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Reflections Restaurant

Main Rd, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6234
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (16 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30All hours
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Rd, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 470 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Dined here from a recommendation from a local. Service was good, meals were of reasonable size but was abit too salty for my liking. I got the lamb shanks not sure if it was the gravy or the meat that was salt.

Thank Dunnersfireman64
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had our late dinner at this restaurant about 3 years ago. Just a week or so ago, we came back for lunch and we were pleasantly surprised. The quality of food has improved tremendously. We ordered the pulled pork, steak and salmon wings among...More

Thank kyr008
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No booking required. We decided last minute to go for dinner. The pasta & chicken schnitzel was delicious. The staff are friendly, even picked us up & dropped us off at our accommodation.

Thank Natarsha S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived on a cloudy afternoon and after taking the required happy snaps around the lake, we were looking for a place to warm up. Reflections had friendly service and a small selection of hot afternoon tea options. We went with a bowl of wedges (with...More

Thank leonn812
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the mushroom and quinoa burger which they made vegan for me. They also suggested a few other options they could do for me. Food was absolutely delicious. Huge drinks range as well. Staff were very friendly and helpful and suggested a dessert for me...More

Thank katyb12345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To start with, my friend and I ordered two of the same meal and asked for fried eggs instead of poached. This was clearly a big ask and the chef was not impressed with this request. And when the chef was asked about adding bacon,...More

Thank Anita F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to enjoy a meal while travelling through Tekapo. Both our meals were well presented and we had a table by the window over looking the lake.

Thank Sundownerwestcoast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not that there were a lot of options but usually, food standards are dismal with the lack of competition so having more than excellent food was a surprise, so much so that we returned on the second day, just before our departure to Mt Cook,...More

Thank wolfegod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are wondering why this restaurant is not on top 1 in Lake Tekapo. We have been to Tekapo many times and tried almost every restaurants and cafes around and this one is our absolute favorite. Their foods are awesome and their...More

Thank quoisey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came into Tekapo and due to some interesting circumstances found this littke restaurant for evening meal. Food was brilliant abd well priced. So much so we went nack for breakfast the next day. Pancakes with banan and bacon were wow as well. Highly recommended...

Thank Andrew B
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Nearby Attractions
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1,780 reviews
.41 km away
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.44 km away
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776 reviews
1.60 km away
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.57 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
To Reflections Restaurant staff Hi, I have a plan to take a wonderful trip to Tekapo on Jan,4th. Checking the nice photo through Trip adviser, I would like to have a reservation of this great restaurant. Could you kindly book our dinner on Jan 4th, from 7pm, 5 adults and 2 kids. We look forward to visiting you. Thanks, Kunihiko Sato from Japan
7 December 2016|
Response from Sarahadams22 |
Hi if you are still wanting this booking please call 03 680 6234 Thank you 😊
Is Reflections open on Christmas day?
22 October 2016|
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Response from Catherine K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gabriela As you are overseas I rang and asked for you. Reflections is closed Christmas Day. The staff suggested Rakinui Restaurant & Bar which is part of Peppers Bluewater Resort They have an email address you can use... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Rd, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6234
  • E-mail
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