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New Orleans Hotel

27 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1748
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“whitebait” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
27 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just popped in for a snack and a beer on a rainy cold day. It was lovely, warm and cosy inside with quite a buzz. The wedges with sour cream and chili sauce was particularly tasty - crispy (but not overcooked) on the outside, and...More

Thank Suzette d
Reviewed 1 week ago

well, new orleans kind of disappointed us we been there 3 times, first was ok, 2nd time nobody care aboit us and the 3rd we have pizza but was cold. well we need to go again and c how that will be, because food is...More

Thank Juninho-NZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have enjoyed the warm fire and meals here in the past so was bitterly disappointed with the food and service this time. Service was very slow which was surprising because the restaurant was not full. They forgot our coffee order and the pancakes were...More

Thank GrantHay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has the best $10 Bacon and Eggs !!!! A great casual place to relax by fires or as it was a beaut sunny day on the deck overlooking the Arrow !!

Thank Tania N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used New Orleans Hotel as our base for Arrowtown experience. Low cost low expectations but the little room had all my necessities especially as the mountains, wine region and local shops were right there. So is the pub which feels local, feels welcoming and meets...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I had the unfortunate experience of booking this hotel. It was noisy, my room was right next the the bars and outside stairs. I would not recommend for the money, far better options in Queenstown or Wanaka for the same money. By pass this one!...More

Thank KPW B
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch today with two kids and my wife the service was average and then the food arrived. Horrible is how you'd suggest what arrived, the kids toasted sandwiches were the bread with unmelted cheese, tomato and ham with raw red onion. What...More

Thank madbadmuffin
Reviewed 22 July 2017

A real mixture of Pub Grub and Asian food. I had the lamb shank which was slightly overcooked and served with huge portions of Mash and Vegetables. The kids (7 and 5) both had a Kids Mac n Cheese which was too big for them....More

Thank leestevens1979
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The New Orleans is the sole pub in Arrowtown these days, the Royal Oak having been converted to shops about 10 years ago by Irish entrepreneur, Eamon Cleary. A man who generously gave $1 million to Otago University. The New Orleans is a hotel in...More

Thank W001
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Place jampacked but to be expected during school holidays. Food always good and a great selection of drinks.

Thank Steven_WLG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1748
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  • This restaurant is at New Orleans Hotel
Located in beautiful Arrowtown on famous Buckingham Street, The New Orleans (New O, as the locals call it) is one of the last historical running hotels in New Zealand. We pride ourselves on providing simple, honest old fashioned hospitality. The hotel has 9 well appointed rooms all featuring free wifi, New furniture,Linen and Decor (updated 2012). Our award winning Bistro and Bar features local seafood,an extensive wine list, NZ Craft Beer and much, much more. We are open 7 days from 8am, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinne.Recently (2013) we have extended our premises to Include Little Micky Finns, Arrowtown's very own Irish and Gourmet Pizza Bar. Featuring genuine Emerald Isle Memorabilia and boasting the best Whiskey collection in town.
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