Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from Above $35
Ranked: #13 of 64 restaurants in Queenstown

Wakatipu Grill is Queenstown's ultimate lakeside dining destination. Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa's signature restaurant is a contemporary grill with a commitment to fresh, local, seasonal produce.

Dishes include Atlantic scallops, salmon tartar, cold smoked asparagus or choose lamb, beef or chicken from the grill and finish your meal with a fennel seed brulee, white chocolate parfait or a delicious cheese selections.

Wakatipu Grill's open kitchen and two circular slate fireplaces create a dramatic dining space with magnificent views over the lake.

On the terrace, diners soak in the clear alpine air and the outdoor fire pit is an iconic destination to enjoy a Central Otago Pinot and watch the moon rise.

Map

Map Loading...

Wakatipu Grill
Kawarau Village, Peninsula Road
Queenstown 9300

Open Hours:
Breakfast: From 6am - 10.30am on weekdays and from 6am-11am on weekends.

Dinner Monday to Sunday. Bar opens from 4pm. Dinner service commences from 6pm onwards .

Phone: 03 450 9400
Website: www.queenstownhilton.com

Sample Menu *may not be current

Click on menu to enlarge.

Book a First Table

Ranked: #13 of 64 restaurants in Queenstown 13
Wakatipu Grill
Location: Kawarau Village
Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Mains: Above $35

Reviews

Alastair Matthews

Food was excellent and good wine list. Lovely position.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Always nice to catch the taxi boat and head out of Queenstown for a dinner at Wakatipu Grill. Lovely food and attentive service from Denice. We’ll be back again.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Petra Skybova

Great service and food,had to ask to reheat the duck as it was not very hot and nothing what i will come back for,but steaks were just amazing and all the other food delicious as well!Thanks Megan for taking a good care of us :) well be definitely back soon!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Good food and excellent service.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Cassandra Benelisha

We had an excellent meal at Wakatipu Grill. The food was excellent and the service was exemplary. We will definitely be back!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Yvonne Pearse

Iran (Restaurant Manager) was very welcoming and helped us relax straight away. Beautiful setting on the lake. Very nice dining experience.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

A fun dining experience

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Greg McMeeken

Maitre D was very welcoming. We were given a window table, much appreciated. Great food, good wine, relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Cameron Steele

Excellent service, delicious food and a great location. We arrived a bit early to enjoy a cocktail outside, then got stuck into a huge meal which everybody was very happy with. Great wine selection too. Highly recommended!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

The food was fabulous and didn't disappoint. The service was amazing . Would highly recommend .

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

bronwyn mcgregor

A great dining experience and very attentive staff.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Very friendly staff and nice ambiance overlooking the lake

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Carina Taylor

Excellent service, great food.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Craig Allan

Excellent cuisine, service and atmosphere. Iran and Flavio were engaging and great fun.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

bronwyn mcgregor

Was a fabulous evening. Food and service both excellent.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Ann McDowell

Beautiful location, food great and well presented.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Cassandra Papadopoulos

Went for my partners birthday. Was amazing. Perfect service and a perfect view. Food was amazing! Will be back for sure

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Huahua Xu

Third time here, first time was a company function. Took my mate from Auckland, unfortunately we had to rush out for his flight so only had main but it was great like always.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Cameron McColl

As always Wakatipu Grill did not disappoint. The food was impeccable as was the service. Paula was extremely welcoming, attentive and informative. We still rate WG amongst the top 5 restaurants in Queenstown. Thoroughly enjoyed the dining “experience”. We will certainly be back. Thank you!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Atlanta Stewart

Took my boyfriend out for his birthday, was lovely views and our waiter was exceptional. Food was also excellent!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Suze Hansen

Fantastic evening out. The food was amazing and for anyone who is coeliac/gluten free there were lots of choices. For once we ordered entrees, mains and dessert as it was so hard to decide what to have. The service was excellent, and even thought we were on the first table there was no issue with us needing to leave and we enjoyed a relaxing evening with our friends. Thanks Wakatipu Grill.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Mizuki Nabeshima

it was so nice and staff is so kind.
i wanna go again
view was excellent.
nice restaurant!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Yvonne Pearse

