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The Fork and Tap

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
51 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1860
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (53 reviews)
“pate” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
51 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 704 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful meals and AMAZING atmosphere - hidden gem in Arrowtown!! Tried the Lobster Bisque with Monkfish, and Rabbit and walnut Papperdelle - Scrumptious

Thank suzndon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful lunch with a homemade chicken liver parfait, venison quinoa wrap and a huge burger done just right. welcoming and very cozy space with a wide selection of beers on tap. plenty of parking spaces at the carpark behind. Arrowtown itself is rather...More

Thank Wundertravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick cuppa this afternoon. It was packed which looked promising, although you wouldnt have known it from the outside. We ordered at the counter and let them know we would be on a table outside. It took ages to get our...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always like to tell it how it is. The food was really good and it was a nice place to eat and thats what my rating is based on. The service however could be improved where they welcome you and talk to you. The...More

Thank Joshtherock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Queenstown with my partner to see her daughter and her partner.. they took us to the "Fork and Tap"... a lovely comfortable pub with a very vibrant atmosphere and staff that were eager to help or serve, especially Gerry and Ruth... both made us...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

place is fine, service could be better, menu could have more options and be more specific. we did order a burger and comes with relish, what in the menu didnt say about. but ok

Thank Juninho-NZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking through Arrowtown looking for a late lunch on a cold spring day. We came across the Fork and decided to go in. The inside decor has the comfort of an english pub. The inside was nice and warm and we were promptly...More

Thank NZDaveNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the cheese and pate platters as well as the cod for a shared lunch. Great, all aspects were good pate was served with great toasted bread and biscuits. Cod was cooked perfectly. Really good selection of beer as well.

Thank Roger J
jeanjeannie123, Owner at The Fork and Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lovely to read your feed-back - thank you and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for lunch during a day trip to Arrowtown. I had the venison wrap which was delicious. My friend had the crayfish bisque which was also very well done. Fries were crispy and perfect. The portions were generous and reasonable for the price,...More

Thank isabelisabelisabel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful relaxed atmosphere with a great mix of both local and tourists . Great food and of course a fantastic selection of beer !!!! Awsome place to end up at after the great hill walks around and that Zeffer Apple Crumble Cider is to die...More

Thank Tania N
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Questions & Answers
29 November 2016|
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Response from Robert_in_Auckland | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it, but to be honest I don't know. I assumed it was a walk-in pub arrangement, but maybe they take bookings too. It would be easy enough to give them a call to ask. Enjoy Arrowtown!
24 July 2016|
Response from BmanUpperHutt | Reviewed this property |
Lunch mains from 11am till 5pm Sharing plates all day
23 July 2016|
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Response from jeanjeannie123 | Property representative |
Sorry but we are closed for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Open every other day in the year!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 22
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Buckingham St, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand (Formerly The Tap)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1860
  • E-mail
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