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Cook Saddle Cafe & Saloon

) #6 of 8 Restaurants in Fox Glacier $$ - $$$ American, ,
Main Highway, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
+64 3-751 0700
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Highway, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

All the food they serve is available for takeaway which was very handy as we had a long day and just wanted to get takeaway and eat in our motel. Our food was definitely tasty! The prices are slightly steeper than in other places of...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed June 30, 2015

nice eatry with good ambience...its a little different..:) loved it. Great place, nice and warm & cosy in winter .

Thank Crazzycancer
Reviewed June 23, 2015

food selection was great Price was very reasonable. Wait staff was attentive we had an early lunch and was not expecting much ...since we were the first customers ...let's say they exceeded expectation

Thank akajbmz
Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great place, nice and warm & cosy in winter good food excellent place to dine and the prices are easy on the pocket.

Thank chrisrl53
Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Upon arriving at the cook saddle cafe & saloon I was greeted by wide and warm smiles from all the locals who made me feel welcome. 'Howaryamate' I think is what they said? The staff who I presume are out of work in between hobbit...More

Thank Jacqui R
Reviewed June 6, 2015

Great atmosphere and food. Really enjoyed the fire after a day of hunting. The drinks and company were amazing.

Thank DlwjCarter
Reviewed June 1, 2015

We had not booked to eat here but they found us a table, the place was packed usually a good sign. We really enjoyed our meal and the waiting staff were extremely pleasant considering they were rushed off their feet. nothing was too much trouble,...More

1  Thank HazenRick
Reviewed May 17, 2015

Pleasant bar with good atmosphere. Limited menu but what they offer is well-prepared and tasty. Good cheerful service and a marvellous log fire - perfect on a wet day!

Thank Pippa65
Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Fab place! Visiting this place on my way to wanaka! It's awesome place to grab a beer, play some pool and chill out before my drive down. Yewwww

Thank LegallyBrunette1990
Reviewed May 5, 2015

After a long drive and on a rainy evening, we dined at this restaurant. The staff were so welcoming, friendly and helpful. The food was plainish but generous, hearty and delicious - true comfort food.

1  Thank Ruth B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Highway, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Fox Glacier
  • Phone Number: +64 3-751 0700
Cook Saddle Cafe and Saloon offers locals and visitors a variety of menu options at reasonable prices in a warm and friendly country atmosphere.Our wide menu selection includes ala carte and group menu’s, while our popular western style meals are enjoyed by young and old. A children’s menu is available and we endeavour to meet special dietary requirements upon request.The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining and during the cooler months visitors can relax and unwind by the cosy open fire.The saloon is full of local history, a comfortable place for visitors to the West Coast region to catch up with the locals and perhaps hear a few good old stories from days gone by!
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