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Lake Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$4 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Gastropub, Bar, New Zealand
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews mussels beef ribs salad chowder burger fries sour cream blue cod selection of beers on tap great atmosphere friday night worth the wait awesome food new zealand lake monteiths
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are many restaurants along lakeside in Wanaka and I guess they all serve good food. We ate at the Lake Bar based on a local’s recommendation and we were not disappointed. The portions are huge. We shared a plate of fish and chips and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RandSStafford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a delicious dinner of Salmon, vegetables and salad at this restaurant. The helping was generous and the food tasted delicious. The staff were friendly and accommodating.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank royjen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had good seat outside looking at Lake Wanaka, had lovely family meal Adult meals were huge, well worth the money, would definitely go back Very busy place Good service Good menu Good views

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sydnee123
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Big group of 20 well accommodated despite it being busy. Great attentive service to keep drinks and food coming, highly recommend

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TaniaYorwarth
Reviewed 14 January 2019

It was my favorite restaurant in Wanaka! I was hoping for Mussels and found a wonderful meal at the Lake Bar!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Very poor food by amateur cooks. Pork ribs bathed in BBQ sauce that are horrible. Incompetent backpackers serving. Left my food. Would never go back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dom646464
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Good location for lunch with ok menu although not particularly different from other bars in the town. Kitchen stopped serving full menu from 3pm which was inconvenient for us.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bunionsEssex
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Terrible service. Waited over and hour for food for it to come out cold and for our order to be incomplete/missing dishes. Wouldn’t recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Allyfinny
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Great food and good selection of beers and other beverages. Right in town area and easy walk to/from our B&B

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TravelCoupleCKDK
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Lunch of garlic butter prawns with nice salad and dip with slices of bread with butter as asked for and a coffee to follow. Very pleasant and effecient service. Plenty of sport on screens if required. I will be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pat H
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31 January 2019|
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Response from Euan R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can’t remember, I think there was ,just give them a call or email,probably best
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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