Cuisine: Bistro, French
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

Infinitely elegant Left Bank Bistro, located on the ground floor of Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa, offers authentic French dining experiences in the heart of Queenstown. Indulge in inspired epicurean creations, complemented by a savant selection of fine wines and avant-garde cocktails. Fresh and flavoursome cuisine is at heart of Left Bank Bistro and is a fine example of Sofitel’s renowned gastronomy.

Left Bank Bistro’s distinctive interior design is reminiscent of Parisian bistros in the Latin Quarter During sixties and sets a chic backdrop for your refined evening.

It would be our pleasure to cater to your dietary requirements. Our innovative menu offers delectable vegetarian options alongside healthy DeLight menus.

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Left Bank Bistro
8 Duke Street
Queenstown 9300

Open Hours:
Everyday 17.30 - 21.00

Phone: 03 450 2122
Website: www.sofitel-queenstown.com

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Left Bank Bistro
Location: Queenstown
Cuisine: Bistro, French
Mains: $15 - $35

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Great place to dine! Food was great, staff were amazing and make you feel like a valued customer.

Will definitely eat here again

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Beautifully presented entree mains and desserts. The chateau Briand for two was rare and tender and was very generous .
The staff were very helpful and we enjoyed chatting with them, Pauline who was from Normandy, France, was charming.
The restaurant suited the cooler evening as there is no outside dining that we could see. Most enjoyable..

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We had a wonderful night at Left Bank Bistro thanks to First Table. It was a “last family meal” before our two kids went to Uni and it was pretty special. We had the escargot and scallops to share as an entree and my husband and I had the Chateaubrand beef which was amazing. Our big kids had the duck and the steak which were both delicious.
The complimentary breads and dips were very much appreciated. The service was awesome. Very friendly and attentive. I feel like I need to tell the world how good this place is.

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Emma Collins

The leftbank bistro is - in my opinion - one of the best restaurants in Queenstown. The food is absolutely delicious. The complimentary breads to start are freshly baked and are accompanied by a trio of freshly made oils and cheeses. Our group had the steak, venison, duck leg and blue cod for mains with some beautiful side dishes which were all cooked perfectly. The staff are a credit to this restaurant providing top notch service whilst adding that personal touch to the dining experience. I can’t recommend this place enough, you won’t be disappointed!

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Daniel Thorstensen

Amazing steak and risotto, waiter was very good. Will happily go back again

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Deidre Matthews

Highly recommend, food is divine, service great.

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Misa Kurihara

I chose this restaurant as a place to meet with my friends again.
I liked the quiet atmosphere very much.
Our main, Mushroom risotto, chicken and salmon were all delicious.
We ordered Caesar salad. I added smoked salmon, but I could not find any smoked salmon. It was with sardines.

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Warmly welcomed and given a choice of tables which was nice. Water and wine came swiftly on ordering and the food orders taken following.
We all ordered an entrée & main and threw a fifth entrée in as we wanted to try escargot. The meals are ALL quite generous so if we went again would probably order an entrée to share rather than one each to ensure we made room for dessert (more on that later). The scallops were delicious, pumpkin ravioli good (the pasta is a little thicker than some but it was a very tasty dish). Those that had the duck declared it delicious, the venison very tasty & the jus exceptional. The risotto dish is HUGE - way more than our party could eat its rich with delicious cheese incorporated - hate wasting food but simply couldn't make it past half. Perhaps chef might look at serving size as we saw other tables also return large portions of same dish unfinished.
Dessert options include crepe suzette with the liqueur flamed at the table which was gorgeous. Stunning dessert (one of our party may have come close to licking their plate clean).
Wait staff are fabulous, good humour, happily answered questions re menu with ease and great wine recommendations when our original choice wasn't available.

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Amazing food and service. We celebrated my hushands birthday. The chefs provided a delicious sharing dessert and the managar complimentary champagne.
Can’t wait to go back.

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Marnie Reid

What a great wee understated restaurant, every dish we had was delicious, and the service was top notch... can't wait to go back

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Friendly service recommending their signature dish - to share between two. Was very lovely and very filling. Lovely waiter, was very funny.
Recommend to people who like to try different things

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PRISCILA ACKERMANN

Always a pleasant service accompanied by great meals! One of my fave places!

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Sally Watson

We really loved our meal at Left Bank Bistro and it was so good that we will definitely go back as soon as we can.
Crisp white table cloths, great wine selection and perfectly cooked food with the most delicious sauces I have ever tasted! Service was friendly and excellent making this restaurant one of the best I have ever been to in Queenstown :-)

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Excellent food and service! Highly recommend this lovely French restaurant

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Authentic French bistro menu (onion soup, pate de campagne, creme brulee, crepe suzette - I had five courses) and decor.
Friendly helpful staff, but let down by "back-office" (Sofitel) stock control on the wine list.

