Restauants With Views

Restaurants in Queenstown with Stunning Lake Views


Queenstown, New Zealand, is known not only for its breathtaking scenery and adrenaline-pumping activities but also for its vibrant culinary scene. Among the many dining options available, some Queenstown restaurants stand out for their exceptional cuisine and spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and surrounding mountains. Join us as we explore the best Queenstown restaurants with a view that promises to tantalise your taste buds and leave you in awe of the region's natural beauty.

The Rees Restaurant & Bar

The Rees stands as a pinnacle of fine dining in Queenstown, embodying the essence of the region's gastronomic excellence. With a deep commitment to using the freshest local produce, the chefs at The Rees curate inventive, seasonal dinner menus that beautifully encapsulate the flavours of Central Otago. Monthly menu refreshes ensure each visit offers a new palette of vibrant, exciting dishes, turning dining into a profound exploration of the local culinary landscape.

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Eichardt's Private Dining Room

Steps from the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Eichardt's Private Dining Room offers an ambience that echoes the sophisticated charm of northern Italy and the vibrant energy of New York City bistros. The restaurant’s dinner menu celebrates the bounty of New Zealand with dishes prepared from fresh, locally sourced ingredients, creating a memorable dining experience that blends rustic local charm with urban sophistication.

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Botswana Butchery

Located in Queenstown's historic Archer's Cottage, this restaurant is renowned for its lavish decor and exceptional selection of premium meats. Amidst the glow of log fires and under the soft, luxurious lighting, diners can savour stunning views along with specialties like Merino Lamb, Angus Porterhouse, and Wild Fiordland Venison Rack. Seafood lovers will delight in expertly prepared salmon, prawn, and big-eye tuna, making every meal a celebration of fine ingredients and creative culinary craft.

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Stratosfare Restaurant Bar

Perched at the summit of Bob’s Peak, Skyline’s Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar offers a dining experience that is literally and figuratively above the rest. Panoramic views of Queenstown, along with landmarks like Walter and Cecil Peak and The Remarkables, set the scene for a spectacular dining affair. The restaurant's expansive buffet features locally sourced wild game, fresh vegetarian options and indulgent desserts, all enjoyed within a venue framed by floor-to-ceiling windows that offer stunning vistas by day and night.

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