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All 14 Franz Josef Restaurants

Blue Ice Cafe

Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
(03) 752 0707
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Ranked #4 of 14 Restaurants in Franz Josef
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Burger and fish&chip are ok, but the roast Chicken is really bad, too dry, some part are burnt and yet they served : (.

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Bern, Switzerland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I know this place since 2007 and it is an absolute "must" for dinner when in rough Franz Josef. It is all about a lovely family originally from the Philippines, the chef being the wife of the Kiwi co owner. Her sister is overlooking the service in the dining room where several other family members are working. This place moved... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The venison was the tenderest I've ever had but didn't need the sauce (luckily I had asked for it to be served on the side) - the juice from the courgette and tomato accompanying the meat was all that was needed - delicious - thank you.

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Milwaukee, WI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Nice restaurant. Good looking menu but seems like more of a dinner spot than a lunch spot. We got the roasted chicken and the pizza...and delicious seafood chowder.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We stumbled upon this cafe on a rainy night and we were glad to find that they could take in our group of 6. We ordered the lamb shank, the pizza (you can order two different flavours if you get the medium or large size) and the pasta. All tasted great, together with their beer. The bartender and waiters were... More 

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Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The reception at our accommodation recommended this and we went at about 8.30pm. We ordered from the pub menu but because we are a family, they allowed us to eat in the lower floor restaurant. The food was awesome, huge servings.

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Penang
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

service is OK, the foreign helps could be a bit more courteous. food is great.. try the lamb grill ribs and the tomato soup. ask for free wifi.

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Tarragona, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My wife ordered lamb shanks which were OK. I had chicken soup which was like wallpaper paste! Followed by chicken wrapped in parma ham with a sauce again like gloopy tastelass gunk. The wine was good but at $40 NZ it should be. Service was different the waiter wore an outside jerkin! Avoid.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We all had one of the best, if not the best meal we have ever had. And they picked us up in the limo. Highly recommended to all

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

we have a very late lunch .so we ordered pasta and its so delicious.. the staff was very nice to us..

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Address: Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 752 0707
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
Cuisine: International

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