Handpicked by a Queenstown Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Restaurants For Lunch In Arrowtown'.

The pretty town of Arrowtown is a popular tourist destination less than 20 minutes drive from Queenstown.  After exploring the town you'll want to stop in for lunch in one fo the many quality cafes and restaurants.  Here are our picks of the best ones to seek out.

The Dishery

Bistro dining from 8.00am in the Dudley's Cottage Precinct in Arrowtown. Adjacent to the beautiful Arrow River Reserve, The Dishery specialises in locally sourced fresh food and wine.  Enjoy breakfast, lunch, late afternoon grazing, dinner along with garden seating overlooking the Arrow River Reserve.  Opening Hours: Monday - Sunday:  8.00am - 7.00pm  ...

Postmasters Cottage Cafe

Elegant and pretty cafe situated in picturesque and historic Arrowtown. The Postmasters Cottage Cafe is a quaint and beautifully presented cottage with indoor and outdoor dining areas.   Once home to the town’s postmasters, it has been a main street feature since the 1860s.  Its old-world charm, has made it one of Arrowtown’s most photographed buildings. The all day m...

The Stables Cafe and Restaurant

Situated in the centre of historic Arrowtown, the Stables Cafe and Restaurant provides a relaxed an intimate dining experience. The restaurant has bags of character with the building dating back to 1873, and memorabilia of days gone decorating the interior. Indoor and outdoor dining options make the restaurant a great spot to relax and enjoy people watching in Arrowtown. During the summer, its ...

The Hole in One Cafe

The Hole in One Cafe enjoys a tranquil setting in the grounds of Millbrook, one of the world's top golf resorts. The cafe operates out of the original farm stables, combining the character details of the building with modern and luxurious furnishings. Guests can enjoy coffee with savoury and sweet pastries from the food counter, or enjoy a bite to eat from the all day dining menu. A selectio...

The Fork and Tap Ale House and Restaurant

Set on the main street of Arrowtown, the Fork and Tap Ale House is a delightful historic bar and restaurant dating back to 1874. Featuring a warm, historic bar, light open dining area, outside bar, garden area with seating, open fire & kids playground. The all day menu serves lunch to dinner with delicious honest food including salads, free-range meats, burgers, pizza, sha...

Arrowtown Bakery and Café

A firm locals' favourite, Arrowtown Bakery and Café is situated in picturesque Arrowtown on the banks of the Arrow River. The bakery sells homemade pies and pastries many of which are considered New Zealand specialities like their Venison Pie. There is a good selection for vegetarians including calzones and quiches and a whopping range of gooey, chocolaty and creamy sweet treats for the sweet-...


Set on a piece of historic land in Arrowtown, Ayrburn is the spectacular new dining precinct featuring restaurant, bar, tasting room and gelato. Start the day with a coffee, savour a long lunch, sip wines, and soak up the stunning scenery.  End the day with cocktails, and let your hair down in a slice of Queenstown paradise. The Woolshed From hearty fare that comforts th...

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