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Snake Bite Brewery Restaurant

) #4 of 13 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%
Travellers talk about
“nasi goreng” (39 reviews)
“beef rendang” (10 reviews)
“burger” (60 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:30All hours
Bar, Asian, New Zealand, Fusion, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
28 Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch - really really good food, loads of variety, lots to choose from for vegetarians, nice atmosphere and super clean and tidy

Thank TamaraPickstock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place as they had a tie up with Alpine Glacier Motel for the breakfast. The place seemed to be ideal for dinner with a group of friends (in a nice way). They staff were very friendly though we were quite early &...More

Thank AravindanPremkumar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely evening out with friends at Snakebite. Super friendly and helpful waitress. Food was delicious - seriously delicious. Nicely presented and good size (yes I was hungry). Only thing was décor - didn't quite hit the mark, just needs little tweak and would...More

Thank Jedsmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GREAT staff! We were here during a less busy time and the employees were all working hard the ENTIRE time cleaning the restaurant and preparing for the dinner rush. I haven't seen good, hard workers like them for a long time. The food was delicious,...More

Thank M C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Franz Josef is quite a small/remote township and as such a lot of cafe's and restaurants are slightly more expensive than their counterparts would be in larger cities, so we were pleasantly surprised to find a cheaper alternative to eating out in the Snake Bite...More

Thank Tassy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a leisurely breakfast before a glacier heli hike. The menu warned us that everything was cooked to order, so service times would be slow, and that was true. We ended up being there for over an hour (which was fine as...More

Thank Rquinn09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed a small snack for lunch while I was waiting for my next adventure. I selected pastry parcels with sticky beef insides with a nice sauce and sour cream. Very tasty.

Thank daleafitz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was so good and came out really quickly! There was so much that Hubby couldn't even finish! The staff were excellent, very warm an friendly, they were even giving us tips for our further travels. I would assume it could get very busy at...More

Thank Abby S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice duck Bao. Pad Thai could be just a bit tastier. Nasi Goreg is a must here, super tasty and delicious. Good restaurant overall.

Thank Kaikota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here as a family for our stay in Franz Josef the restaurant itself had a great atmosphere and look. I started with the snakebite ipa not expecting a lot but it was a damn good beer. Our starters were the chicken skewers which were...More

Thank Greensnottyflyer
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Questions & Answers
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
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, 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
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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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