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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“popcorn chicken” (15 reviews)
“lamb salad” (26 reviews)
“burger” (57 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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My husband and I ate here in late October - he had the green mussels (fresh!) and I had the chicken pot pie which had cranberry and brie twist (tasty!). The servers weren't particularly friendly but polite. The Fat Duck has music some nights -...More

Thank 9989SO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and I were stopping through in Te Anau on for our trip to Milford sound and arrived into Te Anau quite late. The Fat Duck took us no problem. The menu is diverse and the food feels fresh. I ordered the gnocchi and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice during our four day stay in Te anua - first visit was the night we arrived and were looking for a pub to enjoy the all blacks rugby match live from japan. Fat duck filled the bill and our drinks and assorted shared...More

Thank kimdes0956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called for lunch and enjoyed it. The range of food available is quite extensive and you can also select from a bar menu. The staff are really good, attentive but not gushy and the food came out quite quickly. Good range of drinks also available....More

Thank cameocc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff. Great menu and very good food. Reasonably priced. Does get quite busy especially at weekends so best to book. We were in Te Anau for 3 nights and ate here all three nights.

Thank Bloomfield17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Sunday 7th Oct 2018 we were made extremely welcome and attended to at The Fat Duck. We enjoyed a superb meal of a homemade steak pie and lamb shank with a recommended bottle of local NZ wine. This a wide choice on the menu....More

Thank suejward
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a delicious meal, I had the salmon and the chef cooked it perfectly. My husband had the lamb shank he said it was great and our friend had the Prosciutto Chicken it looked yum! Very friendly German waitress I would definitely come...More

Thank Charlieskis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner on our way through town. I had the lamb salad and my friend had the pumpkin gnocchi. We both really enjoyed our meals and the people watching from our bar seat. The staff were friendly on the most part although the lady...More

Thank Tessa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for dinner over labour weekend. Ordered 3 entrees and 3 mains. Wow the popcorn chicken is a must so amazingly yum. Steak and pork belly a winner as well. We were served by a German waitress who was very friendly and attentive. Will visit...More

Thank reneexl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheerful, friendly staff and great food make this a great place to eat. The food was freshly made to order and delicious.

Thank orinocokid
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Kushal D
7 October 2018|
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Response from BarryTNU | Reviewed this property |
Sure: Though it is geared mainly for adults,there are good choices for kids. No kids play areas though, or specific kid friendly stuff.
Jason D
2 September 2018|
Response from 970Cam | Property representative |
Hi Jason yes all our meals are available takeaway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 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
9:00 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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