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The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill

Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8801
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (38 reviews)
“lamb steak” (13 reviews)
“surf and turf” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and the help was friendly but there were some issues with getting our orders correct the first time. They rectified the errors promptly.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food we had the entire trip! The venison steaks are amazing! Would highly recommend. Service was great too.

Thank Debby L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Sunday roast just what I needed after being on the road for 2 days. Lots of veges and a good sized feed. Son had awesome feed of pork ribs. Good atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank Vicmait
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We a gang of 6 arrived Te Anau at late night from Dunedin by road. Drives around the whole place to find a place for dinner and we were fortunate to have The Ranch open (About to be closed). First response was that dinner is...More

Thank SojanIpe
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This was a fine place to eat, nothing to special about the food. It is home cooking that could be done at home. The atmosphere is nice and has a very evident theme of a Ranch. I had a lamb shank that was nice but...More

Thank Bethhenry
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Don’t let this place fool you from the outside! We opened the door to find every table full! And asked if we would like to wait at the bar! A good sign in my books! Not to mention the nice big fire that welcomes you...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

I went with my vegetarian wife to checkout the Lamb dishes. Te Anau was absolutely empty at this time of the year. This place was open and surprisingly it was quite full. We tried the dish of the day Lamb roast with vegetables. A surprise...More

Thank Anupam C
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Had dinner there one night. Loved the lamb ribs so much we got them to takeaway the next night. Warm and cosy

Thank Meredith C
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We are here twice while staying in Te Anau. The food is reasonably priced and much better than I expected from the bar decor. It was very well cooked and tasty. I enjoyed the lamb burger, which was just slightly pink and perfect, and the...More

Thank kiwisqurt
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

I went here with my wife and 2 kids. We love the food. My kids like the kids menu, they have fries with fried pork ribs which is good. I have pork belly which really juicy and delicious. My wife got the steak which good...More

Thank Erik_Swy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8801
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Successful family owned restaurant operating now for over 20 years. Our team works hard in providing exceptional service, quality food within a great atmosphere.
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