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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” (76 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (19 reviews)
“steak” (28 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 16 April 2017 via mobile

Having been to a few restaurants in FJG in our two days there (and been slightly underwhelmed by them), I wasn't expecting too much from Blue Ice. However, our ribeye steaks were particularly nicely cooked. Service was prompt, dinner only took an hour from being...More

Thank Supers_2
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Service was very good as was dinner. Salmon was well prepared and not over cooked. Steak was very flavorful and grilled perfectly. Black Beer was really good, too!

Thank lorib91
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the restraunt and the food offering was similar to other restraunts in the South Island. My wife loved the cream soup and the fillets were served perfectly.

Thank Raanan S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Reservations are a must on a weekend nite when tour busses are in town. Sparkling, contemporary interiors. Excellent service. Akaroa salmon was spectacular. Drinks were well prepared too. They offer patrons pick-up and drop-off service in their ridiculous over-sized Hummer

Thank prescott52_10
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We already had a gloomy rainy evening and had just returned from a disappointing Franz Glacier Walk. Tried to hurry to the glacier pools but they not accepting anymore customers for the day. Disappointed and walking in the rain, we looked for somewhere to have...More

Thank neminskii
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This boutique restaurant is located at the top of the main drag, very close to the service station. You really need to book as this is regarded as the best restaurant in Mt Cook Village and is not very large. Staff were friendly and helpful....More

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Only visited the bar, not the restaurant downstairs. Its a decent enough bar for a drink or cocktail on a cold night and need to put in context with where you are. Play a game of pool or just hang out. The seating wasnt the...More

1  Thank friedlock
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had dinner tonight,3rd April. We have been in NZ for 22 nights and without doubt this was one of,IF NOT THE BEST,we have had. Presentation, Service,and Surroundings were excellent.

Thank lefthander730
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Really a place to have a good lunch. Very good food, an interesting menu and everything for fair prices.

Thank Maver2000
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had seen some good reviews of this restaurant on the main street of Franz Josef and desided to pop in for a casual dinner. It was early and the place wasn't busy. The restaurant features a nice menu that includes thin-crust pizza, seafood dishes...More

Thank Greg B
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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