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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (92 reviews)
“venison” (46 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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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a three course meal, the starter and main being very good but the desert was underwhelming. Service was good although there were very few customers. Worth a try if you are in the area.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barbet55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a recommendation from a local, we came here for dinner and was really impressed. We walked past a number of restaurants to get to this one and the cafe part didn’t fill me with much hope when we arrived but we were really impressed....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dawnetmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a their Brunch special and it was very good. Eggs, bacon, sausage, tomato, hash browns, garlic toast and mushrooms. Perfect for brunch and the coffee was excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shazza1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is really good, and the food is also great. We are vegans and the prepare a vegan pizza for me. My wife ate a yummy veggie soup

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rrigante
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

...maybe good foods. So to begin with the information: We didn’t eat here. The rating concerns only the coffee. The coffee (and I dare to rate just short black coffee) was weak indeed. That applies for the service also. So, drive on. The stop is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thesammy
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Food was reasonably well prepared , service was also good. Issue i haf was the salmon my daughter ordered had a fly cooked into the dish. We returned the fish and plintedout yhe insect, it was only partially eaten. Management did not remove the cost...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank kcW8219HM
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has excellent food in a relaxed atmosphere. It’s a cafe type establishment rather than a restaurant as such but don’t let that put you off. The staff are really friendly and the service is good. The added bonus is that they will pick...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank swannythemoose
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

We ordered the pasta and beef stew. Both dishes were good, the bill came up to about $70 - pretty standard price for restaurants in this town.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank greatestofallislove
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

So delicious! Hubs had the seafood chowder, which was also very good. Our host was very warm and sweet. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MissMissyMack
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Very good food with varied menu. Had two dinners in Franz Josef..this was by far the best. Extremely friendly and efficient staff. Also, very good cocktails.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank shoe55
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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, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
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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