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Wanaka Gourmet Kitchen

) #1 of 63 Restaurants in Wanaka €€ - €€€ European, , Vegetarian Friendly
123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8579
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shoulder” (57 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Dined here whilst in Wanaka. Booked a table and glad we did as they were turning people away that night. Service friendly and informative. Seated quickly. Good choice on menu, explained well the dishes and the wine list. Ordered the venison dish that was cooked...More

Thank GingerRose63
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Had solid 4 star meal. We're expecting a bit more given rated so high on Trip A. But few things let them down. For example when we're being seated waitress said "I'll just bring you some water". Didn't arrive. When orders taken we asked for...More

Thank GrahamAK
Reviewed 7 May 2017

4 of us went here for a special occasion and we were not let down by the food or the staff. The staff had decorated the table and were friendly, knowledgeable and great to deal with. The food was top knotch. I had the slow...More

Thank bohica-nz
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We came to WGK with high expectations as it was rated #1. I have to admit, the food met the expectations but didn't exceed it. The venison dish was delicious, the kumara (local sweet potato) complemented the taste along the cranberry beetroot relish. But how...More

Thank MichaelHabre
Reviewed 3 May 2017

very friendly staff and reasonable price. Tasty food I will go again if I visit Wanaka . really Gourmet Food. Nice and cosy place to have dinner with friends and family

Thank dgamlath
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I hadn't booked, just dropped in. The staff were very helpful with the menu. On there Main Course list is a Slow Cooked Lamb dish. Perhaps if you go there have an entree and share this dish if you both like lamb. You get 400...More

Thank Russell W
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Me an my partner attended Wanaka gourmet kitchen while visiting Wanaka on a south island trip and it was the best meal of the trip. The restaurant was very busy but staff remained friendly, helpful and full of smiles. We shared the should of lamb...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This place doesn't 'feel' as posh as the prices and menu set-up would suggest. Rows and rows of tables packed in tightly under one big roof - it's almost school dinner type feel. No privacy between tables (they're too tightly bunched together) and the waitresses/waiters...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great little family run restaurant. Greeted with a huge smile from one of the waiting staff, seated quickly next a window and made to feel comfortable very quickly. The waitress proceeded to take us through an extensive wine list and menu. Starter,...More

Thank nothappy87
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner but share if you aren't huge eaters. Vegetables are to die for! I would just order them next time Venison was tender but not much flavor but we are from Canada and used to more wild flavors. They only cook it rare to...More

Thank Gerry W
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Questions & Answers
7 February 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from kyliemortonn | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'm sure they do.
19 December 2016|
Response from Dalebowie | Property representative |
Hi We will be reopening at 6pm on the 27 December Sorry we did not answer your email I can not recall seeing a mail in the mail boxes Thanks Dale
16 December 2016|
Response from Dalebowie | Property representative |
Hi I'm sorry but we are closed from the 24th until the 26th December. Please let me know if I can help you with a reservation outside those dates. Kind regards Dale
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
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: +64 3-443 8579
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