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Lake Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
US$4 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free 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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Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

Great atmosphere, food was delicious , and staff were great and very friendly. Overall very impressed. Definitely recommend it. Will be back!

Thank Ashley K
Vicki B, Owner at Lake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2013

Thanks Ashley, so pleased you enjoyed Lake Bar and hope to see you back.

Reviewed 11 November 2013

Lunch at the Lake Bar was delicious! Warm enough day to sit outside in the sun and enjoy the beautiful view of the lake. Serene and pleasant and to top it off great food, friendly happy staff. A very very nice place to eat and...More

Date of visit: November 2013
Thank Bethie
Vicki B, Owner at Lake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2013

Hi Bethie So Pleased you enjoyed your lunch at Lake Bar, it is a great place to sit out in sun and take in the beautiful scenery we are so lucky to live here in. Thanks for your kind words and hope the rest of...More

Reviewed 10 November 2013

Fantastic bubbly service and awesome meals! Would love to make many more return visits to a lovely restaurant with amazing views! A+

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank 496vma
Vicki B, Owner at Lake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2013

Hi Victoria, So pleased you enjoyed your time at Lake Bar, thanks for your kind words and recommendations, hopefully will see you again.

Reviewed 4 November 2013

While we were in Wanaka a major cold front came through and we stumbled into Lake Bar to warm up. The food was fantastic, there were great views of the Lake, and there was free wi-fi, not much else a person can ask for.

Date of visit: October 2013
Thank Kelly H
Vicki B, Owner at Lake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2013

Thanks Kelly, Yes it was a cold wintery blast that weekend. We agree it is best place to sit in and take in the views etc, with something nice and warm when that going on outside. Pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

Situated just in front of the lake guarantees good view while enjoying your beers. Lake Bar serves really good mushrooms risotto too. And the friendly staff deserves some credit too.

Thank lkman17
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Seriously good food, good cheer and their staff are their best asset. This bar, the manager and his staff made for travelling with my Dad the best father-daughter experience I've had. Yes, we met up with the same group over the 3 nights....because there was...More

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank alex m
Vicki B, Owner at Lake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2013

Thanks Alex, so please you enjoyed your stay and the trip with your dad. Maybe we will see you back our way soon

Reviewed 9 September 2013

Wanaka is an often overlooked part of New Zealand were Queenstown steals the limelight but they have some hidden gems in terms of views and bars/accommodation and cafes. The Lake Bar is great for wine and home cooked food, seafood chowder was especially good as...More

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank TheMohawkSingapore
Vicki B, Owner at Lake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2013

Thanks Chris, pleased you enjoyed your visit to our Lake Bar, we too think it has one of the best views of our amazing scenery. We do have some vegetarian options available, Caesar with out chicken, Mushroom Risotto - although this is on evening menu....More

Reviewed 7 September 2013

So happy to find, This delishous dish, As I now have a great place to send people for Venison. The Lake bar ticks all the boxes. What will really keep me going back is the fab & tasty cocktails, Which are price at great rate.

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank Dannielle C
Vicki B, Owner at Lake Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2013

Thanks Dannielle, so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Lake Bar, we look forward to having you and your mates as regulars to Lake Bar. Dont forget cocktails on special every Friday night.. thanks again Vicki

Reviewed 11 August 2013

Not to be confused with the Speights Ale House at the other end of town, enjoyed a yummy lunch of seafood chowder and burger, discounted thanks to GrabOne voucher.

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank Adrienne_Sidal
Reviewed 11 July 2013

With great lake views and family friendly staff and prices we go here often for a meal. The steak is usually cooked well, and their summer seafood plattef is so good we went back for it three times in one week this summer.

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank Pamela M M
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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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Boxes of Heineken or stella can be less than $40 kiwi which is way cheaper than aussie
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