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“Best food eaten in New Zealand” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Landing

The Landing
SH 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
(03) 752 0229
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Ranked #7 of 14 Restaurants in Franz Josef
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dale, Pembrokeshire UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Best food eaten in New Zealand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

really vibrant atmosphere-delicious food and nothing is too much trouble the manager is top notch - he demands alot from his staff but boy they deliver and lively fun and efficient way. the outside seating is great - heaters if you are chilly umbrellas to shade of protect from the one day of rain on our holiday and boy did it bucket down all day. so it was agreat place to chill, do internet , talk to people and the food was lovely - i had local venison which was a dinner menu but again ask the chef and its fine to have at lunch - tender and delicious. the mussel chowder was to die for and whatever steve [husband] had made him smile and he loved it. we went to another speights bar further north and it was not as good so 10/10 for manager and staff. bloody good value too! huge plates full-doggy bag if too much and..... beautifully presented

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Shanghai, China
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Excellent service and good food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We loved the atmosphere at the landing and the service was fantastic! The food was good (not the best we have had) but we would definitely go again!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Washington, DC
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 72 cities Reviews in 72 cities
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
“Great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

The food was good enough we were there twice within 12 hours but the fact they actually kept the kitchen open for us (after a phone call) when we arrived in Franz Josef late in the evening speaks volumes about their customer service.

Visited January 2013
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Exmouth
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Great location, great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Try and get there before 6 pm to enjoy Happy Hour. We were lucky with the weather and sat outside. Busy bar & restaurant during the evening but the staff were attentive & helpful and the portions of food large and enjoyable.

Visited February 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great food and friendly staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

This place had a great menu and the food was very good value. The staff were friendly and helpful and there was a good variety of beers on tap.

We also had breakfast here the next day which was a good price and value.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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