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The White Pub Cafe & Bar Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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11 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
+64 3-751 0839
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and had crispy pork belly and a steak. The pork belly was nice however no crackling. The steak was average being very charred and fatty, was served with a crazy amount of chips and salad wasn't very well dressed.

Thank Jessica S
Sydney, Australia
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257 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meals were better that I thought. Rack of lamb very good. Drinks nice and cheap from adjacent bar. Not much ambience. How come the bar staff wear ties?Must be the only people in Fox Glacier that wear ties.

Thank Martin D
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pub food. It's not your conventional pub, it's a little more fancy. Got the chicken and the sticky date pudding for dessert. Great food, cannot recommend the food enough. I do have one criticism, while the wait staff's service was amazing and very helpful and everything you would want. When I went, I would have preferred if they had... More 

Thank justrubyyy13
Perth, Australia
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207 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The White Pub is in the centre of town so you can't miss it. You can order dinner then have a beer or two and a game of pool. Staff were friendly and helpful, the beer was cold and the food was delicious. I lost at pool but what the heck.

Thank DaleBbB
Naples, Florida, United States
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83 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the attached Heartland Hotel and after looking at the menus of several other restaurants in town, we decided to eat here. The soup was delicious and the main courses were very good although on the smaller side. Good service.

Thank Rodger T
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had some lamb rack as a main order. It was fantastic. A little on the small portion but was served the way that we ordered it. Medium. The service was good. the place of the side of the restaurant was clean and quit. It is connected to the bar with some pool tables and a little louder.

Thank Harry F
Meopham, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Very surprised at cost of the drinks which were very reasonable . Very strange place this - not sure if it's because it's a ski winter resort. We didn't really warm to it!

Thank Caren S
Bangkok, Thailand
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to fox many times and usally eat accross the road from this place as... Well i always have.. Its good. But tonight a friend decided they wanted to have dinner here. Tonight i had a typical burger and fries and a dessert. The bun was crunchy where its supposed to be crunch... Soft where it's supposed to... More 

Thank Mark E
Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We had the salmon and it good, but overpriced at $21 USD. Small portions, so don't go there hungry. Menu was also very limited. Food prices are high in this area, so be careful of your expectations.

Thank Steven T
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Serving staff was very pleasant. Broad menu with plenty to choose from but only one vegetarian meal that I could see. Short wait for our meals to come. Meals large. My beef burger was great but my husband's snapper was disappointing. A friend who was with us had lamb rack which he said was the most tender lamb he had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Fox Glacier
  • Phone Number: +64 3-751 0839
The White Pub Cafe and Bar is open from evening dining from 5.30Pm until 9pm in the winter and until 9.30Pm in the summer. The Bar opens from 4pm and is equipped with a large screen TV, pool table, and small casino.

Breakfast is available in the buffet dining room from 6.30Am in the summer and 7.30Am in the winter.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?