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Handpicked by a Queenstown Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown'.

There are some fantastic cocktail bars in Queenstown to enjoy a classic cocktail after a hard day's fun. If you like your Mai Tai and Mojitas, you'll want to head to one of the bars on our list.

Eichardt's Bar

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

Situated on Marine Parade overlooking Lake Wakatipu, Eichardt's Bar is part of the renowned Eichardt's Hotel. The stylish bar features a welcoming fireplace, comfortable sofas and attentive service. Using local, fresh and organic produce, Eichardt's serves a Tapus inspired menu during lunchime, with a variation served after 3.00pm until late. A breakfast menu is also available. The warm and ... More info

The Bunker

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

The Bunker offers an intimate fine dining experience with a distinctly New Zealand cuisine, specialising in red meats and local delicacies. The Bunker also has an after hours cocktail bar, serving top cocktails, spirits, and a decent choice of wines and beers, all to be enjoyed in front of a roaring open fire. The roof top terrace offer you the chance to gaze at the stars above while you enj... More info


Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

Bardeaux lets its wide selection of wines do the talking. Guests can expect a huge range of local Pinot's supported by a cellar of vintage champagne and wines. The Sumptuous interiors combined with the huge open fire are welcome sights, especially during those cold winter nights.... More info

The Lodge Bar

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

Located in the beautiful surroundings of Lake Wakatipu, The Lodge Bar operated by successful New Zealand brand Rodd & Gunn, offers stunning food and wine with menus created by some of the country's best. The food menu is designed by Michelin Starred chef Matt Lambert and features fine dishes using seasonal produce including oysters, salmon and venison. The food is accompanied by an exclusiv... More info

1789 Wine & Jazz Lounge

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

This stylish bar located in the Sofitel Queenstown hotel offers 350 wines by the bottle and another 50 by the glass. Inspired by the French Revolution the 1789 Wine and Jazz Lounge is an extravagant and luxurious venue in which wine connoisseurs can enjoy an outstanding variety of vintages. The extensive wine menu is backed by stunning cocktails, beer and cider, spirits and a wide ran... More info

Habana Boutique Rum Bar

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

Habana Bar brings Cuba to Queenstown.  With over 70 rums, expect the tastiest Mojitos using only the finest and freshest ingredients.  Habana's rum collection includes influences from all over the world, with the go to favorite Appletons!  Try Habana's delicious rum flights, or even a rum tasting master class for you and your friends. The atmospheric and compact bar ... More info

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