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Serving up some of Kiwi’s freshest ingredients with a mouth-watering all-day breakfast menu that caters for everyone. They have vegan and vegetarian meals, as well as options for you hung over carnivores. Yonder Cafe has the best coffee in town and you can enjoy it in a gorgeous street-facing courtyard with fairy lights if you need that Instagram shot!
It is practically impossible not to go into Ferg Burger. If you are on your way to Queenstown it’s more than likely someone has already recommended this spot, so here we are, sounding like a broken record but… IT IS A MUST! Its been dubbed the best burgers in the world and even at 2 am there is a 50 person line. It’s worth the time in line, especially now that they serve ice cold Speights Beer on tap while you wait.
White and Wongs is an Asian fusion restaurant only one street back from the pier. This restaurant also can be found on the Auckland Viaduct and
Take in unforgettable, breathtaking views of Lake Wakatipu and the Southern Alps at the QT Hotel Queenstown. This lakeside resort has 69 beautiful boutique rooms on offer that are the perfect melting pot of luxurious design and contemporary comfort. After a day of exploring, head to one of their beautiful bars that overlooks Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables and enjoy a signature cocktail or culinary treat.
Stay in one of the gorgeous lodge accommodations at Matakauri Lodge, located on the spectacular shores of Lake Wakatipu. This luxurious lodge is situated in one of the most strikingly beautiful landscapes and offers views of the Remarkables, Cecil and Walter Peaks. While you’re there, be sure to enjoy a meal or two from Head Chef, Jonathan Rogers.
This next location is for those looking for a truly unique and unforgettable experience. Whare Kea Chalet is located at 1750 metres in the Albert Burn Saddle on the north side of Dragonfly Peak. Only accessible by helicopter, those wishing to stay at this breathtaking accommodation will need to first brave a 20-minute helicopter flight from Wanaka Township. While you’re there, soak up incredible views of Mount Cook and Mount Aspiring.
Dine and drink at the Amisfield Vineyard’s critically acclaimed Bistro and Cellar Door. Enjoy working your way through their incredible wine list whilst you enjoy a spectacular meal from Executive Chef, Vaughan Mabee.
New Zealand’s iconic clothing brand has now opened a waterfront lodge bar. They have an extensive cocktail menu that will be sure to blow you away. Rodd and Gunn Lodge bar offers up some of the country’s finest wine alongside intricately prepared food. Enjoy all this from their beautiful location on Lake Wakatipu.
Dubbed Queenstown’s favourite rooftop bar, The Sundeck is the perfect place to get your après-ski cocktail. Watch a beautiful summer sunset while you enjoy a drink or two after a long day of sightseeing. Enjoy dishes from their delicious tapas menu while taking in the live music they have on offer each night.