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“Still one of the cosiest places in Wanaka”
Review of The Cow

The Cow
Ranked #32 of 95 Restaurants in Wanaka
Price range: $8 - $36
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Takeout
Description: We are based in the vibrant night spot of Post Office Lane. The Cow Wanaka is famed for its pizzas and spaghettis but it is our garlic loaf starter that really impresses. So why not come on down and enjoy the warmth of our open fire in the winter and our sun focused courtyard in the summer. If you would prefer to enjoy our awesome food in the comfort of your own home that is not an issue to also offer takeaways.
Reviewed 13 September 2020

We're visiting the Cow every time we're in Wanaka. It's such a cosy and nice feeling, kind of reminds us of the little huts on the European Alpine slopes. The service was friendly and helpful, the pizzas are good as always (american style, rather the thin Italian), the salads good, although was the sauce bought? May be a suggestion would be to do the same as in Italian restaurants: put a can of olive oil and balsamic with salt and pepper on the table and people could mix their own sauce. Simple and easy, but works fine.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 11 September 2020 via mobile

Amazing location. Such a cool theme and character restaurant, with split doors and a fireplace. All in schist rock. The spaghetti was pretty good, just needed a few more spices. Lovely service.

Date of visit: September 2020
4  Thank Marinaintheworld
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Reviewed 2 September 2020

Not impressed at all with the pizza or pasta, and I’m not even fussy. The side salad was very very strange too. The best part was the garlic loaf which was delicious! Would not recommend anyone go here.

Date of visit: September 2020
Thank Sezpards
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Reviewed 4 August 2020

They did a great job of looking after a group of 12 after a decent day's bike riding from Hawea and the Mountain Bike track. Solid menu and great wine.

Date of visit: July 2020
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1  Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 2 July 2020

Simply wonderful pizza, lovely atmosphere and a raging fire for cold winter nights. Takes a bit of effort to find but well worth it.

Date of visit: July 2020
Thank Splaterman
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