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Merino lamb raised on the hills, crusty fresh artisan bread baked only hours earlier, and pinot noir from the vines across the water, all finished off with the town’s award winning ice cream…

You don’t need to be a gourmet to enjoy Lake Wanaka, though there’s every chance it’ll convert you!

Local food and wine producers are united in their passion to perfect their products, it’s the reason they do what they do, and there are lots of them.

Farmers markets are the ideal place to look over the choices on offer while a comprehensive selection of restaurants prepare it all for fine or casual dining.

The region’s wines earn consistent international plaudits too, along with a growing boutique brewery scene commanding equal respect in its own environment.

Dining out is half the story though, getting out on a tour to meet the people behind the produce and sample at the cellar door or tasting room is the way to get a real taste for where Lake Wanaka’s cuisine begins.

But remember, everything in moderation. You only need to sample them every day!


Food and drink from the earth and the heart. The main ingredient is Lake Wanaka.

 

Wineries & Breweries
Wineries & Breweries
Wanaka's vineyards and breweries may be small and boutique but they are award winning so take time out to sample them all
Food & Wine Tours
Food & Wine Tours
For a taste of Lake Wanaka local produce and wine, join a tour which can be personalised to your own requirements.
Restaurants
Restaurants
If you're after a great meal at one of our restaurants then you are spoilt for choice - it's just a matter of trying them all.
Bars
Bars
Lake Wanaka has a selection of bars to choose from for a quiet drink or a night out on the town.
Cafes
Cafes
Cafe culture is alive and well in Lake Wanaka and there are plenty of great coffee spots for the discerning connoisseur
Takeaways
Takeaways
If it's a meal in a hurry or something a bit more affordable then Lake Wanaka has a range of choices for you

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