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Alpine Lodge Restaurant

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75 Main Street, Saint Arnaud, New Zealand
+64 3-521 1869
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy pizza at a moderate price, nice friendly service in a lovely setting. Trip adviser want me to say atleast 100 letters, although I have nothing more to say.

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Jervis Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the takeaway pizza to have at our accommodation. It was a brilliant pizza with superb toppings. It came to us in record time, so fast. Found the gentleman behind the bar who took my order a little unfriendly which was unfortunate.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While not very far into the detour from Picton to KiaKoura we needed to stop for lunch and found that the Clinker Café was closed. They sent us down the road a bit to the Alpine Lodge Restaurant. I ordered the Thai Chicken Salad and it was really, really good. The restaurant is pretty casual, with some of the tables... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining room was pleasant enough and staff service very good . The menu choice was limited and not helped by the fish of the day not being available . Overall a bit disappointing.

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Thank Margaret R
Leeds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here for convenience as we were staying at the hotel and had arrived fairly late. The menu was filled with interesting options, and the dishes we chose lived up to the chef's ambition. Everything was cooked well, and there was a decent wine list as well. Staff were very friendly and helpful with information about dishes. Worth trying... More 

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Thank MikePatx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a table asking for one in a quiet corner - I got one in the middle of the dining hall. I asked for fried fish - I got battered fish. Why not listen to the customer? It's not that difficult. The customer is the reason why you guys have jobs.

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Thank Romek H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the inn, and the restaurant was simply the most convenient place to eat. We were pleasantly surprised by the very good menu choices and the quality of the food. We were warned when we were seated that because of the crowds, the kitchen was backed up and might have to wait longer than usual, but our food... More 

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Thank Paul D
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here on our overnight stay and clearly the night we were there the staff were under the pump, possibly due in part to the holiday period and also due to the increased number of tourist using the inland route because of the closure of the coast road. We had a booking for 7:30pm and did not sight... More 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Only option in the town & its really good. Hot meals available the decor is really nice & we sat on the window table & had great views of the garden & surroundings, the chef took extra care to meet our taste buds, little expensive but a great experience.

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Thank RaghavSabharwal
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great dinner and very efficient service. Good choice of wine as well. Easy to book and the buffet that night offered a wealth of variety with a great range of BBQ food options.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Main Street, Saint Arnaud, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Saint Arnaud
  • Phone Number: +64 3-521 1869
  • This restaurant is at Alpine Lodge

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