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“Surprisingly good lunch we had...”
Review of Takahe

Takahe
Ranked #17 of 38 Restaurants in Te Anau
Price range: US$7 - US$22
Description: We are a fully licensed lake front cafe and restaurant. We offer Thai Burgers and Stonegrill Dining. It is a great place to chill out in a sunny day or next to the fire on a cold winters day, with local wine or beer and fantastic views of the lake!
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Description: We are a fully licensed lake front cafe and restaurant. We offer Thai Burgers and Stonegrill Dining. It is a great place to chill out in a sunny day or next to the fire on a cold winters day, with local wine or beer and fantastic views of the lake!
Reviewed 6 September 2017

From the outside, it looks like a regular restaurant nothing special, but that was the first place we came to and we were hungry and cold. We order the seafood chowder, bowl of fries and fried rice - the latter was huge!!

The chowder was not too bad but it was the fried rice that blown us away. Doesn't look like much but it was so tasty!! It has the wok-hei found in good Chinese cooking - well done!!

Thank CookieBaby2010
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

All good with the food. We tried the stone grill. This was a good experience. Beef lamb and venison.

Thank Greg B
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from Milford Sound. The food was the worst food we've had in our week in New Zealand. The $17 'snapper and chips' was totally inedible and must have just come out of the freezer. The $12 'wedges' were tasteless and simply a large sweet potato cut into massive pieces. The coffee was 'ok' but gritty and burnt.

The bathrooms were very clean however and there was a nice view over the lake.

Staff issued us a refund however and were apologetic

Thank sully5485
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This cafe is located right across from the lake--they have great seating inside and out and free WiFi!!!! They also have a nice, clean bathroom which is conveniently located. Their food is average but not really overpriced--all made up for by the location, Wi-Fi and bathroom! :)

Thank jnbGeorgia
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Visited Te Takahe many times on a recent trip to Te Anau and always enjoyed the coffee - the many delicious slices were also a favourite.
Enjoyed a lovely eggs benedict for breakfast one morning - fresh ingredients and great service. Great atmosphere to the place, warm and inviting and bonus of free wifi! Will definitely be back.

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Thank Shasta E
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