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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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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“sunday roast” (35 reviews)
“lamb” (57 reviews)
“surf and turf” (11 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 via mobile

We came out if the cinema and popped in for a drink. The staff were great, the weather was glorious and so we sat outside having a beer. And then we had another - you know how it is! And the sun was still shining...More

Thank mljohnson00
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great atmosphere and a large choice of dishes. We shared the pork ribs - delicious. The meals are quite large.

Thank D4181KSjohng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good and the service was quick and efficent. A good place to eat for a quick meal with a few drinks.

Thank SydneyStuart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice food. The restaraunt was very busy on the night we were there, but service was fast. Meals were nice, and the dessert was huge.

Thank Renee W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff friendly. Food was good and not to bad in price. Deserts are hugh if u can hit it in... easy to find in town

Thank Kel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first came to this restaurant 3 years ago and have been back every year when we are back in Te Anau. We ordered the Monk Fish, Lamb Shank and the Pork Ribs. All 3 main dishes were delicious and the helping very generous. Although...More

Thank David I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here while attending a conference in Te Anau. The place was busy so we were encouraged to wait at the bar for a bit, which was fine. A table became vacant shortly after and we taken to our table. The food was...More

Thank Kapitifourx4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you order Ribs with sauce, you picture tender ribs with a sweet sticky covering. These were dry, over cooked and the sauce (have no idea what it even was) was terrible. We also had Gordon Ramsey swearing at the staff in the kitchen, so...More

Thank Leanne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Te Anau after a day a Milford Sound. When both the hotel and guy at the servo recommended the Ranch for a hearty and quality graze, we decided to go. It had been almost 0 degrees all day and the food was perfect....More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here while travelling solo and eyed a beautiful roast dinner which i requested and they told me they had just run out. So I ordered a burger instead. A few more people came into the restaurant and next thing I heard them order...More

Thank karina f
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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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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