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Wanaka Gourmet Kitchen

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123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
034438579
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Findlay, Ohio
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Next time I would book ahead of time. We were the second couple to walk in and ended up sitting at the bar because they had all their other tables booked!! We were very lucky to get a spot. The American bartender was fantastic. She knew exactly what my partner would like based on some of his favorite beers. Her... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended so booking made for dinner for 6 of us. Not to be disappointed, from the walk through the mall to the door guided by delicious aroma of roast lamb wafting in the air, to the last moment when we walked out the door. Staff were pleasant, knowledgeable, and professional - a treat in itself .... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Trip Advisor lead us upstairs to WGK for dinner and we were happy that we had booked. The entrees were lovely. My wife had garlic prawns and I had the scallops - both extremely tasty. We took the advice of others and had the lamb shoulder for main and we were not disappointed - fantastic. To round off the night... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used WGK (as it is known) twice in our 3 night stay. The best fish in NZ and the speciality lamb dish it very well worth a try.

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Horley
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and it certainly proved to be excellent. The menu offered a good choice though plainly the stone steaks are their hallmark. The food was first class as were the staff who were so attentive and polite. One small but very welcomed touch was the fact that the chef took time to visit every table... More 

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Make a reservation, as seating is limited and it is a busy place. Food was excellent--taste and value.

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Whakatane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

10 people booking, staff friendly, kids friendly, excellent starters so yummy. Pork belly was very good, a lot of rough salt flakes on everything so that makes you quite thirsty but chocolate fondue also yummy as dessert. Eye fillet cooked to perfection. We would come again.

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WGK is a brilliant restaurant we had the lamb shoulder and venison both were outstanding followed by what is probably the best apple crumble south of the equator

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Singapore
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WGK is one of the best rated restaurants in Wanaka for a reason! The quality of meat is excellent and everything we had was incredible. I had the venison and my boyfriend tried the stone grill trio with lamb, pork, and beef. I absolutely loved the venison, it was cooked perfectly and extremely flavorful. If you love a good piece... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was highly recommended to us (thanks Sean C!), so here I am paying it forward. We had the lamb shoulder and it was a truly remarkable, memorable meal. Everything element of the meal was mouth wateringly delicious. Loved seeing the chef come out and talk to people at the tables too. This restaurant was a highlight of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: 034438579
Description
Local New Zealand food ,Stonegrill

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