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Review of Wakatipu Grill

Wakatipu Grill
Ranked #68 of 264 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$32
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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Good for: View, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: On the lakefront, Hilton Queenstown's signature restaurant the Wakatipu Grill reflects the best of New Zealand on a grand scale. The cuisine is inspiring, with provocative takes on New Zealand flavours. Vast windows frame the extraordinary sight of the lake. An open kitchen and rotisserie, along with two circular slate fireplaces, lend even more drama to this magnificent and sensuous space. In the bar, be tempted by yet another captivating perspective of the lake, or an exceptional vintage – the 1000-strong wine cellar has a keen focus on Otago’s best winemakers. Or linger on the generous terrace where the elements combine to spectacular effect: the lake’s indigo depths, the clear air, rich earthy tones and a decadent outdoor fire pit.
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Went here on our last night in Queenstown...really enjoyed all three courses, service was great too..definitely be back...fun to take ferry over too...only $10 each way and leaves every half hour ;)

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

The location is awesome, right on the lakeside. The service is attentive. The food is ... well .. its OK. We had the a la carte breakfast as the buffet at $39 per head was too expensive for us. The cooked breakfasts at $18-$22 plus drinks were not cheap and were acceptable if not great. I found the full cooked breakfast (think Full English) and the omelette somewhat dry and wasnt offered sauces, butter or water to drink with my coffee.

This place is almost fantastic, but not quite; given the price range, could be better without much effort. We found cooked breakfasts in the centre of Queenstown that were a few dollars cheaper and better cooked.

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1  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice during our stay at the Hilton.
Food was impressive well presented and tasty. Service was impeccable with friendly and professional staff. Our favourites were the chicken, the 300g aged ribeye and the chocolate tart.

1  Thank Kowhatu99
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Hadn't booked and the restaurant was busy so had to wait until a table became available, but it was worth it. The steak and rack of lamb was very good. Service was impeccable and all staff were friendly and helpful. A little expensive but very good food.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is top notch! From the ambiance to every element on the plate. There was a bit of a wait with the food, but it was definitely worth waiting for!

1  Thank Sym Y
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