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Public Kitchen & Bar

Steamer Wharf, Beach street, Queenstown, New Zealand, 9300
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Open 11:00am - Late daily

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Alfresco Dining
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About Public Kitchen & Bar

Offering exceptional local cuisine, Public Kitchen is all about local produce caught in the hills or farmed down the road or caught off the coast. The closest restaurant to the lake the outdoor terrace is a must dining option to take in the views and enjoy the exceptional sharing dishes on offer.

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

The food was amazing and the view onto the lake is lovely 😊

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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

The food was amazing- especially the pork belly sticks!

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Visited On Thursday, 09 August 2018

I always enjoy my meals at Public as the food is good, wine list covers most tastes, and the music is played at a volume that makes conversation possible. My only wish is that the chef's choice would be available for groups of less than 4 to make selection of a good meal easier!

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 August 2018

Great service from staff, super attentive and helpful! atmosphere was warm and busy especially for a Tuesday evening, the place was full and buzzing by 6.30/7pm! Food was great, came out quickly, we had lots of vegetarian options which were amazing, highlights were the cauliflower bites and baked camembert! Would definitely recommend and will be back :)

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 August 2018

great meals, nice and simple, but hearty cuisine...

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Visited On Friday, 03 August 2018

Absolutely delicious food!

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Visited On Friday, 27 July 2018

Rebecca was fantastic! Loved the atmosphere and share plate style dining. We will be back!

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Visited On Monday, 23 July 2018

Amazing food, the chickpea chips are surprising and the baked camembert to die for!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 July 2018

Great food, service and views! Thanks for a lovely dining experience!

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Fantastic service and big portions :) we left incredibly satisfied.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 July 2018

I love this place. You can enjoy the view while having decent meal. Great food and excellent service. Everthing was just perfect. Thanks.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 July 2018

Great food, very helpful staff, very nice night out

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Visited On Sunday, 22 July 2018

Just love your food! We have had dinner at the Public Kitchen the last three times we have been in Queenstown!! Great view and gorgeous food!! We’ll be back

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Visited On Sunday, 15 July 2018

Thanks for the quick service and lovely food.Lamb was delicious and the smoked cod snack too. Outstanding staff - friendly, professional and welcoming. You were so helpful and accommodating as we were on a tight schedule😊 Will definitely visit again when we are in town!

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 July 2018

All round excellent dining experience! High quality tasty food and great service. We dined on a first table booking which made it a great deal!

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 July 2018

My venison was kind of cold when it reached the table and the serving of purée was kind of stingy for 40 bucks. Purée is cheap so not sure why the portion need be so meagre.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 July 2018

Everything was great with an awesome lake view

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

Always enjoy the experience at Public. A favourite of ours....and now that the vegetarian options have been expanded, we shall be back more often.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

Loved the trust the chef option!

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

Amazing meal as always!

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

Nice pork belly sticks and chickpea chips but the other dishes we had were really bland. Cod Croquettes and fried chicken particularly.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 June 2018

This was an awesome dining experience for our first time at Public. We will definitely be back again for the wonderful service, food, and atmosphere!

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Visited On Monday, 18 June 2018

Wonderful food and service will have to go back as was too full for desserts and they looked fabulous. Only thing you need new water jugs as water tasted awful looked inside jug was rusty.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 June 2018

Excellent tasty generous cuisine. Great service. Highly recommend

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Visited On Saturday, 16 June 2018

Fabulous! Superb food, service and environment. We'll be back

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