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Alpine Village Inn

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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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10 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 7005
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Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Usually visit the Village Inn when we are visiting Hanmer. While its decor is a little dated meals have been, good food well presented and reasonable prices. Our last visit was early in September. The Ribeye steak was as good as it comes! A thick steak cooked to perfection with salad and crispy chips. The special that evening was the... More 

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Thank afmck
Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Great steak. Best in Hanmer. Friendly staff and good service. I would recommend eating here. Ok prices too.

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Thank Sylvia M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

We had looked at this before but it just didn't look like much. The ambience isn't anything to write home about, but we decided to give it a go anyway. Our reward was one of the best meals we have ever had in Hanmer, the food was delicious! Hubby had the bacon and chicken burger and declared it the best... More 

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Thank Monika T
South Island, New Zealand
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257 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

After a very nice meal at Whatever Cafe and bar we retired to here for drinks. Great atmosphere. music not too loud so you could still talk to your mates and it was nice and warm.

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Thank OVERSZ
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

LOVE going to Alpine Village Inn. Our trips to Hanmer always include my partner with a pint at Alpine Village Inn while I'm shopping, then I will always text to ensure a glass of wine is ready for me on my arrival. Great food, great service!

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Thank seza_07
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We couldn't get into our restaurant of choice and eventually ended up here, the AVI as the locals call it. It is very much a pub and the decor is rather tired however in a town where meals are expensive their prices are quite reasonable. There were 4 of us and one is gluten intolerant. When asking about gluten in... More 

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Thank Contention
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

Wow, OMG This would have to be the worst attitude & service by a Restaurant owner I have ever experienced. After ordering our meals we sat down and our hot chocolates came out very smartly. great service here, however they tasted a bit strange. after a couple of minutes our scrimp cocktails arrived and they were very nice. However from... More 

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

All the locals said it was so wonderful. Only thing on the menu is a steak. The meal was ok but you can get a better steak and meal at Applebees

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1 Thank Mary Chris F
Christchurch, New Zealand
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164 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

We arrived for lunch but what a disappointment. The food was cold, obviously not freshly made and didn't even look appealing. The food was cold in the center. Yuk ! We will not be going back there again thank you.

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Thank KScheepers
Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

Had dinner here. Was great meals, large meals great for a cold night. Clean and tidy bar and restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 7005

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?