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Lumber Jack

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3 Saunders Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
+64 3-415 8747
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to have dinner at the Lumber Jack. We had no prior references and were pleasantly surprised. The service was great and the food was excellent.

1  Thank Fabiano C
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Our first experience of the new ownership has been very disappointing. Very poor food compared to what it was and extremely overpriced. Unless they can dramatically improved the food by providing nice salads and vegetables with meals instead of nothing! ...we will not be coming...More

Thank linzi k
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

1  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

1  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.

1  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.

1  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
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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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