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Botswana Butchery

₹₹₹₹Seafood, European,
Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6994
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (358 reviews)
“rabbit” (47 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Four of us caught up on a cold and wet Queenstown Thursday night. Absolutely loved all our choices. Great wine selection which we tried a representative sample of, that was beautifully complemented by the venison, rabbit, fish and pork we each had. Great service topped...More

Thank JH1964Oct
Reviewed 2 days ago

I expect I have reviewed Botswana Butchery Queenstown before, but we keep coming back every time we are in Queenstown, once or twice a year, and are never disappointed. It is not for a quick meal, but rather a full dining experience that they do...More

Thank SnapperSnatch
Reviewed 3 days ago

We shared the lamb shoulder.Absolutely stunning! Cant go past the duck fried potatoes too! We had a table by the window which overlooked the fireplace outside. Our service was superb. I've been to Queenstown about 4 times and have visited BB every time and have...More

Thank Penny K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fabulous meal of NZ lamb. Staff service was swift & friendly. Must book to be guaranteed a table. Loved the upstairs bar with the open fire.

Thank TGBK58
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food ok. Poor table service, had to ask several times for wine. An extremely cold night and the front door was constantly being opened obviously for patrons to enter and exit. However it was not necessary for it to be held open for plus 13...More

Thank Brega S S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was 5 star but the upstairs bar and group dining area was out of this world. I had the Peking duck as an entree the lamb as a main and the lemon desert. All were perfectly cooked. Wines served were top quality

Thank Travelbug238
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant is located on the lake front, in an old refurbished house. The service is immaculate, the food is fantastic, it is a treat to dine there. You will pay for the privilege though but that is to be expected.

Thank igrnz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience here. We showed up, no reservations, after our Milford Sound day trip. There was an immediate available table. Server was quick to take our order. Food came out right on time and tasted delicious. We were dead tired so we...More

Thank Julius G
Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful cozy restaurant with a great selection of wines, gourmet meals and great service. The private dining rooms upstairs look very nice!

Thank EmmyLou85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do in Queenstown if you love good food, service and ambiance! Be prepared to book well ahead. Well worth the expense....go hungry!!

Thank g0g017
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Questions & Answers
2 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
It's available on their website. The slow cooked Lamb Shoulder was the BEST I've ever had anywhere in the world!
26 November 2015|
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Response from SchmegChez | Reviewed this property |
Look up This for the Botswana Butchery web page so that you can email them your questions so you can find out in time for Christmas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 36 - US$ 109
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 6994
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