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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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“venison burger” (32 reviews)
“brie” (22 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

The food...the portions...the atmosphere...the service...the value. Alice May has it all. It is highlight of FranzJosef Township. We knew we wanted dessert so we skipped the starters. First Night Mains Seafood Pasta - loaded with octopus, squid, and mussels. Excellent. Venison Bangers and Mash paired...More

Thank ttgurr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food and very quick and efficient service. Very friendly staff. Roast Pork very good. Fish and chips excellent

Thank Irene B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there for dinner. The place gets full quite fast, so it's better to head there early. We ordered pasta and green curry which were $20 each. Decent serving and it was good. Their molten cake with ice-cream is amazing. You should definitely give...More

Thank Vithya T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

...come to Alice May! The arancini balls are out this world. But holy crap, the sticky date pudding; someone clearly lobbed off a square of heaven and stuffed it into a dessert. Eat it. Eat it, please.

Thank gdbsbrd
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the vegetable curry. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the flavor was absolutely wonderful. I am usually more of a meat eater but decided to have something lighter on this day. My only criticism of this dish would be that for the...More

Thank Sonya L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here whilst in beautiful Franz Joseph. My salmon with pea and asparagus risotto was fantastic, moist and full of flavour. My husband had the venison burger and raved about it. The place was busy but service was appropriate and friendly....More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is only just off the main road but well worth a visit. The food was great and staff very friendly.

Thank KatieDerby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alice May is a must if you visit Franz Josef. The ambiance food and service are all wonderful. The restaurant is within easy walking distance from anywhere in the town. Our Pavlova desert was very delicious.

Thank InTheMomentManhattan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in Franz Joseph. Not too much choice re food but Alice May was close. We went there on both evenings. Good welcome, nice selection of beer and food. Beef cheeks first night. Nothing left on my plate! Salmon and lamb shank 2nd...More

Thank Hemel1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our dinner here. Lovely atmosphere, prices aren't bad, menu is lovely and the food was enjoyable. Nice and cosy inside with a good atmosphere, I would come here again.

Thank Grish068
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2016|
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Response from Jennie O |
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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