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The Fat Duck

€€ - €€€European, ,
124 Town Centre | Southland District, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8480
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“popcorn chicken” (13 reviews)
“lamb salad” (25 reviews)
“burger” (57 reviews)
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European, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
124 Town Centre | Southland District, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here with our two small kids based on a recommendation from the owner of the B&B that we were staying in. It’s a lot, lot better than ‘pub grub’. We had a really delicious meal, the service was friendly and attentive, and the...More

Thank DublinGommer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had an evening meal here and although busy were accommodated swiftly. Efficient courteous service. Excellent reasonable priced food with well kept beer and good wine menu. Excellent liquor coffees too that I would recommend , thank you Fat Duck

1  Thank ange55
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Early evening visit for a well-earned dinner. Great food and service, especially as they fitted us in without a reservation.

Thank SteveM999_12
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our owner of the Arran motel recommended this as a good place to eat. It was a great choice. "Pub Grub" if you want but there is a small but excellent choice of other food. We had salmon fillet which was perfect. Great choice of...More

1  Thank AlannJudy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Connor at the bar and all around is great. Lovey and Pardeep gave us great service. We had 2 appetizers: salt and pepper squid, and the popcorn chicken. Both were deliciously outstanding! Our mains were: seafood chowder, grilled gurnard (fish) and venison goulash. All were...More

1  Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find on our way to Milford Sounds. The best part was that they have a Friday Burger special, beautiful chicken with a pint of Speights. We were too full, so the plan is to go for dessert tomorrow as the desserts looked...More

Thank George2305
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in and didn't have a booking but they managed to seat us at a table in less than 5 minutes. The food was lovely, the restaurant was full but not loud. Lovely place for a nice meal!

Thank ShellMoana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite being very busy we were warmly welcomed by the staff and soon had a table. The dumplings were delicious and the lamb and sirloin steak were devine ! A good selection of beers and wines helped it all go down !!

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fat Duck is a fun option for various dining experiences. Grab a drink at the bar, enjoy dinner all while enjoying the live acoustic music. We sampled many of their starters and enjoyed them. The service was good. Price was reasonable. Good amount of...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to dinner here during our stay in Te Anau and arrived about 7pm on a Saturday night to a bustling mostly local crowd and live music. We ordered beers with fish and chips, the shiitake dumplings and a chicken starter that was friend...More

Thank AubreyHord
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Questions & Answers
Kushal D
7 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Anthony F | Reviewed this property |
Yes but more a sports bar atmosphere
Jason D
2 September 2018|
Response from 970Cam | Property representative |
Hi Jason yes all our meals are available takeaway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Town Centre | Southland District, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8480
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Cosy, inviting atmosphere serving great local cuisine, coffee and drinks.
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