Cuisine: European, Fine Dining, French
Price Point: Mains from Above $35

Queenstown's favourite Lamb Restaurant

Receiver of the NZ Beef and Lamb Gold Plate for the past 21 years (incl. 2019) and twice winner of the recent Central Otago Lamb Dish of the year and People's Choice competitions, this well established restaurant has a fine worldwide and local reputation.

Owner operated and conveniently situated in Queenstown's CBD, you can enjoy unique dishes prepared by one of the area's leading European/New Zealand chefs in a cosy and relaxed setting.

Elegant Victorian décor, beautiful views of the Remarkables and a quiet, friendly ambience, Megs is perfect for any occasion, large or small.

Bon appétit!

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Roaring Megs Restaurant
Level 1, 53 Shotover Street (entance by Thrill Zone cinema)
Queenstown 9348

Open Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday: 6pm - 10pm

Phone: 03 442 9676
Website: www.roaringmegs.co.nz

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Roaring Megs Restaurant
Location: Queenstown
Cuisine: European, Fine Dining, French
Mains: Above $35
Accepts:   Roaring Megs Restaurant accepts American Express

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Kendall Brookes

What an evening to remember. Nestled away with our candle light dinner, the lamb was beautiful. Our waitresses were so friendly and the service was great. We got engaged over dinner! And we will definitely have to go back to celebrate again. Thanks!

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Comfortable environment, good food. We all enjoy!

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Delicious lamb. Best I have had in ages.
Would highly recommend.

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Mae Young

The best lamb dish in Queenstown.
The desserts were amazing.
A must to visit.

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Helen Chua

Roaring Megs location is so inconspicuous but it's such an excellent restaurant as the food is fantastic. We had the lamb and the venison and must say its the best foods we had at queenstown. Restaurant is not crowded but if its located in a better place,.the restaurant should be packed out for the quality and the taste.

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Highly recommend this restaurant, try the lamb shoulder, you won’t regret it. Waitress was delightful.

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Five star

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Holly Burridge

Food was pretty good ! Def will be back again

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The service was very delicious

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Amy Graham

Lovely food and wine but the service was incredible!! Overall a great dining experience

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Sally Stillwell

Really friendly welcome and menu choices explained well. Both entrees one prawn salad and one three cheese ravioli were beautifully presented and so balanced in flavour. Mains of venison and one of the confit lamb again really well balanced and great taste. Couldn't go past the creme brulee and a cheese platter for dessert. This is such a great place to come.

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Shabs Gin

Awesome food , it’s quite rare when you get exceptional service at a restaurant this was one of them. There is a dessert called Eton mess it was so good we called for it twice,Will be back definitely.

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Zoe Udy

The award winning lamb dish was AMAZING! Highly recommend!

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The best lamb place in queenstown.
We had a nice dinner.

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Ordered the lamb my partner ordered the venison. Both meals were over cooked, when we were asked about our meals we spoke about this nothing was done to rectify it. Close to the end of our meal our table was cleared including my partner's wine glass without asking if she would like another.
A little disappointed after reading other people's reviews.

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Excellent rack of lamb , really enjoyed it

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Rae Noble-Adams

Lovely place to celebrate our sons birthday. Even a candle on his affogatto. Food was great. Service brilliant

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Karen Huang

Great lamb, great service, we had a great time here

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Mel-Andy Elia

Never dissapoints. We love to dine here

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Was yum. Enjoyed everything. I had the soup, garlic bread, lamb shoulder and the Eton mess. Was delicious

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I went with a friend, first time, I ordered a Char grilled Wakanui aged grain fed Sirloin Steak, and my friend a Hot Smoked Akaroa Salmon. Excellent choices, we both shared the food, and it was really delicious. Also deserves a special mention our waitress Marie, who gave us a 5 stars service! A place to go back anytime. Thanks!

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Great food! The lamb is definetly worthy of all its awards. Quite a cosy restaurant and the waitress who served us was amazing! Very friendly and informative

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Junia Ang

The herb crusted and confit lamb was dish of my year too! Julia from Germany was an excellent help in making the final selection and it didn't disappoint. I paired with a Mt Difficulty pinot noir and a side of mashed potato with a bit of additional gravy. P.S. Bonus points: I brought my 1 year old along and the staff were so great with him!

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Jason Muir

Greeted on entry the waitress was friendly and helpful in answering any questions we had regarding the menu. I ordered the twice plate winner of the lamb it was absolutely beautiful. My husband had the venison which he enjoyed. I had the Apple crumble to follow and he had the vanilla sponge both were fantastic. Would recommend the place to anyone

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Lesley Lee

As always Roaring Megs never disappoints. The food is first class and the lamb rack is the best I have tasted. The service and ambiance is first class. Thank you, we will definitely be returning.

