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The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill

Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8801
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“sunday roast” (40 reviews)
“lamb steak” (13 reviews)
“surf and turf” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

This place is definitely one our favorites! Perfect brekkie before starting the Kepler track and the burger is very rewarding after 3 days of tramping in the fjords. Very friendly staff who serves you with a big smile! Keep on the good vibes and amazing...More

Thank Xavier S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The good news -- the staff was friendly plus the food was tasty and well presented. I had the venison and my wife the lamb, and both were excellent. The bad news -- the service was slow and the kitchen slower. We waited 15 minutes...More

Thank HappyTraveler20167
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner on a Sunday night, and were happily surprised. We expected your normal ‘run o’ the mill’ pub grub, however the menu was quiet good. I ordered that lamb Roast & my partner the pork roast. My lamb was delicious and...More

Thank KLPD1404
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for drinks one evening. Sat at the bar. A pleasant young chap named Fred served us. Service was extremely good. Friendly, and attentive. Even offered us happy hour prices 10 minutes before happy hour started. Just because of the service we stayed...More

Thank manspins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought this place was reasonably priced, generous in their portions, efficient and very worth a visit. The staff were friendly - although I did have to get my own cutlery! The lemon meringue pie was worth more than my life to try!! Lol

Thank CarolHall525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, local flavors included, but typically expensive. Ketchup had a distinctive nutmeg or clove taste to it. Clean restrooms. Warm interior. Two entries, no attention paid to second entry-Signage clearly stated that you must wait to be seated, but typical of most sit...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in for a late lunch today during our 4 days in Te Anau. The Kiwi staff is great, attentive and friendly. The service was on par and we never had to ask for anything. My dish (Warm Lamb Salad) wasn’t as flavorful or...More

Thank AubreyHord
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun dining option in the center of town. They have dining tables outside, inside and on the second level. The vibe is country and played top country songs. Good menu options to take care of most folks needs. The service was friendly and quick.

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was suited to "The Ranch", the service was fast and friendly, and the food was delicious. The gluten free beef burger was one of the best I have had. The family had a range of choice and ate everything.

Thank Traci-Ann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really hungry having driven that day from Queenstown, so came here for an early meal. The staff were disorganised and the drinks arrrived almost when the food did, so we had a long wait for even a beverage. The food was OK, but...More

Thank Ranipuss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8801
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Successful family owned restaurant operating now for over 20 years. Our team works hard in providing exceptional service, quality food within a great atmosphere.
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