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Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar

Brecon Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-441 0085
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (162 reviews)
“roast meats” (25 reviews)
“soups” (43 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, European, Asian, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Brecon Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went up on Gondola. Amazing views over Queenstown. Stopped in Stratosfare for a drink and to sit and look at View. Restaurant was packed, food looked really good.

Thank 163sammiv
Reviewed today via mobile

What a great morning. The gondola ride to the top is outstanding and smooth, views wonderful. There are activities for all age family members to do if you wish. The cafe is good with quality food that is varied. Coffee is good as where the...More

Thank Annabell2411
Reviewed 2 days ago

Undeniably this restaurant offers the most spectacular, panoramic views in NZ. It serves three sittings per evening and each sitting caters for at least 150 people. No wonder you have to make a booking. With such a turnover of numbers expect queues for your food....More

Thank TwoTravellers34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where else in Queenstown can you get food this good with an equally amazing view? There is a large selection of foods, which can be enjoyed while staring out at the town, or the numerous adventure/thrill seekers just outside eg. Luging, zip line, mountain bikers,...More

1  Thank PhoebeNJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to New Zealand, so we were open to any suggestions as to all the different sites and attractions that might be worth a visit. The Skyline / Stratosphere Restaurant in Queenstown was put forward as one to consider and as...More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no doubt that the lure of this restaurant is its location and the novelty of reaching it by cable car. The restaurant is set atop a mountain overlooking Queenstown and the views are spectacular to say the least. It is quite a special...More

1  Thank 1Englishman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked and waited for the confirmation email -said to be soon ? Nothing Next day we rang again to confirm and were told email confirmation will come in a couple of minutes .... never came ! We indulged in an early 4.30 dinner Food...More

Thank CherryGreg163
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Skyline to the Restaurant for dinner, the view was amazing and it was good to see it a night. The restaurant was delicious and a huge range to choose from the desserts were amazing. Well worth the money.

Thank Q2646QEkarenw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 5 had such a great dining experience here while visiting Queenstown. We were seated quickly and were lucky enough to get a table by the window which was beautiful. We arrived early enough to spend some at the look out which provided...More

Thank brittneywhittinghamx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was nice, the view spectacular but the service was atrocious. Nobody came to clear the table, you had to take the plates to them so you had room. Next time I would eat in a nice restaurant in town and spend half the...More

Thank Emma P
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Julie A
17 October 2018|
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Response from ozpuddle | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julie Yes, this review is for Stratosphere Queenstown, New Zealand. There are a number of other venues around the world using the name Stratosphere but this one is definitely Queenstown 👍
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Hoe Z
10 June 2018|
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Response from Mumjudy | Reviewed this property |
Try a direct phone call rather than email.
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Karen O
10 May 2018|
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Response from PeaceT18 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Booking is highly recommended, especially if you would like window seats with bird's eye views of the city. It's a popular place with tourists. You only pay on arrival, so there's no financial penalty if you fail to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$44
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brecon Street, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 0085
  • E-mail
Description
Located high above Queenstown with panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, Skyline Queenstown's restaurant is one of the most popular dining experiences in New Zealand - catering for up to 620 guests each night. Chef and guest interaction is one of the highlights of the Stratosfare redevelopment. Guests are able to watch as Stratosfare's expert chefs prepare dishes using some of New Zealand's finest produce at interactive cooking stations. Further enhancing the overall guest experience is the inclusion of a mussel bar, where New Zealand green-lipped mussels are served hot to diners. A central feature of Stratosfare is a purpose-built rotisserie oven where guests can see locally-sourced chicken, beef and lamb cooked before their eyes. A tempting dessert display featuring a vast array of decadent sweet treats is the perfect end to a dining experience. Lunch open from 12.00Pm until 2.00Pm. Dinner reservations available: Early sitting from 5.45Pm till 6.30Pm (tables must be vacated by 7.45Pm) Late sitting from 8.15Pm to 8.45Pm (no time limit) Contact
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