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Blue Ice Cafe

Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0707
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (76 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (19 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 581 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was good, the food was well seasoned and good portions. Everything we got was tasty. The décor is perfect for the area and nice and clean. Go , you wont be disappointed.

Thank pkmcallen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I stopped by this nice little restaurant was to simply get a strawberry smoothie. When you are backpacking around a country you tend to be very frugal with money so I had mainly been living off of peanut butter sandwiches and various...More

Thank Courtney P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my daughter 21 birthday, I wanted to give her a memorable surprise dinner. Blue Ice Cafe did the perfect job. Picked up by the Hummer from our accommodation, warmly welcome in the restaurant, perfect food, completed with the most delicious special made carrot...More

Thank 456Wong456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this café by our travel agent and we enjoyed our dinner here. It is located on the High Street and is made to look icy which is different. The waitresses were attentive and we didn't have to wait long for the food...More

1  Thank Sheilambutcher
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had an excellent dinner. We ordered the green mussels, rack of lamb, and steak. The service was great and the complimentary limo ride a plus.

Thank Carmen Valdez G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Although we have read lots of not so good review, we find the place served very good meal with good ambient. Just need to be patient on waiting time.

Thank joric19
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We had eaten here years ago and we enjoyed it just as much this time. The tables are a bit close but it all adds to the friendly atmosphere. The food is very good with a modern twist and excellent ingredients.

Thank patricia t
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We ate here as a couple and i must say my husband was happy enough with his meal. I think i drew the short straw as mine was not good. I had an entree priced at $16 which was inedible. It was not cooked and...More

1  Thank Ruth33_12
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the end of the season so no waiting for tables. The smoked salmon bruschetta was beautifully prepared and tasted great too. Had the Italian pizza which was good too.

Thank Hock8
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was an unexpected treat in a small town. We just stumbled in here but had the nicest and best meal of our time in New Zealand. The food was amazing and the service was great!!

Thank Duane K
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68lisa
Hello, Are you open for dinner Christmas?
14 November 2016|
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Response from DebbieB2010 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to ask Blue Ice Cafe directly that - I am only a reviewer, not the owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0707
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