Fishbone Bar and Grill in Queenstown Menu

  • 6 Oysters natural with shallot vinaigrette $28
  • 6 Oysters battered with malt vinegar $30
  • Locally baked Bread with fresh cultured butter (seriously good!) from the Whitestone Cheese Company in North Otago $9
  • Fishbone’s Chowder with fresh & smoked fish, fried potatoes & grilled bread $19.90
  • Fried Southern Ocean Arrowhead Squid with a trio of mayonnaises $19
    • New Zealand miso, Meyer lemon, & squid ink
  • Cloudy Bay Surf Clams stir-fried with XO sauce $21
  • Seared Coromandel Scallops with lamb, peas, mint & gravy $23.90
  • Marinated Northland Hikuwai Sardine fillets with marjoram salsa verde, house-made yoghurt, grilled toasts $19
  • Jackson Bay Octopus Tacos with crushed potatoes & chorizo, kiwi fruit salsa, avocado cream $18
  • West Coast Whitebait, sautéed with garlic, lemon & parsley, extra-virgin olive oil, char-grilled bread $27.90
  • Fishbone’s Spring Salad $18
    • Crystal Garden salad leaves, Kaikora Valley goat’s cheese, Nevis Garden’s asparagus, blueberries & hazelnuts from Marlborough with Fishbone Farm’s honey & sherry vinaigrette
  • For Two (½ crayfish / whole crayfish) $155 / $220
    • Oysters, scallops, mussels, clams, blue cod, smoked fish, octopus, locally baked bread & a green salad
  • Crunchy cos lettuce with mustard dressing $9.50
  • Hand cut chips with pickled onion mayonnaise $9.50
  • Nevis Garden’s asparagus with crispy capers & browned butter $9.50
  • Gurnard $37
    • sweet, firm white fillets - pan- roasted with new season Perla potatoes, Nevis Garden’s asparagus & spring herb butter
  • Sole $38
    • sweet mild flavour with a fine, delicate texture - pan-roasted fillet with shaved courgettes, preserved lemon, toasted pine nuts, salted fish, tomatoes, crushed spring peas & tarragon mayonnaise
  • Sole $38
    • distinct, mildly flavoured fillet with a firm yet tender texture - panroasted fillet with new potatoes, Moko smoked eel, broad beans, baked beetroot, spinach, roasted Blue Cod cream
  • Whole Flounder $38
    • oven baked with capers, lemon, browned butter & our hand cut chips
  • Salmon Steak $37.50
    • char-grilled medium rare & on the bone – with zaru soba noodles with pickled cucumber & South Island seaweed salad
  • Southland Fisherman’s Stew $37.50
    • with char-grilled squid, scallops, mussels, clams, fish, paddle crab broth & charred locally baked bread
  • Green-lipped Mussels $33.90
    • steamed with white wine, garlic & slow cooked onions served with our hand cut chips & grilled bread
  • Clam Pasta $33.90
    • with Littleneck clams, white wine, chilies & herbs
  • Gurnard $25.90
    • battered with pickled onion mayonnaise
  • Blue Cod $33
    • crumbed with pickled onion mayonnaise
  • Live from our tank $135
    • Steamed then grilled with tarragon butter & our chips
  • Beef & Reef $46.50
    • grass fed & char-grilled - eye fillet with Chatham Island scampi, roasted garlic butter, potato terrine & cauliflower puree
  • Southland Lamb $37.90
    • slow cooked shoulder with farro, asparagus & peas, green garlic & pumpkin seed pesto, crumbed lamb sweetbreads
  • The Happy Hen Pavlova $15.90
    • made with fresh eggs from our own very happy hens free ranging at Fishbone Farm – with strawberries & cream
  • Dulce de Leche $15.90
    • rich chocolate & caramel tart with salted caramel ice cream
  • Rhubarb Trifle $15.90
    • with pistachio sponge, rhubarb jelly, stewed rhubarb, custard, cream & sherry

