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Stables Restaurant & Wine Bar

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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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28 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1818
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided to give it a try for dinner tonight based on the reviews & so glad we did! It's a small restaurant so make a booking because we didn't & got sat luckily at the last available table. Lots of locals go there and we know why, because the food was delicious! I ate the fish special with truffle... More 

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Grafton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thanks to the bookkeeper Laura, who served a half dozen tables like a whirling dervish with grace and humour, we had an absolutely fabulous meal at Stables. Apparently it is hard to attract quality staff in parts of New Zealand. We heard this in Franz Joseph Glacier area, and along the west coast of NZ. But luckily the chef at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent,nicely presented and the staff really helpful. The best fish in arrow town. Great date pudding! Would highly recommend.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the salad with squash & it was great. The restaurant is cute and wait staff is cheerful and helpful.

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Thank Riffi_O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very cozy place with a lot of history and super yummy food - we visited in the middle of winter for dinner and it was fantastic

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't eat there as it was only lunch but great spot for a drink. Very friendly & helpful staff. Lovely outside on a nice day

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Stretton-On-Dunsmore, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great find. Ate here 2 evenings and had 8 different courses. All bar a pasta were absolutely top notch. That pasta was chopped fine so not easy to eat (if one is an experienced traveller to Italy you know how to twirl) and was just unexceptional. Fish and lamb extraordinary. Starters brilliant especially the French Onion soup (lots... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed this restaurant so much we made a special trip to Arrowtown to have lunch on our second trip to New Zealand. The food is fresh, tasty and unique. I had a pumpkin salad both times I liked it so much. My daughter had pasta of the day both times and each time it was different but she enjoyed... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful lunch here on a wet day. The attentive French staff and cosy dining area made the beef and cider pie I chose taste even better. The prices were reasonable and the food great. Loved it and will be back.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening meal here. The quality of the eye fillet was gorgeous and the service was great thanks to our French waiter (sorry can't remember name). We will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 25
Cuisine
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1818
Description
Enjoy the ambience of our fully restored 1876 stone building. Open for lunch and brunch from 11am with dinner being served from 5pm. Our al fresco setting is extremely popular during the summer months or take a step back in time in our beautiful interior for fireside dining. Our food is classic and hearty, focusing on slow cooked New Zealand produce, Aged steaks from the grill, and fresh seasonal produce. An excellent array of Central Otago wines. Feel free to join us for a full dining experience or enjoy some beverages and tapas.

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