Welcome to Alchemy Cafe & Restaurant, Wanaka

Lakefront views | Daily happy hour 5 till 6


You’ve discovered ALCHEMY.

The smell of daily fresh baking, the aroma of organic fair trade coffee, mingled with the buzz of people just like you … transforming their day into something special.


The destination for locals and visitors alike to refuel the body, mind, and soul …

  • Join us for breakfast, fresh baking and quality coffee.
  • Stay for a meeting, or a lazy lakefront lunch
  • And relax in the evening with tapas, fine NZ wines, and craft beer on tap

We open the doors at 8am and we’re here for you until late into the evening.

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At Alchemy we love hosting a party, group or function.  We’ve got the space to comfortably host up to 70 people.

  • Seated dinners with set menus
  • Social functions with catering
  • Big group, small groups and special requirements welcome

Talk to us about your next event.


Day Menu – Summer 2018/19

Evening Menu – Summer 2018/19

Dessert Menu Summer 2018/19

Wine and Beer – Winter 2017/18

Coffee and Drinks

Contact Information:

tel: 03 443 2040

address: 151 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305

email: cafe@alchemywanaka.nz

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Recent Facebook Activity

7 days ago

Alchemy Wanaka

The only thing better than a Saturday morning is a Saturday morning with coffee. We are open all weekend from 8am till late so come in and have a coffee, lunch or dinner and try out our new summer menu. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Alchemy Wanaka

This rainy day has got us in the mood for our Seafood Chowder. Available on our all day menu and our evening menu too just cause its so yummy! Remember our new summer menu has started now 😋 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Alchemy Wanaka

The only thing better than our two for one Tuesdays is the fact that tomorrow night its our first two for one with our NEW SUMMER menu! We recommend bookings so book via the link below or call us on 443 2040 www.alchemywanaka.nz/reservations ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Alchemy Wanaka

Great news for both Archangel Wines and Maude Wines on the weekend. Wanaka wineries doing the region proud! Awesome work and well deserved we say!Not one but two Wanaka vineyards took home trophies at the NZ Wine of the Year Awards!! Congrats Archangel Wines Rose of the Year. And the team at Maude Wines for their 2017 Maude Pinot Noir picking up 'Champion Wine of Show', 'Best Pinot Noir of Show' & 'Best Wine from Central Otago'!!! 🏆🏆🏆 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Alchemy Wanaka

Have you tried our indulgent Profiteroles with Pure Wanaka made salted caramel ice-cream yet!? These were definitely an old favourite which just had to stay on the new desserts menu. Too good to go anywhere! Tag your dessert loving buds who need this as a treat this week! ... See MoreSee Less

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