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Alivate

145 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1188
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“duck crepes” (6 reviews)
“yellow curry” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
145 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dropped in as we felt like some Asian style food, and it was upstairs so the view promised to be amazing. The food was good to excellent, the pork ribs were yummy. The waitress was very good.

Thank peterTownsville
Reviewed 4 days ago

The flavors are a little off for Asian fusion and be warned the yellow curry is ridiculously spicy and you need a lot of bread with it since it is a lot of curry and no chicken. We had the vegan sliders which were interesting,...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of about 10 of us went for Happy hour in the sun with the stunning view. We decided to try the food as the menu looked interesting. We had such a really great tasty meal that the group unanimously decided to return a...More

Thank Kiwidownunder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for an evening meal with family. Waitress was lovely, food was not. The duck pancakes were edible but the rest of the food was not pleasant at all. Did not stay for dessert, was not brave enough. Go somewhere else.

Thank guym509
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant staff; decor needs a revamp as does the menu. It's all "try hard" asian "confusion" with too many flavours/ingredients; very small serves of expensive very average food. Go up for a drink from the balcony but, I recommend that you eat elsewhere. Would definitely...More

Thank Lynda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had very mixed experiences here with what appears like a great menu for a Asian fusion hit. Average most of the time, but should be great all the time as it's simple food. The service is nearly always slow and inattentive. Clearly know owner works...More

Thank Rm1268
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Table by the fireplace on a Saturday night without a booking, we got lucky! Great Asian fusion menu. Duck gyoza were delicious! Recommend.

Thank 324alan
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Sitting at the party table we wer gifted with outstanding service and amazing food and drinks. Cocktail list provided great range and quality. The shared plate style of dinning was great for our party-styled dinning and every mini-meal hit the spot in terms of quality...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Lived here in Wanaka for three years. First time to this restaurant. Lovely atmosphere, superb food, and good service. Loved the Asahi beer, the salt and pepper squid, spare ribs and duck pancakes. Ideal if you want to share different dishes with friends. Highly recommend.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Kind, helpful service somewhat let down by the food which was average at best during our visit. Probably worth another try.

Thank Simon R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 1188
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Description
Asian fusion share plate menu that is not only authentic, but memorable. We are open seven days from 12pm till late. Extensive cocktail menu and craft beers, Asahi, Jabberwocky Pale Ale and Brewski on tap and Central Otago wines.
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