Cuisine: Gastro Pub Food, New Zealand, Share Plates
Price Point: Mains from $20 - $30

Welcome to The Shelter Bar & Kitchen, a charming restaurant and pub in the heart of Remarkables Park.

A known refuge to the locals of Queenstown, The Shelter celebrates the simple pleasures of sharing good food and drink together. Offering all your gastro pub favourites, enjoy hearty New Zealand cuisine and a cracking selection of fine wines and beer on tap.

Try their signature blue cod, fresh from the Southlands, or tuck into a succulent steak with peppercorn sauce. Vegetarians like love the quinoa salad with citrus-whipped feta, whilst meat-eaters will devour the Cajun chicken burger. Fancy a pizza? Choose from a delicious variety of toppings, like the Spicy Mexicana (slow-cooked pulled pork).

For heartwarming food and superb service, head to The Shelter in Frankton. Located in Remarkables Park Shopping Centre, just 10 minutes’ drive from central Queenstown and 2 minutes drive from Queenstown Airport.

Map

Map Loading...

The Shelter Bar & Kitchen
Remarkables Park Shopping Centre
Queenstown 9300

Open Hours:
Sunday - Wednesday 11am - 9pm
Thursday 11am - 10pm
Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm

Phone: 03 451 0086
Website: www.shelterbar.co.nz/

Sample Menu *may not be current

Click on menu to enlarge.

Book a First Table

The Shelter Bar & Kitchen
Location: Frankton
Cuisine: Gastro Pub Food, New Zealand, Share Plates
Mains: $20 - $30

Reviews

Enjoyed our meal. The scotch filet was particularly good. My only negative is the loud music, all of a similar style. What is the point?

Food
Service

- dined at on

Our meals were great, compliments to the chefs and the service was outstanding! Super fast too! We dealt with Vipin and he was so helpful and he always had a smile on his face! The restaurant itself has such a cool vibe to it! 10/10 We will definitely be going back!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Friendly and excellent service, best chips we have had so far in NZ.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Michele Fiebig

Its nice to have a few places close to home that we can call our Local.

It would be nice to have a few more Gluten Free options on the snack menu.
But thanks for a delicious meal last week

Food
Service

- dined at on

Faboulous meal, best steak and tastiest food served - we will be back :)

Food
Service

- dined at on

Chris Field

Excellent all round.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Tracey Allison

Beautifully presented meals by friendly staff. Delicious decadent deserts, capped off with the best iced coffee I have ever had! Always welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. The Shelter is a wonderful refuge bathed in sunshine ☀️

Food
Service

- dined at on

Craig Allan

Friendly service. Tasty cuisine.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Kate Ide

We had a great meal, thanks!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Deb Loader

Lovely meal, an great service.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Delicious food. Really enjoyed the duck.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Good food and great service. 2 of us had the cod and it was well cooked and very tasty. The whole place is nice and airy and clean with a nice outside seating area and good view of the remarkables

Food
Service

- dined at on

Yanli Wu

We had the steak two pizzas and salad everything was just So Good! Recommend definitely!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Gillian Macleod

Gnocchi was great.! Delicious meal with lovely and quick service.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Liam Berryman

The Gnocchi, mushrooms and stuffed chicken was amazing! So delicious.
The food all came out at different times though

Food
Service

- dined at on

Gareth Stanley-Jones

We both enjoyed our meals and found them to be great value even at the full price, generous portions.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Great food and top service. The duck breast and baby ribs were perfect

Food
Service

- dined at on

Ali Carmichael

Had a lovely dining experience. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff

Food
Service

- dined at on

Very enjoyable. Staff were lovely, food was amazing. Will definately be back.
Thank you

Food
Service

- dined at on

We had a really good dining experience with our friends visiting from overseas. The staff was accommodating & pleasant. Thanks for a great time.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Really enjoyed our night out. The Service and food was great. My steak was cooked to perfection. The only reason I gave 4 starts and not 5 is because husband had slightly thinner steak than me and he thought it wasn't rare enough. We both enjoyed the food and starter, main and desert.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Duncan Bold

Really nice food can’t wait to go back

Food
Service

- dined at on

Sasha Mackay

A perfectly cooked lamb shank with fresh spring vegetables, enjoyed with a view of The Remarkables = perfect. We also had the mussels and calamari for entrees, and my husband had a pizza. Super impressed with all the food. The drinks menu is great - wines for all tastes and budgets, and a good range of beers and ciders too. We'd come back.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Really good food and service!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Olivia Pickens

