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“Highlight of our trip”

Flame Bar and Grill
Ranked #22 of 287 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$27
Cuisines: African, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: With some of the best views in Queenstown, Flame is Queenstown's unique African grill-house. Flame, a small family owned steak house offers quality food and excellent service in a vibrant and intimate setting. This is a dining experience not to be missed. All our beef is grass fed from Southland and Otago and is aged for up to 6 weeks then flame-grilled in our secret basting resulting in it's unique flavour. Racks of ribs are served on a board and come supplied with a flame bib!! Seafood, chicken and vegetarian options are also catered for. Make sure you leave space for a Dom Pedro!! Flame will bring out the carnivore in you. Discover the taste of South Africa - A rare steakhouse, well done!
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Hands down the best meal and dining experience I've EVER had. Our Waiter, Brandon, was superb. Friendly and informative, great sense of humour. We started with the tasting platter for one and the grilled mushrooms to share - the mushrooms were full of flavour and topped with melted cheese while the tasting platter was the perfect choice to sample all the meat on offer, we really enjoyed the sausage and prawns! For main my husband ordered the mixed grill - it was incredible! SO much food but every item was cooked to perfection, the ribs being the highlight. I ordered the fillet steak cooked rare with mushroom sauce and it was to die for! Great cocktail list also, particularly the whiskey sour! Next time we're in Queenstown, we'll be sure to come back!

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and even more amazing service - the Manager Nick, Chef Shane and Waitress Alice went above and beyond to help make our meal and dining experience memorable! And what a meal it was - scrumptious! 5 star service and 5 star food! We will be back - all the way from Australia!

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Never do we visit Queenstown without visiting Flames Bar and Grill. Often it is in the air before you head up the stairs to the bar and grill.
Over the years of visiting Flames, we have worked out how best to order. A few times we had left the restaurant feeling we had to be rolled down the stairs so now, we always stick to sharing a full rack of ribs, a 350g rib eye steak with their famous mushroom sauce and a serve of salad, both served with a choice of chips or small roasted potatoes. This way we always walk out feeling full but not uncomfortably full. If you enjoy entrees, be sure to order a less heavy main meal. Believe me, we are big eaters. If you decide to have a mixed grill.... there is a lot of meat on the plate, with chips or roasted potatoes.
Everything we had tonight was absolutely delicious. The bbq ribs were to die for and for the steak, we usually order medium rare, but on the menu, they recommended medium and we were so pleased we did just that. From memory, my medium rare steak was quite rare.
The restaurant is fully licensed, with cocktails available on the drinks menu. Staff are friendly as well. Be sure to book to secure a table. It is always quite a busy restaurant.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Had their Tbone monster steak in medium rare - it was cooked perfectly! Topped with strings of crispy onions! Yummy gravy to pair as well. Reasonable price and its worth it!

Though I made a reservation we still need to wait for 30 minutes, we are asked to wait by the bar but the bar was full and has no more space, its awkward to just stand there around people eating so we needed to wait outside instead.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Had the vegetarian burger and it was delicious, lots of non meat options which is great you can get lots of add ons, sides and sauces! Big portions and we left very full ..

1  Thank CariseBethan
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