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“Wedding Anniversary” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Millhouse

The Millhouse
Ranked #3 of 39 Restaurants in Arrowtown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Seafood, Contemporary, Pacific Rim
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Wedding Anniversary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We booked the Millhouse for our wedding anniversary dinner. The wine list and menu are both extensive and the waiters are knowledgeable and very helpul. From the beautiful taster to the perfectly cooked steak and fantastic dessert, every course was a delight. This meal was the highlight of our stay and I only wished we could have eaten here again to sample more of the delicious sounding menu.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Janine_CP
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Dear Janine_CP,
Many thanks for posting a wonderful review of The Millouse restaurant at Millbrook.
We are pleased you enjoyed your special occasion and we are glad to have made it a happy event. As one of the region's best fine dining restaurants, we pride ourselves on our friendly service, knowledgeable team and superb food to match.
Our recent award from Wine Spectator magazine in the US is testimony to the hard work of the team and chefs to provide a world class menu, matched with world class food.
Once again, we thank you for choosing The Millhouse for your anniversary and we hope to welcome you again soon.
Kind regards on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook.
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Christchurch
1 review
“Best meal EVER!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Drawn to the Millhouse Restaurant by the Salt Caramel Tart, I am delighted to say that not only was the dessert everything I had hoped for, but the preceding course of Blue Cheese Ravioli was simple OUTSTANDING. I will certainly dine here again, and highly recommend it!
Read my review at: http://www.infonews.co.nz/news.cfm?id=88035

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank robynmspeed
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Ate there twice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

We stayed in the condos near there and went for "a dinner." It was so good, we cancelled reservations elsewhere two days later and went back. Lovely food, great service. Pricely but worth it.

Visited March 2012
Helpful?
Thank TerrieRobbins
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, March 25, 2012
Dear TerrieRobbins,
Thank you for your recent post. It's lovely to hear that people enjoyed their experience at The Millhouse so much they came back again within the same trip. Every evening at the Millhouse the chefs and management team provide something a little bit different, making no two dining experiences the same. One thing that is consistent is the superb food, great service and relaxed atmosphere, resulting in what we believe is one of the best dining experiences in the area.
Once again thank you for taking the time to make your comments, we really appreciate it.
Kind regards on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook Resort and The Millhouse.
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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“Wedding Anniversary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Beautiful taster provided, compliments of the chef. All courses were beautifully presented and tasted great. Highly recommend it.

Visited February 2012
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Thank 2bouys
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, March 25, 2012
Dear 2bouys,
Thank you for your post. The Millhouse is one of Queenstown's best fine dining restaurants and the chef and manager pride themselves on the extra little touches that make dining at The Millhouse extra special. We are pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and your comments have been passed on to the team.
Kind Regards on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook Resort
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Melbourne, Australia
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144 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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“Amazing Experience / Superbe degustation menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

We had heard from a friend in Auckland about this restaurant and sent a special request by e-mail to know if a degustation menu was possible.

We were blown away by the quality of the 5 courses with matching wines that were served to us during this wonderful evening. The staff was great (especially Paul), the place is spotless, I STRONGLY recommend to anyone that wants to experience a very well constructed degustation menu at a very reasonable price .

The only drawback if you are staying in Queenstown is the Taxi fare to get there, but they offer a shuttle service from Queenstown CBD (even though the schedules of the shuttle weren't that convenient for us) but none the less, GREAT experience, definitely on our list the next time we pass by Queenstown

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank 2ExplorersIn
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, February 5, 2012
Dear tlps,
Thank you for your very kind words on your recent degustation meal at The Millhouse restaurant at Millbrook Resort.
I have passed your comments on to our executive chef and his team, who are pleased they could exceed your expectations. We hope to be able to match your fantastic experience on your next visit. Please be sure to contact us before hand, so we can make the necessary arrangements.
Kind regards and many thanks on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook Resort
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