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Warbirds and Wheels Diner Restaurant

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11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7010
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Tregaron, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great price, selection and service in this bright and airy American- look diner. We stopped in a couple of times🙂.

Thank Geo5641
Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth a stop on the way into Wanaka from the south at the airfield. Good coffee, good food, nice people.

Thank grh55
Auckland, New Zealand
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64 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good coffee, great decor and a nice place to chill out. On the airfield so always something happening. Not so keen about the museum next door though. The Transport Museum just down the street is the better option.

Thank petertaylor57
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123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

this has a WOW factor! the theme is there to enjoy and the coffee and food was out of this world. One of the best Cafe's I've ever been too. 10/10

Thank chris_cairns
Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

After the Transportarion and Toy musuem we drove not wven 5 minutes to get here. This cafe reminds me of what you might find inside a small aviation airport. The decor is very lively and the sense of comfortable just makes you want to stay and have a cup of coffee. Who knows you may even see a bunch of... More 

Thank pretblueye
Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Don't stop here for a quick coffee, it won't be a quick getaway, had to wait 15 minutes for a takeaway flat white. Didn't eat.

Thank Yorkshire321
Dunedin, New Zealand
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125 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had lunch here - salmon rösti with spinach and poached egg was delicious and freshly prepared. My husband had venison sandwich, with yummy marinade and tender meat. Very satisfying and tasty meal in a sunny location just off the main road from Wanaka to Cromwell.

Thank copim
Auckland, New Zealand
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A newish addition to Wanaka Airport, previously no decent food to be had. It is a dinner so no five star dining, but for the price ($17 for a burger, fries and salad) it's great value for a resort destination. Food was tasty, I would highly recommend the Vanilla thickshake

Thank Durry-357
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had been there before we went to the museum. Wochenende enjoyed the stay. Fast service. Waitress in good mood. Coffee was nice.

Thank Katharina L
Wanaka, New Zealand
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Attached to the Warbirds museum, this is a retro style american diner, with lovely fresh food, great service and lovely coffee. The homemade sausage rolls are a delight, and the pies looked delightful too. Also has beer and wine, which is perfect on a hot day.

Thank Shane S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 7010
Featuring 1950's themed decor, with retro furniture imported direct from New York, a Wurlitzer Juke Box to tap in your favourite tune, and a 1959 Harley Davidson Pan Head motorbike installed overhead the diner entrance.We are open daily from 8.30am until 4.00pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?