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Alice May

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$$ - $$$, European,
30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-752 0740
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, European, New Zealand, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Friendly staff and good NZ cuisine. We went on Anzac Day which is a national holiday. Most restaurant will have surcharge due to the need to pay the staff for working on holidays.

Thank Marcel2trap
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised this restaurant served up really good food at reasonable prices. Everything we ordered was delicious. The monkfish was cooked in this lemony sauce which was really good. The soups were superb, as good as some five star restaurants we’ve been. The...More

Thank hoteldivaDallas
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner at the Alice May restaurant in Franz Josef twice during our stay and loved it both times. The food is great, reasonably priced and the service is excellent. This is an english/tudor style restaurant just off the main road in Franz Josef. The...More

Thank 2_friends_2011
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a delicious meal here, generous portions and nicely presented. The atmosphere was cozy and the service excellent. Franz Josef is rather small so dining options are limited. Wish we had discovered Alice May's earlier in our 3 night stay in FJ.

Thank cmb72015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very friendly feel to the place which the staff enhanced with their customer service. The food was amazing, really well sized portions, even managed to squeeze in some delightful deserts.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so blessed to be able to get a reservation on short notice. Service was attentive and we definitely went for the lamb. Don't miss it.

Thank blgwee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was probably expecting too much from reading all of the TA reviews so ended up underwhelmed! I had the tomato soup, which although tasty was not particularly hot. My husband had the ribs-very tender but the sauce was akin to a tangy tomato rather...More

Thank crocettesontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delightful dinner in this evening hot-spot - I would recommend you make reservations - although the staff was very accommodating to get us seated soon - we were a large group!

Thank Fdp4fun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yep, it was worth the stop for dinner. Food was really good. I had lemonfish, and this was some of the best prepared! My companions were happy with their meals also. The sticky toffee pudding dessert was to die for! So yummy!

Thank marthamatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was friendly, food was great and not overly priced. Came in here after a long day of hiking and glacier seeing.

Thank James N
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jennie O |
Hi - yes we are open New Year's Eve and we take bookings for 6 or more people. If less than that just wander in - no need to book. Cheers Jennie
10 April 2016|
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Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry unable to answer your question was not there at that time of the year...I would give them a ring to ask and if the answer is yes book straight away...Good Luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0740
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As warm and welcoming, as a traditional English Carriage House. The white walls and exposed rafters are adorned with riding tack, farm tools and other historic artifacts. While the wooden floors, wagon wheel bar stools and open fireplace add to the warmth.
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