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Lumber Jack Restaurant

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3 Saunders Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
+64 3-415 8747
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb rump” (5 reviews)
“pavlova” (5 reviews)
“kumara mash” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 Saunders Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

On a cool evening we enjoyed the warm atmosphere of the lumber jack restaurant. We didn't have a booking and managed to get a table. My husband really enjoyed the lamb rump for main while I enjoyed the pan fried blue cod with vegetables. The...More

Thank serpentinetraveller
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great ecperience. We were staying at the owaka lodge motel and were recommended this place by the owner. Amazing food and atmosphere beautiful open fire. The food was amazing and priced similar to a 4 star restaurant between 29 and 32 bux for a mains....More

Thank redloki
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Had a pretty nice ham steak and the chicken burger looked pretty good too. Coffee was not the highlight unfortunately. Two sugars later and I managed to struggle through it. Otherwise pleasant staff and comfortable atmosphere made it worth while.

Thank jonathon p
Reviewed 29 June 2017

dinner at Lumber Jack's was a good experience . Warm and cosy on a cold night, staff friendly and food 4 out of 5. Would definitely visit again when next in area.

Thank julieadamson2015
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The staff here were so nice and the food was good. We got a toasted sandwhich and a chicken burger. The chicken in the burger was actual chicken not a pattie which was really nice. We wanted to sit out the back and they let...More

Thank ekta69
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Lumber Jack was a warm welcoming break from the cold. Coffee was great, we chose good old fashion toasted sandwiches, they were great, well cooked and plenty of filling. Service with a smile..

Thank VW-Foodies
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Small friendly great atmosphere The young waitress was fantastic RECOMMEND IT SOUP WAS GREAT Tidy clean toilets Nice coffee

Thank Anneronnie
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The food was fantastic and the atmosphere great. Loved the open fire. Very satisfying meal. Very impressed with the friendly efficient service. Would go again

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very friendly atmosphere. We arrived at 6pm on a cold day.. Service was prompt and friendly without being intrusive. We both ordered the chicken.. It was beautifully cooked,. The plum and coconut flavours were spot on..and, on a cold day, we so appreciated the scalloped...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Clean and warm restaurant with a large open fire made for an ideal stop for a light lunch. Toasted sandwiches and coffee were tasty and quick. The staff were friendly and chatty. Clean restrooms as well.

Thank Nmsj1957
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Saunders Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Owaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-415 8747
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