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Botswana Butchery

Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6994
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed today

Enjoyed an excellent meal in lovely location. Good service & lovely ambiance. Would certainly visit again if / when next in Queenstown. Pleased to recommend.

Thank 123Cliff
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Knowing this place books out months in advance and by the time we booked we got a 6:15pm sitting. Still knowing we would have to leave by 8pm time was not a concern. They managed the meals well and if we wanted we could have...More

Thank Pearl P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very quaint restaurant. Despite the fact it was packed it was romantic. Service was swift and attentive. Food was good. Wine was excellent but overpriced.

Thank Thejuddos
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice setting, great decor, good service but eat before you come if you expected a meal. Beautiful food but eat before you go if you are after more than a mouthful of flavour. Nice wine selection.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Botswana Butchery is always busy so make sure you make a reservation. I pop in a lot after work at 9pm and usually sit upstairs and eat at the bar. The room is cosy and reasonably private with a lovely open fire. The waiters are...More

Thank JuliaMilley
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Botswana Butchery was the best dinner we had the entire week we were in NZ. I had a Peking Duck for Entree, delicious lamb for main and a parfait for dessert. My Husband enjoyed the Squid, Beef and a cream brulee desert. All was...More

Thank maryado
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came with high expectation due to the good reviews. The restaurant is beautiful but their food left a lot to be desired. We had the grill sole, devilled duck livers, Cardona Lamb roti rolls. Perhaps we didnt order the right items that they are good...More

Thank hagan_dazz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the meal and service was great. Restaurant full and a little noisy . Need to book well in advance and not cheap.

Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent four nights in Queenstown and hit all the best and worse restaurants (see my review today of Amisfield as worse place). We have done steak houses all over the world and some may think they are all the same, but they are not....More

Thank danielg0nzalez
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had read reviews about this restaurant and really wanted to try. My husband and I went with some friends, we had a private room. Everyone's good was simply amazing! If you're in Queenstown - Go!

Thank Skye W
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Carissa E
21 February 2018|
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Response from brala519 | Reviewed this property |
no it's not a byo restaurant
2 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
It's available on their website. The slow cooked Lamb Shoulder was the BEST I've ever had anywhere in the world!
26 November 2015|
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Response from SchmegChez | Reviewed this property |
Look up This for the Botswana Butchery web page so that you can email them your questions so you can find out in time for Christmas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 36 - USD 107
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Archers Cottage 17 Marine Parade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 6994
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