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Trout Bar

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Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Bistro, New Zealand
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151 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
03-443 2600
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Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Trout's prime location on the lake front of Wanaka provides it with...
Trout's prime location on the lake front of Wanaka provides it with fantastic views. We have great food, whether you are just after a snack or a main meal. We have 6 Monteiths beers, Heineken & Erdinger on tap as well as a wide range of local wines.
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Scenic view

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  • 50
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Trout Bar Wanaka

we were recommended to this friendly bar by our Motel manager, the staff are young and friendly, though a little slow and we were never even offered water. We had reserved a table for dinner, earlier in the day, but it was occupied when we arrived, they did just have another table! The steaks were... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Chris-Brigg
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

we were recommended to this friendly bar by our Motel manager, the staff are young and friendly, though a little slow and we were never even offered water. We had reserved a table for dinner, earlier in the day, but it was occupied when we arrived, they did just have another table! The steaks were well cooked and tasty, the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

A few friends of mine decided to visit the Trout for casual, relaxed and delicious meal on a warm summery evening. We were not disappointed. The rack of lamb is to die for and is beautifully presented, as is the thai beef salad (of which i was snooping at another table's dinner). One of my friends had the blue cod... More 

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Nowra, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We had planned on stopping at the Trout for a coffee after a friend had recommended it. The lunch time menu looked so good we stayed for lunch and a few cold beers. The staff were super friendly and the service prompt. The view is great. We enjoyed it so much we went back the following night for dinner and... More 

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Urenui, null, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

All we wanted was a coffee, could not have been too hard to do particularly as they were not busy. It took 32 minutes to get three cups of coffee - far too long in my opinion. Would not go back if we are in the area again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Good food with decent vegetarian options and possibly the most genuinely friendly people I have encountered in the service industry. We went back the following morning for coffee and were not disappointed.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

We didn't want chips again! We had a perfect Thai beef salad which included lovely prawns. Our server was so helpful and friendly. An easy and relaxing meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Stopped over on the way to Queenstown. Had a lovely meal with super friendly service from all the staff with a special mention to Ruth who looked after us all night. Well worth a visit

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Christchurch, NZ
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This restaurant overlooks the lake and is in the middle of all the action. A great place to kick back and enjoy a drink, people watch, then have a delicious meal. Recommended are the ribs and grilled fish. Give it a try. Our waitress was fabulous.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The 1967 class of greenisland school had their breakfasts at the trout bar 14th and 15th of february 2015. food was awesome and the staff were amazing we will be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I came here with my boyfriend and his dad whilst visiting Wanaka, the food was great (the prawns are amazing!), the staff were really helpful asking if I wanted a blanket as it was a little windy outside, and the atmosphere was lovely. The rugby was on and it was so chilled out and the low lighting made it feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: 03-443 2600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 26
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Bistro, New Zealand

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view

Description

Trout's prime location on the lake front of Wanaka provides it with fantastic views. We have great food, whether you are just after a snack or a main meal. We have 6 Monteiths beers, Heineken & Erdinger on tap as well as a wide range of local wines.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

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