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Kepler Restaurant

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23 TownCentre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7909
17:00 - 21:00
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here on the 15 & 17th May 2017. It’s hard to know where to begin as our dining experience was excellent. Katie took our reservations both times, very professional, helpful down to earth and jovial. We were waited on by both Katie and Carlotta, both very attentive, friendly and gave us very good service. Restaurant ambience with background... More 

2 Thank Connexus2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal & evening with friends after completing the milford track! great service & meal. Definitely go again ! Quite expensive but was no.1 re trip advisor!

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
San Jose, California
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is LONG overdue for our trip back in February. In preparation for our trip, I made a reservation at Kepler for Valentine's Day dinner back in January. I received confirmation and didn't worry about a second confirmation. When we came to the restaurant, KT did not have us in our books but she did NOT turn us away.... More 

1 Thank Kelli B
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard and read plenty of excellent reviews for Kepler's and were psyched to have a good meal after a long day out at Milford Sound. Ordered the seafood chowder, seafood platter and lamb rack from the menu. Seafood chowder was clumpy and had a bad texture; seafood platter wasn't fresh and too salty for our liking; lamb rack was... More 

1 Thank TravelWithJo
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an impromptu decision to try out this restaurant. Te Anau is a small town. It's easy to find this restaurant. Ordered the crayfish seafood platter (it's a seasonal dish so it's not on the menu). The platter comes with cray fish, mussels, fried fish fillet and calamari. It taste awesome! Remember to eat the flesh in the crayfish... More 

3 Thank Philsonneo
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a really lovely experience... the food was great, the staff amazing (Hi Katie!!!), and the international flavours were delightful. The atmosphere simply added to the night. We had the best time! We will be back. Conveniently located. Do yourself a favour ... go here!

2 Thank astrid s
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this restaurant. You must make reservations as it fills up very fast. It is the best restaurant in Te Anau. Petra was our waitress and she was excellent. We shared the lobster dinner and it was incredible. The second night my wife had the seafood fettucine and I had the grouper special The food is so flavorful and... More 

2 Thank phishears
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food. The mood. The location. The crew. And everything in between. All are working together to deliver a good experience. And great it was. The delicious fish duo or rib eye steak or paella all exceeded expectations. Above all, the jazzy music added a lot to busy restaurant that can fit not a lot of people, making the mood... More 

2 Thank MichaelHabre
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my Father and law for dinner. Great setting, excellent food and wine list. Fantastic service from the team. I'd definitely return when we are back in town (and have the authentic roasted garlic bread).

1 Thank Andrew I
Auckland, New Zealand
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90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my last visit to Te Anau I wanted to come here but had not made a booking and unfortunately full. This time my friend who is local made a booking. Apart from catching up with my friend I found the experience disappointing. International or tourist prices but not international service. The wine list was sparse and pricey. We ordered... More 

1 Thank Petermct61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
South American, Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 TownCentre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 7909
Kepler Restaurant specializes in New Zealand Seafood and Contemporary food,Crayfish being one of the highlights.Our new Head Chef Eduardo has brought some of his South American cuisine, influenced to the menu with much success!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?