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The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill

Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8801
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (36 reviews)
“lamb” (58 reviews)
“surf and turf” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill offer good Beers and good Food at reasonable prices and is worth a visit if you are in Te Anau

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ranch has a really nice atmosphere and the food was really good. Being in New Zealand we thought we would try the roast lamb. It was really tender, mouthwatering and came with 6 different vegetables. Superb!! Just a small note to the owner. Whilst...More

Thank Esemkay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Moderately priced yet sizeable portions, of pub-grade food, marred by the service and attentiveness of staff. Plenty waiting tables, a few of which were very polite and accommodating, but none of which wanted to bother with customers once an order was placed.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pub food was pretty good. Service was a bit sketchy - they were a bit shorthanded during our visit. Nice western theme.

Thank Traveling_Sandy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local at one of the many information offices told us this was her favorite place to dine out. We decided to give it a try and we were all p!eased with our choice. As it was a Sunday, their special was either beef, lamb...More

Thank d t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not happy as there was oyster sauce in their vegetarian food. When we asked about this they didn’t see what the issue was. “Oysters are not animals” was their response. I guess there’s enough business without catering to vegetarians or their friends and family. So...More

Thank leslee2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent staff, busy place but no problems getting a table. Wide range to choose from at the bar and on the menu.

Thank waynet134201
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with great food. We have been here a few times always had good food and mostly great service especially the kiwi girl. Sunday roast would be the best I've ever had just like a home cooked one. For $15 you can't go wrong...More

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped there on our tour through NZ. Food was Ok, but took a while to come. Staff was not very friendly and giving us a WiFi password has been refused. Won‘t recommend this restaurant.

Thank salzef2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointing..... it looked busy and like the place to be but we were mistaken. Staff are hopeless, in a group of 4, they brought out 3meals and forgot about the 4th after a long wait time. Everyone had then eaten and we had to...More

Thank candicencurly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8801
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Successful family owned restaurant operating now for over 20 years. Our team works hard in providing exceptional service, quality food within a great atmosphere.
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