Dinner was great, good portion sizes and great decor!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Sarah Barham

Good experience. Thanks

Food
Service

- dined at on

Bryan Dominikovich

Awesome food we had the fish and chips and lamb pizza. The beer batter on the fish was light and crispy and the pizza had a nice firm thin crust with tasty toppings.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Clean and fresh restaurant.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Shelley Bartlett

Awesome to see The Shelter as a popular after work place for drinks and dinner by all. I booked with two friends for our pre-Xmas catch-up, and walked in to a great atmosphere and was immediately greeted by the friendly staff at the bar. We had 3 courses and each was a delicious as the next. I would recommend the risotto and also the chicken salad bowl - yum. After 4 hrs of dinners and drinks we all left very satisfied with a feeling of being well looked after by The Shelter Team. Thanks guys, we will be back again :)

Food
Service

- dined at on

Brooke Braddock

Really nice location.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Libby Jack

Friendly staff, food very good. Would definitely recommend. We shall return.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Shiyee Teo

Delicious food. Great service

Food
Service

- dined at on

Clare Beames

Although the service was very slow, and it wasnt very busy in restaurant- it was the best chicken burger I've ever had! Nice clean restaurant with beaut views of the remarks. Tons of parking. Highly recommend.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Alicia Hebbend

Food was good! Risotto will be a great special for Saint Patricks day :D Would go back.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Great atmosphere attentive staff food was served really hot presentation great and tasted so delicious what more could you ask for

Food
Service

- dined at on

Lovely meal with great service

Food
Service

- dined at on

Kim Banks

This was our second dining experience here and we enjoyed it again. The food comes out quickly, and the meals are good sized and delicious. We were dining with our daughter and with children it is nice to have the food come out early for them, and the kids menu was good value with variety. As we are locals and will be returning again it might be nice to have a specials menu with some new menu options every now and again.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Kylie Arnesen

Our second time dining here and we all enjoyed our meals!! Very tasty and large portions meant we all walked away satisfied. Had lamb shanks, fillet steak, beef burger and chicken bowl. Yum yum!!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Good semi-casual drinks venue with great food.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Kirstie Gilbert

We had a good dining experience. We had a lovely seat and the food came out super fast. The only thing is when I went to pay I asked the lady did you put it through on first table and she said yeah. I got my receipt and had a look and it had not been applied.. but I just went and asked another waitress and it was quickly sorted out.. will dine here again!! Thanks

Food
Service

- dined at on

Mikki A

Great experience! We had the Chicken Ballantine with mushroom gnocchi which was incredible (head chef is French) and the Beer Battered Southland Blue Cod which was very good. The Cod is a little bland for my taste but the batter was lovely and thick and crunchy.
We also had the squid rings which were a little salty but really light.
Gav had their local beer which he found a little bland.
Overall really nice experience and the pizzas looked amazing!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Will go back soon for sure as the service is absolutely amazing. All staff are very helpful and patient!! Perfect dining experience in Frankton!!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Emma Turner

Nice wee place with views of the Remarkables. Food and service was great. Loved the quirky tea pots as water jugs

Food
Service

- dined at on

Polly Saunders

Great vibes. Amazing food great device. We will be back forsure! ❤

Food
Service

- dined at on

Sam Ford

We loved our whole experience at the shelter. The staff were awesome, nothing seemed to be a hassle and the food was lovely. If you're looking for a relaxed and easy dining experience I would highly recommend giving this place a try :)

Food
Service

- dined at on

Friendly and efficient staff. Plenty of variety on menu. Superbly presented.
Happy to recommend to others.

Food
Service

- dined at on

Gloria Suddens

Good food served on hot plates. Good service too

Food
Service

- dined at on

Lindsay Jackson

I hadn't tried The Shelter since it changed hands, and we were very happy indeed with our meals, and the service was excellent. Thanks

Food
Service

- dined at on

Shiyee Teo

Good food . Excellent service

Food
Service

- dined at on

Rose Stuart-Menzies

Staff were helpful and friendly. And the food was lovely!

Food
Service

- dined at on

Overview

72 reviews

Food
Service