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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
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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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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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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singapore
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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had my wife's birthday celebration at the Blue Ice Cafe, Franz Josef on the 5 of Sep. 2014. There were six of us in the party. The food was great namely the beef steak, duck leg and salmon fish. However, the rack of lamb was just ok. To make up for this, the dessert of ice cream and passion... More 

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Terrigal, Australia
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224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

suggested as a dining option by our accommodation service efficient entree of smoked salmon bruschetta - to share by two - presented as a course for one - even though upon inspection - serving in two portions? mains - confit of duck was reasonably well presented - a bit lacking in flavour summary - IMO - this is only pub... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

tossing a coin where to go , but the complimentary stretch hummer pickup swayed us. Amazing eye opener for kids being in one of them. The real deal though was the food & it was very good. all meals were faultless.If i am ever back there i am not sure i would chance trying anywhere else.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Not only is the food outstanding, the service is always brilliant and they cannot do enough for you. They have a great wine menu and a good chioce of contempary New Zealand cuisine. If you want the opinion of a local. Blue ice resturant is consistantly the best place in town for a meal. The fillet steak is alway cooked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Went here for dinner tonight, food was amazballs. I would have licked the plate, but I thought that might be a little tacky. Staff were friendly, food was amazing, cost was reasonable, all in all we enjoyed ourselves.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stretch hummer picked us up. Great food and I showed them the recipe for a mudslide and they made me one.

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NSW Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is really just cafe food, its good, but for the same money you can get a better meal in the restaurant at the 5 star Te Waonui forest retreat hotel (at the other end of town). That restaurant is open to the public- its one of those places where there are 4 folks on the table setting. It doesn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were greeted warmly and meal was served quickly and tasted wonderful. One slight problem with our credit card occurred ( charged twice) but it was refunded in a timely manner.

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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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