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The Moose Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
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84 Lakefront Drive | Te Anau 9600, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7100
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Today
11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue 11:00 - 12:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Spokane, Washington
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374 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a fair bit of competition in Te Anue and it's not always good in a resort town. I would have rated the Moose 4 star but it just lacks character. It has a large outdoor patio, and if it ever stopped raining it would be a nice patio as there are high glass walls protecting you from the... More 

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Thank MiguelitoyCat
Aberdeen
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at the Moose twice while staying in Te Anau and were very impressed with their friendly, on-to-it staff. The food was also delicious, especially after a big hike.

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Thank Kronfeld
Timaru; New Zealand
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146 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleased we booked as it was understandably super busy. The initial meet and greet was great, was by the man I assume was the owner (who kept me VERY amused all night walking around with his notebook and pen). Nice guy though! Our garlic bread took ages which was understandable as the place was packed but then the main came... More 

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Thank sherbsfamily
Penzance, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large pub on the lakefront of Te Anau,providing a range of drinks and food at very competitive prices.Plenty of space,decent beer with a happy hour discount.It's main downside is a lack of character but the staff were friendly and helpful.

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Thank Andy M
Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Moose on NYE 2017 with my partner and my cousin and his family (including kids 10 and 14), we were all in TA for a couple of days and were looking for somewhere fun and a meal. The Moose did not disappoint!

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Thank Ben2721
Christchurch, New Zealand
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 14, who ordered via four different orders. The place was filling up, but certainly not full. Soon after placing our orders, the stopped taking orders because the kitchen was stretched. Our orders came out in parts, stretched over a long period of time. I had the gurnard with hollandaise sauce, no sauce arrived, but given... More 

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Riverton Southland New Zealand
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called into the Moose on New years day for lunch, The restauraunt was rather busy and they only had one staff member on the bar this Man was rude and ignorant. I waited 10-15 min at the bar to be served and there was another lady waiting for the tab to be served (sorry but the horses/races dont wait... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is big with a nice lake view but the food is not tasty at all, very fatty, even the veggies are served with a kind of butter mayonnaise that covers the all plate. We were not given the kids menu as travelling with two kids 12 and under. Not the kind of place we like.

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Thank MenVacances
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waiting staff were kept very busy but handle their work very professionally in a friendly manner. Bar service was also very good and conveniently close without being along side. Meals were very adequate satisfactory in presentation

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Goondiwindi, Australia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meals were very large and came out quickly. Service was pretty good. Food was decent though not the best we have tasted.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Lakefront Drive | Te Anau 9600, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 7100
Description
A family friendly restaurant and bar located on the shore of Beautiful Lake Te Anau. We have it all, from an exciting kids menu to a whole range of styles of our signature dish - The good ol' steak! Whether you chose to sit in our fantastic beer garden and enjoy the sunshine while watching the sailing boats on the lake, or to join in the atmosphere while cheering for your team on the big screen, or to have a flutter on one of our 2 TAB machines, or dance the night away to one of our many live music acts - there's something for everyone, here at the Moose.... It's everybody's local!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?