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“excellent food, good atmosphere, good service”
Review of Alice May

Alice May
Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Franz Josef
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $23
Cuisines: International, Healthy, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: As warm and welcoming, as a traditional English Carriage House. The white walls and exposed rafters are adorned with riding tack, farm tools and other historic artifacts. While the wooden floors, wagon wheel bar stools and open fireplace add to the warmth.
melbourne
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“excellent food, good atmosphere, good service”
Reviewed May 31, 2010

We found this nice little restaurant while doing a leisurely walk around the village after investigating the menu and enquiring if they had gluten free food we booked a table. Arriving at about 6.30 p.m. the service was prompt, wine arrived straight after ordering, the staff were very courteous, food fantastic, more than enough on the plate.
Good value.

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London
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A real find. Amazing food, great atmosphere. Go early for great deals.”
Reviewed March 13, 2010

We went to this place as it was recommended in Lonely Planet. What a find! The food was amazing! Four of us ate there and each of us thought the food was fantastic. I would quite happily have eaten what each of the others had, and we all wished we were staying in Franz Josef longer so we could try more of the dishes! This would be the first place I would go back to if I stayed there again. They do really good deals if you go for food early, but we didn't know about that till it was too late for us! The restaurant and bar have a really nice cosy atmosphere and the staff were helpful and friendly.

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Mandurah
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157 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Good food, hit the spot, slow service.”
Reviewed March 9, 2010

We went to Alice May's restaurant & bar because it was just a minute from the motel and away from the busy main street. They had a happy hour, but by the time we were served it was almost over. The staff didn't seem to know what they were doing. We were offered a table in a corner that was surrounded by other diners, whren there was heaps of empty tables elsewhere. Having said all that, I would go again as the food was well cooked and presented and the staff were pleasant.

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Nelson NZ
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely Meal”
Reviewed February 13, 2010

Had an excellent roast pork dinner and pint for $20 and my wife enjoyed her salmon and spinach pasta. Very good service from pleasant staff.

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UK
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Overpriced tourist trap”
Reviewed January 30, 2010

Poor food and uninspired sums it up. We ventured in as it was close and other restaurants were full. The food was indifferent at best and overpriced compared to other venues and what it was.

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