Queenstown, South Island

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The New Orleans - Historic restaurant right in the heart of Arrowtown

The New Orleans - Pancake stack

The New Orleans - Lots of space to relax in

The New Orleans - Using the freshest ingredients

The New Orleans - A large selection of local wines and beers

The New Orleans - Sharing platters

The New Orleans

New Orleans Historic Hotel Restaurant and Bar

The BEST Kids menu in town! Plus a HUGE menu that offers a great pizza selection, sharing plates, salads, burgers, ribs, curries and good ol’ fish & chips and more...your biggest dilemma will be... what to choose? With heaps of space to move in, large balconies overlooking the river and hills and the BEST Kids menu in town, The New Orleans is the locals place to be!

Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  9am - until late (last bookings 8pm) 

Old on the outside young on the inside

There has been a hotel established on this spot since 1866! We have kept the character and the history in mind as we refreshed the interior and improved the menu to reflect the lively restaurant scene of bustling Arrowtown. 

Our menu

Using the freshest ingredients, and homemade sauces we offer you a HUGE great value menu that is jam packed with hearty goodness, really tasty, with all your old favourites to delight, as well as some new ones to surprise. We have something that EVERYBODY will enjoy.
Plus mum and dad will appreciate our large range of local and international beers, wines and spirits. 

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Kids $15 Menu 
Includes a FREE Ice cream and a kids size drink (suitable for age 13 years and under)
Choose from :-
Hawaiian Pizza and Pasta Carbonara

Or Chicken Schnitzel, Burger, Roast of the Day, Bangers, BBQ Pork Ribs or Chicken Nuggets 
*served with a choice of chips, steamed veggies or mash.

Entertainment

Enjoy free live music regularly, and if there is a sporting event worth watching - we will be showing it!
Check out our Facebook Page for upcoming Events

We can also offer set menus for group bookings –  and if you bring in a group of 10 or more full paying guests –  you can have your main meal on us!  Just enquire about our ‘Treat the Host’ offer.

 

Map of New Zealand
  • Central Otago
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Coromandel
  • Dunedin
  • Gisborne
  • Fiordland
  • Hawkes Bay
  • North Canterbury
  • Manawatu
  • Nelson & Golden Bay
  • Northland
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Rotorua
  • Queenstown
  • Taranaki
  • South Canterbury
  • Taupo
  • Southland
  • Waikato
  • Wanaka
  • West Coast
  • Whangarei
  • Bay of Islands
  • Tauranga
  • Gisborne
  • Hamilton
  • Napier
  • Kapiti
  • Palmerston North
  • Whanganui
  • New Plymouth
  • Arrowtown
  • Te Anau
  • Akaroa
  • Ashburton
  • Hanmer
  • Kaikoura
  • Methven
  • Mt Cook
  • Oamaru
  • Tekapo
  • Timaru
  • Abel Tasman
  • Motueka
  • Nelson Lakes
  • Blenheim
  • Picton
  • Catlins
  • Gore
  • Stewart Island
  • Central Plateau
  • Invercargill
  • Cromwell
  • Greymouth
  • Hokitika
  • Westport
  • Glenorchy

Our favourite destinations…

Auckland destination2

Auckland

New Zealand’s economic heart and biggest city is also an exciting family visitor destination, situated on a sunny harbour with city beaches just minutes away from the CBD. Orientate yourself by heading down to Viaduct Harbour, wandering the waterfront, checking out the super yachts or enjoying the waterfront restaurants. Nearby is the must-visit Sky Tower along with excellent and kid-friendly museums and tons of exciting activities!

Wellington

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital. Here you will find New Zealand's parliament buildings, including the 'Executive Wing', more well-known as 'The Beehive' due to its distinctive shape. Another icon to look out for is the Wellington Tram, which was the main means of public transport between 1878 and 1964.

Christchurch

With a population of around 400,000 Christchurch, in Canterbury, is the South Island ’s largest city, yet much of it has the feel of a small town. Perhaps that’s why it’s known as the Garden City but with the expansive Hagley Park, Botanic Gardens, Port Hills, River Avon and numerous beaches the city certainly has an open, relaxed feel that’s hard to beat.

Queenstown

With its well-deserved reputation as New Zealand’s activity adventure capital you’ll never run out of activities and things to do in Queenstown, but you may run out of time! With breathtaking scenery, activities and festivals, cafes and restaurants, skiing and snowboarding, shopping and wineries, this lakeside alpine resort rates as one of the world’s top vacation destinations for all ages and seasons.

Rotorua

Rotorua sits on the shore of Lake Rotorua, one of sixteen lakes in the area formed by hundreds of thousands of years of eruptions from the Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area is renowned for its geothermal activity and top of any activity list is to see the bubbling mud pools that are around the region for yourself. The Waimangu Volcanic Valley offers a first hand insight into the devastation caused by the 1886 eruption of Mount Tarawera and is a great place to discover steaming volcanic craters and bubbling, spitting  pools of mud!

Nelson and Golden Bay

The Nelson and Golden Bay regions, at the top of the South Island, boast enviable sunshine hours, glorious sandy beaches, safe swimming spots, lots of wildlife to look out for, and Abel Tasman National Park - an absolute must to explore, on foot, by kayak, your own craft or watertaxi.  Nelson is home to a vibrant arts and crafts community with a fabulous Saturday market, and is close to award-winning wineries and family-friendly bike tracks to take you around the coast.

Hawkes Bay

Napier was rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake and is now known as NZ's Art Deco City.  The Art Deco influence has created a unique city – nowhere else can you see such a varied concentration of art deco style. With over 2,200 sunshine hours a year, Napier is a year-round holiday destination with countless activities to entertain the kids – there's days of entertainment on Marine Parade alone, plus numerous other family-friendly trips and activities.  Add to that the beaches, walks and flat cycle paths, outdoor cafes and entertainment, and you have a perfect holiday destination!

Northland

Beautiful, unspoiled beaches, fishing, historic gum fields, kauri forests – the Far North has it all. With subtropical temperatures, it's often known as ‘the Winterless north', with warm, humid summers and mild winters.
Gateway to the Bay of Islands, Paihia is a pretty, lively beachside town and a perfect base for your family holiday. It’s your start point for Bay of Island adventures including day cruises, sailing, kayaking, swimming with dolphins and reef or wreck diving.