be a gamble on whether or not you can eat here without... More 

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Thank Deborah L
Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly knowledgable staff. Good variety of beer on tap. Good place to visit whilst waiting for the bus transfer back to Queenstown.

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Thank Brad G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free, Gastropub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand (Formerly The Tap)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: 6434421860

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