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Wanaka cafe & restaurant

Federal Diner is the place for speciality coffee, Wanaka famous scones, Organic eggs, and free-range meats served day and night.

It’s where the locals come to hide away from the lake front crowds, a place where you’ll be met by friendly service every time; where the staff know your name and your coffee order; a real home away from home.

Come for a quick coffee or stay all day, we’ve something for everyone.

Book a Table For Dinner

We are open for dinner Thursday to Saturday from 5.30-9pm. Bookings recommended. For more than 8 guests please ring to book.


Open all day for breakfast, brunch, lunch and everything in between.

Book your 2020 Christmas Party! Set menu $45pp. Tables of 10 or more guests, receive $75 voucher. Call 03 443 5152 to make a reservation.