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“Views worth seeing (so go during sunlight)”

Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #62 of 282 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 31 May 2018 via mobile

A friend and I went to the 530pm buffet sitting and folks was it worth it!!! The meat selection on the buffet was mouth watering and the dessert bar is worth it's own 2hr sitting!
Go to the 530pm, grab an early gondola to enjoy a beverage and the view.
Special thanks to Gareth (staff) who kept our tables cleared and our wine/water replenished. Made the experience 5 star.

Thank Kelsie B
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Took a package of gondola with buffet lunch package.
Note that the lunch buffet spread is less than the dinner, but is still have number of choices to choose from. Hot tea & coffee is included in the buffet and do not forget to try the dessert. The Ice cream is yummy.
After the meal, you can enjoy view up above while enjoy your cup of coffee.

Note. the main buffet might be crowded with tour group initially, you can just let them go first as they have limited lunch time. And there is enough food to go around.

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Thank TanL254
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Best buffet spread with a view in New Zealand. Love the deserts and the fresh seafood for the dinner spread. Would have given full marks for this restaurant but the counter staff were not too friendly both times we were there. The servers attitude were fine but those stationed at the counter at the entrance wear no smile on their faces. It was not pleasant especially as it was the first point of contact for any diners.

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Thank travellingbeebee
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

We had the buffet lunch here and it was amazing. The combination of all the different and varied food stations and the dessert ROOM, all you can eat style and awesome views made for a memorable occasion. We had no intention of dining here originally but the greeter at the door convinced us and although it was $50 per person, not an inexpensive lunch, it was worth every cent.

Thank techno69
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We were surprised that food was delicious there. Wedges were delicious, fluffy and a big serving. Can’t wait to go back!

Thank katieimogen
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