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Queenstown's leading fine dining restaurant has an unrivalled location on the waterfront in Queenstown. Not happy to sit back and let the view do all the work, Wai is a truly stunning culinary destination where you will fine world class cuisine and exceptional wines. The kitchen team, lead by Owenr and Chef Martin James, use the best ingredients that New Zealand and Central Otago have to offer, couple these lovingly prepared dishes with a local Central Otago Pinot Noir and you have a match made in heaven.
Wai is a popular destination restaurant and it is advisable to reserve a table early to avoid missing out on this unique dining experience in Queenstown.
A must do indulgence is the Chef's Degustation Menu. Prepared seasonally this 10 course delight features the best of New Zealand and Central Otago produce matched perfectly to wines from around New Zealand. Stand out dishes would be the Quail Cabonara, a dish of the most velvety smooth handmade pasta and tender local Quail wrapped in pancetta and then topped with a beautiful quail's egg. Feature dishes will also include local rabbit and hare caught on the stark hills of Central Otago, or succulent Southland lamb from the rich farmlands south of Queenstown.
Central Otago is the fruit bowl of New Zealand and during the summer months classic stone fruits of Apricots, Necterines and Peaches will be added into the menu for sharp cleansers or as an accompaniment to classic desserts.
One thing for sure - Wai is about enjoyment - whether on holiday or on business. Wai is a culinary destination well worth a visit on your next trip to Queenstown.
Phone +64 3 4425969
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