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All 29 Te Anau Restaurants

The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill

Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
03 249 8801
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Ranked #15 of 29 Restaurants in Te Anau
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Rockhampton, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Lamb was cooked beautifully, the apple pie was delicious and service was excellent. I thought prices were reasonable though dessert was pricey. We will be going again tomorrow night

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The food was lovely though a bit on the expensive side, however there was free pool and that was based in a room that brought you back with a dance floor and ABBA type music.

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Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

service was tardy and the "calamari" was simply cut up squid we felt was better suited to sea gulls. sat outside which was nice and the beer was good.

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san diego
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98 reviews 98 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The food was good , the bar was busy. The outdoor area was also very busy. Lots of locals. Our food was not bad , there are not many choices in this area.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The service was very friendly, the roast lamb was great and the serving size was generous. Would come again! Thanks for a lovely evening.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The place was very busy when we arrived but they found us a table upstairs where it was a a little quieter. Our waiter was friendly and helpful and the food was tasty and plentiful. The bill did not spoil the night either and we felt that it was good value for money. Well worth a visit.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great looking menu but terrible food!! Got to be up there with the worst i've had in New Zealand. Got the pork belly and a cheese burger and fries. Everything was overloaded with salt for some reason, fries looked and tasted like they had been cooked about 5 times, burger was cold and tasteless and the bun was just a... More 

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Daniel A, Owner at The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Gregor, thank you for your recent review of our restaurant. We pride ourselves on using high quality fresh ingredients and a high level of customer service, and it is always disappointing to find that someone had a bad experience on their visit to The Ranch. It is our policy that wait staff check on our customers after their meals... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We stayed at Te Anau and went to this Bar every night of our stay because we really enjoyed the food. It offered some menu items which many other places didn't. For example their roast meals were great. It was so nice to just have some plain, well-cooked vegetables and meats without all the fancy sauces and tizz. The serves... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Sunday special is $15. You can choose from beef, lamb or pork. The dinner comes with plenty of vegetables.

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had dinner here one night and we were pleasantly surprised. Very well prepared food at at decent price and friendly service. It is a bar style restaurant.

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Additional Information about The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill

Address: Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 249 8801
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am

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