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The Canopy Restaurant

3 Wallace Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0555
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (5 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
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European, New Zealand
PRICE
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LOCATION
3 Wallace Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here one night during our stay at Franz Josef, as the cost of dinner was included in our booking. We thought the food was overall very good, but not great - everything was well seasoned but the meat tended to be overcooked. We...More

Thank Jessica4141
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of food included but it’s fairly unseasoned and the meat and fish seemed over cooked. Desserts were good. Breakfast buffet was sufficient with good choices.

Thank wynterwynd
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our party was large, 10 in all, with one four year old. We we seated quickly, and when we grew from 9 to 10 at the last minute, they handled it with grace and aplomb. Drinks came quickly, and refills were a bit slower. The...More

Thank SouthofSTL
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A very unique approach to dinner with their on table buffet of dining specialties. They were done very well. No complains, but I would have preferred more options.

Thank bsum73
ExChefTeWaonui, Manager at The Canopy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Good day bsum73, Thank you for your feedback and personally meeting the kitchen team and I, your feedback on the day definitely showed your appreciation you had experienced with us at Te Waonui's Canopy Restaurant Kind Regards Executive Chef Andrew Hayward-Swain

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice meal here whilst staying at Franz Joseph. A little concerned looking at previous reviews but shouldn't have been worried. Food and service both good in a nice setting.

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Dinner was part of the (ridiculous) roomrate which included half board and breakfast. The place itself looks more like an up market canteen than a plush restaurant. There are way too many tables and guests and serving staff have the greatest difficulty moving between them....More

Thank Karel V
ExChefTeWaonui, Manager at The Canopy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hello Karel V, The fourteen chefs at Te Waonui, Canopy restaurant take pride in producing wonderful dishes for guests, from all over the world. We show case a lot New Zealand delicacies and with flavours together are perfection. Yes! the Beetroot cured Salmon Gravlax with...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed in the hotel & ate in the dining room. It was a very interesting meal. We had our choice of 2 appetizers & the remainder of the meal was set course served on a huge platter set in the middle of the table....More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great location, great food and good recommendations from friendly and helpful staff. We thoroughly enjoyed the mix of modern Kiwi and traditional Asian choices.

Thank mcarins
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had a 5 course degustation menu included as part of our hotel rate, you are given two time options 6pm or 8pm and advised dinner will take around two hours. Menu was very pretentious with lots of fancy words but left us wondering what...More

Thank The_hammonds_11
Reviewed 14 December 2016

From looking at the reviews before I went tonight , I was apprehensive but after just finishing a meal, I'm struggling to see the negatives from this. I wonder what people are moaning about ?! Lovely food and thought has gone into the meal in...More

Thank NMarie84
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wallace Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7886, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0555
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