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The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill

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Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
03 249 8801
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 48
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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Great pub grub. We had venison and pork, washed down with a bottle of Roaring Meg red from Queenstown. Every table was taken, on a Wednesday night in winter. We'd definitely go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Melbourne
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Great pub grub. We had venison and pork, washed down with a bottle of Roaring Meg red from Queenstown. Every table was taken, on a Wednesday night in winter. We'd definitely go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This was a great location for a quick and reasonable priced meal. It was a Saturday evening they had a band playing in the up stairs bar which was enjoyable to listing too while dinning as it wasn't loud in the main dinning room.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Usually pub food is quite decent but this wasn't really that special. The quality was just standard if that. The bacon and cheese bread for entree was tasty and the serving size was generous. The burgers my partner and I ordered were not that tasty and pretty basic. They lacked flavour and the fish burger was over salted. The fries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We ate here twice, as this place is just the best. Food is great, prices are average, service great, and lovely warm atmosphere. Catered for children really well. We had great meals here and will definitely come back next year.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great atmosphere. Lovely and warm on a cold day. Staff very friendly. Food delicious and very reasonably priced. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We went as a large group on a busy night, our meals were fine and served in a timely manor, considering the amount of people in our group

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Rolleston, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The whiskey is good. And the company is better. Great people. The bar people are fantastic. Abbey... what a champ. G DIZZLE, next level mate.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We ate here tonight after a long day at milford sound. Service was quick, the portions were big and the food was yummy. They gave or 6 year old come crayons and pictures to colour to keep her entertained and the kids meals came with a drink and Ice cream for $12.50! Great warm feeling atmosphere also.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We stumbled on this place quite by accident but what a find! A great variety on the menu as well as a large selection of homemade desserts. The venison was cooked perfectly! The veggies were also magnificent. Certainly worth the visit if you are in Te Anau.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Friendly and attentive staff made you feel at home. Food was served in a timely manner even tho the place was fairly full. No complaints about the food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: 03 249 8801

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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