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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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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rack” (5 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7859, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not great, but given the location and the large number of tourists, they did a good job. People were seated as soon as someone left and then the table was cleared. The staff did a good job of trying to serve everyone as fast as...More

Thank Alicia W
Reviewed 3 days ago

After a disappointing experience we thought we would try this bar, and we were really happy with our selection. The staff were attentive the food delicious and it was a lovely atmosphere. Would def recommend the lamb shanks with the vegetables it was very tasty.

Thank Melissa H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

my husband ordered the lamb shank. it was sent back as it was cold. returned much later - hot but very tough. i had the salmon. the fish was cookee nicely but the other veges had obviously been in a baymarie all night as they...More

Thank lola v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was nice but the serving sizes were fairly small and the prices are fairly high. They did have a very good happy hour however for cheap beers (5-7pm).

1  Thank Ryan I
Reviewed 1 February 2018

The restaurant looked lovely, as did the menu. Even though it was quiet the service wasn't up to scratch, out of a group of 9, 2 of our group had to wait for their meal after everyone else was served, we had nearly finished our...More

1  Thank BOOtsie5
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We were staying at the Ivory Tower Lodge and were not cooking in the premises, so our two day stay we ate out and the White Pub was one of our eateries. We are from England and the UK prides itself of its rearing of...More

1  Thank UKC0uple
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The restaurant is well priced, nicely laid out. The waitstaff were very attentive and efficient. There was a good range of food and it was both plentiful and very tasty.

1  Thank Rimala
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

On arrival, we had to ask three times for the table to be cleaned from the previous occupants. Few staff rostered on, but the restaurant did not look that full. Possibly we should have left then. We had the “Crispy Pork Belly” - not a...More

3  Thank Charlyx75x
Reviewed 2 December 2017

stayed the the holiday park. an easy walk to have a lovely meal. the service was a little slow but there was 6 of us and they had a couple of large tables as well. the meal was worth the wait. very tasty.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Although we did not stay in this hotel, the restaurant was very good. Great choice for both vegetarian and non vegetarian. Meals nicely cooked and well parented & served up by friendly staff. The bar area had a great choice of beers and wines.

1  Thank Frank K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, 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
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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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