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Relishes Cafe

1/99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 9018
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1/99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had breakfast here - we all enjoyed the food and coffee. We also had dinner here and although enjoyable we found the menu slightly limited. Good customer service

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WendyRBA
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a mix of dishes vegetarian and meat dishes for breakfast. All had plenty of flavor and were cooked with love. Quirky but good looking lady behind the coffee machine kept is entertained with some local banter. Also producing the most amazing coffee we've had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OllyB121
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went there for breakfast and got a poor service. Our order went missing, no big deal, but the staff's response was very poor. The waitresses were uncaring and surly. No apologies for the mistake, avoiding eye contact and when I mentioned the missing order,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kinsale1601traveller
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We truly loved the food. We ordered the special dishes of the day. Both the pasta and the fish were delicious and flavourful. Very interesting interplay of spices and herbs. Worth the money. Icing on the cake is craft beer on tap. Oh and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SanyamSethi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This dish was delicious. Had the special meal Gurnard Korean style with Laksa Rice veg and wontons. Perfect combo.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank westonefox
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was very good, had the full breakfast and the fennel sausage was great. Hash browns, called cakes were delicious and eggs cooked just right. Very nice breakfast brunch. Coffee also very good. Service was excellent, worth a visit people

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was there with a group of 13. 6 adults and 7 kids. The service was great and attentive towards our party of 13. The kids had pasta and salmon. The adults had the clam chowder, lamb and the house specials - monkfish and linguine. All...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank haroldgoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very lovely meal here. We highly recommend the cafe for dinner if you are in the area. Top marks

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nipandtuck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice wee cafe at the lake. Attentive and friendly staff who are good with recommendations for you. Try the carrot cake, FAB!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the ribeye with a blue cheese crust, potato tart and vegetable . Yummy. My husband enjoyed the lamb as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AnneK450
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 9018
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Wanaka is our place. For 30 years Relishes has created modern New Zealand cuisine from the wild and wonderful ingredients at our door. Join us for fresh, delicious, imaginative food at breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Home of Good Food Relishes is a Wanaka lakefront icon. A relaxed sunny café by day and an atmospheric candlelit restaurant by night. Our brunches are legendary, our lunches and dinners divine. Relishes is a family run restaurant. Sister, brother duo, Tasha and Toby can often be seen running the cafe, Paul is hidden behind scenes. Together they have been passionate about Wanaka, food and service for one and a half decades.
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