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Blue Ice Cafe

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Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0707
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (86 reviews)
“venison” (43 reviews)
“pork adobo” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some very memorable meals in New Zealand and some that were just average. We found the Blue Ice Café not to our liking or standards. We were encouraged the locals to try food off the Asian menu. I had some sort of Asian...More

Thank Florida-Traveler-US
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Blue Ice restaurant for a quick lunch. The staff was very friendly and the burger was good.

Thank Claudia F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The combinations and flavours were exceptional!!!! We ordered the Green Lip mussels, stuff chicken breast and the lamb rack. Every meal was so delicious. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked the owners of our B&B for restaurant recommendations whilst we were staying in Franz Josef, and we were pleased that the Blue Ice was at the top of the list. We both decided to go for dishes off the Asian influenced menu, and...More

Thank TJMChippingCampden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by our innkeeper, we loved this restaurant. Food, service and ambiance were all excellent. Highly recommend.

Thank MequonTravelers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate there 2 nights. Super friendly staff. The owners are really nice as well. Service was good. Most of the dishes were excellent but the fish was only ok. I would recommend the lamb. Pizza looked good but didn’t try it.

Thank Kathi F
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Coming highly recommended by locals, we welcomed their AC and iced drinks. Menu had variety. Friendly airy decor. Had lamb, which I liked, my Wife pasta, which she described as inedible, leaving most of it. Service was confused and rude at times. A couple other...More

Thank MikelSky
Reviewed 21 March 2018

My husband and I tried Blue Ice cafe and were pleasantly surprised at how excellent the food was. The menu had a great selection of foods to choose from. The portion sizes were great and the service was good. I would highly recommend the camembert...More

Thank Eileen L
Reviewed 18 March 2018

It was so hot outside we asked for ice lattes even though they weren't on the menu. The staff was nice enough to make them for us and they were pretty darn good, I think they should add this option to their menu.

Thank Leah W
Reviewed 18 March 2018

A decent menu with vegetarian options and a large selection of small plates. My wife had the lamb shank which was very good. I ordered the Cervena venison which is highly rated. Why buyer beware? Just because it's labeled Cervena does not mean you are...More

Thank Barry C
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14 November 2016|
Response from DebbieB2010 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to ask Blue Ice Cafe directly that - I am only a reviewer, not the owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0707
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