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Cook Saddle Cafe & Saloon

) #6 of 8 Restaurants in Fox Glacier ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
Main Highway, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
+64 3-751 0700
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“ribs” (36 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Main Highway, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 430 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had one very pleasant afternoon visit with good service and drinks, and another less positive evening visit. It has a good menu and drinks list, and is in a great spot for people watching but staff are very mixed quality and attitude!

1  Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We found this place to be good value. We had a beer, a bowl of hot yummy soup, and wedges. Very tasty all round and the service was friendly. Would go back.

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Good place to have a beer and some bar food. Lots of tourists, but locals visit the place as well. Located in the middle of the village on SH6.

Thank Jens C
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The food here was really good but was unfortunately let down by the service, the staff seemed unhappy and like smiling was a task

1  Thank HLE-94
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Had an evening meal, all good. The staff were helpful and sorted me out with a meal done in a way I enjoyed rather than slavering garlic on everything like other restaurants ......

Thank MartinJLaws
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Nice blue cod and chips. But such unfriendly service at the counter! :( No smiles and everything seemed bothersome to her. Wouldn't come here again. :(

2  Thank Lilia682
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Chose this place because it had the most varied menu, plus it was busy which we took to be a sign of good food. It was packed between 6pm and 7pm but emptied out from 7.30pm. Staff were quick and efficient. Orders came quickly. Beef...More

Thank Steve6244
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Service was excellent..meals were quickly delivered for our party of four. We were all satisfied with our selections..pretty decent selection and options compared to most other NZ restaurants

Thank captkess59
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Came here because the last kitchen was packed and very impressed. Super service very friendly welcoming staff and very good Mexican style food. Very good wine list which was not extortionately priced. Basically a good evening with good food.

Thank pufferman
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We were really craving Bloody Mary but no one there seemed to know how to make them. Regardless the food and staff were very good.

Thank Jason P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Highway, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Fox Glacier
  • Phone Number: +64 3-751 0700
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Description
Cook Saddle Cafe and Saloon offers locals and visitors a variety of menu options at reasonable prices in a warm and friendly country atmosphere.Our wide menu selection includes ala carte and group menu’s, while our popular western style meals are enjoyed by young and old. A children’s menu is available and we endeavour to meet special dietary requirements upon request.The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining and during the cooler months visitors can relax and unwind by the cosy open fire.The saloon is full of local history, a comfortable place for visitors to the West Coast region to catch up with the locals and perhaps hear a few good old stories from days gone by!
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