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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%
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“popcorn chicken” (17 reviews)
“lamb salad” (30 reviews)
“burger” (61 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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We were made very welcome and the food was good. This is a place you can dress up for or turn up in hiking gear. Fairly standard menu but that meant that we found a good choice of dishes that we would have been happy...More

Thank govan4me
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed eating here. The menu is interesting and the wine list has a number of really good options. Had a lovely evening and would return given the opportunity.

Thank golferonpacific
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best prepared salmon in New Zealand! It was a special on the night we visited. They were able to fit us in even though we didn’t have a reservation. Good service!

Thank 657JulieP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Just had a few beers, didn't have a chance to try the food but I recommend stopping off here for a pint. Good bottled beer selection

Thank E2437YEannah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here. We came in after 7pm without a booking and it was very busy. We put our name on a waitlist and had a glass of wine. Less than 30 minutes later we were seated. Although the restaurant was...More

Thank speake53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner there on 25/11/2018. Our dinner was outstanding and we had great service. We shared the seafood chowder. It was very creamy and jam packed with delicious seafood. The mussels were great. For dinner, I had the duck salad. The...More

Thank 979IrisR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having had a recommendation from the place where we were staying, we ventured here for dinner. The place was very busy - they didn’t have a table free the first night, so we made a reservation for the following night. The prawn tempura was clearly...More

Thank TheTravellingTurtles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit hesitant, given how many reviews highlighted bad service, but I think that the restaurant has taken this on board and fixed any problems that they might have had because I received very good service. The lamb shank was of a good...More

Thank MaaroufO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good salad and seafood chowder, mix of restaurant and bar, but well separated. friendly stuff, everything very uncomplicated.

Thank Maggie4659
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the Potato, Leek and Bacon soup, pasta and 1kg mussels. All were good tasty meals. Didn’t take long to come out. It’s a nice, warm and has a casual atmosphere The meringue desert looked great (table next to us ordered that). They weren’t...More

Thank iWish2B
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Questions & Answers
Kushal D
7 October 2018|
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Response from BarryTNU | Reviewed this property |
Sure: Though it is geared mainly for adults,there are good choices for kids. No kids play areas though, or specific kid friendly stuff.
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$27
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 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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