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“Celery doesn't go with everything.”
Review of Cow Restaurant

Cow Restaurant
Ranked #46 of 264 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Cow Restaurant is a cute little venue in a heritage listed building in the heart of Queenstown. It is small and warm with an outdoor seating option (3 tables only) with great heating and only another 8 tables inside. It was very busy the night we were there but the staff were handling it well. We put our name on a list for a table, went to another venue for a drink, came back and a table was ready for us.

Unfortunately the food left a bit to be desired, especially for the prices they were asking. In Australia I wouldn't have thought much of the price but we're in a town that does 500g rump steaks with sides for $17. The mushroom pasta and "Di Pollo" we're very nice but overpriced. "Her majesty's desire" pizza sounds like you get a lot of toppings but really it's a lot of ingredients thinly spread, the vegetarian pizza was made up primarily of celery and zucchini, and everything we ordered had celery in it. Celery on pizza. Weird.

We wouldn't bother with it again but kids would probably love it.

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Thank KatanTravel
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

We visited The Cow last week and had a fantastic night. The atmosphere is great in this place and the pizza was top class too! It was very busy and we had to wait for a table but had a drink at the small bar while we waited. Service was efficient. Would definitely go back!

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Thank Linda H
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Came in for a late lunch on Sunday was not overly packed, service was fast and efficient and Pizza was to die for ...lovely home made base and really tasty, we had two large pizzas the queen vic and the seafood for four of us and was heaps for lunch. Heard it gets really packed for dinner but lunch was great not to loud would recommend . Fire was lovely on a cold day was really warm.had a great atmosphere old school queenstown

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Thank Kidz4u
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Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile


As I entered the building I was pushed aside and cutoff by someone rushing for a reservation spot ahead of us. It was tiny inside and so packed . A patron and a server were both rude as we waited for a table. Music was loud . Server was rude about us noticing they exed our reservation off the list by accident when we told her people who came after us were being called. Food was average. Not great pizzas. I never ever want to go back .

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Reviewed August 10, 2013

We had the Queen vic small pizza as starter, and then a plate of pasta each. The flavors were awesome and we'll definately be back. The only criticism was the music was a touch loud, but not enough to complain, really. We'll be back every time!

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Thank Flemso
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