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“Great variety of food, if you love buffets ”

Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #64 of 285 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$29 - US$42
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
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
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Great cocktails and the customer service was awesome. Staff were welcoming qnd friendly. The food was so good ranging from lamb and beef roasts, salmon, curries, soups, lots of desserts and cheeses and I could go on but I'm getting hungry. Walked out with stretch marks. Would definitely recommend if you love buffets and enjoy pigging out.

Thank Desiree C
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Not so much to choose from but menu was well put together. Delicately prepared and taste delicious. Loved the Dessert area most, as NZ is best with dairy (their ice cream are to die for)

Thank avz16
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The mains part of the buffet was very average, no highlights at all. The only saving point of the dinner was the dessert buffet, loved it. Shame you can't get a ticket just for dessert part.

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1  Thank angelawZ4733EU
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

First, its not international standard as the food sucks omg its so bad
Angus beef but tasted like overcooked beef
Desserts and ice creams and tea areas are ok
But the meet and sushi is just YUCK
My prawn smells like it is kept for long time coz the second i tried peeling it
Its smushy and smells so badly i have to run to toilet to wash my hands
I told myself it is ok if food is bad and i will opt for environment but i was SO WRONG
the whole place are noisy like a market with people rushing left to right front and back to grab FREE food kinda situation
Look at the pictures omg
And worst, it was a special date and occasion for me and i came seeing reviews and pictures but i was so wrong
I see nothing out the glass
I went to so many high ground restaurant and this is the worst view i had
No to food
No to view at night (maybe evening before sunset is better, i dont know)
No to all the ppl thinking u will get to spend a quiet and classy night out
Sigh

Thank DJLengYein
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We went here for star glazing with dinner, it's a worth combination and not too much.
I love the buffet, they provide for VG people and plenty of sashimi salmon. Really great place to hang with a great view.
The dessert that must try it's teppanyaki ice cream with fruits.
They have king prawn and a lot of salad choices.
Worth the price because we have all the embiance and excellent service.
Recommend place if you r in town for lunch or breakfast.

Thank Erik_Swy
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