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Blue Ice Cafe

) #2 of 13 Restaurants in Franz Josef €€ - €€€ , International, Vegetarian Friendly
Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0707
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (76 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (19 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food, nice service. Had the lasagna which was very different than any kind I've had before. I didn't love the celery in it, but it was otherwise quite tasty. Chai latte was great! My husband had the fish and chips and enjoyed them.

Thank M C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and even better food on our first visit here and to NZ. My salmon was cooked perfectly and my husband loved the stuffed chicken breast. Save room for dessert or order it anyway! We had Grand Marnier Mudcake and Apple and Blueberry Pie.

Thank dktx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at blue ice cafe on a winters Friday night. The food and service was fantastic! My wife had the lamb shank and I had the baked salmon, which were both cooked perfectly. The restaurant was quite noisy due to...More

Thank Bradley E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice decor with good service. I ordered an entree of filo pastry with a camembert wheel of cheese inside and a plum sauce. Delicious. Main course was steak with mushroom and bacon sauce. Delicious food with an expected price tag.

Thank daleafitz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat that wasn't a bar and found this little gem. A family left just as we ordered and we had the place to ourselves. Pleasant waiter. Great food and beautiful tables. Thought it might have been a bit out...More

Thank Romola H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My wife and I had a great meal.We went with the small portion of Fish and that was plenty .Clean place and service spot on.

Thank KeithMaryCox
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The food was lovely, however the service was very poor. I poured half a bottle of drink into my glass, realised that t glass was cracked. Asked for another one and was given an empty glass with no drink.....had to ask for another drink. Waitress...More

Thank estevee
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Good food here - had great venison dish which was well cooked and lovely flavours. Nice decor inside and seemed popular.

Thank bexyh10
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

2 for dinner. Service fantastic and friendly. Food fabulous. Entree to share mains each deserrt to share. Would need to go a long way to get better food and service. Well done to all staff. Would happily go back if here again.

1  Thank SCSadventure
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The service was good, the food was well seasoned and good portions. Everything we got was tasty. The décor is perfect for the area and nice and clean. Go , you wont be disappointed.

Thank pkmcallen
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13 November 2016|
Response from DebbieB2010 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to ask Blue Ice Cafe directly that - I am only a reviewer, not the owner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7952, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0707
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