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Big Fig


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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We're all about slow food, served fast. Big Fig hits the sweet spot between food that’s really good and ready to go. Our dishes are fresh, made by chefs and packed with flavour. You choose a plate size and we fill it the way you want. Come fill your plate with deliciousness! We’re fully licensed and everything can be eaten in or taken away – Big Fig is perfect by-the-lake picnic food.
$6 - $17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Cafe, Mediterranean, Healthy, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews meatballs salad lamb shawarma pita bread slow cooked meat potatoes israeli couscous cheesecake cakes your plate healthy food served fast slow food kumara gratin great concept medium size home cooked
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Reviewed yesterday

The Big Fig is terrific. The quality is excellent and thre is good variety in the choices of meat, sides, salads and dessert. The coffee is also very good quality. Service is friendly and quick. You pick the size plate you want - small, medium...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Camille T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had berry smoothie and chicken medium with fried carrot and potato. Loved em both. Go for it if you are in this beautiful town !!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sandeepa212
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and it was absolutely delicious! You can choose from 3 sized bowls, we got a large (which was huge!) we got to choose a meat option and 6 veggie options and a sauce! The meats were slow cooked and every...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 663samarad
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great concept - slow food fast - canteen style with hot and cold foods where you choose plate size and then 1 protein item and then whichever of the veggie hot and cold food including kumara bake, ratatouille, couscous and feta salad etc. Loads to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vacation47365585348
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a crowded restaurant along the street facing the water with inside and outside eating. The theme is good food served buffet style. You can choose a plate that comes in three sizes and prices. You then have the plate filled with food by...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jwb04
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was nice and staff was courteous. It is one of the better cafes in wanaka area. I can recommend a visit if you are in wanaka

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank VipulM57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely café in the heart of Wanaka serving beautiful fresh salads, rolls, bakery items and drinks. So many options, it was hard to choose! Everything was very good, and took very little time to arrive. Superb spot for lunch or a snack.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HappytripperKent_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place provides nice food with choice between a number of different options. Individual service means it takes time if there's a queue, but staff were efficient and helpful.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checked out the reviews when in Wanaka, what a great recommendation. As others have said, you chose your plate size and off you go. Was disappointed that there was no slow cooked lamb or sweet potato around, but the beef was superb as was the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Flatts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food at great prices - a place for a quick bite to eat that’s not a sandwich. Fabulous lamb and great choice of salads and veggies .

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 553lisell
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October 15, 2018|
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Response from h00dlet | Property representative |
Gidday sorry closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
December 16, 2016|
Response from shazdot | Property representative |
Hi .. no sorry we are closed Xmas day & Boxing day
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