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Snake Bite Brewery Restaurant

) #4 of 12 Restaurants in Franz Josef $$ - $$$ , Asian,
28 Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0234
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
07:30 - 22:30All hours
Bar, Asian, New Zealand, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The stir pork belly stir fry was very good, my wife got a hamburger but the ketchup had an odd flavor and so the burger was not good, the rest of the meal was great. good atmosphere on the main street.

Thank pkmcallen
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cool restaurant right off the main street of town. Interior is nicely decorated and has a sit down area along with a bar and outdoor areas. The menu was so good, we ate here multiple times during our short stay. The flavours were great, and...More

Thank Min90
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a brunch at late morning and also had beer time at night. Their brunch food is very good and fresh. Their dessert is so good. They recommend their best craft beer. So good!!! Must try!!!

Thank EllenAndySoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in one evening for a beer. They didn’t have what we wanted, but had several other choices. I expected it to be a “brewery” with their own brews, but apparently not. They had taps and bottles of other local NZ beers though. We...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum yum. Hot Eggs Bene on Sour Dough. Great Southern Hospo. Great Coffee. Must stop on route. Table Fires are great.

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious breakfast, hot , filling and coffee was great too, service was excellent, a must for breakfast passing through the Franz glacier

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way to the glaciers. Really greasy food. I had the special of the day "sizzling chicken" a type of sweet spicy chicken served with rice. Really good , our friends had the fish sandwich and burger while others had the...More

Thank momhay1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We overnighted in Franz Joseph and chose this for our evening meal, we both had "Kiwi As" burgers and we were both pleased with our choice. They must have looked appetising as an American couple asked us what we had and I think they might...More

Thank michaelz789o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place - I even visited twice in two days! I was recommended by a local to try the pad Thai and it was so tasty and fresh. The people who work here are very friendly and the service was very quick. I...More

Thank Grimmerl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for a burger with some friends, and man was almost better than the lake kayaking i did with Glacier Country Kayaks ;)

Thank caaaaaaaz
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi do you think you will be on schedule to be open in January . When will you take bookings. Thanks Violet
6 November 2015|
Response from Adam H |
Hi Violet, Thanks for your question. We had our first dinner service tonight. We will be ready to start taking bookings by the end of next week. We have re branded the restaurant as Snake Bite Brewery. Same great food and... More
Hi could anyone let me know if this restaurant is still open, some traveller say it is closed some say they have had a good meal. We are travelling here in January and wondered if is will be open then Thanks Violet
24 October 2015|
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Response from SnakeBiteBrewery | Property representative |
Hi Violet, Thanks for your question about 88 Asian Fusion. We had a major fire in May which closed us over the winter. We are all set to re open mid November 2015. We will be back with a improved menu, full of local... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Main Road, 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 0234
  • E-mail
Asian Street Food and Kiwi Favourites. Experience a variety of authentic dishes from Southeast Asia. Beer is what we unashamedly love. Some of NZ's best Craft Beers in stock.
Start the day with a hearty breakfast. Served from 7:30am
We bake our own pies, cakes and slices daily.
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