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

We didn't have a reservation, but we were seated quickly, treated warmly and professionally. My hubby had ordered fish and chips but saw our neighbor's venison burger and they allowed him to change his order.. it was absolutely delicious. I was salad hungry and they graciously made me a nice big green salad with lots of fixings. The chicken and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very busy place and if u want a big unrefined meal this is the place, friendly staff and good value.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

WE ate dinner here on a cool evening. The lamb shank chosen was excellent and the chicken, Brie and almonds on mashed potato and vegetables likewise. Good homely fare, with friendly service and good house wine by the glass. The real story of the origin of. The name Alice May is given in the menu folder - fascinating!

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having stopped by earlier in the day for a drink we decided to have an early dinner there the same evening. It's a quaint long established restaurant with a good welcoming atmosphere. The staff made us very welcome and answered all the questions we had about the food on the menu. The food was very good and of a high... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After reading earlier reviews about Alice May I was so looking forward to a good juicy lamb shank for dinner. What I got was a dry, overcooked shank with hardly any meat on the bone, definitely the worst ever. During the meal, we noticed another person sending their lamb shank back, perhaps I should have done the same. Fortunately my... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely light supper here. My husband had pasta while I had a bowl of chowder. We started with some yummy garlic bread. I was sorry we didn't save room for one of their beautiful desserts.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went with a large group and had great service from our Italian server. Very nice inside, not very big, popular so make a reservation.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went yesterday for dinner, I asked for a beer and my wife had water, after 5 minutes in an empty restaurant, with the staff stood around talking ,I went to the bar and asked about my beer, to be told " it was being prepared" what? Abeer being prepared! My main course of roast pork arrived quickly after my beer,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Alice May on the advice of the proprietor of the B&B we were staying at. It was a half hour drive so it was a big disappointment to get such a poor meal. We both ordered the soup of the day to start which we were told was Tomato. Shortly afterwards two Pumpkin soups turned up. Not surprising... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Able to get a light meal and something more substantial. What we had for $20 each and even less at Happy Hour was just perfect.

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?