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Next door to Foursquare supermarket | 72 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6748
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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice atmosphere. Cheese scones are delicious - definitely recommend. Drinks are good too. Very efficient and friendly staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The pizzas were good but other than that the menu was quite small and didn't have much to choose from if you didn't want pizza. Nice setting and good location but a bit more variety outside of pizzas would be good

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Thank Lotzi88
Wanaka, New Zealand
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great for all types of dinning. Yummy cabinet food, & heaps of delicious menu options. The Japanese Pancake is pretty darn good! Worth going there just for that! Chocolate frappes are amazing to! Staff are always friendly & everything is really reasonable. Highly worth a visit!

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Thank tarincowperking
Invercargill, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recent visit-had pizzas and the baked cheesecake. The pizzas were really very good-had thin bases and plenty of topping with excellent flavours ( the smoked aubergine added to the taste on the vegetarian pizza). The baked cheesecake was to die for (not too sweet and the spiced blueberries complimented the flavour). The staff were great- they have fun as well... More 

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Thank Grovel59
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here 3 times and the food, coffee and service was amazing each time. Roti roll and Japanese omelette were the highlights for breakfast.

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Thank Tashwright
Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch when driving through Wanaka. The roti roll & Japanese pancake were great. The place has a funky vibe and good coffee

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Thank Mitch0064
Lennox Head, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here before with a group of 8. Food and service was still good - and the chef is still there which is always a good sign. Nice wine and a nice snack

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Thank flatstanli
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun place to spend time with an atmosphere that suited us. Attentive friendly staff, generally busy but plenty of space between tables. A small outdoor area is available when the weather is OK.Food and coffee were good.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Urban Grind is opposite the Wanaka Hotel where we were staying, so we ducked in for breakfast. Its a long skinny place, with nice outdoor area at front and another at back. Food and service were as you would expect. Im a long black drinker and they did a good one. Breakfasts were well presented and tasty.

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Thank Colin S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just arrived at Wanaka and wanted to have lunch outside. The cafes by the water were so crowded and busy so we strolled up the hill and found this lovely spot. They have a great outdoors patio in the back. We had 2 wonderful servers. They gave us recommendations on what to do in town. The Margherita pizza with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 19
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next door to Foursquare supermarket | 72 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6748

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