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Alice May

30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-752 0740
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived early in the session but staff were frantic. We were relaxed and took our time enjoying the ambience. Unfortunately, TWO hours after we placed our order, and asking our server, it was apparent that the ticket had not been sent to the kitchen....More

Thank jamesthughes
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tried since the hotel gave us a discount coupon to eat here. Definitely a good choice. The garlic bread was fantastic! (and I am not a super bread lover!) My husband had the porkbelly which he said was delicious. We went back the second night...More

Thank CaSue52
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed an excellent dinner at Alice May. Two of us shared mussels followed by salmon and monkfish main courses. NZ Chardonnay and pavlova for dessert. Very personable waitress. Heartily recommend!

Thank simcha
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of the best meals we had on our three week trip, if not, THE best. The atmosphere was great and the history of Alice May completely fascinating. Service was excellent and all the staff were very friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank weener2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had nice meal in a pleasant atmosphere. Food was very good all around. I had the Red Chicken curry; my wife had the salmon + risotto (& the soup to start). Everything went fine until we ordered some tea & coffee...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We tried this resaurant as it seemed to be a bit different than most and we were not disappointed. The waitress was friendly and did a great job of looking after us. The decor is quaint ... like a cabin in the woods, complete with...More

Thank DogsLovingWater
Reviewed 5 days ago

Place was busy when we went for dinner but staff tried their best to attend to us with a smile. Food took a while to come but was worth the wait. We had the white bait omelette and the deep-fried cheese risotto balls for appetisers....More

Thank alexmetric
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The menu offers everything from fish and chips, curry, pizza and pasta. Lamb shank was typical British quality. well cooked, but gravy and sides were not good. I ordered pale ale but it tasted like lager.

Thank toveri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food...the portions...the atmosphere...the service...the value. Alice May has it all. It is highlight of FranzJosef Township. We knew we wanted dessert so we skipped the starters. First Night Mains Seafood Pasta - loaded with octopus, squid, and mussels. Excellent. Venison Bangers and Mash paired...More

Thank ttgurr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and very quick and efficient service. Very friendly staff. Roast Pork very good. Fish and chips excellent

Thank Irene B
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2016|
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 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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