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Blue Ice Cafe

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” (90 reviews)
“venison” (44 reviews)
“pork adobo” (8 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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1 - 10 of 682 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the best in Franz Josef by far. We liked it so much we went back two nights in a row. I highly recommend the lamb rack it is delicious! The staff are lovely too :).

Thank LittleRed1993
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of us went in for dinner without a reservation recently and were thoroughly impressed by the service. The vegetarian food we had was delicious and the cocktails were to die for! I'd definitely recommend Blue Ice if you are staying around the Franz Josef...More

Thank MewToo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Limited take away pizza options but they were accommodating for the dietary needs we had. Nice garlic bread but the cooking time was slow.

Thank SarahMarra
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The venison was excellent - well cooked and also beautifully presented like in a top restaurant. Quality of food here was better than Alice May. Credit to the chef. I notice too there is a section on Fillipino food - adobo, crispy pork etc Enough...More

Thank MelbSur
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Staff were friendly and accommodating. We were a group of 1 adult and 3 kids. Like everything around here, it wasn’t a cheap meal out! But enjoyable and the food was good. There are some cheaper, more interesting dishes at the back of the menu....More

Thank sj23
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Yum! Yum! Yum! Venison was delicious...they smashed it out of the park! Side salad was just yum. Son’s pizza was real authentic style, daughters spag bol was just awesome. Wife had the soup of the day (creamy tomato and basil) and it was freshly homemade....More

1  Thank vladok212
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

What a amazing uplifting experience had! Alma was pleasingly accommodating, and Chef richard treated us with the most delicious dinner! I had the succulent chicken and chips, and it was fantastic, and my friends had the most delicious looking pizza and a huge big boy....More

1  Thank matthewgK1999WU
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Was recommended to go to this restaurant for dinner. Bang on great food, excellent service. We had the steak and it was fantastic

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This is a a good middle of the road place to eat. They have a good choice of food, love the pizza 🍕 and other food is very nice. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This place does not stand out from the outside, but the menu gives you a hint of ambition, so we went in and had a fabulous venison dish and duck confit. One of the best meals of our NZ trip.

Thank Lucretius
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, 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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