Lovely view from restaurant - great service and nice food.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Marcia Swain

Fantastic food and views and the staff are incredible

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Debalina Rose

Just fantastic! great staff, vibe and views.. the food was outstanding! I'm vegetarian and had plenty of options, the Buffalo Cauliflower was the winner of the day, Thank You Wakatipu Grill :)

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

bronwyn mcgregor

Food and service were both excellent.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Beautifully prepared food. Attentive service and spectacular views.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

The best dining experience in Queenstown. Food impeccable. Friendly staff. Incredible view right on the water. What more could you want. Oh wait..... an amazing fire pit to enjoy a drink before or after!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

5 star

My wife and I visited here during our stay at the Hilton. It is a wonderful restaurant with great staff, excellent service, fine food and a beautiful surroundings of the Lake Wakatipu. A very romantic and elegant ambience.

We had a complementry coquette ball and pumpkin soup tasting from the chef which was nice touch. Food presentation was plush as well as delicious. I would come back and book again. Great place, outstanding food and very friendly and efficient staff. Their attention to detail does not go unnoticed.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Jan Warren

The service was outstanding. Our waiter Iran interacted so well with our crazy bunch. He was very knowledgeable on the food and wine. Food and ambience were divine

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Kate Baxter

Incredible experience. Food, service and setting were fantastic. Definitely worth a visit. Look forward to the next visit.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Suze Higgins

Fantastic food! The cauliflower and buckwheat entree is worth returning for... surprisingly tasty! Lovely environment and good service.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Great venue, top ambience, fantastic service and incomparable dishes. Ordering the scallop and prawn entree is a must. The cherry on the top is the deconstructed apple crumble and reconstructed in a sugar coated green apple appearance. A must visit if you are in Queenstown.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Martin Lew

An amazing fine food, a really good service and a nice place!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Ai Nguyen

our dining experience was great. our waiter was very helpful.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

The lamb main was absolutely divine, tender and flavorful. The angus eye filet was less spectacular on the other hand. Yummy desserts and be sure to try the Jackson gamble cocktail!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Debalina Rose

The food, wine and service were next level, we looked out over the lake, I'll be going back asap for the Buffalo Cauliflower ;) Thank You

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Always great food!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Sarah Moore

Exceptional service provided by Emily.
Lovely setting.
Professional staff.
Food was nice.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Really enjoyed everything, the new menu is cleverly constructed and very tasty. Great service also

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Great food and service

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

We were greeted by an absolutely lovely young lady who made us feel very welcome. Our table was in an excellent position and we had lots of space. The waiting staff were polite friendly and efficient and there when you needed them. Because we had First Table we were able to experience more of the menu so we tried lots we hadn’t had before. We weren’t disappointed. I had my first Fondant for dessert and it was one of the best desserts I have ever had. To die for. Can’t wait to go again

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

We've been here several times and you can always rely on good food, wine and service. Will be back.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Ka Kit Sze To

Everything is good

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Marnie Reid

Divine...
I had scallops.. delicious
Ribeye cooked to perfection
My daughter had pappardelle.. faint
Waggu short rib.. exquisite

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Olivia Brummer-Taylor

Great food, great service, great view

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Outstanding food, fabulous views and friendly attentive service..the makings of a very special dining experience! Thanks Wakatipu Grill for making our 14th Wedding Anniversary one to remember!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Kiri Chivell

Cocktails and desserts were a standout for us! Meals were well presented and tasty. Service was very good - very welcoming and friendly. If visiting from
outside the Hilton complex allow time for traffic, roadworks, finding where the restaurant is and parking as it can all take some time.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Fabulous atmosphere and great stafff!

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Camiller Deeman

Not first visit, but certainly didn't fail to impress. Food was divine, service fabulous an amazing meal again.

Food
Service

- dined at Wakatipu Grill on

Overview

264 reviews

Food
Service