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Pesto - CLOSED

18 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 0885
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good53%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
1 Feb 2015
28 Jan 2015
“Dinner with friends”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
18 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 March 2013

Nothing is fancy at Pesto. It has nice solid Italian food. We both had pasta for our mains and enjoyed our meal. The surprise was our entree of "pizza crust." We thought we would get pieces of pizza crust to nibble on before our main...More

Thank Tomtravel23
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Nice meal and charming staff. We didn't book but they sent us to the Blue Door bar whilst we waited (not long) for a table. Loved Blue Door and the restaurant.

Thank Crescentcityfan
Reviewed 7 March 2013

We had the perfect, simple dinner here-- cold beer, crisp wine, excellent pizza. It's right in the heart of Arrowtown so there's a nice vibe-- lots going on and a real feeling of being in the center of the action.

Thank TCWilliamstown
Reviewed 8 February 2013

Lovely family atmosphere with un-fussy Italian food. Good for pizza, pasta, etc. Service good. Very convenient of you're going to the cinema just above the restaurant.

Thank Dion_C
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Sit outside if you can - the outdoor dining area is surrounded by fresh flowers and is the perfect place for people watching. When we visited it was fairly quiet, and service was fast and friendly. We ordered the special: fish cooked in butter with...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 19 January 2013

A few friends and I ate here and it was pretty good Italian food. The service was very nice and we had a young lady who was our waitress (I think her name was Katie? I forget). She was very friendly and had personal favorites...More

1  Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 19 January 2013

A friend and I were the first customers for the evening. The waitress was fast and friendly. The fettucine was one of the best I've had with generous prawns, scallops, shallots, celery & parsley in a nice, light creamy white wine sauce. We sat outside...More

Thank cornishgal02
Reviewed 17 January 2013

This restaurant is tucked away down a lane, just before you go up the stairs to the great movie theatre we have here in Arrowtown. We have lived here for a year, and I'm not sure why we haven't eaten here before, but I'm glsd...More

Thank nbalwaystravel
Reviewed 10 January 2013

My husband and I visited Pesto while in Arrowtown on our honeymoon and had the most fabulous dinner. I ordered the oricchette pasta and my husband had a pizza. Both were absolutely delicious. It's been a long time since I have had a pasta that...More

1  Thank Eloise M
Reviewed 7 January 2013

Nice decor however this place is let down by the food. Although I enjoyed my pizza my husband did not and the antipasti plate was really not great.

Thank nj_ps
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 17
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 0885
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