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Alice May

30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
+64 3-752 0740
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family of 4 with 2 young boys had dinner at Alice May. We had the pork belly and seafood chowder while the boys selected from the kids menu. Busy place but the food came in good timing and was of very high quality. There...More

Thank HappyBingo
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed just down the road and went looking all around town at the menu's at various places before deciding to eat at Alice May's restaurant. We are so glad we did. We were looking for a healthy meal served with vegetables as it was...More

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant we have visited while in new zealand. Very nice atmosphere, fireplace, clean. The servers were super attentive and pleasant to interact with. Food, absolutely delicious, best in new zealand for us. We got the chocolate cake for dessert,...More

Thank Iwan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was clear as we walked around town that this restaurant had the most clientele. It is clearly the hot spot in town and with good reason. The wood floor and paneling gives it a warm and cozy ambiance. The fish and chips were good...More

Thank QueenM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here due to trip advisor recommendations and it was disappointing. The curry had little taste and had vegetables which were giant chucks of carrots, over cooked peas and broccoli. The sausage and mash equally lacked taste. On a positive the service was good...More

Thank Bulrac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice venison burger and salmon. The value for the money was quite good. NZ restaurants aren't cheap, especially in tourist locations. This had the look of a more expensive restaurant, but the prices were better than many places in town and the food was...More

Thank jpreston4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Terrace Motel, next door. This restaurant was very conveinent. Plus we received a 10% discount coupon from the motel. The food was good and attractively priced. We would return.

Thank Virgin Island Traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us all had some awesome food here last night. They do a 3 course set menu for $35 or individually the meals are fairly reasonably priced. Would highly recommend if you are in Franz Josef!

Thank DavidGoddard91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had two nights in Franz Josef and on the first night visited Alice Mays restaurant. I had the beef cheeks and my husband had the fish and chips. The good was excellent....Great portion size and really good value for money. I...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I had dinner here on a rainy winters evening. Restaurant was interesting and had a lot of character. Was very warm with heating and a nice open fire place. Service and food were good! We had both entrees (soup of the day...More

Thank Bradley E
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2016|
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Response from |
Hi - yes we are open New Year's Eve and we take bookings for 6 or more people. If less than that just wander in - no need to book. Cheers Jennie
10 April 2016|
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Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry unable to answer your question was not there at that time of the year...I would give them a ring to ask and if the answer is yes book straight away...Good Luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0740
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As warm and welcoming, as a traditional English Carriage House. The white walls and exposed rafters are adorned with riding tack, farm tools and other historic artifacts. While the wooden floors, wagon wheel bar stools and open fireplace add to the warmth.
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