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Wanaka Gourmet Kitchen

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123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lamb is the signature dish and is very good almost as good as pedro's in Christchurch But my first G&T flat Waitress apologized said it was her fault and got me another which was not a lot better found out they use litre bottles for tonics a real taboo but they did knock the gin off the bill Otherwise... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere and suitable for all ages (ranged from about 6 to 80+ on our visit). The staff are friendly but the portion size tends to be huge and the house speciality, lamb shoulder, almost obscenely huge. The waiting staff should offer you one lamb shoulder between two but don’t always do so, saying that you can take anything left... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

From start to finish the experience was excellent. We were running 20 minutes late and the staff kindly kept our table. The service was incredible as well as the food. The chef also came out and chatted about dinner, we asked questions and he kindly answered them all. This is definitely the place to go in Wanaka!

Thank Samantha R
Georgetown, Grand Cayman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Prompt, friendly service, excellent food. Good views. The food was outstanding; I recommend the lamb. I shouldn't have had desert but couldn't help myself.

1 Thank Dennis T
Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience here. Lots of great options on the menu. We shared the signature lamb, it was really tasty. The service was good.

1 Thank Sarah G
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't booked but they kindly found us room at the bar so we could eat almost straight away.mthe staff were really friendly and helpful, especially as my husband has an allergy. We sat chatting to another couple at the bar whilst waiting for our food. It looked amazing and tasted great.

1 Thank pmcp31
Tomohon, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a rush booking but they gave us table eventough its quite a full night. Anna who assist us during dinner has been very helpful with the menu and make sure we enjoyed our dinner by keep checking is there anything that she can assist us. One of my friend would like to order a steak (met is their... More 

1 Thank christine_pepah
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here last night. I had lamb, steak and a prawn & chorizo skewer on the stone grill and my husband had lamb, steak and pork - all the meat was incredibly tender! We also had a chocolate brownie and caramel cheesecake for dessert and it was probably the best cheesecake I've ever tasted! House Pinot Noir... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked at this restaurant because my father wanted to try Venison Steak. He was not disappointed with a very tasty medium rare steak which my stepmother also had and enjoyed. My wife had the chicken rosini which was very flavoursome. I had the signature dish, 6 hour cooked lamp shoulder, which was fantastic for all you meat lovers. Could... More 

Thank adader
chicago, illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table at this restaurant for our last evening in Wanaka and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. It's a meat heavy menu, but it also accommodates vegetarians. The basil and tomato soup was okay and the macaroni and cheese was very flavorful. My husband really enjoyed his chicken liver parfait and shoulder of lamb. Service was excellent. Make sure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: 034438579
Local New Zealand food ,Stonegrill

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?