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33 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4269
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Ranked #27 of 65 Restaurants in Wanaka
Price range: $5 - $26
Cuisines: Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Come down to Post Office Lane Wanaka for some delicious pizza or spaghetti! We have rustic dining inside or a fantastic courtyard too enjoy the sun! If you would prefer takeaway give us a call.
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English first
winton, new zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The white wine creamy sauce was just a jakkie potato starch sauce with a few poeces of fish! Pizza were fat!

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Nelson
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went her ten years ago on a cold night and enjoyed everything about it. This time it was like entering a furnace and not having enough room to swing a cat. Sat outside in an alleyway with no room to fart . Pizzas were just average and expensive . Wont bother next time .

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Second visit to "The Cow" in Wanaka (last time was 4 years ago). Didn't enjoy it so much this time, especially after having visited another venue in Queenstown this same week (NOT "The Cow" in Queenstown - see my other review and you'll work out which place I mean). This venue inside is pleasing in terms of look and atmosphere... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Called up in the afternoon as Wanaka is very busy this time of year, to find out they do not take reservations. Which was not a problem, as they were not too busy when we went. There was a nice Atmosphere, with a candle on the table. We had Garlic bread and a "Her Majesty's Pleasure" pizza. The garlic bread... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Really enjoyed the pizza here, it had lots of topping, (can't bear it when pizzas have a stingy amount of the good stuff on top!). We had a discount voucher for the meal otherwise we would have found the pizzas a bit on the pricey side (travelling on a week Aussie dollar). The Cow is tucked away down an alley... More 

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We dined here on Christmas Eve & it was a little quiet, which was nice for us. We all had Pizza's & Pastas & all was eaten. Would definitely dine again when in Wanaka.

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tom price, wa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Really enjoyed our meal at The Cow. Service was excellent as was the food. Great value also - the meals are huge & they will package up leftovers for you to take home if you ask.

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Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Lovely little place to grab some pizza and beer. Service was fantastic and pizza couldn't be beat. They allow takeaway which is a must as even the small pizza was too much for one sitting but it was a great snack later in the trip. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We visited the cow looking for a nice pizza/pasta meal. We were very happy the quality of the food, portion sizes were generous and the open fire was welcoming. If we were there longer we would have returned again. Recommend based on our visit

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Kapaa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had been told we had to try it, but were not ready quite yet. When our original plans hit a roadblock, we decided that it was time. From the moment we walked in, Kimbra made us feel at home and attended to our every need. Keep in mind, this is not a "full" Italian restaurant. They have pizzas, spaghetti... More 

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Additional Information about The Cow

Address: 33 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-443 4269
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
Average Prices: USD 5 - 26
Cuisine: Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

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