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The Frontier Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$,
State Highway 6 | Heartland World Heritage Hotel, Haast 7844, New Zealand
+64 3-750 0828
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible40%
Apr 28, 2017
“Great Simple Food”
Mar 2, 2017
“Quick bite ”
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Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
State Highway 6 | Heartland World Heritage Hotel, Haast 7844, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 28, 2017

This is one of two places we dined at while staying in Haast. It is basically a pub with dining area. The service was friendly and efficient. As for the food, taking into account that this is a remote location, was well executed and simple....More

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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Don't bother Dreadful customer service Awful food - in fact it's disgusting ! So rude Toilets not brilliant Please do not stop here however hungry you are ! It's a strange place and very unwelcoming !

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

It's hard to know where to begin! There was no pretence of greeting or welcome. We had to queue for ages at the bar until someone took an order. When the food arrived a long time later, one of the four meals was missing altogether,...More

1  Thank lastword2016
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We went to this restaurant because there were no other restaurants open at that time of the year. My friend has an egg allergy. They checked with the chef and he said no. He tasted it and began to have a reaction. He then complained...More

2  Thank Tim R
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Could imagine having a great time here with a large group, logs burning on the fire, a few beers etc, but on a rainy lunchtime, with just a couple of other diners, it was lacking atmosphere. We ordered fish and chips, which seemed to take...More

Thank Niel-Wolverhampton
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Absolutely loved this place, decor, atmosphere, open fire and friendly service, it just screams southern nz. Venison casserole was AMAZING!

Thank dlee1981
Reviewed March 7, 2015

In spite of the South Island being saturated with sheep, lamb on the menu is not as frequent as one would imagine. Well here they have the best value lamb shank, 2 shanks for less than $25, a large satisfying meal.

Thank Babu_of_Kili
Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Went here for a meal on thursday the 3rd of october-what a joke! I got the "heritage chicken" and for $20 i didnt expect a 5 star meal but what i got was two small TENDERLOINS wrapped in bacon on top of a spoonful of...More

1  Thank cozza22
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Were staying at the hotel and ate here both nights. Everything was nice, especially the venison pie. The meals were huge and I could not finish them, Crazy value for money. The wait staff were friendly and the open fire was great, as well as...More

Thank ayger
Reviewed March 21, 2014

The meal service was fast & friendly. 2 out of the 4 of us had the Seafood Chowder which was fantastic. I was starving when I got there & was suffering low blood sugar levels, they gave me something while I waited for the chowder...More

Thank Debbie B
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  • Address: State Highway 6 | Heartland World Heritage Hotel, Haast 7844, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Haast
  • Phone Number: +64 3-750 0828
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