Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from Above $35
Ranked: #12 of 71 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.

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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

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Ranked: #12 of 71 restaurants in Queenstown 12
Wakatipu Grill
Location: Kawarau Village
Cuisine: A La Carte, New Zealand
Mains: Above $35

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Craig Allan

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

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bronwyn mcgregor

Was a fabulous evening. Food and service both excellent.

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Ann McDowell

Beautiful location, food great and well presented.

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Cassandra Papadopoulos

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

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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.

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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!

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Atlanta Stewart

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

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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.

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Mizuki Nabeshima

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

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Yvonne Pearse

Lovely view from restaurant - great service and nice food.

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Marcia Swain

Fantastic food and views and the staff are incredible

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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 :)

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bronwyn mcgregor

Food and service were both excellent.

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Beautifully prepared food. Attentive service and spectacular views.

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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!

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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.

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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

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Kate Baxter

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

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Suze Higgins

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

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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.

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Martin Lew

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

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Ai Nguyen

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

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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!

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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

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Always great food!

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Sarah Moore

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

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

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Great food and service

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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

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

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Ka Kit Sze To

Everything is good

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Marnie Reid

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

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Olivia Brummer-Taylor

Great food, great service, great view

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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!

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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.

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Fabulous atmosphere and great stafff!

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Camiller Deeman

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

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Bei Li

Absolutely the best wine list in town. Best wait staff and amazing view!

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Had a lovely dinner here with great food and a wonderful view! Will definitely come back!

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Ross McDowall

Fabulous service and food with spectacular views. What more could you ask for.

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The restaurant has a wonderful position on the lake. The cuisine is superb and the wait staff attentive and friendly.

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Lorna howard

Great food, great service. Will be back

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Danielle Moroney

Awesome food, service and views!

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Lauren Griffiths

Great food and excellent service, will recommend to friends

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Cherry Liu

Beautiful lakeside restaurant and amazing dinning experience!
We ordered the lamb and fish for the mains, the fish was okay but the lamb was absolutely fantastic!! Nice service!

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Epitome of Fine Dining

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Yanli Wu

Very nice scenery and environment, friendly service, we liked the entree much more than the mains, the lamb has not much flavor and quite bit of fat which my partner really dislike.

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Laura Williams

Everything was really good and our server was amazing!!

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Sinead Carragher

Loved it all. Food was delicious. Will defo be back.

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Lindsay Jackson

A great view over the lake, great service, and all three of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals thank you! We will be back

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