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“Excellent meal and great value.”
Review of Blue Ice Cafe

Blue Ice Cafe
Ranked #2 of 20 Restaurants in Franz Josef
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chicken and the lamb shank were our choices and both were excellent and really well presented. The service was also very good.

Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Honestly, we didnt expect that kind of food here in NZ. Because it was delicious! We havent eat that good before on our trip. Tasty meat and salads- great for europeans :-)

Thank Irene H
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Many NZ restaurants and bars tend to feature a lot (and I mean 'a lot') of fried food. Often too heavily salted; you could get your daily sodium intake in two swallows of food. We had more 'plain' fried fish-n-chips and more. Less salt and more taste, and a great dessert. Ate upstairs with tv showing rugby game, listened to pool balls clicking, sat to enjoy a quieter evening. Quite enjoyable. Just down the street from several helicopter offices (take one up to stand on a snowfield and view the two 'fast' glaciers), near a medium-sized grocery and Chinese takeaway. Wildlife Centre around the corner, hot pools down the road. Smaller town but calm.

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Thank goldmustang
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The service definitely needs improvement.
There was only 1 person at the front of the house, and she wasn't exactly friendly when seating us.
The food was good though. The salmon I had was fresh and cooked perfectly.
The steak and lamb my sis and friend though, had the wrong cook on it. The cook times they had requested got swapped around.
So rating it down for the service.

Thank Apple_Toh
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We dined in the restaurant for dinner. The waiter was great in helping us chose the right wine for our tastes. I had the Lamb Rack and it was the best I had ever had. My partner had the Fillet steak. He was very impressed and it looked really yummy.
Desert was the Sticky date pudding. The caramel sauce was divine.

The chairs were so comfortable, the music was in the background so you could still enjoy a conversation. The dining experience made a great finish to the weekend.

Well done Blue Ice!!!!!!

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Thank Helen M
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