With most cafes and restaurants offering at least a small selection of gluten free dishes, it’s really easy being gluten free in Queenstown. But if you want a handful of places you know you can rely on to create drool-worthy gluten… Click To Tweet

Thankfully, Queenstown is one of the best places in New Zealand for gluten free restaurants. There’s an excellent choice of dining establishments that serve strictly gluten free food, but almost every eatery will offer a decent selection of gluten free choices, no matter where you go.

So you can spend more time enjoying your trip and less time worrying about what’s safe to eat, here are the top five gluten free restaurants in Queenstown.

Top 5 gluten free restaurants in Queenstown

Vudu Café & Larder

Address: 16 Rees Street, Queenstown 9300, NZ

Much more than your standard gluten free cafe, this culinary masterpiece is the place to go to discover creative and exotic edible treats. Their huge selection of goodies includes the likes of black rice coconut pudding cups and salmon poached egg salads for breakfast to gourmet flatbreads and overstuffed bagels for lunch. Not only is a big chunk of their offerings gluten free, but you’ll find loads of dairy free and vegan options, too.

Cup & Cake

Address: 4/5-11 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, NZ

The best place in the city to indulge in gluten free cupcakes, this specialist bakery creates a vast assortment of cupcakes, with new additions every day. Around 1/3 of the cupcake flavours are completely gluten free. And with a delightful selection that covers everything from peppermint paddy and banoffee pie to lemon meringue and salted caramel, you’ll have a seriously tough time choosing just one!

Winnies

Address: 7-9 The Mall, Queenstown 9348, NZ

Depending on where you go, gluten free pizza can range from “dreadful” to “meh” – except when you order it from Winnies. Loved by locals and visitors alike this popular pizza joint has gluten free bases and a wide range of naturally gluten free toppings. Keep it simple and stick to classics, like salami and mozzarella or experiment with innovative items like almonds and Moroccan lamb. Their pizzas are absolutely huge, but they’re happy to cover each half with a different set of toppings so you can share.

Public Kitchen & Bar

Address: Steamer Wharf/Beach, Queenstown 9300, NZ

Specialising in small dishes designed for sharing, Public Kitchen & Bar is a great place to go when you want to have a fun, casual dinner with friends. Their delicious sharing platters cover everything from chickpea chips with truffle oil and sticky pork belly sticks to lamb kofta with yoghurt dressing and white bean dip with garlic crudités. If you’re not a fan of sharing, they’ve also got a great selection of individual main courses, loads of which are gluten free.

Habebes

Address: 30 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, NZ

When you’re in a rush and need something quick and tasty, Habebes is the place to go. This Middle Eastern-influenced café whips up a fantastic selection of wraps, pies, salads, soups and sweet treats fresh every day. Although their two daily soups are always gluten free, the stars of the show really are their wraps. Ask for the gluten free tortilla made freshly on site and have it stuffed with your choice of chicken, lamb or vegetarian falafel, plus sauce, salad and hummus for a quick meal on the go.

With most cafes and restaurants offering at least a small selection of gluten free dishes, it’s really easy being gluten free in Queenstown. But if you want a handful of places you know you can rely on to create drool-worthy gluten free food, give one of the above a try.

 

The sun-drenched country is a fabulous place to visit if you’re in the mood for sunshine, beaches and the finest food. Click To Tweet

Dubai is one of the world’s most popular destinations at the moment, and with good reason. The sun-drenched country is a fabulous place to visit if you’re in the mood for sunshine, beaches and the finest food. Of course, that includes gluten free dishes too! Here’s where to head if you’re in Dubai.

Eggspectation

Obsessed with eggs? Well, make your way over to Eggspectation! This Dubai restaurant is famed for its breakfasts, with many gluten free options on the menu. It’s also perfect for vegetarians, with plenty of healthy veggie options available.

Feast, Sheraton Grand Hotel

Feast is a fabulous place to grab a gluten free breakfast when you visit Dubai. Located in the beautiful Sheraton Grand Hotel, feast is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the gluten free menu is varied and plentiful.

Ostro

Mediterranean food is the order of the day at Ostro, one of Dubai’s top restaurants serving this delicious cuisine. Ostro is a great spot for a gluten free pasta al forno, or the decadent vegetable al grillia. There’s even a gluten free burger on the menu, complete with gluten free bun!

Bateel Café

Fancy homemade Belgian waffles while you’re in Dubai? Bateel Café is a fabulous place to enjoy one of the most decadent breakfasts in this beautiful, sun-soaked destination. And we’ve got to say, their gluten free Eggs Benedict dish is to die for.

Carluccio’s

A chain recognisable across the globe, Carluccio’s has become famous for its plentiful gluten free options, including gluten free pasta dishes galore. You don’t have to miss out on delicious dishes like carbonara or spaghetti bolognese if you’re on a gluten free diet. Just head on over to Carluccio’s!

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

We know many gluten free travellers love to indulge with a good steak dinner when they’re on holiday, and at Ruth’s Chris Steak House you can tuck in, without any worry of cross contamination or missing out on anything at all.

Urban Bistro

Urban Bistro is a Dubai restaurant famous for its enticing vegetarian menu, but it’s also perfect for gluten free travellers. Tuck into healthy, nutritious meals at Urban Bistro and you’ll be amazed at the big, bold flavours on offer.

Pantry Cafe

The gourmet cafe and delicatessen is an amazing place to visit if you’re a gluten free traveller heading to Dubai soon. The cafe uses only the finest, fresh ingredients in their healthy dishes, with so many gluten free options to choose from.

Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis, The Palm is a five-star resort in the heart of Dubai. And of course, a hotel as high-end as this one offers a myriad of different dining options. Many gluten free travellers have reported a great experience dining here, as the restaurant teams are more than happy to cater to any special diets you may have.