Reviews | Bistro Gentil | Wanaka Restaurant | New Zealand
What's Up Down South, Augustman, July 2016
The Insider's: chef James Stapley's Wanaka New Zealand, The Australian, May 2016
Wanaka, New Zealand travel tips and things to do: 20 highlights, Traveller.com.au, May 2016
Winter Wonderland, Signature Luxury Travel & Style, April 2016
Top of the Lake, Air New Zealand's Kia Ora magazine, April 2016
Home James, Cuisine Magazine, January 2016
Food glorious food, The Insiders Guide to New Zealand, NZ Life & Leisure 2016
Long Lunch Otago Style, Selector Magazine, Summer 2015
Food me Up Scotty, New Zealand series, October 2015
Bistro Gentil a place for beautiful encounters, QT magazine, Winter 2015
Adventures in Hobbit Land, The Straits Times, 17 May 2015
The Beautiful South, Elite Traveler, March/April 2015
Top of the Lake, Air New Zealand's Kia Ora magazine, April 2015
Australia's best destinations for food: short edible escapes, Traveller.com.au, 19 April 2015
Gastronomic success where once 'nothing has worked', ODT, December 2014
Lonely Planet Top pick, October 2014
One of the highlights of our trip South, Kiwifoodie.co.nz, September 2014
The Listener, Eating out in Wanaka, 14 September 2014
Aventures in Gastro-art, On Magazine, August 2014
Cuisine Good Food Guide 2014, 14/20, July 2014 issue - "Refined dining in a paired back setting."
Food for thought: Highly recommended, The Mirror 17 July 2014
A place where food, wine and art meet, Land and see, July 2014
Central Otago: remarkables moutains and wine, Travel Industry Today, July 2014
Snowbest Insider Guide to Wanaka: Sam Smoothy picks Bistro Gentil as Special Occasion Dinner Spot, 15 June 2014
Jody Direen names Bistro Gentil as one of her favourite places to eat, Diversions, 8 June 2014
Snowbest Insider Guide to Wanaka: Camilla Stoddart picks Bistro Gentil as Special Occasion Dinner Spot, 5 June 2014
Snowbest Insider Guide to Wanaka: Janina Kusma picks Bistro Gentil as Special Occasion Dinner Spot, 19 May 2014
The Christchurch Press, Restaurant Review, 16 April 2014 - "Blooming amazing and simply divine"
Cuisine Magazine Restaurant review, January/February 2014
Dunedin Wears the Pants: Postcards from Central, 31 January 2014 - "Dunedin diners, when you’re next in Wanaka, do try Bistro Gentil. It can’t be beaten for quality of food, attentive staff, location and its amazing wine machine."
Best of Wanaka Awards 2013: Bistro Gentil voted Best Long Lunch & Best Date restaurant by the readers of On Magazine.
5 Foodie Faves in Wanaka, Woman's Day, November 2013
Quantas Inflight, Mountain Mania, October 2013 - "A fun, accessible take on French food..."
Finding Adventure in Wanaka, Jetstarextra.com, September 2013 - "After a day of adventuring I recommend refueling with some of Wanaka’s best wine and dining at Bistro Gentil..."
Oil on the Lake, Hospitality, August 2013
Release, Wanaka's Food Revolution, 27 August 2013 - "The views of Lake Wanaka from Bistro Gentil are nearly as good as the food, and the view is breathtaking..."