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Local cuisine, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Healthy, New Zealand
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A true highlight of our trip; we had a brilliant shared meals experience with friends. Superb service, and delicious food - the dessert I had will be one I remember for ever. Incredible. Thanks for the memories gem - we will be back next trip!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning food and wine. Wait staff who are professional and attentive. We particularly loved the lamb dish. Top marks.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was outstanding beautiful flavours. Excellent service and a big eater was beaten! They straight away offered to make up a takeaway box without being asked. Didn’t know wines so gave us a tasting excellent !!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend the 'Feed me' menu with matching wines. This included 3 starters, 2 sides, 1 main and a shared dessert. The wines matched perfectly to the dishes. Each dish was full of flavour and perfectly cooked. I especially loved the mushroom and tofu dish!...The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and polite. The ambiance was nice but with hard surface floors it was difficult to hear each other, even as a couple, especially when other customers accidentally dropped cutlery. I definitely recommend it for the food and wine and will visit again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 April 2022 via mobile

Outstanding meal. Absolutely delicious. We did the ‘Just feed me’ chefs selection $75, which was a delight of flavoursome treats. Exceptional service from staff, particularly Carly from Arizona who was delightful. Will be back.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022 via mobile

Unbelievably Outstanding. In both service and food. We chose the ‘Just feed Me’ menu, where the chef selects a variety of dishes for you and boy, we were not disappointed. This little gem of a restaurant is tucked away behind the Main Street eateries but...has to be the best in town. Beautiful environment, friendly staff who knew all about their menu & delicious food. You will not be disappointed choosing this restaurant. Unquestionably the best food I’ve had in decades!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 20 March 2022 via mobile

Again a focus on sharing small dishes. Which is fine. The service was good and prompt. Ambience was hopeless as it's all hard surfaces so all talk bounces around and it's impossible to hear your partner.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 16 March 2022

What an amazing restaurant, they accommodated our party of seven at short notice. Food was just fantastic, we all agreed that it is way up there with 'best food we've ever had'. Service fantastic also, very knowledgeable staff who explained all dishes as they presented...them, we had the chefs recommendations, could not fault! Most certainly recommend and it will be on our itinerary for future visits to Wanaka.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 10 February 2022

Gorgeous food - lovely staff. Lovely concept for a restaurant. Good wholesome healthy deliciously flavoursome food. Portions generous - the menu guide suggested by the waitress would have turned out to be a LOT of food so glad we under-ordered. Great drinks list also. Will...100% be going back - best place to eat in Wanaka.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 30 January 2022

Right up there as one of the best meals we had in Wanaka for the week we were staying. Modern kiwi cuisine, beautifully presented and super tasty. The intro courses are amazing - especially the beef tartare and the blackpudding! The lamb was cooked to...perfection and the potatoes are something else! Would highly recommend and when we get back to Wanaka, we will certainly be eating here again!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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gaylenealanm
7 March 2019|
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Response from Maggiexuzhang | Reviewed this property |
We headed in at 5:30pm to take our chance. We’ Lucky! Making a reservation should be better.
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Bez490
20 November 2018|
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Response from slprattley | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact Kika for those details.
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YYZee
10 October 2018|
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Response from James S | Property representative |
Hi Yeng Yun, No we will not be open Christmas Day or Boxing Day this year. Francesca’s Italian Kitchen and The Prince Albert pub will be open though so perhaps give them a try. Cheers, Gabby
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Kika is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5