Welcome to Alchemy Cafe & Restaurant, Wanaka

Lakefront views | Live music Sundays | 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 2017/18

Evening Menu – Summer 2017/18

Dessert Menu Summer 2017/18

Wine and Beer – Summer 2017/18

Coffee and Drinks

Contact Information:

tel: 03 443 2040

address: 151 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305

email: cafe@alchemywanaka.nz

>> more contact details & location map


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We made it to Friday 🙂 Come in for a coffee this morning or catch our happy hour this afternoon from 5-6pm. Top specials on local beers and wines plus our platter special is still going! Yay. Happy Friday people. ... See MoreSee Less

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Live music this afternoon with Gypsy plus happy hour 6-7pm. Yay! Come on down. ... See MoreSee Less

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Did someone say coffee and cake? We're open all weekend from 8am till late. Escape the show craziness and come and get an organic fair trade coffee from us. ... See MoreSee Less

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This Sunday we have Gypsy joining us from 5pm for some angelic chilled tones. Make a plan to get your spot with a group for a local drink of make it a dinner date. Happy hour from 5-6pm remember! ... See MoreSee Less

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Catch our platter special from 5pm daily! One of our delish platters plus 2 wines/beers for $45 plus we will throw in the friendly atmosphere and stunning view for free. Come on down! ... See MoreSee Less

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