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Cardrona Hotel

) #4 of 64 Restaurants in Wanaka $$ - $$$ , ,
2312 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8153
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (16 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2312 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a drink after visiting cardrona. Excellent atmosphere and beer, however poor customer service from one of the bar staff (blonde/pink hair), didn't look like she wanted to be there and didn't make us feel welcome. Great service from other bar staff though.

Thank RaeSwan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don't not stop if your passing this place! It's a great spot for a beer (panhead supercharger) and a historic place with a lot of culture!

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hearty but excellent food. Will eat there as often as possible on this ski vacation And unbelievably this hotel has two Tesla super chargers.

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a must! The staff are great :) recommending a cider on tap and with adding my fav a slice of lemon it was great best thrust quencher after massive day on the slopes,

Thank Jessi-leigh B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was really great! I visited it on a week long trip to the Queenstown/Wanaka area. The building itself was very comfortable and unique. I loved the massive fireplace the greated me when I first entered. (fire was roaring) The first time I stopped...More

Thank Drew A
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great pub with lots of character. We stopped here for lunch on our way back from Wanaka, great pub meals and we enjoyed our short time here. The staff seemed very friendly, and although it has become a bit of a tourist stop, especially...More

Thank machaltcrz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the sort of food needed after a day skiing and was much improved from our last visit - creme brulee by the fire was the highlight!

Thank Mitty F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a superb early lunch here, before driving up to Cardrona to ski for the afternoon. The setting is gorgeous - full of amazing historical details. Very comfortable & warm. The food was amazing - honestly one of the best steak's I've had in...More

Thank sobr9000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome way to end the day after skiing at Cardrona. Mulled wine by the fire followed by a lovely dinner in the restaurant Highly recommend the atmosphere and helpful staff

Thank NZtouristinNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very highly recommend a drink here apres-ski. It oozes history and ambience. We ate the deep fried pickles and nachos - loved them!

Thank Ralphiewilson
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2312 Cardrona Valley Road | Cardrona, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 8153
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The Cardrona Hotel serves up a modern take on traditional pub fare. Fresh, fast and filling you'll find all your traditional favourites created from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Our wine list features top quality local drops from some of the region's best wineries, along with a great selection of both tap and bottled beers, ciders and a full range of spirits. In winter the apres ski is legendary, while the sunny beer garden is the perfect summertime spot for a long lunch.
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