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Lake Bar

) #12 of 63 Restaurants in Wanaka €€ - €€€ , ,
155 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 2920
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Gastropub, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
155 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After a long day trekking the hills surrounding Lake Wanaka, my husband Kenneth and I were eager for a hot meal and somewhere to rest our blister ridden feet. We knew straight away we had come to the right place as the bubbly Maitre d...More

Thank RamblerRuth
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Large venue, we perched upstairs overlooking the waterfront. The main restaurant area at the back looked a like quiet and drab. Burgers were excellent as was choice of beers. Wine list OK. TV screens everywhere. As a pub-style venue we enjoyed it.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group visited Lake Bar for dinner during our stay. Lucky enough to be waited on by Pheobe, a fellow Australian. Her service was fantastic with some great local knowledge. We ordered tapas to share between 3 and they were delicious! The wings were great...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Lake Bar for dinner as part of a large group. Everything about our visit was excellent. The staff were very friendly and efficient. The menu had lots of variety and everyone thought their meal was delicious. It was great that the kids meals...More

Thank TheRobertsons43
Reviewed 1 week ago

We both had the cod & chips, 1 battered, 1 grilled. Both were good, generous pile of chips & salad. Nothing fancy just a good pub lunch. Plenty wine by the glass and beer on tap. Very quiet at lunch time.

Thank StewyNT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a feed with a big Roomy warm bar area and nice lake views. The NZ salmon was delicious with a few Mulled wines after some lakeside walking.

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place by the lake for lunch or any meal. The mulled wine was great and the food was delicious!

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an early meal, easy going for families, great wine menu and dinner menu. Also has a great kids menu.

Thank tegper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was sadly lacking in any information, so we searched Trip Advisor and then drove down to the lakefront to see a dozen restaurants and bars side-by-side. Checked our several menus, but we liked this one, and I was really keen for a mulled...More

Thank Sonny W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been for drinks and dinner a couple of times this week. Every time great service, delicious meals and huge! The pork ribs a must!! Highly recommend. Has a relaxed, easy atmosphere.

Thank Fiona V
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Response from Murray B | Reviewed this property |
Expensive by NA standards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Gastropub, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand (Formerly The Wanaka Ale House)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 2920
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