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Slow Cooked Meats, Fresh Salads, Handcrafted Burgers, Smashed Potatoes, Vegan/Vegetarian Options. Lake & Wood Craft Beer brewed and served on site. Great for functions, families and friends. Large Bar and dining area as well as outdoor dining available.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
New Zealand, Bar, Fusion, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great info. Great burgers. Kept the beer flowing. Friendly welcoming staff. The rest of this review is solely to make up the 100 characters

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an early dinner. Really enjoyed the experience and the meal. Tried a few of the beers and the special of the day. Massaman Curry. Got a side of the smashed potatoes. So goad for the positive reviews on this one. Had a nice memorable...meal.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great spot to come after all the tour buses leave. We sat outside in the sun and had burgers and beers. It seemed like there were lots of locals there and the waitstaff were very friendly and helpful

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 5 November 2023

I am now in love with deep-fried smashed-potatoes, Oh. My. Goodness. They are divine. Plus the steak, salad and Central Otago Pinot Noir are pretty sensational as well. A faultless meal. The only odd thing - the high stools are high, but the tables are...even higher, so you are eating off a plate which is at an oddly extreme height. Either trim down the table legs or extend the height of the stools.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 23 October 2023 via mobile

Great service by the French waitress. Meals were pretty good, wouldn't rave. Ribs spoilt by the Chinese sauce.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 August 2023 via mobile

Had a great lunch here. Lovely outdoor courtyard to sit in when it’s nice weather. Burgers are delicious and so are the potatoes and frickles! Staff were all friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023

They changed the menu and good tasty food is taken out being a vegetarian, tofu burger had no taste or no sauces. Thank god for the cheese cake is still good. I came out very disappointed (The tasy green burgers were discountinued). We,, no more...once a week lunch till menu goes back to normal.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 14 August 2023

We had a few meals here over 3 weeks, everyone surpassed our expectations. Excellent meals every time; world's best Fried Smashed Potatoes (a must have), the best burgers in the region, fantastic ribs and a great selection to suit everyone. Can not go wrong with...the Slow Cut of the day, spectacular each time. Great beers on tap along with a good wine and cocktail selections. We never made it to desert this trip (too many potatoes maybe :-)) .... next year. All served by a wonderful bunch of friendly staff that will ensure you have a great meal and a good time.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 March 2023

The staff were very friendly and helpful. We were placed at the bar as the place was full. The food came out quickly. Good beer on tap. Chicken roast potatoes and salad was great value for money...$22. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 3 March 2023 via mobile

We didn't have a booking so stayed sitting outside but staff accommodated us and moved is inside as soon as they're was room. The food is to die for - so flavoursome and delicious. Service was a little slow but probably more noticeable because we...were starving. We would def eat here again.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 28 February 2023 via mobile

Used by locals and visitors alike. Friendly and welcoming vibe. Great food that was freshly cooked with nice fresh ingredients. Good choice of drinks and the crème brûlée was delicious

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 20 February 2023

Slow Cuts provided a range of food especially locally sourced. The staff worked tirelessly to fulfil orders and our requirements. The setting both inside and outside was pleasant and suited the restaurant décor. The food was mouth watering and presented to a high standard.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 12 February 2023

I go there every week for lunch on Saturdays Great vegetarian colorful burger, smashed potatoes, and great cheesecake. Good service from some not all of them knows how to smile. Great location. They don't charge extra for the flies lol

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 10 February 2023 via mobile

Did they forget our order? It's not often I throw my toys out of the pram in a restaurant; I'm generally very patient. However, when you have been waiting over an hour and then the table next to you (who arrived 10 minutes ago) gets...their food delivered in its entirety, I'm afraid this tired traveller lost it! What didn't help was the explanation that 'your order took longer to cook'. It was a burger (one was delivered to the next door table, so it wasn't that), and a spitroast chicken with potatoes and a salad. So with the potatoes and salad part of standard meals, let's assume it was the chicken. Well, my local Pak'n'save has spitroast chicken sitting there waiting to be taken home at a moment's notice. If it WAS that, then maybe we should have been warned of how long it would take. I just wanted to go home. So we did! So this tired and hungry traveller is now waiting for the breakfast cafes to open. Yes, maybe I did cut my nose off to spite my face, but at that point in the evening I was just too tired to care.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 8 January 2023

Omg loved this place!! In Arrowtown but in the back area off the Main Street, so worth it as the food was simply delicious!! The chicken burger was so yummy!! We’ll be back for more as the menu looked awesome!

Date of visit: January 2023
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5