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Franz Josef

Blue Ice Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
New Zealand, International
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here at the recommendation of our B&B host. She recommended we make a booking in advance and it was easy to see why. Small restaurant with amazing food. And it filled up fast.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank baldheretic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of delicious choices. Go hungry and look forward to a terrific meal. Chinese options are available as well as fish and steaks.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Holyman2427
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went there twice and the bar was very good. Nathan was a good host and answered all of our local questions.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed September 30, 2019

Just a short walk from our motel we enjoyed a great meal. It was a quiet night and the front of house was attentive to our needs.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank mudwiggle27
Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

Last minute dinner plans (normally concerned when I see large/diverse menu) however the chef knew his way around all of the plates/cuisines. The service was professional and atmosphere was relaxing. Well worth the $’s and do try their cocktails.

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank DK33n
Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

Small and cosy restaurant with a good range of food. The beef cheeks were delicious with a Central Otago pinot noir.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Sue N
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

A stop over for the night on our way back to CHCH. OMG this was the best food ever - meals massive and sooo tasty. We ordered the lamb shanks and a steak meal and the kids ordered a pizza each. 8 slice pizza was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank Sonnie67
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

It was a rather quiet evening when we were there. Only 3 tables including our family. The service was friendly and we didn't need to wait long. The lamb shank was very tender. Good for sharing. Noodles soup tasted very normal, reminded me of instant...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ssmilezz
Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

WOW- what a gem! This place was delicious! My husband and I are here after an intense day of travel and I’m happy to say we were both pleased with our meals. I had a seafood dish served with pasta, my husband had the prime...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sammiches
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

It’s recommended as a great place for local wine and food like lamb, venison, steak, we tried their venison which was really yummy, and also we ordered some Philippines food, they were very tasty too, so could recommend it for both kiwi food and Asian...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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November 13, 2016|
Response from DebbieB2010 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to ask Blue Ice Cafe directly that - I am only a reviewer, not the owner.
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