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Cow Restaurant

) #40 of 186 Restaurants in Queenstown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza, European
Cow Lane, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8588
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (140 reviews)
“pasta” (109 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Cow Lane, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 883 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its hot, no not the temparture just the service... wow Jade was wonderful. The food .... pizza another temp of great and the garlic bread fantastic ... the crust yum. Yes we got there early and enjoyed every moment, including the music and open fire....More

Thank Nick E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best be early, no need to dress up. Small, tucked away location. Fantastic little spot. Cosy and warm. Generous, delisious comfort food. Perfect spot to warm up after a day on the slopes. Have been to Queentown 8 times love the place.

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bit hidden down in the corner of a lane this little lodge style restaurant has a lot of charm. With the fire places going this place is definitely a great place to escape the cold and enjoy a good feed. There was a group...More

1  Thank Kristy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Spaghetti I have ever tasted! Pizza was so Fresh. Highly recommend it! All plates were clean after meal.

Thank Luis L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

cute little place with a great log fire! pizza was great had a large for 4 people and the garlic bread was home made and really good!

Thank Krystal B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come here often only ever for the great food! Have never rated the service - some of the worst service I've experienced and I work in hospo! On my most recent visit, was told 20minute wait and then they sat another couple who had walked...More

Thank Manda D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't remember when I first visited this cute little restaurant, but it must have been well before our bar tender was born....and it's still there! That tells you a lot. Has hardly changed and the pizzas are still excellent. Staff was very pleasant and...More

1  Thank rbinsydney
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the Cow after the Italian restaurant we were to go to was unexpectedly closed for renovations. It is what it says it is - a pizza and spaghetti restaurant, so if that's not what you want - don't go. The restaurant was...More

Thank Fern R
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Went with a load of people including many kids. Great place. Good food. Fun place. They looked after the kids really well too. Will go back.

Thank Tomb1000
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Stopped off here on a cold day and was welcomed by a cozy fire in a atmospheric setting. All we had was a wine but would recommend this place to get away from the throng of tourists for a nice quiet drink or something to...More

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Evelyn R
BYO? Corkage? How much?
10 March 2017|
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Response from mommavinsoni | Reviewed this property |
Because we were perfectly happy with the beer and wine they offered, we didn't take note of corkage fees!
We are coming to Queentown from Brisbane, a group of 14 does the Cow Restaurant take bookings for dinner?
16 August 2016|
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Response from Mike R | Reviewed this property |
The place is quite small and there are no tables that would accommodate that many people together. As I recall we did not have a reservation, just happened upon it walking around. We did not have to wait that long. We... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cow Lane, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 8588
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