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Monsoon Bar & Restaurant

46 Cron St. | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0101
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (76 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
46 Cron St. | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 384 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the more economical places to eat (and drink) on our NZ trip. 2 for one pizzas and cheap cocktails made this place an easy choice. Family friendly and great atmosphere.

1  Thank Jo F
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great little slogan, an extraordinary location... when we arrived, there had to be 100 of the prettiest, most robust climbers and guides all celebrating life. Magical experience for us.

Thank BeCaMBEr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had drove for 6-7 hours all day. And once we checked in we immediately went to eat dinner. Everyone in the family enjoyed their meal. Service was good. Place was packed with back packers! Place was hoping.

Thank ExpatFamily5
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the spot that your guide is hanging out at the end of they day and you can buy them a beer and chat. Other than that, the food is passable and the happy hour beer and wine choices are cheap because they're not...More

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some fantastic burgers and the beer was good too! The happy hour made it good value for drinks.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely friendly and accommodating staff. We went new years eve and they allowed us to sit and eat before they go too busy. Food was amazing and really filling. We loved it so much we went for drinks there and returned for dinner the next...More

Thank barrettg41
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the creamy dish that I ordered here. Very well made and presented. My family had vegetarian and the hippie burger was great

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprised by the fact that even though we had a reservation for dinner and had pre-ordered our meals because we were a group (16), it took a long time for the food to arrive. The food, once we got it, was delicious. The seafood chowder...More

Thank dahdls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered vegetarian, they allow you to chose toppings. Very good crust and flavourful base. They get very very busy given their offers for drinks. Place is lively with option for outdoor sitting.Open till late.

Thank Chiripal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool atmosphere and the kitchen was fast. Amazing variety of food. The staff was also fast and friendly. I attached a picture of the menu so you can see the prices.

Thank manuelkuehner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Cron St. | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0101
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Description
Monsoon bar and restaurant will quite possibly be your favourite bar in NZ, with roaring fires & regular DJ's. We carry a large range of New Zealands finest beers and wines. The Monsoon restaurant will satisfy your hunger whatever your budget with all you can eat pizza nights, backpacker meal deals and a specially created ala carte menu specially designed by our head chef Ronald Lacanilao who has created a menu of mouth watering local delicacies to treat you after a hard day glacier exploring. Monsoon: it rains... we pour...
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