Meet me here.

We say ‘meet me here’ and you’ll soon understand why. Little Blackwood is a classic yet hip cocktail bar sitting perched within the famous Steamer Wharf, on the waters’ edge of Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu. Touted by locals as the best bar in Queenstown! Take in the stunning vista’s whilst the sun sets on the heated decking, sipping on a drink and sharing one of our locally made artisan meat and cheese boards, and you too will be convinced.

If the stunning views of the Remarkable mountains isn’t quite your scene, nip inside, pull up a pew and settle in by our roaring fire and let some of New Zealand’s best live musicians entertain you. Accompany this with a delicious cocktail, Gibbston Valley wine or kiwi craft beer, and you’re set for a memorable night to say the least.

shaken + stirred.

Queenstown’s best cocktails. Apparently. Served fresh and served often. At Little Blackwood, whether you’re joining us for an Old Fashioned or perhaps would like to Dance with the Devil, we’ve got the goods to stay mixing and shaking. Our talented mixologists regularly create new and inventive cocktails to tantalise your taste buds.

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graze. nibble. share.

Little Blackwood takes pride in offering locally produced meats and cheeses. Our Artisan meat and cheese boards are prepared using locally sourced Gibbston Valley Cheeses paired with artisan meats from Zamora (Argentinean Meat Preachers). We also offer a selection of share plates and pizzas. Handpicked wines, as well as craft and premium beers are matched to provide sensational taste experiences.

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Events + Functions

Little Blackwood is the closest venue to the waterfront and is known for its breath-taking views of the Remarkables and surrounding mountains from its perch on the edge of Lake Wakatipu in the World Famous and history-rich Steamer Wharf.

Our modern hand-crafted Blackwood furniture and contemporary fit-out is a classic backdrop for any polished affair. This unique and inviting space is fully customizable with opportunities to decorate or theme it as you dream it– Let our space be a canvas for your creativity!

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