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Cuisine: New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35
Ranked: #4 of 79 restaurants in Queenstown

The Sherwood's kitchen team takes inspiration from its beautiful surrounds and the bounty offered up by the changing seasons. A deep connection with nature and our surrounds define the food at Sherwood and the spirit of Alice Waters looms large.

Their recent kitchen garden is set to provide a steady flow of fresh, flavour-filled, organic produce from which the ingredients required for each service are harvested.

Along with ingredients foraged on their morning walks they collaborate with local farms and independent growers to bring you the finest sustainable produce that our region has to offer.

This same philosophy extends to their bar and wine programme where the very best of New Zealand’s independent producers are shown alongside rare and obscure gems from artisans around the world.

They work with boutique and family-owned wine producers and specialise in natural wine that describes a sense of place and time.

The cocktail list also reflects the seasons and celebrates the scents, textures and memories of our favourite moments and places.

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Sherwood
554 Frankton Road
Queenstown 9300

Open Hours:
Dinner daily from 6.00pm

Lunch 11am - 3pm

Breakfast daily 7am - 11:00am

Phone: 03 450 1090

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Ranked: #4 of 79 restaurants in Queenstown 4
Sherwood
Location: Queenstown
Cuisine: New Zealand
Mains: $25 - $35

Reviews

Renee Jessup

My friends and I had a fantastic time at the Sherwood last night!

Sherwood's menu is designed to pick a main protein dish and add on sides - a really great way to select individual dishes or try lots of dishes and share with the group, which is what we did!

All menu items are seasonally selected ensuring a unique and sustainable approach (Sherwood's vision) as well as plenty of food coming from their very own garden or foraged around local areas! Expect different, creative dishes bursting with flavour... and make sure you leave room for the desserts.... the Blueberry pie and honey ice cream was a must =0 <3

The setting and service were equally enjoyable with a cosy space for our group that made us feel seperate enough in the bustling dinner crowd yet still part of the energy :) all questions we had for the servers were answered confidently and in detail, helping us decide on which delicious sounding dishes would really be the best to go together and how many to fill us up.

All around great night, definitely recommend trying this unique and holistic restaurant!

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From the moment we got there it was a fabulous experience. Staff were really friendly and informative and couldn’t do enough for us. Not too intrusive , just right ! Now the food .... Wow , we have been travelling for 3 weeks and this is by far the best meal we have had it was absolutely divine and perfect ! Rabbit pate and corn fritters with salmon caviar, followed by the market fish of the day, Flounder , which was fantastic , BBQ lamb with black currants with 2 sides which included potato dumplings (get these whatever you do !) and the roasted carrots - stunning ! This is a great establishment that uses their own garden herbs and produce and is definitely worth a visit - if we were not leaving Queenstown we would be back ! Thank you Sherwood and a huge compliment to your staff and chef !!

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Madeleine de Young

The Sherwood was beautiful, the food delicious and service excellent. It has a seasonal menu, largely stocked from the garden which we went for a walk through after eating. The menu is designed for sharing and we split the pesto pasta, mussels and grilled broccoli which was perfect for lunch for 2. Alongside these we enjoyed the "natural" wines on offer - sourced straight from the vineyard. We will definitely be back.

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Gabrielle Orr

Absolute perfection! We were sat on a table that looked out at the gorgeous view, the food was delicious and the service was fantastic. We were staying at the Sherwood and ended up dining there twice more during our stay! Highly recommend!

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Catarina Peeters

Beautiful evening spent at the Sherwood. The venison was a delicious smokey, melt in your mouth dish, which we had with warm sourdough, house cured salmon and twice cooked potatoes - and were all perfect. The service was nice and low-key. We will be re-booing in the very near future. 11/10 thanks again guys!

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Gise Guerrero

It was our first time in sherwood and we love it all! from the service to the the essence of the whole place! The food was stunning, very tasty and beautifully plated. It is good to know everything is organic and grow in their own garden! Recommended 100%

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Caroline Abbiss

Wow! I have to say, that was one of the best meals I have eaten in a very long time, absolutely perfectly delicious. The flavours were exquisite and so different to what you find anywhere else. I have dined at Sherwood previously for dinner, but I think I might be a convert to lunch, not because the food is better at lunch but simply because in daylight you get to see your food, are not distracted by alcohol and can really taste each flavour. I couldn't recommend it more. Amazing. Thanks to First Table for encouraging us to get out more and try new restaurants.

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Ellen Mc Dermott

From the moment we walked in, we loved everything about the Sherwood. Beautiful restaurant, stunning views from our table and the staff were top class. So helpful and kind and knew the menu inside out. I've never experienced this kind of service before in Queenstown.
The food was such great quality, we loved our main dishes above everything else we tried.
Would highly recommend. Thank you to the staff for such an enjoyable evening.

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Jennie Whitlock

Nina (our waitress) was an outstanding host and made us feel very welcome.
It was a particularly busy evening but the service (and food) was fabulous.
I turned up with my infant son and Nina not only accommodated us comfortably and provided a toy for my son but she also made sure we were inclusive of the whole dining experience. Thank you Sherwood for a lovely evening.

