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Kinloch Lodge

Lake Wakatipu | central Otago, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
+64 3-442 4900
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lake Wakatipu | central Otago, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being in a remote place, there are no other options or choices for a place to eat, unless you bring your own. This place served us a good meal, even though the menu is limited. Feels a lot more like an extended family dining room....More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to kinloch and have never had a meal at the lodge so this visit decided we would. We looked at the menu at the entrance and decided to have the 2 courses,when I looked us in I was told we would...More

Thank cinbeau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Lodge for a night so ate afternoon tea, dinner and breakfast in on site restaurant. Everything was delicious - beautiful carrot cake, & apricot pastry, I ate an early light dinner - kumara & chicken soup of the day was full of flavor...More

Thank lynnjo2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to have lunch. Food was hearty and wholesome. Good service and excellent views from the verandah.

Thank Mazoptom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit but my advise is bring our own picnic The menu is over priced and the meals are a small servings. $23 The Beef burger looked like a slider. Entrée sizes The Snapper was already battered and from the freezer small amount...More

Thank angelacarran12
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice lodge with great food. We had lunch there and had a look at the rooms. Staff was very friendly. The view is amazing.

Thank lala0709
Kinloch_Lodge, Manager at Kinloch Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This wonderful old hotel is so convenient to the Greenstone, Caples, and Routeburn tracks. There is a range of accommodation options, good laundry facilities and an excellent restaurant that serves both guests and casuals. The staff are really accommodating and very friendly. Excellence with a...More

Thank Yahoo61
Kinloch_Lodge, Manager at Kinloch Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is just an amazing place in the middle of nowhere. Just be aware of the sandflys - yes, one is deep in nature and close to a stunningly large river bed, which enters the lake (Wakatipu). Stunning view around. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Top class...More

Thank Martin B
Kinloch_Lodge, Manager at Kinloch Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Martin!

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Missed dinner because they only serve to reservations. But we enjoyed lunch the following day - wonderfully prepared.

Thank TamiTam
Kinloch_Lodge, General Manager at Kinloch Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Down 16km of sealed road and 9km of slippery gravel from Glenorchy, but it's still quite popular, so you might have just as much noise as in Glenorchy, at least for a while. It's still a very nice place to sit and watch the lake...More

Thank mrdom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$65
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Wakatipu | central Otago, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Glenorchy
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 4900
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Listed As Accommodation Only At This Time , Has A Restaurant Open To The Public
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