The Southern Alps and Fiordland

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  • 1. Bardeaux

    Wine Bars–Nightlife

    In winter Bardeaux has that upmarket mountain-après-ski atmosphere; even in summer there's a fair chance the fire will be roaring. There's a...Read More

  • 2. Lake Bar

    Bars/Pubs

    This bar's in an iconic spot at the top of Ardmore Street. Sit inside or out and soak up the amazing views of the lake and mountains; if you...Read More

  • 3. Minus 5° Ice Bar

    Bars/Pubs

    The ice-bar gimmick has been spreading over the past few years, but it's great fun if you've never tried one–-if not for the beautiful ice sculptures...Read More

  • 4. Searle Lane

    Bars/Pubs

    With its roaring fire, good food, and quirky decor, Searle Lane is a popular Queenstown spot. There's plenty of beer on tap and a good selection...Read More

  • 5. The Blue Door

    Wine Bars–Nightlife

    What goes on behind the Blue Door? Whiskey, wine, and cocktails, served by knowledgeable and chatty (when it's quiet) staff. Sit in a dark corner...Read More

  • 6. The Cow

    Bars/Pubs

    If you want a late bite and a good bottle of wine, pop into The Cow on Post Office Lane for good garlic bread and pizza. It's a very comfortable...Read More

  • 7. The Fork and Tap

    Bars/Pubs

    In this cozy historic building, there are 14 beers and ciders on tap, a great selection of local Central Otago wine, and a hearty pub-style...Read More

  • 8. Water Bar

    Bars/Pubs

    This is a very popular upmarket bar with an outdoor fire in winter and deck on the lakefront in summer. Head here for late-night entertainment...Read More

  • 9. Dux de Lux

    Brewpubs/Beer Gardens

    Dux de Luxe is a popular brewery-restaurant and hosts local bands and DJs. ...Read More

  • 10. Opium

    Bars/Pubs

    Red Rock, crosses the line from cozy to crowded some nights. ...Read More

  • 11. Pa Runga Wine Bar

    Wine Bars–Nightlife

    The Pa Runga Wine Bar comes alive at sunset. Bar meals are available, and there's a lounge bar, a nice cozy fire, and a balcony overlooking the lake. ...Read More

  • 12. Scruffy Murphy's

    Bars/Pubs

    Serious Guinness drinkers lurk at Scruffy Murphy's, and a plaque on the wall lists drinkers in the hundred-pints club. ...Read More

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