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Wanaka Gourmet Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8579
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The lamb signature dish was so delicious. Slow cooked resulting in the most tender and delicious lamb I have ever had. The sides were equally good and provided a nice balance to the lamb. Very impressed!

Thank cbarratt1000
Nelson, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Almost enjoyed dinner at this restaurant, however my steak did not have the wow I thought it might. My wife had the duck with mashed potato but it was swimming with far to much gravy plus her broccoli was almost raw. When will some chefs, those with giant ego's. realise vegetables NEED cooking. Sorry but you let yourselves down a... More 

Thank silverhead2016
Budapest, Hungary
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been in New Zealand four weeks. This is the only restaurant we've been back to and it exceeded expectations again. Ana was our server and she really made us welcome. The entire experience was terrific. Highly recommend

Thank Mike M
Llanvair Discoed, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were looking for somewhere to eat and saw the menu so went in on the of chance, although pretty full they found room for the four of us. The staff were really friendly and very professional. Their recommendations for both the meals and wine were spot on. The food was first class and thoroughly enjoyed by all and at... More 

Thank Tony G
England, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank Rodney B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank JMarpleInc
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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

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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
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
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?