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All 61 Wanaka Restaurants

Cardrona Hotel

2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8153
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Ranked #20 of 61 Restaurants in Wanaka
Cuisines: Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Cardrona Hotel serves up a modern take on traditional pub fare. Fresh, fast and filling you'll find all your traditional favourites created from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Our wine list features top quality local drops from some of the region's best wineries, along with a great selection of both tap and bottled beers, ciders and a full range of spirits. In winter the apres ski is legendary, while the sunny beer garden is the perfect summertime spot for a long lunch.
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English first
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great cheese platters, drinks, wedges and friendly service. Atmosphere is a real winner here (refer to the photos other reviewers have posted). We bought marshmallows, for which they give you sticks to roast them on the fireplace. Amazing.

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Rotterdam
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61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Enjoyed a bowl of soup at noon on a rainy day. Staff was very helpfull, you had to order at the counter. I had the soup of the day which was tomato-cream soup with two pieces of toast and NZ butter. Soup was very tasty, real tomatosoup, toast was still hot and tasted good with the butter. It is a... More

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Hastings, New Zealand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went out of our way to stop here & weren't disappointed. Stopped in for lunch & thankfully as we planned on sharing didn't order 2 plates each as we wouldn't have got thru them. They were of a large size & not a bad price. The day was nice so it was a pleasant sit out the back to enjoy... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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184 reviews 184 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This definitely is worth a stop on your trip from over the Crown Range from Wanaka to Queenstown. The beautiful old pub makes for an excellent photo opportunity and coffee break. The architecture and decoration of the building takes you back 150 years to the gold rush era.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have always wanted to visit here so as we were down this way it was a must. But sometimes when you have wanted to go somewhere for a long time, when you get there it is a disappointment this was NOT one of those times. We came here after going for a horse ride at The Cardrona and what... More

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auckland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

after a really really really crappy day on our road trip we went to have dinner here. made me feel so much better as the staff were friendly and the food was very yummy

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Driven past a few times but never been in. This trip was different , after a big day skiing 7of us stopped for dinner. The fire was going hard and the staff were amazing. They fussed over us every step of the way. The meals were bigger then we could eat, huge steaks, great kids meals too. We will be... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We went this evening and enjoyed a fireside meal. Atmosphere created was friendly and inviting. Other guests eating meals well spaced and therefore other conversations were a general lulling buzz in background. Seafood meal ordered was exceptionally generous and couldnt finish it. Waitress was gorgeous and very helpful considering we bought an overtired baby. Defiantly recommend after day skiing or... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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119 reviews 119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a sunny afternoon sitting outside drinking our Cardrona Gold and enjoying a good pub lunch. Can highly recommend the nachos and my partner enjoyed his Burger. Staff are very friendly

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A must on the way home from Cardrona skiing. Great atmosphere, beers, mulled wine and fires burning out the back

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Additional Information about Cardrona Hotel

Address: 2312 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-443 8153
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
Cuisine: Bar, Gastropub, New Zealand

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