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 war... More info

The Bunker

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

The Bunker offers a fine dining experience with a distinctly New Zealand cuisine, specialising in red meats and local delicacies.  The restaurant is small and intimate, ensuring a high level of quality and service with dim lighting and old school music create an almost private club atmosphere. The rustic fine dining menu focuses on locally sourced produce with European and Kiw... More info

Bardeaux

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

Nest Kitchen

Best Cocktail Bars in Queenstown

Nest Kitchen offer modern Mediterranean classics at the highest alfresco dining spot in Queenstown.   Making use of kiwi ingredients to create a flavourful menu, this seductively-lit, art deco style restaurant and bar features awe-inspiring views with floor to ceiling windows.  The bar and restaurant has curated a unique selection of New Zealand Gin & Tonics, and a wide range... 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