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30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-752 0740
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Grafton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had been travelling throughout NZ for more than 3 weeks, so when we chose the #1 restaurant in Franz Joseph, we expected more. The service was slow, and the food was ordinary. Large portions, but not very original. In it's defence, compared to other places we ate at in the area, the food was better than the other restaurants.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a terrific meal at Alice May last night. The service was slick and the meals and desserts were terrific value for money. We had the "light meal" and they well and truly satisfied two hungry boys after returning from the glacier walk. Would highly recommend it.

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Madison, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was raining the night we arrived and our travel guide recommended this restaurant since it was close to our hotel. We were both pleasantly surprised. I had the fettuccine and my husband had the crackling roast pork. Waiter was attentive and the food was good.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited Alice May on recommendation of a local lodge, where we were staying at in Frank Josef. What was initially attractive was the pick up/drop off service Alice May provide On arrival, service was attentive, with a reasonably broad menu. Both my wife and I ordered a starter and main course, and service was prompt Both courses were plentiful and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went here as a group of six. The restaurant has a warm atmosphere, helped lots by the very friendly staff. Food was ok but not great. Calamari were too chewy, but burger was very good. Cold beer, too.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice simple diner, good service, nice platters, nothing exceptional but worthily if you are already in Franz Josef

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Kota Kinabalu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit the restaurant during sunset and sit outdoor to enjoy the beautiful sunset. Coffee nice and Friendly staffs,

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had or dinner at Alice May and ordered the pork with apple sauce and beef cheek with red wine sauce. Both were yummy! Both the pork and beef were so tender. we love it!

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a popular eating place and it is easy to see why. Prices are sensible,portions are generous ad service is excellent . Very accommodating to food intolerances.

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Vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service. Delicious crackling roast pork meal. Big portion. Bonus was we went at happy hour & our dinner was 10% off

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 23
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, International, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0740
Description
As warm and welcoming, as a traditional English Carriage House. The white walls and exposed rafters are adorned with riding tack, farm tools and other historic artifacts. While the wooden floors, wagon wheel bar stools and open fireplace add to the warmth.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?