Steamer Wharf

Goodbye to an icon

After almost 35 years as an iconic steak and seafood restaurant in Queenstown Mall, Britannia is changing course. Operator Future Bars, which also owns Rhino's Ski Shack below, is closing it at the end of this month then turning it...

Casino may be out of play

One of Queenstown's two CBD casinos is likely to fold its cards next year. Applications to the Gambling Commission by SkyCity, which operates both casinos, reveal Wharf Casino's landlord may not renew the lease on its Steamer Wharf premises past September...

Eatery’s new owner

The owner of Queenstown hospitality venues Brazz and The London has added Pier 19 to his plate. Pete Jefford's bought the Steamer Wharf restaurant from operators Karen and Grant Hattaway. Jefford, who takes over August 1, says the location by the...
Queenstown restaurateur Tony Robertson sure has his plate full. Not content with running one local restaurant, he's opening his second Nelson premises this month – and now he's moving there. He discusses his life in cuisine with Philip Chandler Forty years after first coming to...
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