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Antonette Barrimond

Food was really good and service is awesome specially with my 6weeks baby with us for our dinner.

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Kazuhiko Miyazawa

Had a great time. Excellent food, excellent service!

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David Marshall

Me and my Farther hand a excellence meal, We had the cheese platter for starters. And the blue cheese was perfect. The steak and lamb rack were faultless. To put the icing on the cake, the apple and blueberry crumble was superb. Thanks to the waitress at Roaring Megs for the service and meal. Anyone and everyone should try this restaurant as it will exceed peoples expectations.

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Louie Lanz

Everything about our dining experience and Roaring Megs was awesome. The lamb was fantastic, can see why it has won so many awards. Some of the best service I have experienced from a Queenstown restaurant

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Georgia Morgan

Lamb was amazing!

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Friendly staff and amazing food! Will definitely come back again.
We had the soup for starter and lamb chops for main. Flavor was great and meat was nice and tender.

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Stacey Moffitt

Very friendly staff! Lovely restaurant & great ambience. Food very high standard. Would happily return.

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Kathinka Ekeberg

A truly pleasant experience. I have always been aware of this restaurant, but thanks to first table, I finally got around to try it. Everything was top notch. Food was gorgeous and you could really taste that all ingredients was freshly made and the flavour combinations worked well. Its a shame this restaurant dont have more diners, but with a bit of a hidden location of the streets, I can only hope more people try this through first table. 100 % will be back.

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Mae Young

We had 2 dishes lamb rack and lamb shoulders.
They were the best we had in Queenstown. No wonder the Roaring Meg won the gold plate award. The fruit crumble and cream brûlée were also exquisitely good.
The wine list is price reasonably.
The service was superb, we asked for extra mint sauce less this and that. Everything was done to perfection with a big smile.
We have tried many restaurant in Queenstown. This is a hidden gem because it doesn’t have a big loud side. Everything was done tastefully!
We’ll be back again soon ... very soon.

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Yoshimi Yamamoto

It was so good.

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Daniel Ellison

Despite it being a quiet night the restaurant still had a nice atmosphere and our waiter got the perfect balance between providing good and service and knowing when to leave us alone! Food was fabulous, cooked to perfection and most importantly delicious. Thanks Roaring Megs for a lovely dinner, we'll be back!

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Rebecca Taylor

Food and service was awesome.

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Loved every bite! We got the lamb confit/ cutlets and steak for dinner. Just perfectly cooked, gorgeous texture at the right temperature. Highly recommended! Wine selection is delicious too.

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Amazing service and amazing food! Great location and everything was so perfect. Definitely recommend going to this restaurant!

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Katie Dando

The restaurant is a bit old fashioned but maybe they going for that look...but the seat were uncomfortable. However, service was a 10 out of 10...very good, which made me enjoy my visit a lot more. The food was tastie but small portions.

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Really good food, not big portions but everything is elaborated with perfection. Thanks to the waitresses for their attention with a candle for my birthday!

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we love this restaurant! lamb is their star dish, but steak is also delicious! and awesome service.

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Misa Kurihara

I am a local tour guide.
I always recommend this restaurant confidently to customers with the best lamb in Queenstown. There is a wonderful Japanese menu, too.
All customers are satisfied and very happy.
I have not tried this season yet, soso I chose to celebrate my friend's birthday.(4 of us are work colleagues)
We ordered Garlic Bread, Herb Crusted Rack of Canterbury Lamb, Confit of Lamb Shoulder, Creme Brulee, Megs Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse, etc... As we expected, it was definitely delicious.
We enjoyed very much. We will continue to highly recommend this restaurant to our customers.

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Incredibly welcoming, exceeded our expectations, look forward to going back again.

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Claudio Villarroel

We really enjoyed dinner, such a relaxing ambience and awesome staff, we will be back for sure!

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Karen Townsend

The food was great and the service was just amazing!

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Wai Royal

Lamb winning dish unbeatable/ rack & confit flavours the best I've had. Went out of their way to accommodate with specific food requirements.

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Maggie Fang

Excellent service with fantastic food.

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Phil Andrew

Simply stunning food! All our Entree.. Mains AND deserts were just amazing. We dine out a lot... Roaring Megs is right up there with the best...

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Bianca Paterson Channon

The food was fantastic. Service great and a good meal all round

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