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Wanaka Gourmet Kitchen

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123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun 18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely staff here, all from different parts of the world, as is the case in NZ. Super friendly and helpful. Service was quick and efficient for our table of 14. It is obviously a place for celebrations as we were celebrating a 65th birthday, and two other tables had cakes and singalong's too! The food was excellent, I had the... More 

Thank Hannah S
Perth, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner tonight at WGK. It was very busy but the staff were very friendly and the service quick. Although my husband and I didnt have the grilled meat the couple next to us did so we were able to see and smell the whole experience of cooking your meat to your liking. Apart from the smoke (which had a... More 

Thank GandG128
Fort Collins, Colorado
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good family dining experience at WGK. The lamb dishes were the best we had in Wanaka. Get there early to avoid crowds.

Thank Joet6192
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. Their signature dish was shoulder of lamb which had been cooked slowly for several hours. This was a large piece of meat so my wife and I shared one. This was more than adequate as everything could be eaten and was easily the best lamb we have had so... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

supposed to be the best in town. food was good but over rated and very expensive IMO. As vegetarians there was no choice of menu but we went as it had been booked for us.

Thank kate g
Paphos District, Cyprus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited this Restaurant two years ago on our last visit to NZ, we wondered if it would be as good. It turned out to be even better. The lamb was out of this World and the staff were very friendly. Well worth a visit but would advise making a reservation.

Thank Michael H
Chester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you call yourself "Wanaka Gourmet Kitchen" (or WGK for short), you had better have standards to back that up. Fortunately, this is no idle boast in this case, and you can be confident of truly excellent food. Because of this, it has a reputation both locally and here on TripAdvisor and I would say that booking in advance is... More 

Thank JadeyBee79
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful Location , good staff and informative locals. Walk over to the lakefront and enjoy the sights,

Thank Graham B
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue cod cooked to perfection without lots ofor greasy bAttercliffe. My husband Dave had duck which was also very good

Thank patshel2n
Findlay, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Next time I would book ahead of time. We were the second couple to walk in and ended up sitting at the bar because they had all their other tables booked!! We were very lucky to get a spot. The American bartender was fantastic. She knew exactly what my partner would like based on some of his favorite beers. Her... 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
USD 11 - USD 28
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, 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: 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?