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“Was good when in Queenstown but still good in Wanaka”
Review of Big Fig

Big Fig
Ranked #4 of 96 Restaurants in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $29
Description: Big Fig is all about slow food, served fast – delicious hot dishes, fresh salads, barista coffee and baking – all packed with flavour, made with love and ready to go. It’s an ever-changing selection of slow-cooked meats, tasty braises, pilafs, yummy vegetarian and vegan dishes. And we have an in-house bakery making fresh pittas, cakes, breads and more, baking all day every day. We serve breakfast from 8am-10am, lunch 11am-4pm, dinner 5pm-8pm, coffee and baking all day. We don’t take bookings – just turn up and grab a table. Big Fig is a family-style cafe founded by two sisters from a large food-loving Kiwi Lebanese family, serving modern middle eastern food with a home-cooking vibe. To Big Fig we bring heritage, tradition, recipes and stories.
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Description: Big Fig is all about slow food, served fast – delicious hot dishes, fresh salads, barista coffee and baking – all packed with flavour, made with love and ready to go. It’s an ever-changing selection of slow-cooked meats, tasty braises, pilafs, yummy vegetarian and vegan dishes. And we have an in-house bakery making fresh pittas, cakes, breads and more, baking all day every day. We serve breakfast from 8am-10am, lunch 11am-4pm, dinner 5pm-8pm, coffee and baking all day. We don’t take bookings – just turn up and grab a table. Big Fig is a family-style cafe founded by two sisters from a large food-loving Kiwi Lebanese family, serving modern middle eastern food with a home-cooking vibe. To Big Fig we bring heritage, tradition, recipes and stories.
Reviewed 28 July 2021

Great food ,great value ,healthy and a great selection .A definite must try.
We went looking for them again this year in Queenstown but they had moved .Found them again in Wanaka .

Date of visit: July 2021
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Thank Z922MApeterw
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h00dlet, Owner at Big Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2021

Thanks for the great feedback!

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Reviewed 21 July 2021 via mobile

I went to Big Fig almost daily for the delicious salads. Ask for the “Chocolate Buckets”- they are a dark chocolate slice with nuts on top and if not in the cabinet they are in the cooler out the back. The rotating staff were helpful and always accommodating.

Date of visit: July 2021
Thank difishnz
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h00dlet, Owner at Big Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2021

Thanks for the review, glad you liked!

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Reviewed 4 July 2021

Really tasty food options. Pricing seems really reasonable for the serving size. Nice healthy options

Date of visit: July 2021
Thank krtravelisfun
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h00dlet, Owner at Big Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2021

Great to hear, thanks for the feedback!

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Reviewed 25 June 2021 via mobile

Delicious food instantly at a very reasonable price.would definitely come back. Lovely ambience. The beef cheeks were a family favourite

Date of visit: May 2021
Thank catherinesF2633IW
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Reviewed 12 June 2021

Had a vegan potato gozleme which was perfect, was beautifully flavoured, great texture, strongly recommend. Staff were polite and prompt with my coffee.

Date of visit: May 2021
Thank E1Y5E
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h00dlet, Owner at Big Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2021

Wonderful, thanks for the review!

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