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“One of the top restaurants in the South Island”
Review of The Millhouse

The Millhouse
Ranked #1 of 41 Restaurants in Arrowtown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $31
Cuisines: European, Seafood, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Queenstown, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
228 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“One of the top restaurants in the South Island”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

The Millhouse keeps getting better and better. The menu is excellent with some new imaginative selections. We had the seafood and vegetarian selections and they were both quite good. Paul does a great job with the floor and the chefs and superb. Definitely give it a try.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Kimcarp
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Hello Kimcarp,
Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback. Our team work hard to source a variety of fresh local ingredients so that our menu can change and adapt to the seasonal flavours of Central Otago. We will ensure our team read your review and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
Kind regards on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook.
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Divine!”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Yummy food which was beautifully presented, great service and ambience. Desserts delicious. Will definitely be back :)

Visited January 2013
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Thank MathewsFamily4
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, January 27, 2013
Thank you! It’s great to hear you enjoyed your meal in The Millhouse.. and on behalf of the team we look forward to seeing you again soon.
Kind regards on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook.
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Invercargill, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Amazing night, brilliant service and even better food.

On par with the best in New Zealand and Australia.

By far the best in the area!!!!

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank SAMD02738
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, January 27, 2013
Dear SAMD02738,
Thank you for taking the time to post your review here on Trip Advisor. We’re delighted to hear you dined at The Millhouse restaurant during your experience… Our team regularly adapt and change the ingredients to reflect the variety of seasonal produce available locally in Central Otago. We will pass your review onto the team and hope to see you again on your next visit to our region,
Kind regards on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook.
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Auckland, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Class act”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

Dined here while staying at the resort. A very memorable meal indeed. Starter bread came out warm and toasty with butter and oil, this was promptly devoured.

From then on, course after course were beautifully presented and skillfully cooked. This is on par with any top restaurants I've had around the globe but with a true Kiwi twist and great local produce.

Restaurant's interior is intimate and cosy with stone walls and old beam across the ceiling. The highlight would have to be the service staff, they were of good humour, efficient and very capable. A truely memorable dining experience in a dreamlike setting. Restaurant open for non guest as well, so for a romantic evening with top class food, this is not to be missed.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Boeing777
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, January 27, 2013
Dear Boeing777,
Thank you for choosing to stay at Millbrook on your recent visit to Queenstown. We’re delighted to hear you dined at The Millhouse restaurant during your stay…

The Millhouse is one of our three onsite restaurants and our signature ‘fine dining’ experience and our chefs work hard to source the freshest local ingredients and also bake a range of fresh bread every day…

We pride ourselves in our staff who have an intimate knowledge of the wine list, ingredients and menu options… thank you for your wonderful comments Boeing777 and we hope to see you again on your next visit to our region,
Kind regards on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook.
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Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great chef”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

The pressed rabbit starter was superb. Beautiful presentation. Delicate flavours layered to create a great experience.

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Thank Linnells
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MillbrookResort, Public Relations Manager at The Millhouse, responded to this review, January 27, 2013
Dear Linnells,
Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine at The Millhouse restaurant at Millbrook. Our chef makes regular changes to our menu to reflect local ingredients available seasonally and Central Otago game dishes are part of our signature range. We’ve delighted to hear you enjoyed the pressed rabbit. We will ensure our team receives your review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Kind regards on behalf of the owners and team at Millbrook.
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