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Annie Gallaway

This was the best food I've had at Sherwood - we chose some share and some non share plates - all vegetarian and ate every crumb. The chef even adapted one of the dishes for my gluten-free friend. The homemade butter and bread is divine and the service was friendly, natural and highly efficient. I am already craving last nights dinner and hope to re-create some of the dishes at home.

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There were 3 of us and we chose 6 small plates to share from the starters and vegetable sections.the food was superb.Standouts were the aubergine and pea bruschetta the roasted courgettes and the duck.The desserts were a little disappointing. Good wine list The service was first class

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Lovely atmosphere at Sherwood.
Service was very attentive and friendly.
The food was delicious. The starter bread with the honey butter was a nice compliment.
We had the gnocchi and potato dumplings - both tasty.
The lamb main - was a bit chewy.
The blueberry tart for dessert was delicious!

Would definitely come back.

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Always love our dining experience at Sherwood and the friendly service makes for a great evening.

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Kimberley Huet

what a treat. the service was delightful and the food even better.

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Renee Jessup

My friends and I had a fantastic time at the Sherwood last night!

Sherwood's menu is designed to pick a main protein dish and add on sides - a really great way to select individual dishes or try lots of dishes and share with the group, which is what we did!

All menu items are seasonally selected ensuring a unique and sustainable approach (Sherwood's vision) as well as plenty of food coming from their very own garden or foraged around local areas! Expect different, creative dishes bursting with flavour... and make sure you leave room for the desserts.... the Blueberry pie and honey ice cream was a must =0 <3

The setting and service were equally enjoyable with a cosy space for our group that made us feel seperate enough in the bustling dinner crowd yet still part of the energy :) all questions we had for the servers were answered confidently and in detail, helping us decide on which delicious sounding dishes would really be the best to go together and how many to fill us up.

All around great night, definitely recommend trying this unique and holistic restaurant!

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Had a lovely experience at the Sherwood celebrating my boyfriends birthday. It has a cosy and relaxing atmosphere, the staff are all so friendly, genuine and welcoming and the food was delicious. I can’t wait for my next visit!

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Again we had a fantastic dining experience at Sherwood We had lots of small dishes to share and all great. It’s a great choice for vegetarian/pescatarian.

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Anse Mercken

Sherwood is an amazing place, local and organic produce, high quality, good service. Really a wonderful place !

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Mersyna Evans

Sherwood is on the outskirts of Queenstown with lake views. It has an extensive vegetable garden from which ingredients for the restaurant are sourced. We had fish and lamb which were presented very nicely with two side dishes of potatoes and courgettes. Both were also nicely presented. The service was attentive and informative.

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Sandra Zuschlag

great yummy food and they did a great job accommodating our wish for vegan food.

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A perfect sanctuary for eating from a healthy well thought out seasonal menu and drinking some deliciously paired refreshments in a discreet relaxed environment.

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Anna Claire

Absolutely delicious, fresh food, great for sharing. The adults in group shared the chicken thighs and pork belly, both of which were delicious, and the roasted carrots, courgette and potato puff side dishes. The kids had ham and cheese toasties and fish and chips. The kids dishes were generous, but we, quite big eaters, found the mains a bit small. Probably fine for average people though.
Cocktails were fab and our waiter was especially good with the toddler in our group. Casual, friendly atmosphere. Bench seats a weren't the most comfortable.

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Nat Corbett-Hall

Great as always!! Love the atmosphere and food, everything is excellent.

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From the moment we got there it was a fabulous experience. Staff were really friendly and informative and couldn’t do enough for us. Not too intrusive , just right ! Now the food .... Wow , we have been travelling for 3 weeks and this is by far the best meal we have had it was absolutely divine and perfect ! Rabbit pate and corn fritters with salmon caviar, followed by the market fish of the day, Flounder , which was fantastic , BBQ lamb with black currants with 2 sides which included potato dumplings (get these whatever you do !) and the roasted carrots - stunning ! This is a great establishment that uses their own garden herbs and produce and is definitely worth a visit - if we were not leaving Queenstown we would be back ! Thank you Sherwood and a huge compliment to your staff and chef !!

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The service and view were brilliant, the food (lamb) was nice and tender

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Claire Sanchez

Great views, great food, great service! Caramelised white chocolate tart was incredible

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Gene Dower

The food was fresh, light and tasty. Excellent service and great outdoor space where we dined!

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The staff at The Sherwood make it every time for me. They are so attentive and knowledgeable. You really feel like your getting the full dining experience without the "ponceyness" . I felt comfortably full and I havent had a beautiful meal like that in ages. Thank you so much!

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Eva McPherson

Very tasty .. nice and fresh love that they use all there own veges out the garden

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Tony Balfour

Brilliant meal for the family. Beautifully presented and yummy. Really nice vibe too.

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Gene Dower

Fantastic food and atmosphere. Great selection of beers!

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Clare Rehill

Fabulous food and great service. Highly recommend!

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Clare Rehill

Fabulous food and great service. Highly recommend!

