Postmasters

54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, Arrowtown, New Zealand, 9302
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Monday 8:30 - 21:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 21:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 21:00
Thursday 8:30 - 21:00
Friday 8:30 - 21:00
Saturday 8:30 - 21:00
Sunday 8:30 - 21:00

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Alfresco Dining
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About Postmasters


Enjoy a taste of Arrowtown’s rich heritage at the picturesque Postmasters.
The carefully preserved historic cottage, once home to the town’s postmasters, has been a main street feature since the 1860s and is now a popular café, bar and restaurant surrounded by beautiful gardens. 
Diners are warmly welcomed into the cosy interior complete with wood burning stove. Outside the verandah is a stunning spot for al fresco dining or just relaxing with a drink whilst soaking up the sun and watching the world go by! 
The seasonal menu features fresh flavours, top quality local produce, and Central Otago wines which showcase the best of this famous wine-making region. 
Dietary requirements are taken care of with a great choice of gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan options available across the menus.

Open daily from 8.30am for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between!

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Rebecca made our night. Food was great but the fish of the day was outstanding

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

Nice food and great service

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Had steak for $42 would have been disappointed, only 2 very small mushrooms and maybe 2 tsp spinach, haven’t found brandy sauce yet, add side of mash another $8 but u really needed a side if veg / salad as well as steak was very small, but was cooked lovely

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Visited On Thursday, 28 November 2019

Great food with an excellent ambience. Service provided by our Irish waitress was excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 November 2019

A Very unhelpful and unfriendly person seated us who seemed disgruntled that I asked if there was a gluten free/ vegan option. Despite us choosing to eat there as it is advertised to provide GF and vegan food obviously they could not manage the combination of both. The GF options are cross contaminated with gluten which is very unhelpful for a celiac. No offer was made to provide something that I could eat. Would not recommend!

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Visited On Thursday, 21 November 2019

Great food and service. The waitress is really delightful. We had a wonderful evening - thank you

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Absolutely outstanding as per usual. The menu is simple yet, everything we tried was presented to perfection. Every flavour of every bite was simply delicious. Would HIGHLY recommend Postmasters residence to dine at, enjoy a drink and the atmosphere of the gorgeous arrowtown. 5 Stars my friends! Will certainly be back.

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Excellent breakfast and really friendly staff. Thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Amazing food and service !!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Had a lovely night dining in Postmaster. It had never let me down. Visit so many times in the last two years, and every single time is always with perfect food and outstanding service!! Our waitress is very friendly and the venison she recommended is so delicious that you should not miss it. My fillet steak is cooked beautifully just right, tender and juicy... Will definitely come back and highly recommended to everyone!!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 October 2019

Young Irish Lady who waited on our table was first rate, proofessional but very pleasant manner. We will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

Very enjoyable evening with good food

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Great to be back at our favourite local restaurant for dinner and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent and the service friendly and efficient. We will be back many times over the next few months and in fact have already been back for a great breakfast.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 October 2019

Lovely restaurant and service. Not a very varied menu but still tasty and colorful. Lovely evening in one of the outdoor tables. Nice experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

Friendly service, really happy with our night there

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Visited On Friday, 27 September 2019

We really enjoyed our evening at The Postmasters. The food was delicious and was beautifully presented. We had steak, risotto and fish pie and everyone loved their meal. Service was as always excellent and friendly and we count this restaurant as one of our favourite places to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

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Visited On Friday, 27 September 2019

Amazing restaurant and fantastic service food was excellent and seating was great and service recommend this great spot

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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

Excellent food and service. An evening to remember!

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Visited On Friday, 23 August 2019

Warm and accomodating staff, delicious food! Was the best service we received on our holiday.. lovely evening

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Beautiful food, fantastic service and great staff

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

The Postmasters is iconic in Arrowtown and is a lovely way to spend an evening with family or friends.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

A fun night with excellent service. Loved it.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Amazing night , power went off never went on while we were there, very dark , staff brought lots of candles, made us feel very comfortable, after about 45 mins decided to let us know what they could still prepare with limited gas, we got talking to other customers, made new Freinds really lovely evening thank u Rebecca x

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 July 2019

We really loved our meal at postmasters. We had a lovely English (? Welsh) girl serve us. All the food was exquisite. It was my partners first time trying venison and it’s his new favourite meat! The wine was lovely and well matched to our food. I had the steak, which was so flavourful. I loved the generosity of the sauces. Also, the smoked mash! We’re hoping to be back during our stay in Queenstown.

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Visited On Monday, 22 July 2019

Beautiful Arrowtown restaurant with delicious locally sourced ingredients. The starter platter is amazing and great for a family. Thank you to Rebecca for wonderful service. Highly recommend.

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