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Kota Restaurant & Bar Wanaka

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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New Zealand, International, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience with this lovely family run restaurant. Loved the food. Our waitress Marta was absolutely brilliant and went above and beyond by giving me orange slices for desert when my diet wouldnt permit desert. Totally recommend the food and service

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank OutOnaLym
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kota food and service was outstanding. It’s kinda fusion Asian with Kiwi dishes that all look great. We had a delicious squid dish and the Thai style mussels with nicely toasted bread. Had a chocolate tart with pistachio cardamom ice cream. The local house Pinot...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank PCflyfisher
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With many restaurants closed due to potential flooding, Kota was pretty busy, but managed to squeeze us in. Plenty of choice so we enjoyed our meals. Puddings were very good too!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank FamilyB17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic service and food. It was a fairly quiet night, and the owner and waiting staff were lovely, welcoming and chatty. The food was also outstanding. We intended on just having a main each, ended up having starters and dessert too because it was...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Butter chicken and lamb shank are great. Nice patio and views. Good local wine list. We’ll be back!!

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank dvdbdvdb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner in here. It has a great view over Lake Wanaka but unfortunately they were very busy with only 2/3 people serving the food which meant the wait for things. The Food was ok but can see this could be much better....

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank davem329
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place the other day. It was super busy and there seemed to be only 3 people working for both waiting and bar. We waited for food for 75 minutes, once the food arrived it just wasn't good. We had dumplings which were ok,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Dorenika
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was very good. The service was outstanding. Marta was our waitress and she was very engaging and charming!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ralemon73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal, very energetic staff a friendly ambience. Food was presented beautifully and absolutely delish!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Kristina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are on vacation from the States. We wandered into Kota without a reservation and sat at a hi-top table. The food and views were fantastic; but, the best part was our server Marta (from Lithuania.) Marta was super friendly, attentive, and made the whole...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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WhitneyD62
February 14, 2017|
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Response from Kamel T | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do allow infants. The restaurant is open from 5PM, you can reach us on 03 443 5099 or email us to make a reservation. We look forward to hearing from you Warm Regards, Kamel Toor
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September 30, 2015|
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Response from Srupkovac | Property representative |
Sorry we are not open for Christmas Day itself, but are open every other day during December/January THE LANDING RESTAURANT & BAR ▪ LAKE WANAKA RESTAURANT / BAR / FUNCTIONS / CATERING Level One, 80 Ardmore Street, Wanaka... More
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