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Lake Bar

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$4-US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Gastropub, Bar, New Zealand
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews mussels chicken burger ribs salad venison chowder fries sour cream blue cod on tap great atmosphere pub food friday night worth the wait food was amazing new zealand lake
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for drinks and then decided to stay for food Portions are big and food very well cooked Lots of options to suit all and service with a smile Really clean and friendly place

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 447stephb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited for dinner. I had a beer (ordinary tap beer in silly little glasses - good for profits), my wife had a wine. Ordered Tempura prawns and Squid to start. The Tempura pranws were more like Pakora with a very heavy batter, containing dried shrivelled...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Archie D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Restaurant with a good view of the Lake Wanaka. Service could be a bit better, but orders were taken quickly, food served much later. Food portion is good, and taste is above average. Advise skip the platter as there is too much cure meat and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChristopherTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had delicious New Zealand Mussels in a coconut Thai style sauce and a beer. Sat outside and enjoyed the view. Lovely way to end a long hike or bike ride around the lake.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AnneK450
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate and drank here 2 nights running. Friendly attentive staff who seemed genuinely pleased to see us on both nights. Sharing platter could have fed 3.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AndyTShonaL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a drink to escape the rain. Great ambiance, quick and friendly service at the bar, and a great view. Would recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jtaft22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing, especially the main entrees. Great flavor and pairings with sides. I would highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped into this bar for an evening meal. Having been in the area for a few days we knew this place got very busy in the evening so we booked in advance. Overlooking the shores of Lake Wanaka we had the perfect view for our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Traveler834957
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Standard pub fare delivered at a high level. Delicious meals, good range of beer & wine. Quick and efficient service. Highly recommend! Great view of the lake too

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jmpow2
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

This is a pub but the food and staff are really awesome. Menu to suit all but I had the venison rack (bleu, as it should be) with seafood chowder entree. Both were top dining quality. A bit of noise but as I said it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chrisdV2469ZY
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lee a j
23 December 2017|
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Response from jastreboff | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about Xmas. Many places closed in general but back in action for Boxing Day.
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Paul627mv
26 March 2017|
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Response from T7650HKianw | Reviewed this property |
Boxes of Heineken or stella can be less than $40 kiwi which is way cheaper than aussie
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