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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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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“sunday roast” (40 reviews)
“lamb steak” (14 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 3 days ago

We a gang of 6 arrived Te Anau at late night from Dunedin by road. Drives around the whole place to find a place for dinner and we were fortunate to have The Ranch open (About to be closed). First response was that dinner is...More

Thank SojanIpe
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a fine place to eat, nothing to special about the food. It is home cooking that could be done at home. The atmosphere is nice and has a very evident theme of a Ranch. I had a lamb shank that was nice but...More

Thank Bethhenry
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don’t let this place fool you from the outside! We opened the door to find every table full! And asked if we would like to wait at the bar! A good sign in my books! Not to mention the nice big fire that welcomes you...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my vegetarian wife to checkout the Lamb dishes. Te Anau was absolutely empty at this time of the year. This place was open and surprisingly it was quite full. We tried the dish of the day Lamb roast with vegetables. A surprise...More

Thank Anupam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner there one night. Loved the lamb ribs so much we got them to takeaway the next night. Warm and cosy

Thank Meredith C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here twice while staying in Te Anau. The food is reasonably priced and much better than I expected from the bar decor. It was very well cooked and tasty. I enjoyed the lamb burger, which was just slightly pink and perfect, and the...More

Thank kiwisqurt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my wife and 2 kids. We love the food. My kids like the kids menu, they have fries with fried pork ribs which is good. I have pork belly which really juicy and delicious. My wife got the steak which good...More

Thank Erik_Swy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening meal at The Ranch Bar & Grill. All the staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. Meals came quickly and were very tasty. We had starters, mains (burgers), non alcoholic beverages cold & hot, and dessert for under NZ $100 for 2....More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t fault this place for a really good meal, service was amazing and friendly, food was Devine, the atmosphere was really great, the music was just right not to loud, and the place was so lovely and warm - a must hit to place for...More

Thank Yafsnai
Reviewed June 7, 2018

The service was good and quick. Food was ok......salad overkill unfortunately. The atmosphere was a little off also.

Thank 350Ruby63
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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