Bistro Gentil

Modern French cuisine in a beautiful setting overlooking Lake Wanaka. A restaurant and wine bar offering lunch, dinner and afternoon menus.

Bistro Gentil interior

With a terrace overlooking Lake Wanaka, Bistro Gentil combines modern french cuisine, fine wines, world class art and pétanque French bowls.

Visit for a seven-course degustation dinner or dine à la carte. For a lighter fare, enjoy a platter with a cocktail or just a glass of wine. Bistro Gentil is the first restaurant in the South Island equipped with self dispensing wine machines, so you can enjoy 24 fine wines by the glass, half glass or as a taster. It also features a complimentary olive oil bar and a pétanque French bowls field.

Dinner is served from 5pm until late, Wednesday to Sunday.