Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $20 - $35+

Enjoy heartwarming food and mountain views at The Hayes…

Named after the infamous Queenstown pirate Captain ‘Bully’ Hayes, this vibrant restaurant fuses local legend with stylish decor and warm Kiwi hospitality.

Join their friendly crew for a cold beer, killer coffee or delicious bite to eat, with a selection of classic New Zealand dishes on the menu. From ‘pirate’ platters and gourmet burgers, to succulent steak and handmade pizza (gluten-free and vegan options available), everything is crafted with the finest local and seasonal ingredients.

A favourite spot to wine and dine the night away, meet the locals and listen to the legends of those first settlers and scallywags of 1850s Queenstown. Not one to miss, head to The Hayes for your next evening out

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The Hayes
1 Onslow Road, Lake Hayes Estate
Queenstown 9304

Open Hours:
Monday 7am - 8pm and 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 7am - 5pm and 10am - 11pm
Wednesday 7am - 8pm and 10am - 11pm
Thursday 7am - 8pm and 10am - 11pm
Friday 7am - 8pm and 10am - 12pm
Saturday 7am - 8pm and 8am - 12pm
Sunday 7am - 8pm and 8am - 11pm

Phone: 03 4414074
Website: www.thehayes.co.nz/

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The Hayes
Location: Lake Hayes
Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Mains: $20 - $35+

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We are locals but this was our first time going to The Hayes. We absolutely loved it, from the decor to the service we thought it was great! Will definitely be back soon to try everything else on the menu!

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Erin Clark

There is a very relaxed, family orientated vine, which we liked.
We had pizza and steak at the table. Both enjoyable. The service was also quick.
Will be back again.

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Chelsea Swan

Everything was delicious! Highly recommend the Pirate Poppers and fish tacos!

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Fede Foti

The best breakfast ever! I never thought I was going to say this about hash browns but WOW! There were incredible!!
Excellent service from their friendly staff.
Definitely will come back!

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Terumi Kobayashi

Good food. We enjoyed our lunch.

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Anna Boulton-Scott

Great service! Food was YUM!

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Lovely, we were well taken care of!

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Gareth Stanley-Jones

Delicious though I found my dish a little salty. Very satisfying though with awesome portion sizes.

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We are locals but this was our first time going to The Hayes. We absolutely loved it, from the decor to the service we thought it was great! Will definitely be back soon to try everything else on the menu!

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Mae Young

Good local pub

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Janina Berberich

Amazing food and wines. Spear ribs were literally falling of the bone, delicious! Definitely recommendable. Service was very friendly. Unfortunately they were updating their wine list and not everything was available.

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Erin Clark

There is a very relaxed, family orientated vine, which we liked.
We had pizza and steak at the table. Both enjoyable. The service was also quick.
Will be back again.

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Chelsea Swan

Everything was delicious! Highly recommend the Pirate Poppers and fish tacos!

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Generous big portions, great quality food and the staff are very friendly and helpful

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Good food and service. Very reasonably priced as well. Parking was a bit of a challenge but we will definitely come again.

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Andrea Mitchell

A delightful birthday lunch. Couldn't fault them in anyway. A must do in my book.

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Edith Nixon

My husband and I enjoyed the food and service from the staff

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Shannon Maxwell

Delicious Food and very attentive staff!
Thanks guys!!

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Laura Mckernan

The food here was fine but nothing special. Its a nice place. The service was a little slow. I had finished my coffee before our food order was taken. Staff were friendly. Portions are massive!

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Terumi Kobayashi

Food was beautiful and large portions.

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Amanda Iva

Lovely atmosphere, all ages welcome. Good food and service - will definitely going back!

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Craig Allan

Very friendly professional service. Delicious large portions. Highly recommend.

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A pleasant evening's experience.
Good service, meal fine without being anything special.

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Good food, nice atmosphere

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Mae Young

Good neighbourhood gem!
Friendly staff!

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Debbie Tutton

Very pleasant location, meals were well presented and flavoursome. Also nice to see it well used by young families.
Staff and the service we received,, well we couldn't fault it.

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Good pub food, great outlook.

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We had a great meal with great service at The Hayes. Thank you.

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Anne Lonsdale

We had a good welcome and offered to sit anywhere. Very comfortable surroundings and pleasant music. Our meals arrived altogether and were well presented and hot. We were asked about drinks at the start but no further follow up on drinks. No body checked to see if we were happy with our meals,Very friendly atmosphere and relaxing.

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Great service and one of the best steaks I have had in a while!

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Good simple pub food in a residential location with friendly and attentive staff.

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Lara Caroline

Amazing place and food!

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Leanne Kafrda

Good night. Food great and relaxed atmosphere, thanks!

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Krithy Pillay-Rastogi

Ok for lunch

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Brilliant breakfast!

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Margi Jamieson

Loved the breakfast menu. Will definitely go again

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Amazing place!!
These days town so crowded
Perfect decision!!
Great staff! She was amazing! Perfect memories!! We loved it
Definitely visit later!!! Highly recommend

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Enjoyed our meal, staff were very attentive. Our waitress was new and was doing a great job answering our questions.

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Marnie Reid

We live in Lake Hayes Estate and we are lucky to have such a great wee restaurant in the area, everything we had was delicious and there was plenty of it.
It has a nice friendly atmosphere and everyone seemed relaxed and happy to be there

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Adam Lopez

The best Eggs bene I've ever had! Also on this day there was that heavy snowfall which caused powercuts, but The Hayes were very accommodating to let us change the day on such short notice!

Even if you don't go on first table, they are worth every dollar!

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Arturo Fitch

Amazing! Simple food made in the best way!

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Great meal and atmosphere. Loved the burger in a bowl option as I don't eat bread! Will definitely be back.

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Melissa Bradley

Nevers fails The Hayes is the best - great food super service and the kids love it every time. Thanks for making Ollies 10th Birthday brekkie the best

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Chris Williams

Awesome food, excellent service and such a nice setting all around, high recommend!

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Rose Stuart-Menzies

Great to have this place out of town and easy to park outside! Nice place and great for families as well. The pizzas are delicious if you like a thin base with lots of toppings!

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Sharyn Mitchell

Good food! Nice spot!

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PRISCILA ACKERMANN

Great coffee and definitely the best eggs bene ever!!!!

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Amber Jamieson

Was nice in quiet..service was spot on and then the food came. Very nice all was delightful and filling. Well done again to the Hayes crew! Thank you

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Arturo Fitch

Fantastic!

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Sandra Hay

Lovely casual restaurant with excellent staff and food. Couldn't fault The Hayes and will certainly be going back. Would recommend.

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Emma Van Tuyl

Fast service, family friendly.

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Leony Dudfield

Nice food, nice atmosphere. Simple menu but cater everyone, from healthier option to indulged mode. Loved the burger bowl, what a clever offering! Loved the raw cheesecake too, although everyone else in my family prefers the normal sweet dessert. Great to see that it was pretty busy there on Tuesday night.

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One of the best experiences we've had eating out. The meals came exactly as asked (there were some special requests), the coffee is made by professionals. Great service, delicious food and a very cosy place. Definitely recommended!

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Maddy Bell

It was amazing food so filling for the price

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