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 Friday, 17 January 2020

When you know it’s going to be a busy weekend because the gibbston concert is on perhaps get more staff working. Our starters were forgotten and when the mains came out we were asked if we can have the mains first, when we declined were given a dirty look and attitude! Pretty sure the mains were then just reheated and served to us again! This place has gone downhill since the last time I came :(

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Thanks for a lovely night

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Delicious food, relaxing atmosphere, great table location and excellent service, special thank you to Nico (and other staff on that night) for the extra thoughtful child friendly service.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Our family of four had a fantastic dinner at Postmasters. The kids and adults are well looked after and the food is fantastic. Will be back.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Great place and nice to sit in or outdoors. Lovely staff, very attentive. Beautiful food with all our dishes full of flavour and very tender meat. We dined with a Coeliac and most of the menu was okay or could be made to suit. Very much appreciated. We ate everything!

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Lovely atmosphere, tasty fresh food and attentive service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

The starters prawn with avocado, mussels in cream wine sauces are great. But the portion for main course is a little small. The service staff is great. Overall, the experience is warm and will recommend.

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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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