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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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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll 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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11 - 20 of 717 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I took a bunch of family to lunch to celebrate my brother's birthday. He & his partner had just been married the week before in Wanaka. With 8 of us, we got to sample quite a few of the specials and the menu selection. Every...More

Thank Mariam M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Checked the reviews before we came to Arrow Town, hence we visited this lovely cafe with expectations and it didn't let us down, great food, innovative and high standard!

Thank NYLMelbourne
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a family lunch here in the outdoor area, which backs on to the river. It's a beautiful spot and the kids loved the cubby house, which kept them occupied until the meals came out. The food was pleasant. Nothing amazing but good quality...More

Thank JohannaMaree
Reviewed 20 September 2017 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 20 September 2017

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 18 September 2017 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 17 September 2017

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 15 September 2017 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 15 September 2017

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 11 September 2017 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
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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$ 10 - US$ 20
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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