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We had a highly enjoyable evening and experience at Sherwood. For a large party (of fourteen people for a family occasion) the challenge of so many different tastes and dietary requirements is often too much to bear. Not so with the team at Sherwood - the menu was inspired, with a variety of seasonal dishes and a good mix of protein and vegetable options all incorporating fresh local produce. To boot, the efficiency and affability of the service team was exceptional. The restaurant and bar space were also well designed, and a pleasant atmosphere was omnipresent. Most importantly, this natural ambience was not too loud (happily, Sherwood does not suffer from that disease common among so many contemporary restaurants - blaring music so as to imitate a nightclub, for some reason).Sherwood was soothing and enticing for soul and all the senses!

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Paula Mayumi

The restaurant is beautiful!
We loved our table and view.
Food was really good. The fish that I ordered was spectacular.

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Becca Anderson

Food was really good, especially the potato dumplings which were amazing! Such a nice location and their rose was also very good. Excited to go back. Staff were really friendly and helpful.

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Alyx Murray-Jackman

We loved our food at the Sherwood, we just wished there were more vegetarian main meal options. It didn't bother us too much, because we treated it as more tapas style with lots of starts and sides, and really enjoyed sharing our food. The dishes were delicious, and all the ingredients are sourced from their garden or from local growers. The service was excellent as always. We'd love to come for breakfast if they had breakfast options on first table too!

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I-Yun Chiu

From walk in here I already love it so much. It’s very different from other restaurant. It gives you nice atmosphere and good mood. And then the entree and mains we have just extraordinary. I can see the creativity and freshness as they grow their own vege. Which is garden to the table. The last of our food is poached apple which olive oil sorbet and foam. The dish just amazed us so much. Can’t wait to be back again.

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Alex Romanski

Love to go to Sherwood and will continue to do so as the standards for everything are fantastic. Knowledgeable and friendly staff, delicious food and drink with a great atmosphere

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Inga Mckeown

Food was delicious, I recommend the bbq lamb and blue cheese gnocchi. I loved that they use produce from the garden, and the waitress was very helpful with ordering. Super cool, eclectic decor and beautiful views over the lake. Good range of beers and wine too, highly recommend!

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Johnson Tang

Great vibe and customer service. The complimentary bread and drink were quite nice. Unfortunately for the price the food didnt meet the equal standard that I would expect for the rest of the meal, the lamb was chewy and they provide you with a flat edged knife to struggle and cut through it. See in the pork belly picture for knife, the pork belly was over cooked underneath aswell making it difficult to cut through with the flat knife. Carrots and squid was delicious though. Presentation was on point.

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Beautiful setting, delicious fresh food, highly recommend!

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Entrees and main not good
Awesome dessert

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Lucy Hannah

We had a beautiful evening at Sherwood, they have a great atmosphere and friendly staff. The food was artfully plated, every dish delicious. Loved the little wine map and mini cheese and honey board to end our night. Every moment and mouthful had been thoughtfully put together. Cheers for being on First table - a rare experience for a couple of hospo workers.

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Jason Riley

Nice atmosphere. Food was good quality however very limited menu. Service was friendly but a little disorganised.

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Jez Whitaker

Excellent food, a few good options but slightly limited for vegetarians. A very complete wine list. The menu and wine list need to be explained which must be annoying for the staff on every table every day :-)

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Madeleine de Young

The Sherwood was beautiful, the food delicious and service excellent. It has a seasonal menu, largely stocked from the garden which we went for a walk through after eating. The menu is designed for sharing and we split the pesto pasta, mussels and grilled broccoli which was perfect for lunch for 2. Alongside these we enjoyed the "natural" wines on offer - sourced straight from the vineyard. We will definitely be back.

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Gabrielle Orr

Absolute perfection! We were sat on a table that looked out at the gorgeous view, the food was delicious and the service was fantastic. We were staying at the Sherwood and ended up dining there twice more during our stay! Highly recommend!

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Peter Harris

Fantastic setting wine and food for a relaxed lunch

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Mayuri Okabe

Good atmosphere, beautiful foods and nice service! I highly recommend this place!!

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Luana Silvestre

Food was great and lovely cocktails, service was even better. Joshua was our waiter and he was just amazing. He tried to help me to find a wine that I would like and he ended up serving me an amazing and very sweet cocktail, he also helped us with the menu and suggestions. I would definitely come back!

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Kat McGregor

Hey so great food, service we were a bit disappointed today. Still come back as we love the place

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Great as always. Different fresh flavours

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Catarina Peeters

Beautiful evening spent at the Sherwood. The venison was a delicious smokey, melt in your mouth dish, which we had with warm sourdough, house cured salmon and twice cooked potatoes - and were all perfect. The service was nice and low-key. We will be re-booing in the very near future. 11/10 thanks again guys!

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It was fantastic the food was absolutely delicious and amazing service it was a special experience

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Shyla Hona

Great food!!!!

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Thomas Innes

Awesome

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Trina Holmes

Excellent lunch in the sun with great service. Thank you

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Renae Redgen

Incredible food & service, highly recommend!

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