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The Alpine Restaurant

Terrace Road | The Hermitage Hotel, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 800 686 800
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Terrace Road | The Hermitage Hotel, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Busy and functional , staff well organized, good choice of dishes, served hot and efficiently. Tasty wholesome food. The way it should be.

Thank R C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good, the view from our seat was great, the staffs were very friendly and professional. The frustration was with the big Chinese group that swarmed the buffet. They move in groups to take the food, and won't let others get near.

Thank ri8a
Jemma W, Food & Beverage Manager at The Alpine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ri8a, Thank you for posting your feedback on your recent visit to The Alpine Restaurant. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the overall experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in future. Kind regards, Jemma Wild

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful choice of delicious food and deserts and actually liked the new setting while they renovate the old Alpine restaurant excellent service and nice friendly staff. It is the only decent place to eat in Mt.Cook

Thank Carol W
Jemma W, Food & Beverage Manager at The Alpine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Carol W, Thank you for your wonderful review. It's great that you enjoyed the food and service provided by our great team. We hope to see you back again in future. Kind regards, Jemma Wild

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Staff are friendly and helpful. Although, the price of their buffet might scare some people off, but we think it is a very good value for money. Highly recommended!

Thank BellaVistaOamaru
Jemma W, Food & Beverage Manager at The Alpine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BellaVistaOamaru, Thank you so much for your endorsement of the food and service at The Alpine Restaurant. I'm so pleased your enjoyed the experience and found it to be value for money. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Jemma Wild

Reviewed 27 August 2017

We ate here two nights - on the first night had the two course menu with wine matching. The beef was outstanding - tender and succulent - the pickled vegetables added a crunch. The wine choices of were great.

Thank WAIPUK
Jemma W, Food & Beverage Manager at The Alpine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Waipuk, Thank you for taking the time to post your great review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the set menu with wine matches we were running while our main kitchen was under renovation. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Jemma Wild

Reviewed 21 August 2017

better quality than the Queenstown Skyline buffet of which this establishment is part of the same company plenty of choice for pescetarians and vegetarians there was also a carvery, hot and cold dishes , about 7/8 choices of each wine was pricey, $62 for a...More

Thank chris c
Jemma W, Food & Beverage Manager at The Alpine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chris C, Thank you for your positive review of your experience at The Alpine Restaurant. I'm so pleased you found the quality to be of a high standard. Just to clarify, we are not a Skyline owned company but are in fact a part...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

the buffet they served has nothing to surprise you, though the location is good as you can get a good sight of the mountains in the distance on a good day.

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I had a set vegetarian selection mainly of veges and other nice tasting food and thoroughly enjoyed it while my husband William (Bill) and our son tried the smorgasboard (sp?) which was very much to their liking. Must have been at the right time because...More

Thank williamjohnson1994
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Good range of options and beverages - open all day and close to the theater. Great stay - it like being in Europe.

Thank SN0WB1Z
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Food ok but could be better given the location (amazing hotel)! Staff not great (some hard working, shaded by lazy ones).

Thank CGOMEZF
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Response from Riel_Travelers | Reviewed this property |
We paid $62 NZD per person in late February 2016. There are not a lot of options in the immediate area, and I think that you'll find this a good value for the variety of foods offered in this buffet. We were happy that we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terrace Road | The Hermitage Hotel, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Mt. Cook Village
  • Phone Number: +64 800 686 800
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