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Pig And Whistle Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
41 Ballarat Street, Queensotwn | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9055
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“pork hock” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
41 Ballarat Street, Queensotwn | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were waiting long even when there were almost no customers. They just have a bad overview. Drinks were ok, selection too. Prices are normal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robertlQ9052PB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked like a fun place from outside so we wanted to have some beers here (we are all in our 30ies and were for the record sober). However, the doorman did not let us in because our official Swiss photo IDs look like if they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MariaK9870
CheMcL, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi MariaK9870, Thank you for your feedback. The only form's of ID that we can accept by law are a Passport, NZ drivers licence, or a NZ 18 plus card so we could not take a Swiss licence on the door. I will follow up...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here as a large family group. Staff were great, with ordering our meals and all coming out promptly. Great location being handy to one of the main streets of Queenstown.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Racheenz
CheMcL, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Racheenz, Thank you for your review. I will pass on your great feedback to our team. Thanks, Che

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pub food. A little slow between orders being taken and when food arrived (almost 45 mins) but the music kept us entertained and the beer was plentiful. It's busy during the ski season but a reasonable place to meet with friends and even to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 762petes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 14 University friends attending a reunion in Queenstown. We wanted to watch the All Blacks vs Wallabies game on TV as well as the COX Plate so were looking for a friendly venue with big screens which would allow us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diana M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good meal was served up here for dinner on a Sunday night. We missed the special roast as it finishes at 4pm but very happy with the bangers and mash and chicken schnitzel. This was our first night in Queenstown and we have found better...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 262alannad
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely family meal here sitting in the late sun .The service was prompt and friendly. The meals were your typical pub fare , large and hearty.. i loved my nachos. Handy to town and good for larger groups.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Janine45
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This was a nice cozy restaurant. Moderate price. Delish beef entree, fries and drinks. Nice atmosphere

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Voyager6013
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Yes I’ve tried fergburger and honestly I much preferred pig and whistles. My girlfriend also enjoyed her salad and we are pretty fussy eaters. Good job

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sunshine612417
CheMcL, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi There, Thank you for your great review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. I have the odd burger or 4 here as well and I am glad you enjoy them as much as I do :) Kindly, Che

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Had the best Chicken Parmy served by the lovely Tash. Beer was cold, parmy was huge, day was hot and sunny... A great location, good vibes and great staff. A great place to unwind and have a feed. Top pub.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NorthernNov
CheMcL, General Manager at Pig And Whistle Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi NorthernNov, Thank you for your great review. I have passed your feedback onto Tash and we thank you for this. It is always great to see our staff being acknowledged when they deliver great service. I hope to see you next time you are...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Ballarat Street, Queensotwn | P.O. Box 1243, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 9055
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Description
Queenstown's original English pub, located in the heart of town, is a favourite with locals and visitors alike! With great food, live music and all the sport!
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