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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 17 July 2018 via mobile

Great food. Even if you are a food snob like me you will not be disappointed. The roasted lamb salad was amazing. 10 out of 5 stars.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank braddogger
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We had dinner here on our first night in Wanaka and it was awesome! We were hungry after a day of travelling and the large portions were just what we wanted. The lamb special was delicious as were the ribs and our daughter enjoyed her...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Janine G
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Booked a table here for our last night in Wanaka and we weren't disappointed. The menu was great. As a group of 6 we tried the steak, the burger, the Lamb and desserts. I can honestly say it was the nicest evening meal we had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Amanda Q
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely night out with our family which included 3 teenagers, great service from all the wonderful, friendly waitresses, the bar staff were great and very attentive delivering drinks to our table . The food was outstanding and we all left at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Neddles123
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a lively restaurant for dinner with the TVs there showing football games and horse/dog racing. Service was good and food portion was a big out of our expectation - very big portion! We ordered too much but luckily some guys on the other table...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mimi A
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing, good atmosphere and service was unreal. Lots of different sports showing so should be something on to entertain everyone.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lowie5
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

On an unexpected overnight stay I was looking for a good steak and a local recommended this place. Unless everywhere is closed I wouldnt recommend this for dinner; its loud, busy, full of ski bunnies (which is fine if you ARE a ski bunny but...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mrmaccnz
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Came here after leaving the speights ale house in disgust. Really great looking bar with really good friendly staff food was good but could be better I don't know how long they keep the croutons but they spoiled a really good caesar salad with smoke...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank T7650HKianw
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on Queens Birthday. Two kids amply satisfied by the kids menu and we enjoyed blue cod and a steak sandwich. It was a lovely meal with very helpful staff. Steak was cooked and seasoned perfectly. Blue cod delicious. Lovely views out the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ElizaP461
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Lake Bar is ideally situated in the centre of Wanaka. An ambient bar and dining facility. The staff are friendly and efficient and the food was lovely.

Date of visit: May 2018
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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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