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Barbara Perry

Lovely decor. Beautiful food and attentive staff. I had grilled market fish (John Dory) with steamed vegies (asparagus, carrots and chooped tomato, onion and peppers). It was light and tasty. My husband had a beautiful rich creamy vegetable lasagne. Highly recomebd left bank bistro.

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Medicine-Woman Medicine-Woman

One of my favorite restaurants in Queenstown. Chateaubrand beef was exceptional !Service was extraordinary . The other foods ordered was also excellent . Having a signature cocktail at 1789 set off a romantic evening .
Medicine Woman

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katerina maceskova

Great French food, good wines, very friendly service.

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We have dined at Left Bank many times, we think one of the best restaurants in Queenstown. The food is exceptional always and the staff are superb. Can't wait to go back. Simon

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Rebecca Orpin

Staff were great especially the french waiter. Food was spectacular, we were full to the brim leaving.

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Barbara Cox

Except food and location. Whole expo enhanced by charming efficient staff

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Petra Skybova

It was not bad,but we expected more... onion soup and terrine were very nice,the rest more like avarage and definitelly wont recomend the ravioli...One of our servers "Jeremy" made our night though ;) The wine was the best we have had!

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Barbara Perry

Stunning decor, lovely staff, beautiful food. A great night out. Thank you.

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Texass Davison-McDonald

Food was good, risotto style a little strange but tasted good. Waiter was very attentive and friendly (south african guy), made us feel very welcome. thank you

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Sidsel Rosager

Great atmosphere and comfortable setting in gorgeous Sofitel hotel. The south African waiter was friendly and helpful. The entree was amazing with tasty cheeses, salami and much more. The mains were tasty as well. We will definitely come back next time we are in Queenstown.

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Mikki A

We had an amazing last dinner at Left Bank. The staff were lovely and knowledgeable, and the food was good. Could have been a little hotter and when cutting the tenderloin at the table it needs to be presented better (nicer chopping board and sharp knife.) maybe ask the chef to come and do it with his knife since it’s the speciality dish? The Onion Soup was on point.

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Laura Jago

Absolutely fantastic, authentic French cuisine with exceptionally friendly service. Highly recommended!

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Kristen Gough

Fine dining at it’s best! A fantastic, authentic French dining experience. Great food & pleasant surroundings. Staff were attentive...loved the complimentary breads & spreads.

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Beautiful And excellent

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Great food and service. I would highly recommend them.

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The food was amazing and the service from the waiter Jeremy was excellent. Definitely we will come back. Thank you for the beautiful moment!

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Nice friendly staff and well cooked food - we had the duck!

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Service was excellent with superb food in great surroundings.
A great meal.

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Rose Stuart-Menzies

Very attentive waiter, and the food was great!

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Our food was alright . The service was attentive and we had a good evening

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PRISCILA ACKERMANN

Outstanding food and service!! Definitely one of my favorite spots in town, I highly recommend the lasagna (the best ever) :)

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Sarah Fugman

We had a nice table next to the fire. The food was excellent especially La Raclette. Wonderful service, highly recommend trying some amazing French food.

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Yvonne Pearse

Thanks again to Martial and his team for another excellent evening - always great service: highly recommend the Chateaubriand.

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It was really good!

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We had really wonderful night with left bank on that day. Lovely staffs recommended us delicious food. Specially love the lamb kidney :)

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Good food, very nice Staff. Will definitely go there again.

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First time we have dined using First Table and at Left Bank Bistro and we were not disappointed. We were greeted with friendliness and professionalism. The waitresses understood the menu and gave excellent advice. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals that were flavorsome both the duck and lamb were tender. Couldn't decide on desserts we had the crepes and creme boule. The complimentary breads and dips went down a treat too. Will be back next time we visit Queenstown. Thanks for a wonderful evening.

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Michael Hutchings

Great service and the raclette was awesome, we love cheese!

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Reyna Ross

Duck was amazing last time we visited but this time it was very dry

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Stefan Schönig

A really nice French restaurant with Ambiente.
La Raclette is really nice with the French melted cheese.
The selection of wines is big and perfect for every kind of dinner.
The French waiter was really nice and helpful.
We had a great time at the restaurant and we will come back for more.
Thank you very much.

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katerina maceskova

Nice choice of french dishes, everything was very tasty-from appetizers to desserts. Very friendly and attentive service. Cozy little place.

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Fantastic food and great service. Another great dining experience at The Left Bank Bistro

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Louise and Tamara took very good care of us and we're always beyond our needs. Food was really great, we enjoyed it a lot !

Thanks !

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Patrícia Inoue

I tried La Raclete and it was simply delicious and well presented! Also desserts... Crepê Suzette with tasty mango ice cream and cremè brûlée that we can see the real vanilla on that!

And the restaurant is really charming with the candles and decoration!

I definitely recommend the place!!!

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the food was fantastic and the service matched. thanks Left Bank.

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