Nearby Sample Menus

  • THE F.A.T. 250 $28.00
    • This feed is not for the faint of heart: 250g of Prime NZ porterhouse steak served with garlic herb potatoes, pan fried broccoli (and whatever vegetables fall off the truck), finished with jus, streaky bacon, and tangy, onion jam. Or your classic Steak, Eggs & Chips etc!
  • BIG F.A.T. BELLY $27.00
    • marinated, slow roasted pork belly, served up with creamy mash, potato, roast pumpkin, butter-sautéed market veg, and finished with cider jus and mango peach chutney,
  • RIBS, WEDGES, & RINGS $24.50
    • Mate, our ribs have been rocking out the door since we took over this crazy place. Try them and see why: A stack of slow-braised, fall-off-the-bone pork ribs drenched in our secret sauce, with seasoned wedges, a tower of beer battered onion rings, and sour cream. Oh, and a finger bowl ’cause you’ll need it!
  • BEEF BURGER $19.00
    • This towering monstrosity of a burger is a jaw-dropper – 100% beef patty, thick-cut cheddar, streaky bacon, fried egg, tomato relish, stacked up on lettuce, salad goodies, tomato, house pickles, aioli. Served in a gourmet toasted garlic bun with fries, Tommy, and a crisp onion ring
  • BANGERS & MASH $16.50
    • Old man Winter is here, and that means it’s time for two beautiful sausages, creamy mashed potato, plenty of cider gravy, crisp peas, a slice of garlic toasted ciabatta, and a grilled BBQ tomato
  • PASTA O’ THE DAY $19.00
    • Nothing silences the stomach grumbles like a bowl of pasta. Ask the staff what Mental Mike came up with for today’s pasta. Whatever it is, I’ll be hot, scrummy, and it’ll come with garlic toasted ciabatta bread >>
    • Herb crusted breast of chicken, smothered in a ham, mushroom, and basil pesto infused cream cheese, topped with mozzarella & baked until bubbly. Served over chunky garlic herb potato, sautéed broccoli, and whatever else we pulled out of Jeff’s garden this morning
    • Michelle likes everything to be perfect, and that is never more apparent than with her beer batter: Back to basics I say Fish, chips, salad, aioli, tomato sauce and lemon(WITH BLUE COD $27)
  • West coast wild venison tataki with ponzu dipping $18.00
  • Live green lipped mussels steamed with white wine & saffron $15.00
  • Stewart island king salmon sashimi $25.00
  • Fresh New Zeland oyster SP
  • Natural or steamed with ginger, garlic and vermicelli
  • House green salad $12.00
  • Shitaki mushroom wonton $12.00
  • Aromatic duck spring roll $15.00
  • French Onion $16:00
    • Gruyere puff pastry crust
  • Pumpkin veloute (V) $16.00
    • Coriander sour cream / farmers bread
  • French Antipasto $12/person
    • Cheese (2) /pate / dry sausage / condiments
  • Goat cheese crostini salad $19.00
    • Rocket salad/ prosciutto/ rosemary oil
  • Classic Caesar salad $19.00
    • Lettuce / tomato / poached egg / crouton / parmesan tuile
  • With Akaora smoked salmon or smoked chicken $23.00
  • Philly cheese steak sandwich $21.00
    • Panini bread / roast beef / capsicum / onion / provolone
  • Grilled chicken burger $20.00
    • Brioche / provolone cheese / lettuce / tomato / avocado puree/ chipotle aioli
  • Crispy Calamari N/A
    • with chilli mayo sauce
  • Saigon Summer Rolls N/A
    • With Iceberg Lettuce, Pickles Vegetable, Vermicelli Wrapped in Rice Paper & 'Nuoc Cham' Sauce. Your Choice of: Prawn and Barbecue Pork or Grilled Chicken Slices or Wok Tossed Tofu with Soy
  • Charcoal Grilled Whole Tiger Prawn N/A
    • Marinated with Garlic and Chilli
  • Charcoal Grilled Green Lipped Mussels N/A
    • With Roasted Peanut, Scallion Oil & Dipping Sauce
  • Crispy Chicken N/A
    • With Chilli Mayo Sauce
  • Soft Shell Crab N/A
    • On Bed of Iceberg Lettuce, Served with Tamarind Sauce
  • Soy Glazed Crispy Tofu N/A
    • Topped with Crispy Kale & Roasted Sesame
  • Baby Clam N/A
    • Saute with Onion, Lemongrass, Roasted Peanut Served with Crispy Prawn Cracker
  • Porridge $8.50
    • Creamy porridge cats with your choice of 2 toppings chocolate banana cinnamon or brown sugar
  • Homemade Muesli $8.50
    • Sweet toasted oats, nuts and raisins topped with natural yoghurt and sliced banana
  • Bacon Buttie $10.00
    • Heaps of bacon stuffed in a Turkish roll with a choice of tea, coffee or juice. Available for takeaway
  • Breakie Roll $12.00
    • Streaky bacon, hash brown, omelette style eggs and tomato relish served on a Turkish roll with hollandaise sauce, and a choice of tea, coffee or juice - available for takeaway if you're on the go
  • The Mighty works $18.00
    • 2 tried eggs, 4 rashers of streaky bacon, 2 hash browns, sausage, mushrooms, grilled tomato and baked beans, all Served with toast and butler
  • Vegetarian Breakfast $12.00
    • 2 Fried eggs, 2 hash brown, mushrooms, grilled tomato and baked beans served with toast and butter
  • Three Egg Omelette $14.00
    • With your choice 01 3 fillings - bacon, cheese, onion. tomato or mushrooms
  • Big Breaky Burrito $16.00
    • Chorizo. bacon, mushrooms, hash browns, eggs and baked beans all in a toasted tortilla wrap served with fresh salsa and sour cream

Fishbone Bar and Grill


7 Beach Street, Queenstown Town Centre, Otago, 9300, New Zealand



Opened hours

Monday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Tuesday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Wednesday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Friday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Saturday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Sunday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM








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7 Beach Street, Queenstown Town Centre, Otago, 9300, New Zealand