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Blue Ice Cafe Restaurant

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” (75 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (19 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The chicken and the lamb shank were our choices and both were excellent and really well presented. The service was also very good.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly, we didnt expect that kind of food here in NZ. Because it was delicious! We havent eat that good before on our trip. Tasty meat and salads- great for europeans :-)

Thank Irene H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many NZ restaurants and bars tend to feature a lot (and I mean 'a lot') of fried food. Often too heavily salted; you could get your daily sodium intake in two swallows of food. We had more 'plain' fried fish-n-chips and more. Less salt and...More

Thank goldmustang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service definitely needs improvement. There was only 1 person at the front of the house, and she wasn't exactly friendly when seating us. The food was good though. The salmon I had was fresh and cooked perfectly. The steak and lamb my sis and...More

Thank Apple_Toh
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We dined in the restaurant for dinner. The waiter was great in helping us chose the right wine for our tastes. I had the Lamb Rack and it was the best I had ever had. My partner had the Fillet steak. He was very impressed...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Delicious food, nice service. Had the lasagna which was very different than any kind I've had before. I didn't love the celery in it, but it was otherwise quite tasty. Chai latte was great! My husband had the fish and chips and enjoyed them.

Thank M C
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and even better food on our first visit here and to NZ. My salmon was cooked perfectly and my husband loved the stuffed chicken breast. Save room for dessert or order it anyway! We had Grand Marnier Mudcake and Apple and Blueberry Pie.

Thank dktx
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at blue ice cafe on a winters Friday night. The food and service was fantastic! My wife had the lamb shank and I had the baked salmon, which were both cooked perfectly. The restaurant was quite noisy due to...More

Thank Bradley E
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Nice decor with good service. I ordered an entree of filo pastry with a camembert wheel of cheese inside and a plum sauce. Delicious. Main course was steak with mushroom and bacon sauce. Delicious food with an expected price tag.

Thank daleafitz
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat that wasn't a bar and found this little gem. A family left just as we ordered and we had the place to ourselves. Pleasant waiter. Great food and beautiful tables. Thought it might have been a bit out...More

Thank Romola H
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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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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