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The Ballarat Trading Company

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A friendly pub for both tourists and locals alike, situated in the heart of Queenstown. Our aim is to have really good simple food and great service, in a welcoming environment
PRICE RANGE
USD 10 - USD 27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews seafood linguine bangers and mash ribs ribeye lamb shoulder bread salad server nikki great atmosphere kids meals mulled wine pub food great dinner great food and service cooked perfectly new zealand claire
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had one of our last dinners here and boy did it meet our expectations- we opted for 4 different entrees and the beef cheek croquettes were to die for - great service as well

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CJohnsonNZ
Reviewed 3 days ago

Started off very well, my wife wanted a cocktail but couldn’t have one of the ingredients in the one she wanted. The bar staff suggested an alternative ingredient, Good call & well done, it was exceedingly nice. Green lip mussels in cider & leek broth,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Oldtable
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a cozy little restaurant. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The menu has something for everyone. The pumpkin soup was so good, the perfect meal on a cool night. They also have outdoor seating.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 479pattid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate a late lunch in the sun recently in the outside seating at The Ballarat Trading Company. It was a delightful day, the food was good and we didn’t at all mind the slow pace of the meal. We both ordered the burger which...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank NXTTRP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in on a busy Monday evening. Seated almost immediately in one of the front rooms. Lovely decor, loved the 2 big iron stands by the fireplace that held lots of pillar candles lit for the rainy night. The staff are quick and attentive....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank debralgutierrez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a bit of a roller coaster. Nice cosy pub feel, footy on the TV (even in the dining area, not an issue for me), animal heads and a nice location. Food was great, I got the braised lamb As a main and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank Kookab55
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Small portions for the price, great bathrooms though, great Tiramasu cocktail! We're able to easily accommodate our group of seven. Half way through the meal the in house speakers started playing music at a loud volume and it became hard to hear people sitting across...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JamesG6047
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

A friend and I shared the meat platter. It was fantastic and although expensive good value. The staff were friendly

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank U8695MXstephenb
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Good meal, the platter was a great way to taste the menu. Burgers looked great, will have to try them next time.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AndyLx
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

This otherwise good restaurant is somewhat let down by its lacklustre service. Our food - steak, mussels, salads, kids spaghetti - were all tasty and not unreasonably priced (in Queenstown anyway). In fact the kids meals were the best value in town. But the timing...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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