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“Food could be better” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Reflections Restaurant

Reflections Restaurant
Main Rd, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6234
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Ranked #3 of 13 Restaurants in Lake Tekapo
Price range: $12 - $27
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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126 reviews 126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Food could be better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Our host in Tekapo recommended this restaurant as the best restaurant in town. So we had high expectations. When we entered the restaurant we noticed that the music was from our time (60s and 70s). That was ok. But the food appeared to be less good. For instance the salad was clearly below standard. And putting a bottle of wine on the table without letting the guest taste the wine is not done. So noyt a top restaurant but merely a pub serving food.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Nice place for a good meal and view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

The only restaurant we went to for our 2-nights stay at Lake Tekapo. Had both our breakfast here. Love the food and friendly staff and the view of the lake is great! Some stains of the table cloths and seats but it doesn't bother us much.

The french toast and salmon burger we had were delicious! And the kind staff, seeing us struggling to take photo of ourselves without a camera stand, offered to help us after she is done sending food to the tables.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Best breakfast view of trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Order the eggs benedict for breakfast. If warm enough eat it outside, soak up the amazing view of snow capped mountains & turquoise Lake Tekapo.

Visited October 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Favourite restaurant in NZ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

WE stayed in NZ for a month and went to Reflections the first night in Tekapo and then for the next two nights and breakky as well! Great service,great food, great value for money, great views. very relaxed well worth it for breakfast ,lunch and dinner.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good Fish and Chips with an excellent view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012 via mobile

After reading the review on this place I wasn't sure what to expect but I'm glad we gave it a try. When we looked through the window it looked deserted but that was down to the shape of the place meaning a l

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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