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“Great restaurant!”

Stables Restaurant & Wine Bar
Ranked #9 of 41 Restaurants in Arrowtown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $26
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Enjoy the ambience of our fully restored 1876 stone building. Open for lunch and brunch from 11am with dinner being served from 5pm. Our al fresco setting is extremely popular during the summer months or take a step back in time in our beautiful interior for fireside dining. Our food is classic and hearty, focusing on slow cooked New Zealand produce, Aged steaks from the grill, and fresh seasonal produce. An excellent array of Central Otago wines. Feel free to join us for a full dining experience or enjoy some beverages and tapas.
Reviewed December 13, 2013

On our half day trip to Arrowtown from Queenstown, we found the Stables and as it was in a pleasant area next to a Green, we decided to have lunch there. I had a delicious pear and blue cheese salad, and my wife had a very enjoyable pasta dish. I am very surprised that the Stables is not higher on the list of Arrowtown restaurants. We would definitely go back.

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Thank timwells
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Reviewed December 12, 2013

We visited this restaurant for Lunch, shortly after 2pm. The waitress wasn't very friendly, looking always at her watch, giving us the feeling she wanted to go home. We waited 45 minutes for our meal, it was not busy at this time (2 other tables). I ordered a steak REAR and I've got it medium-well! My girlfriend ordered Fish and Chips...the fish was quiet rubbery, the Aioli sauce was missing. After asking for it, the waitress told us we have to pay on top for it. We told her that "Äioli by side" was written in the menu. She brought us then a little plate of Aioli, but anyway this Aioli tasted very bad. For sure we will not return to this restaurant, it was disappointing in all aspect!!!!

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Thank Scarlettina33
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Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

If you love ribs, this is the place to eat it! It was the best ribs I've ever had. They were brushed with a tangy, slightly spicy sauce which was just wonderful. The ribs were huge. I would say in general, half slab is more than enough for the fairer sex whilst the men could probably handle the full slab.

This is a charming place whether you sit in or outside. If you have kids, you will appreciate that they have a green lawn in the compound where the kids can run about while waiting for food to be served!

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Thank HaileySingapore
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Reviewed December 9, 2013

On a visit to Arrowtown recently we went to the "STABLES" and had Devonshire Tea - wow!! this was awesome a huge scone each which I could not finish and a drink. Highly recommended - nice outdoor seating etc. If we had more time we would have gone back for a dinner. Next time maybe!!

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Thank Sue J
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Reviewed December 6, 2013

For the past 3 years Arrowtown has hosted a long lunch. Various restaurants set up trestle tables in the Main Street and locals and tourists alike have a great time eating with each all in the aid of charity.

This year we chose The Stables. Their menu was a medieval theme. Platters of food were put on the tables for everyone to help themselves.

There were 5 of us. My friend was arriving from London the same day, and we were planning to take her to the long lunch however her plane was late so two of us arrived one and a half hours late to the lunch. We were both expecting to just sit and have a drink and a chat, because we were so late for the food. It was a nice surprise to find that my husband had explained what had happened to the guy organising the food and he had saved
food for us. It was great food and great service.

We sat with some tourists from Singapore and they were very happy with the food and service as well. Great food, great day out.

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Thank nbalwaystravel
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