Café in Wanaka

With no shortage of beautiful views on offer, sitting back and enjoying a freshly brewed coffee and enjoying some homebaked treats is a relaxing treat. Many cafes will offer homecooked scones, pastries and cakes along with light lunch options.

There are plenty of cafes with lakefront views both in Queenstown and Wanaka. In Queenstown, The Mall, Steamer Wharf, Shotover Street and the Village Green have plenty of cafe options. Arrowtown, a 20 minute drive from Queenstown, is a former gold mining town and is now a popular tourist spot. The pretty town, although small, has plenty of cafes off Buckingham Street.

Urban Grind

Urban Grind is a modern and spacious cafe and bar, situated close to Lake Wanaka. The brick lined walls and large glass windows create a relaxing place to enjoy a coffee and a bite to eat.

Tangos Cafe

With views of Lake Wakatipu, Tangos Cafe provides both indoor and outdoor seating to take advantage of the picturesque setting, Fresh coffee, breakfast, lunch, ice cream and homemade baking.