Cuisine: New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35

Queenstown's Original Gastro Pub.

The Ballarat Trading Co. prides themselves on their relaxed and fun Queenstown dining experience!

Located in the heart of Queenstown’s Mall, The Ballarat Trading Co. has been described “as like stepping into another world”.

Designed by award winning designer Tom Skyring and inspired by an 1850’s trading emporium, The Ballarat, as it is known by locals, is something truly unique embracing the colour of old world Queenstown.

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The Ballarat Trading Co.
7 Ballarat Street (The Mall)
Queenstown 9300

Open Hours:
Everyday: 12:00pm - 4:00am

Phone: 03 442 4222
Website: www.ballarat.co.nz

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The Ballarat Trading Co.
Location: Queenstown
Cuisine: New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35

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Yavanna Grogan

Awesome! We ate here twice! Two different menus. Loved the duck red curry. Great selection for children too. Lovely and cosy.

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Claire Murphy

My friend and I had an amazing time dining at Ballarat! We got to sit next to a cozy fire, eat a delicious dinner (Totally must try the brownie for dessert!!), and sip on some delicious drinks. The staff was SO friendly and helpful; we never felt rushed, we just took our time and it was the best night after a long day of work. What a great environment!

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The oysters special was truly incredible and the meals were lovely and make sure you order the cheesecake for dessert, we will be back again soon!

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Kathleen Butterfield

Great stuff and if you like classic pub food it’s great.

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Lisa Anderson

Service a little slow and stilted (think the waitress was new) they were perfectly polite but lacking skills. Food was good, particularly the burger but the pork belly was dry.

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A lovely meal to warm us on a cold night. Enjoyed the dessert too

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Yavanna Grogan

Awesome! We ate here twice! Two different menus. Loved the duck red curry. Great selection for children too. Lovely and cosy.

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Dayna Beauchamp

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food and very generous servings. Will definitely be back! Thank you very much for a fun evening!

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Nikki McKay

Excellent service and the food was amazing

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Vicky Procyk

Great food and amazing service!!

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PRISCILA ACKERMANN

Great service and food was amazing! Eye fillet was to die for! One of the best I've had for sure!

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We had an amazing night at The Ballarat Trading Co., the kids love the deco and settings of the restaurant. We had a blast with the food too. You got to order the Mixed Grill to Share, it's really yummy!!

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Gill Dowling

Lots of choice on the menu, good portions and tasty food.

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Good service, great mulled wine and atmosphere

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Had a great time and suited our group with kids aged 1 through 5. Kids meals ordered and brought out quickly and adults meals were good. Good service too.

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We originally booked for 2 people and called the restaurant to add 2 more. No problem. On the night the drinks and service were awesome and the food was absolutely amazing. We would highly recommend The Ballarat Trading Company in an instant.

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Restaurant staff extremely helpful great service food was well presented & flavourful. Mixed grill share dish a stunner!!

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Wumarioshuai Wumarioshuai

The food is delicious.

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Andrew Douglas

Great service, with a smile, credit to The Ballarat Trading Company.

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Claire Murphy

My friend and I had an amazing time dining at Ballarat! We got to sit next to a cozy fire, eat a delicious dinner (Totally must try the brownie for dessert!!), and sip on some delicious drinks. The staff was SO friendly and helpful; we never felt rushed, we just took our time and it was the best night after a long day of work. What a great environment!

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Samantha Daish

Fantastic and friendly service! Food was amazing and great ambience!

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Ahmad Al

Very enjoyable evening

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Torrie Briggs

Always love coming here really good honest food awsum service we will continue to go back wenever we are in qtown

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Faye York

Very pleasant dining at The Ballarat last evening. Great staff. Fresh Bluff oysters, Happy Hour drinks, what could be better.

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Texass Davison-McDonald

Food was really good! The vegetarian knocchi was well seasoned and thought out when it came to the flavors.
Our waitress was very friendly. Thanks

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The oysters special was truly incredible and the meals were lovely and make sure you order the cheesecake for dessert, we will be back again soon!

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Jaimee Murphy

Awesome. The food was great all delicious foods and cooked to perfection. The service was great too, it all came out promptly which was perfect and they were all very personable. Definitely recommend and we will be back again!

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Kylie Arnesen

Delicious food!! So so good!! Our table has the lamb and the steak and couldn’t fault a thing.
Will definitely return to enjoy again.
And an added bonus Happy Hour until 6! Awesome.

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Jody Mowat

Excellent.

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Pretty cool spot in downtown Queenstown. Nice outside seating area but was filled with smokers while we were there so we sat inside. Decent food.

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Very nice meal especially the lamb shoulder and the English Male waiter was excellent.

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Phil Whitaker

We particularly enjoyed the Mixed Grill and the Ribeye Steak - generous portions and very tasty.
A low-carb beer option would be nice...

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Awesome meal great service!

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Sharee Wood

Good service and great food. Enjoyed being able to sit outside on a warm summer evening. They were happy to accommodate a vegan option that wasn't a standard offering which was much appreciated.

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Great food and service will go back for sure

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Andrew Alger

Loved it, will def be back. Food was excellent, service was excellent, good location too. Thanks so much!

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Gemma Murray

Great service always is I think I chose the wrong dish this visit

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Blis Savidge

We had a great dinner at Ballarat Trading Co! Our drinks were strong but tasty. The steak was delicious and the chocolate brownie is definitely worth saving some room for! Great date night

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great place couldn't fault anything

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Sasha Mackay

What a great historic pub! Loved the decor and atmosphere. Food was excellent: we had the mussels, beef Croquettes, pork belly, and pork ribs. All were beautifully cooked and served. Prices were good - what you'd expect from a nice pub.

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janine dalliessi

Beautiful meal. Steak cooked to perfection. Beautiful vegetables. Would highly recommend.

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Delwyn Goodrick

Great Vegan salad. With bread and sukkah dip a complete meal for 2 Vegos!

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Great service, nice food

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Siriwattana Nantee

The atmosphere was great with nice service. We orderd Pork Rib , Chicken burger and Rib eye steak. The food was very average.

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Lovely place food was ok. Service was not great but they were short staffed.
We weren’t in a hurry so it suited us.

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Kalvin Duduche

The food is always good at ballarat. And what a nice way to spend an early evening sitting in the street having lovely dinner.
we had a couple of starters, amazing! Squid and mussels / shrimp were 2 nice entrées. When the main arrived we realised that was too much. I had the beef burger. Much better burger than Fergburger, just saying. Big, cooked perfectly, the sauce was nice and the fries on side, yummy.
no dessert because too full.
the wine list is fine, plenty of choices.
Service was fine.
I will come back

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Pleasant meal had by all in pleasant setting with good ambiance , music and service. Not a long wait for the starters.

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Gemma Murray

Yummy food and good service dined outside nice relaxed atmosphere

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We had a lovely experience. Staff were welcoming and helpful and the food was very nice!

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The staff was really friendly and informed us about all the special offers for the day. The food was good.

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Rebecca Adams

Great atmosphere

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Craig Watson

It was a good experience - nothing too outstanding but nothing wrong either.

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Steph Duncan

Great atmosphere and staff. Went purely to order the meat share platter that we had a year ago, was still tasty but not of the same standard as the previous year so was slightly disappointed.

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