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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 good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (37 reviews)
“venison” (60 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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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1 - 10 of 853 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Solid for quick lunch... Had the filo and chicken w Avocado and some fries. Excellent coffee! During Sundays there is live music provided. Didn't had the time to join in. Sadly.

Thank DerBrause
Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious food at a reasonable price, friendly, helpful staff and a great atmosphere. We were travelling with friends and we ended up eating there 2 nights in a row!

Thank Scenekeeper
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had supper here. The food was just about ok. It is a busy place. No real charm. There are probably other places where you would do better for the same price. Very ordinary.

Thank Lacewing B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had lunch immediately after coming into Te Anau and was more than sufficiently filled by the food. It was excellent and fresh; felt made on the spot instead of pre-made and then heated up for serving. My family had the seafood chowder, smoked salmon +...More

Thank alexmetric
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Te Anau for two nights and chose to eat at the Fat Duck for dinner both nights. It was a short walk down the main street from our hotel near the lake, conveniently located. While the interior isn’t anything special, the menu...More

Thank Bernie21NYC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended for an evening meal while in NZ Fjordland and busy when we arrived. Order was taken quickly and first course and wine arrived promptly and food was good. After 45 minutes waiting for main course and seeing other arrive around us I asked about...More

1  Thank NorthShieldsBoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had dinner here recently. The food was outstanding - a great selection from the menu and good service. Also a very good wine list. One aspect that did irritate us all was the wait staff serving our meals by reaching in front...More

Thank Rosebank430
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and received very good service from beginning to end. My fish and chips (wedges) came with a refreshing green salad. A filling dish. My wife went with the squid (as a main) with sides of salad and fries. The squid...More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the pourin* rain we found this restaurant open at the end of the town centre street. The place was buzzing and we had a wonderful meal the venison goulash with gnocchi was moderately sized but came with no vegetables or sides. There were only...More

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the 1kg green lip mussels which came with chips and it was delicious. I soaked the mussels in the creamy sauce and even had to ask for a spoon so I could drink the sauce! My husband had the salmon and hash which...More

Thank Bess1988
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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