23 August 2021 | Written by Bachcare Holiday Homes

The Best Pizza Shops in Queenstown

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Our Favorite Pizza Parlors In Queenstown

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One of the best parts about going on holiday is indulging in new experiences. After a day of having fun, pizza is one thing everyone in your family will be in the mood for! We’ve rounded up our favorite pizza destinations in Queenstown so you can enjoy a slice of Italy in Tāhuna.


Winnies Gourment Pizza Restaurant

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Winnies Gourmet Pizza Restaurant lives up to its name and offers absolutely scrumptious gourmet pizzas. This pizza place has a long history in Queenstown, and loyal customers keep coming back for more. You can enjoy traditional Italian pizzas or try a new topping, such as Tandoori chicken or Moroccan lamb. Try the Peking Pizza with plum sauce, crispy shallots, Chinese chicken thighs, shaved cucumber, and hoisin sauce for something different. Winnie’s also offers appetizers, burgers, pasta, salads, and soups.

More than just a delicious restaurant, Winnie’s is also a great place to hang out and relax. Play pool, listen to DJs spinning tunes, and dance the night away. Winnie’s has a full bar, so you can try the latest craft beer or a unique cocktail. In the winter, sit next to their beautiful fireplace. Guests at Winnie’s enjoy top-notch service and good eats.

Price: Pizzas are $20 to $40
Opening Times: 12:00 pm until 11:30 pm, and until 2:30 am Friday and Saturday nights
Address: Queenstown Mall, 7-9 The Mall, Queenstown 9348
Contact: 3-442 8635


The London

The London is rated by Tripadvisor as Queenstown’s number one pizza place. The London offers superb pizzas which are made from scratch and use local ingredients.

The London offers a taste of vibrant London nightlife, right in the heart of Queenstown. Reminiscent of the London Underground, the restaurant has a mix of steel, exposed brick, and tiles.

Menu items are designed for sharing, so order a few items and enjoy mixing and matching. Cosy up with your group in a booth, dine at a bistro-style table, or enjoy the high-life at a high-top table.

If you’ve got a big family to feed or you’re traveling with a group, you will love their three-foot Big Ben pizza! Pizzas include fun names such as The Queen Elizabeth, The Guy Fawkes, The Bee’s Knees, and The Winston Churchill.

This trendy spot is a great place to spend a night and enjoy an absolutely fabulous meal. Save room for their unique dessert pizza, The Charles Bronson with Nutella, vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, and icing sugar. Yum!

In the evenings, enjoy DJ nights and Happy Hour.

Price: Pizzas are $10 to $18
Opening Times: 12:00 pm until 12:00 am daily, open until 4:00 am Friday and Sat night
Address: 36 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300
Contact: 3-441 1142


Fat Badgers Pizza

Fat Badgers Pizza offers thin crust, New York-style 12 and 20-inch pizzas. Choose from 20 different flavors, including The Princess with mushrooms, olive oil, fresh garlic, sundried tomatoes, baby spinach, feta, and NZ mozzarella. For a taste of NZ, try The Remarkable Badger with thinly sliced prime beef, portabello mushrooms, roasted red peppers, braised onions, and NZ mozzarella.

Watch the talented culinary artists flip pizzas two at a time!

Any pizza can be made gluten-free. Fat Badgers also offers salads, vegan options, and burgers.

Save room for dessert; the milkshakes are divine!

Price: Pizzas are $18 to $40.
Opening Times: 12:00 pm until “late,” daily
Address: 33 Camp Street, Queenstown
Contact: 0800-749-927


The Cow

The Cow is one of the trendiest pizza places in Queenstown. It was originally a stone barn for–you guessed it–cows. The Cow opened in 1977 and is Queenstown’s oldest continuously operating restaurant. The bolognese pizza is a favorite. This location is fun for the whole family, and kids will get a kick out of the innovative location.

The pizza menu has remained the same for over 40 years, with gluten-free pies available. Try the Vegetarian Annie, Her Majesty’s Pleasure, or traditional Pepperoni.

In addition to pizzas, guests can try spaghetti, salads, and soups.

Price: Pizzas are $23 to $36
Opening Times: 12:00 pm until “late,” daily
Address: Cow Lane, Queenstown 9300
Contact: 03 442 8588


Miss Lucy’s

Miss Lucy’s offers delicious dining in a one-of-a-kind rooftop location. Appealing menu items include wood-fired pizzas, cauli bites, wood-fired wings, fries, and jalapeno poppers. The lamb nachos are unique and popular!

Pizzas range from The Original with pesto, mozzarella, parmesan, and Napoli sauce to The Legend with roasted chicken, spinach, mushroom, sundried tomato, mozzarella, and Napoli sauce.

Miss Lucy’s has vegan and vegetarian options, and mozzarella can be replaced by dairy-free vegan cheese at no additional cost. The Vegan Patch pizza will be appealing for vegans and non-vegans alike with beetroot hummus, pumpkin, roasted red pepper, spinach, balsamic reduction, walnuts, and toasted pepitas.

Enjoy stunning views of downtown while sipping on an after-pizza craft cocktail. Lucy’s offers various specials, including cocktail nights, happy hour specials, and wings nights.

Price: Pizzas are $20 to $27
Opening Times: 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Wednesday to Sunday
Address: Rooftop, JUCY Snooze, 47 Camp Street, Queenstown
Contact: (03) 974 4029


Bella Cucina Italian Restaurant

Bella Cucina means “beautiful kitchen,” and we think you’ll agree when you set your eyes on this authentic Italian kitchen. The menu changes daily to show off fresh, local produce. Everything on the menu is made from scratch on-site.

Bella Cucina cures their own meats, makes pasta in-house daily, and makes and bakes their own bread. Their pizza is divine, but don’t miss their other offerings, such as salmon, lamb, and risotto. Examples of popular pizzas include the Margherita, Vegetariana, Porchetta, and Diovala. Popular dessert options include Tiramisu and Affogato.

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options are available.

Enjoy the charming surroundings indoors or sit out in the fresh air on the patio.

Price: Pizzas are $25 to $29
Opening Times: 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm, daily
Address: 6 Brecon Street, Queenstown
Contact: 3 442 6762


Enjoy Dining and Fun in Queenstown

Do you prefer to keep with simple with tried-and-true pizzas such as pepperoni, or do you like to try something new like The Remarkable Badger? Or, should you order several pizzas for the table and mix and match? Whatever your preference, you will have a tough time choosing your favorite pizza Queenstown. They’re all incredibly delicious!

If you can’t wait to get to Queenstown to try all the best pizza, check out our nearby holiday homes and start planning your menu choices.

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