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30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-752 0740
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Alice May on recommendation of a local lodge, where we were staying at in Frank Josef. What was initially attractive was the pick up/drop off service Alice May provide On arrival, service was attentive, with a reasonably broad menu. Both my wife and I ordered a starter and main course, and service was prompt Both courses were plentiful and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We went here as a group of six. The restaurant has a warm atmosphere, helped lots by the very friendly staff. Food was ok but not great. Calamari were too chewy, but burger was very good. Cold beer, too.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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148 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had a nice simple diner, good service, nice platters, nothing exceptional but worthily if you are already in Franz Josef

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Kota Kinabalu
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Visit the restaurant during sunset and sit outdoor to enjoy the beautiful sunset. Coffee nice and Friendly staffs,

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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had or dinner at Alice May and ordered the pork with apple sauce and beef cheek with red wine sauce. Both were yummy! Both the pork and beef were so tender. we love it!

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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389 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This is a popular eating place and it is easy to see why. Prices are sensible,portions are generous ad service is excellent . Very accommodating to food intolerances.

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Thank HKinsey
Vancouver
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Good service. Delicious crackling roast pork meal. Big portion. Bonus was we went at happy hour & our dinner was 10% off

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Oviedo, Florida
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Charming restaurant loaded with antiques, named in honor of woman who shot her husband but was freed after massive public outcry.

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Visited early around 6pm and found restaurant already half full. Had the set menu at 35 dollars per person. Food excellent and would agree with the previous reviewer that it was the best meal in NZ after three weeks of travelling. Staff are friendly and attentive and it was noticeable that more staff appeared as tables began to fill. Highly... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Had the 35pp set meal which comprises a starter- soup/ garlic bread, main- roast pork belly, and dessert- toffee pudding. Had additional whitebait omelette and calamari. 3 Alice May beers and an Apple Cider. All for 98 NZD. Pretty reasonable. And it comes with very attentive staff and the food is just delicious! Best meal ever in 10 days in... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0740
Description
As warm and welcoming, as a traditional English Carriage House. The white walls and exposed rafters are adorned with riding tack, farm tools and other historic artifacts. While the wooden floors, wagon wheel bar stools and open fireplace add to the warmth.

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