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The Fat Duck

$$ - $$$European, ,
124 Town Centre | Southland District, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8480
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“popcorn chicken” (13 reviews)
“lamb salad” (28 reviews)
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European, Gastropub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
124 Town Centre | Southland District, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Steak and curry both amazing. We are from Auckland, eat out lots and rarely have such good food. Friendly efficient service. Very warm and comfortable.

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got the pumpkin gnocchi and the venison dish and both were very good. We also had mulled wine on what was a cold night which topped it off well. Had a tough time selecting from the menu as there many delicious sounding options so we...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and adult daughter had a lovely meal here although we wouldn’t recommend the venison as it was quite dry and tough. Great music and warm fire.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for dinner without a reservation. There was a short wait for a table but with cold beer and live music to entertain it was fine. The food and service were both very good.

Thank Ceri_Nz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner! The menu was impressive and service was great- the food was delicious and drinks too. Overall a wonderful find and we highly recommend.

Thank Kara W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Planned to eat at Redcliffe but they are closed for winter so tried the fat duck. The entrees of polenta chips, arancini balls, popcorn chicken, and wontons were beautiful. Kids meals (my older ones helped with the entrees) were plentiful in size and the lamb...More

Thank stuwebster
Reviewed 1 week ago

A chilly in July night we stepped through the doors and we found the fire burning bright. Two Mac beers and the fish and chips were just what the doctor ordered. It wasn't very busy so we were looked after really well. The Fat Duck...More

Thank sportyjo2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We experienced a great atmosphere and the food was good! quite a lot of choice for drinking, and eating. I think this place is a must in Te Anau.

Thank celine08970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a late lunch after a day of touring. Friendly staff, great food and coffee. Meals are large and depending on appetite would be enough to share a main. Would definitely stop in again.

Thank jvandam2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Fat Duck provided excellent service, was extremely responsive and had amazing food! We enjoyed a lovely meal of duck salade and venison.

Thank Cathy P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Town Centre | Southland District, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8480
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Cosy, inviting atmosphere serving great local cuisine, coffee and drinks.
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