Bar Number 8

Sip cocktails on the balcony as the sun sets over Lake Wanaka and take in the best of what our town has to offer. The venue transitions beautifully throughout the day from bright and spacious to cosy and warm in the evening

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Sip on your pre-dinner cocktail whilst taking in the best views of Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps from our iconic rooftop bar terrace. Get in cosy by the fire as one of our bartenders shakes up your favourite classic cocktail or try one of our ever-changing in-house creations. Wind down with a game of pool and a beer in our rustic backroom. Come down for a boogie to enjoy a host of top local musicians or have a look at our events page for upcoming gigs. Bar Number 8 is the perfect spot to wind down your day.

Alongside our extensive back bar, we stock an array of local wines showcasing New Zealand wine making at its best. Our beer taps change regularly to get in some of the most exciting seasonal craft beers from local breweries. We also have an extensive range of spirits to create your new favourite cocktail.


We’re in the business of making your next private function, party or wedding effortless, scenic and memorable. Let the Wanaka lake set the dreamy backdrop to for your event venue as our staff accommodates all of your needs.

To keep your guests entertained we can accommodate both bands and DJ’s with ease. Our talented bartenders can work with you to create bespoke cocktail menus or themes to ensure everything is just right. We have a range of caterers that we work with to bring fresh, local food to your guests with a variety of options to suit any dietary needs. We have lift access to assist all guests at our function venue.

We can accommodate a range of events, including wedding ceremonies and receptions, birthday parties and anniversaries, corporate events and anything else you might like to celebrate. We’ve got options to suit every budget so please pop in for a chat or contact us.


Please contact us at [email protected] for more details of group bookings and exclusive hire

Physical Address

Level 1, 155 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, Otago 9305, New Zealand

Mon-Fri 3:00PM – 2:30AM
Saturday 3:00PM – 2:30AM
Sunday 3:00AM – 2:30AM
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