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“Good pub” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Moose Bar & Restaurant

The Moose Bar & Restaurant
84 Lakefront Drive | Te Anau 9600, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7100
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Ranked #21 of 31 Restaurants in Te Anau
Price range: $11 - $30
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: A family friendly restaurant and bar located on the shore of Beautiful Lake Te Anau. We have it all, from an exciting kids menu to a whole range of styles of our signature dish - The good ol' steak! Whether you chose to sit in our fantastic beer garden and enjoy the sunshine while watching the sailing boats on the lake, or to join in the atmosphere while cheering for your team on the big screen, or to have a flutter on one of our 2 TAB machines, or dance the night away to one of our many live music acts - there's something for everyone, here at the Moose.... It's everybody's local!
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Good pub”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This is a happy welcoming place to sit & have a few drinks at the end of the day. Right in the middle of town with happy friendly staff. Great for lunch, dinner prices are expensive for what you are getting.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Good Value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Don't visit the Moose if you are seeking "Fine Dining," but the menu offers a selection of meals to please most palates. The specials board suggests half a dozen choices from $20 and these are generously-sized and tasty. The dining room is large, service ranges from gushing to perfunctory and an excellent range of beers is available.
There's many, many more worse - and expensive - restaurants in Te Anau.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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West Palm Beach
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great location, horrible food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This food has a quality range between a gas station burrito and low grade dog food. Grab a drink, enjoy the view, avoid the rest.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

What a great spot to stop, by Lake TeAnau, whether you want a snack or meal. Plenty of outdoor seating. Believe there is live music both Friday & Saturday nights

Visited March 2014
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Good quality, good value, great location, friendly staff, easy going vibe, great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I liked the menu, a decent range of choices but not too many to confuse me, (I'm just a bloke), nothing weird or exotic, just proper, popular meals, supplemented by a range of excellent beers.

The staff are friendly and probably a bit over-worked at times, it's quite a big place, with a great outdoors terrace overlooking Lake Te Anau and the mountains beyond. It gets pretty lively later on and has live music at weekends, so there's more to the Moose than having a good feed.

If you're after some posh nosh, then this is probably not the place for you. But for families and folks on a budget, or those of us who like lamb shanks, good steaks, fish and chips, etc, then this is the place for you.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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