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Trout Cafe Restaurant Bar

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Cafe, Contemporary, Bistro, New Zealand
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151 Ardmore Street | Lake Front, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
03-443 2600
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8:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
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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    Very good
  • 11
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome ribs and wedges

Family visit where my wife and I both had the lamb which was good but the ribs and wedges that my son had were just amazing, very welcoming staff and friendly management so we went back for drinks the following afternoon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Andyroogolf
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
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Wanaka, Otago, New Zealand
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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

6 of us dined 4 of us local , we were seated with a speaker right in our left ear with rugby blaring away while we were trying to talk to each other at the table , after we asked if we could get something done about it they turned it down .....perhaps if we wanted to watch rugby we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Mmmmm delicious brunches and dinners experienced here! Fussy me couldn't pick a fault in the fresh and tasty brunch my daughter and I devoured on the sunny deck overlooking the lake. Equally the pizza for me and steak for hubby one Tuesday evening by the fire was simply perfection. Wonderful food, beautiful presentation, great price! The sophisticated cozy atmosphere and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Awesome food with great service! The crispy salmon melted in my mouth, cooked perfectly. My partner had the lamb rack and was just as pleased. We would have stayed for dessert but after a mushroom entree to die for and a bottle of Marlborough Sav Blanc we were to full to even attempt the delicacies on offer. Heading back for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

After reading good reviews on tripadviser we choose to have lunch here. My husband ordered a beef burger while I ordered a chicken, bacon & brie open sandwich.Simple food. Unfortunately my husband's burger was very under cooked & my chicken was dry & stringy (over cooked) The service was very good. I guess the burger should have been returned to... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had breakfast at Trout on a cold, cold morning. The coffee and hot chocolate were really good. So was the "Big Breakfast". The service was fabulous and the staff were very friendly. It was great value for the price.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

" Wow" the food was amazing, ( me being at salmon freak ) I had the crispy skin salmon, it was cooked to perfection, the other meals that were served at our table were at the same high standard as my meal, the service was faultless, the staff was warm & friendly extremely helpful. The bathrooms impressed me, extremely clean,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Family visit where my wife and I both had the lamb which was good but the ribs and wedges that my son had were just amazing, very welcoming staff and friendly management so we went back for drinks the following afternoon.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Have just returned from Trout after a very fine meal - Filo Chicken & Crispy Salmon. This was our third visit to trout in this three week visit to Wanaka & each occasion has been more than enjoyable. Staff are warm, welcoming & very friendly. The mulled wine is excellent - according to my wife, the best in Wanaka. We're... More 

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Kojonup, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had two great experiences at Trout. Called in for a drink on a very busy Friday night with no tables available but a gorgeous Scottish waitress made us feel very welcome and quickly found us somewhere to sit and gave us yummy complimentary chips. We were so impressed with the friendliness and great atmosphere that we went back on... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We recently visited for a dinner mid week in the NZ and Aus school holidays. The service was really fantastic, prompt and helpful and friendly. There were 4 of us and we all ordered something different, everyone loved their meals! It is lovely and warm. Would definitely go back here, very impressed. Overall pricing was good, especially in comparison to... More 

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Additional Information about Trout Cafe Restaurant Bar

Address: 151 Ardmore Street | Lake Front, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03-443 2600
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 23
Cuisine: Cafe, Contemporary, Bistro, New Zealand

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 Ardmore Street | Lake Front, 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 6 - 23
  • Cuisine: Cafe, 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
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 1:00 am

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