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The Boatshed Cafe

847 Frankton Rd, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 4146
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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847 Frankton Rd, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brunch time. Arrived around 9am and got good service, not too many people in. So.e very tasty options as well as effectively build you own. The pulled pork poached egg was really good. First coffee was quick but the 2nd was really slow as the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WayneK160
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered clams and mussels cioppino (clams and mussels cooked in tasty tomato sauce and it comes with garlic bread as well) and steak sandwich. Both were delicious! Definitely enjoyed both the food and the awesome view.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank greatestofallislove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many recommendations brought us here. The menu, while interesting with many unusual options, didn't appeal. We ordered coffee and scones and weren't very impressed with either.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wego2places
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here at the recommendation of the person at the car rental counter. Right on the lake with beautiful views, this place feels like a locals’ hangout. The food was fantastic - Boatshed Salad, Sirloin Steak Sandwich, and Cioppino. My daughter suggested that we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alanlP3589QE
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We stopped here for breakfast on our way to the airport. We didn't want to have to go into the city centre as parking is hard to get and the only other places to stop on way to airport were hotel restaurants. Then we found...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maggieb690
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful setting for lunch after walking from Queenstown- great selection of food, excellent coffee and service to match.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Been here quite a few times and the inconsistency lets it down. Good one meal, truly average the next. Our platter was very small which is ok given the price but putting more bread or crackers on wouldn't have broken the bank. I think what...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank loubarb13
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast this morning and really enjoyed the coffee, food and view. Lovely spot for a coffee

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend to everyone. Staff are really friendly and welcoming. Will definitely visit again. Nice view at outside deck. Meals was delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yogeshn2016
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for coffee. It's a great little spotvaaay from the rush of queens town I'm sure it would be popular with locals. The good off the menu looked great. We only had scones etc and they were nice. We were there on a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kerry553
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 847 Frankton Rd, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand (Formerly Boat shed cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown  >  Frankton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 4146
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