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Kinloch Lodge

Lake Wakatipu | central Otago, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
+64 3-442 4900
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lake Wakatipu | central Otago, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Kinloch lodge. Food for all meals is impressive. Worth the drive from Queenstown just for the lunch!

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After peace hustle/bustle of Queenstown - and even Glenorchy on a lovely day, the Kinloch Lodge is a great place to relax over lunch on the patio. It may not be Lady MacDonald's establishment on Skye, but well-prepared food, a nice glass of wine, a...More

Thank thecommissioner41
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This place is in the midst of nothing. Great food options. The soup and the mussels salad were awesome. To make the experience even better, the restaurant offers one of the most amazing views you can lookout from a restaurant. The road to reach kinloch...More

Thank Kiran K
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Love this little spot in NZ. The most beautiful scenic location, quiet, comfy and friendly. We stayed a night prior to hiking the Routeburn Track. Would definitely recommend

1  Thank fisheram
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Stunning location looking out over the Humbolts and far end of lake Wakatipu, do grab their natural sandfly repellant if you sit outside!!! You will be welcomed by great hosts and can enjoy a most stunning and historic venue, lovely spot to enjoy a wine....More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 23 September 2017

John cooked a delicious breakfast. I saw him quietly wander off to the garden to pick the greens I'd ordered to accompany my poached eggs and salmon. I LOVE the use of home grown and local products. Beautifully presented from beautiful produce, and can't get...More

Thank wanakaclaire
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here for the 3 course set menu dinner, it was absolutely delicious and unbelievably reasonable. It's a bit of a drive from Glenorchy (approx 25m) but totally worth it. Couldn't fault the food or the service - a must-do if...More

Thank CapilliL
Kinloch_Lodge, Owner at Kinloch Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks so much for your review and a pleasure to serve people that love and appreciate great food. We are loving Andreas and Orianne in the kitchen they are passionate about preparing amazing food.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We decided to continue our drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy which was amazing with plenty of LOTR scenery. When we got to Kinloch we decided to have lunch in the lodge which was a real surprise. This historic and authentic dinning room with fire place...More

Thank mdorrough7
Kinloch_Lodge, General Manager at Kinloch Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Just spotted this review, thank you so much for taking the time. So pleased you had a great time with us.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to have lunch. Food was delicious (try the Mussel plate - yum!). Very fresh. Loads of gluten-free options. Super warm and friendly service. Highly recommend if you want a real lunch in the Glenorchy area!

1  Thank rainsine
Kinloch_Lodge, Manager at Kinloch Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks for your great review!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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