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“Good Christmas Lunch”

Prime Waterfront Restaurant and Bar
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Ranked #122 of 305 Restaurants in Queenstown
Price range: $6 - $25
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Prime Waterfront Restaurant and Bar in Queenstown offers lake-side dining with panoramic views of Queenstown’s lake and mountains. Open daily, Prime welcomes guests for breakfast from 8am, lunch from 12pm and for dinner from 5pm. On sunny afternoons a lake-side table is the ideal spot from which to watch the activities around Queenstown Bay. We are a high quality restaurant and bar serving New Zealand cuisine specializing in a variety of beef cut steak, lamb, venison, duck, fish and vegetarian dishes.
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

The booked Prime for our Christmas Day lunch and weren't disappointed.

The staff were good as was the food. We got a table for two with wonderful views of the bay.

The entree was Turkey Terrine with Cranberry Coulis and for main we both enjoyed the Ora King Salmon with Beetroot Couscous and Balsamic Glaze. The salmon was perfect with salted crispy skin and the Couscous was simple yet yummy.

Desert was a Spiced Apple Filo-ette with Vanilla Anglaise and fresh Berries.

We purchased a bottle of Amisfield Sauvignon Blanc to enjoy with our meal.

The staff were great!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Macestar99
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

I admit we went to Prime as not our first choice, others were booked out. Although it has an ideal location, the decor is dated and the place seems to not be able to define its style, a bit of a mish mash, pub dance music, backpacker staff not quite up to standard.

But the food was excellent. Tasty, well cooked, good price. No complaints.

With a style makeover it would be a winner. Needs the investment.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

The early dining special (5pm to 6:30) caught our eyes. We had a great table looking out on the water. My friend had steak with all the trimmings ($19). I had a pear, blue cheese and walnut salad with greens as my special with half a dozen oysters to wash that down (not on special). We thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The service was very good. Recommended.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Phoeberoe
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located overlooking the lake right in Queenstown which is beautiful and convenient. The food here is reasonably priced with decent range of options. Worth a try

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank mjsommerville
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

We went with an out of town guest who had been with us previously and looked forward to going back . We had to request to be seated after three quarters of an hour we were booked in.Town was crazy busy with the marathon but Prime was not even half full at any time . The staff did an amazing job but it was obvious they were seriously understaffed. The veggies arrived followed by the potatoes followed by one steak then another . My Salmon had been forgotten . All of our meals were delicious and the young Dutch woman who served our table could not have been nicer . Just a shame that on such a busy weekend this great restaurant with such great views could not have had more staff on .

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Rosemary H
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