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The Bunker

Certificate of Excellence
European, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
As featured in 3 Days in Queenstown and 1 other guide
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14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 8030
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sensational food, great service and huge wine selection. Great for a romantic night for two but also suitable for groups of friends etc! Fine dining and priced suitably!

Thank MPbrisban
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at the Bunker 2 nights ago and loved it! They accommodated us without a reservation and were very friendly and attentive. Staff recommendations were great, they even assisted us with selecting the wineries to visit the next day. Superb!!

Thank Jiped
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb bar and restaurant in Queenstown. We dined upstairs and where greeted by excellent and knowledgeable waiting staff. Food and matching wines where fantastic and a night cap at the bar is a must! Excellent ambience all round.

Thank Maurice C
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to The Bunker during a recent trip to Queenstown. Because it was a 50th Birthday, we booked in advance, however on arrival it was clear it hadn't been registered even though we had received a confirmation email. It wasn't a problem as they weren't that busy, so we were welcomed in. Not sure what may have happened if... More 

Thank Richard M
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place was so cute. Very small dining area with only 8 or so tables and a fireplace for warmth. We ordered pork and lamb. They both came with nice sides. Definitely enjoy a nice dinner here if you visit Queenstown!

Thank kkarnold
Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great onion bread and bacon jam, disappointed with main (wasn't asked how I wanted lamb cooked so served still bleeding), awful banana and chocolate dessert, disappointed cocktail list on website not the one on menu.

Thank Anna221078
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by our local B&B and was a solid reco. The Bunker is located down a small street (the entry is on the side, not the fake door on the front). Inside were a handful of tables with a fire in the fireplace, nice date spot, cozy and warm. Food was typical NZ fare done in a... More 

Thank NYweatherman
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I was very impressed with the food and the staff. We had the lamb and creme brûlée, it was sooo delicious 👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼

Thank Georgia M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You know from the moment you walk through the door that you're in for something special. The interior decorations are cosy/ romantic, warm (there are open fires) and you are instantly welcomed by the amazingly proficient waiters. You have to make a booking to be sure of dining here. The food is wonderful, the service is impeccable without being snooty... More 

Thank Mark G
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for cocktails and was given amazing service my Evie and Sarah, extremely friendly and efficient and all our cocktails were delicious! Always come in for a cocktail or two when I fancy a treat!

Thank Bex P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
European, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Cow Lane | Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 8030
Hidden away down a back alley in the center of Queenstown behind a rustic old wooden door, The Bunker offers discreet and intimate 'rustic' fine dining – specializing in red meats, game and local produce with a distinctly New Zealand flavour complimented by crackling log fires, intimate atmosphere, personal service and an impressive wine list. Our Cocktail Bar upstairs from the restaurant offers hand crafted classic and modern cocktails and an extensive wine and premium spirit list in a cosy lounge atmoshere which welcomes guests right through to the wee small hours. Wowing locals and visitors alike for over a decade with superb cuisine, friendly and knowledgeable service and a unique atmosphere, The Bunker is certainly a Queenstown experience not to be missed. PRIVATE DINING ROOM AVAILABLE FOR LARGE GROUPSDiscover The Bunker – Queenstown's best kept secret since 1997.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?