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The White Pub Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
11 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
+64 3-751 0839
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rack” (6 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
11 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent standard pub food with plenty of choice. Good sized portions and reasonable value. Good range of draught beers.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MadalynH7
Nikhil_Vijayan, Manager at The White Pub Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora Madalyn, Thank you for taking the time to review The White Pub Café. We are glad that you enjoyed our meals and our friendly service. Kind regards, Nikhil Vijayan Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It started off well enough - we were seated promptly and informed of the specials. And then it all went very, very bad. While we were reviewing our menus we noticed the waitress (thankfully not serving us) was sneezing on the dirty dishes she was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 717sfg
Nikhil_Vijayan, Manager at The White Pub Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, We hope you enjoyed your time through the West Coast of New Zealand. We really appreciate you took the time to share your experience at the White Pub. We are glad to know that you enjoyed our new menu and all feedbacks are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had four different meals. Everyone was happy with the quality and serving size. The prices were reasonable given that there is not a lot of choice for places to eat in Fox.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank OzHolly
Nikhil_Vijayan, Manager at The White Pub Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Holly, We appreciate you sharing your experience with us. Our team is happy to know you enjoyed your time at the White Pub Café. Thank you. Kind regards, Nikhil Vijayan Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 9 August 2018

food just ok but the bar scene was worth going to. Seems both the locals and tourist were enjoying themselves. Rugged log room which charcture to the pubMore

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank mikeoly13
Nikhil_Vijayan, Manager at The White Pub Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Mike, Thank you for taking the time to review The White Pub Café & Bar. On Fridays, we support meat raffle for local fundraising and the pool competitions are very popular, enjoyed by both locals and visitors. on those occasions, it’s great to see...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

A visit to the White Pub was the Highlight of our stay at Fox Glacier. Thoroughly enjoyed the warm convivial atmosphere.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Roy E
Nikhil_Vijayan, Manager at The White Pub Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Roy, Thank you for sharing your experience at The White Pub Café & Bar, it was a pleasure to serve you. Your feedback has been passed on to our team members. They appreciate knowing our guest enjoyed our service. We hope you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Visited for dinner on Wednesday 9th May. Big older style pub and hotel, dinner was served in dining room. Perhaps it was the meals we ordered but we expected a larger portion for the price paid however what we had tasted good. But then it...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Michael-4551
Nikhil_Vijayan, Manager at The White Pub Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Michael, Thank you for taking the time to review The White Pub Café & Bar. We are glad you liked our food, we are sorry to hear you left disappointed in regard to portion size. We review our menus and serving sizes regularly to...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The 3 rib lamb rack was delicious but small. Came with some carrot and pumpkin. Came back to the Motel and had toast to top up !! Was busy when we got there !!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Neil B
Nikhil_Vijayan, Manager at The White Pub Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Neil, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, We are happy you liked our food. The White Pub Café & Bar appreciates all comments and we take them on board to improve our meals and services. Kind regards, Nikhil Vijayan Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

With mediocre food, The White Pub Cafe & Bar is only “meh.” Nothing special: not great, not terrible. Expect typical pub food: burgers, fries and the like. It’s all fine: you will not die, but there are better options in Fox.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cjglynn
Nikhil_Vijayan, Manager at The White Pub Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear CJ, Thank you for taking time to review The White Pub Café and Bar. We apologise that our food didn’t meet your expectations, we offer Pub food as well as A la Carte Menu, and we definitely set our standards higher than this. Your...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

This pub was recommended by the manager of the motel where we stayed. We looked at the menus of some of the other restaurants in Fox Glacier but found it difficult to find anywhere that served good, healthy food that we enjoy. Most menus seem...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Benaroon
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Very cost effective dining with good bar prices. Traditional New Zealand meals and great desserts. Personal service and good off license.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nikki M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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
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Description
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.
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