Eat and Drink

Here are our favourite places to eat and drink along the Queenstown Trail…


Gibbston Valley Winery

Gibbston Valley Winery offers four distinct ranges of wine from their vineyards in either Gibbston or Bendigo. Wine tours also run daily, showcasing the region’s oldest vineyard and New Zealand’s largest wine cave. 

1820 State Highway 6, Queenstown, 9371
03 442 6910


The Rockburn Cellar Door offers relaxed tastings of their award winning wines in a unique setting, at the iconic Gibbston Tavern. A pure expression of Central Otago in your glass.

8 Coal Pit Road, Gibbston, 9371
027 211 4438


Kinross represents 5 world-class Gibbston wineries at the cellar door: Coal Pit, Hawkshead, Valli, Wild Irishman, and their own Kinross wine label. Enjoy relaxing in the Wine Garden, eating at the Bistro or staying in the cottages amongst the vines.

2300 Gibbston Highway, Queenstown, 9371
03 746 7269

The Church

Built in the small Southland settlement of Wangaloa in 1894, this former Presbyterian Church was relocated to the Gibbston Valley by some ingenious kiwis in the early 2000’s. Today, instead of hymns and sermons, it serves up local wines, delicious food, and good vibes.

2323 Gibbston Highway, Queenstown, 9371
027 213 1855

Mt Rosa

Mt Rosa have a spectacular new cellar door at the end of the Gibbston Valley. Their Aussie Terriers, Baz and Doug, are looking forward to welcoming you.

47 Gibbston Back Road, Gibbston, 9371
03 441 2493


Brennan is a small family owned and operated vineyard, winery and cellar door which is famous for producing limited quantities of iconic, aged wines that truly represent this exceptional wine region. 100% Gibbston.

86 Gibbston Back Road, Gibbston, 9371
03 442 4315

Chard Farm

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of their boutique cellar door. The road to Chard Farm is one of the most picturesque in New Zealand.

205 Chard Road, Gibbston, 9371
03 442 6110

Gibbston Tavern

The perfect spot for a wood fired pizza and craft beer after an awesome bike ride.

8 Coal Pit Road, Gibbston, 9371
03 409 0508


A small cafe offering toasted sandwiches, ice-cream, coffee, and soft drinks.



03 442 6910

Their delicatessen showcases a range of Whitestone Cheese, platters and cabinet food; while their restaurant offers bistro dining with local organic flavours.

Cheesery and Delicatessen:




Delicious wood-fired pizzas available

03 409 0508



Great options for light snacks, a lunch, or even bistro dining available, all offering Central Otago’s finest produce.

03 746 7269



Grab a food platter to share, full of local produce, which makes for a perfect end to your bike ride.

03 441 2493


Bespoke Kitchen

Bespoke (a 2 mins walk from our shop) won New Zealand Cafe of the Year in 2016.

7:30am – 4pm |

Our top pick: Eggs Benedict with Salmon

9 Isle Street, Queenstown


7am – 4pm daily |

Also open for dinner Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Our top pick: Huevos Rancheros

1 Earl Street, Queenstown
03 441 1411


Great for vegan foods

8am – 12am |

Our top pick: Sesame tofu salad

14 Church Street, Queenstown
03 409 0994

Madam Woo

Malaysian Inspired Street Eats

Our top pick: Hawker Roll with Hoisin Duck

5 The Mall (Lower Ballarat St), Queenstown
03 442 9200


South African BBQ style meats

Steamer Wharf, 88 Beach Street, Queenstown
03 409 2342


Authentic Japanese cuisine with a modern twist

9 Beach Street (upstairs), Queenstown
03 442 5888

Botswana Butchery

17 Marine Parade, Queenstown
03 442 6994


Famous for it’s craft beers, tapas menu, and best value rump steak in Queenstown

Steamer Wharf, Queenstown
03 442 5995


NZ’s only Floating Bar – enjoy drinks right on the lake and B.Y.O. food!

12 Noon to 11pm |

Queenstown Bay, Lake Wakatipu

Smith's Craft Beer

30 Craft Beers on tap!

Our favourites: Pulled-pork loaded-fries with an IPA

53 Shotover Street (upstairs), Queenstown
03 409 2337


The Boat Shed

Fantastic cafe right next to the Queenstown Trail (7kms riding from central Queenstown)

8am – 3pm |

Our favourites: blueberry French toast with a coffee

847 Frankton Road, Frankton Marina
03 441 4146

Coffee Afloat

Richard and Jolanda Foale are the masterminds behinds Coffee Afloat. Located at the newly built Frankton Marina, they offer both hot and cold drinks, ice-cream, and some sweet baked treats.

9am – 3pm |

Frankton Marina, Sugar Lane, Frankton

Frank's Eatery

7am – 4pm |

Our top pick: Turkish eggs

24 Hawthorne Drive, Frankton
03 451 1085

Queenstown Golf Course

Located at the end of the Kelvin Peninsula trail, the golf clubhouse makes a great coffee refreshment stop for our riders.

759 Peninsula Road, Kelvin Heights

Altitude Brewing

Local, independent brewery, right on the Queenstown Trail (7kms from our shop in central Queenstown)

Our top pick: Mischevious Kea IPA

827 Frankton Road, Frankton Marina

Frankton Arms Tavern

Located close to the trail in Frankton, the F.A.T. has the largest beer garden in Queenstown

Open from 11am everyday

19 Yewlett Crescent, Frankton
03 442 2099



A firm favourite for our riders!

8am – 4pm |

Famous for their sticky-buns and flat whites

65 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown
03 4420714

Arrowtown Bakery

Quite possibly the best pies and pastries in New Zealand!

14 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown
03 442 1587

Slow Cuts

Our favourites: bay burger with their fried smashed potatoes

46 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown
03 442 0066

Postmasters Cottage

An original cottage dating back to the 1860’s, the old Postmaster’s building now serves as a cafe/restaurant.

9am – 4pm |

Our top pick: creamy mushrooms

54 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown
03 442 0991

The Fork And Tap

One of the oldest buildings in Arrowtown (nearly 150 years), the Fork and Tap gastro pub has awesome craft beers to enjoy in their fantastic beer garden.

11am to late |

51 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown
03 442 1860

Blue Door Bar

Tucked away down an alleway (near Saffron) is one of Arrowtown hidden gems

18 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown
03 442 0415