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US$7 - US$27
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International, European, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 11 April 2021 via mobile

Dinner, fabulous, cannot fault. The setting out of this world. Service fantastic. Scallops for an entree beautiful presented. Rack of lamb delicious. Breakfast buffet is good, but not sure about the scrambled eggs, bright orange! An egg bar for a poached egg would be an...improvementMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Mick Yuan, Food and Beverage Manager at The Canopy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2021

Dear Mark, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I wish you all the best for the rest of your journey and look forward to seeing you again on the beautiful West Coast. Kind regards, Mick

Reviewed 6 April 2021 via mobile

Lovely dinner here on our last night in Franz. Salmon confit starter was delicious and the lamb main was perfectly tender. I personally found all the portion sizes bang on. Satisfying but not overfilling so had room for a dessert! Beautiful setting surrounded by native...bush. Staff were great and knew the menu well. Kids also loved it.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Mick Yuan, Food and Beverage Manager at The Canopy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2021

Dear stephlikeskai, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am glad that the team has done a great job in delivering a great dining experience to you and you have enjoyed the natural beauty Franz Josef has offered. Canopy Restaurant...More

Reviewed 5 April 2021

We were staying in the fabulous Te Waonui Forest Retreat as a much appreciated upgrade from the sister hotel in Franz Josef. Because of this, we treated ourself to dinner at the Canopy and had a fabulous evening. We enjoyed dining on the deck overlooking...the native bush. The service was impeccable. Our meals were both high quality and beautifully prepared. I'd definitely eat here again if visiting Franz Josef.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Mick Yuan, Food and Beverage Manager at The Canopy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2021

Dear Lelonline, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I'm delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again in our beautiful Franz Josef in the future. Take care. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 13 March 2021

Staff welcoming and friendly, food delicious and plentiful, Lovely outlook and atmosphere, relaxing and comfortableMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Mick Yuan, Food and Beverage Manager at The Canopy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2021

Dear Chris, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am glad that you have enjoyed dining with us. We are blessed to have a passionate team and a restaurant design that has taken fully advantage of the beautiful...More

Reviewed 31 January 2021

We sat by the window looking at marvellous tree ferns. Service from Yana was excellent and the food beautifully presented and flavourome.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Mick Yuan, Food and Beverage Manager at The Canopy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2021

Dear Heather, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your dining experience with us. Take care and I look forward to welcoming you again to our Canopy Restaurant. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 16 January 2021

After a full day on the road it was great to be pampered in this beautiful setting. The food was superb. My wife had the Duck and I had the beef fillet. Both melted in the mouth and presentation was excellent

Date of visit: January 2021
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Mick Yuan, Food and Beverage Manager at The Canopy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2021

Dear Trevor, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am glad you have enjoyed your dinner with us and I wish you all the best for the rest of your journey. Best Regards, Mick

Reviewed 20 November 2020 via mobile

Had the most amazing dining experience here after a long drive from Te Anau. Mick and Vikum were so welcoming throughout our dining experience asking about our day and the food was amazing and affordable! Would definitely recommend to anyone heading this way! The view...was lovely also!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 3 January 2020

The tables are a bit crowded and it's noisy. Sit outside if you can. Otherwise, very accommodating to all of our family members' diet needs!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 14 November 2019

The food here is gourmet, and everything is as local as possible, in keeping with the hotel sustainability plan. We ate two nights, as it was raining torrentially, and nicer to just stay in. I was happy we ate here twice as the food was...delightful and staff just perfect.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 11 March 2019

We had the 5 course degustation dinner while staying at the hotel. It was really delicious, each course was full of flavour & well presented. The service was excellent, the decor modern & the forest views lovely. I would certainly recommend this restaurant for a...special dinner.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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The Canopy Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4