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Alice May

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, , International
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” (30 reviews)
“brie” (22 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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30 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

They do a reasonable set price menu here. The main courses are huge! Nice venue with good service. Gets busy so get there early

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We didn't have a reservation, but we were seated quickly, treated warmly and professionally. My hubby had ordered fish and chips but saw our neighbor's venison burger and they allowed him to change his order.. it was absolutely delicious. I was salad hungry and they...More

Thank shauna t
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very busy place and if u want a big unrefined meal this is the place, friendly staff and good value.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

WE ate dinner here on a cool evening. The lamb shank chosen was excellent and the chicken, Brie and almonds on mashed potato and vegetables likewise. Good homely fare, with friendly service and good house wine by the glass. The real story of the origin...More

Thank accidentaltourist_8
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Having stopped by earlier in the day for a drink we decided to have an early dinner there the same evening. It's a quaint long established restaurant with a good welcoming atmosphere. The staff made us very welcome and answered all the questions we had...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

After reading earlier reviews about Alice May I was so looking forward to a good juicy lamb shank for dinner. What I got was a dry, overcooked shank with hardly any meat on the bone, definitely the worst ever. During the meal, we noticed another...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had a lovely light supper here. My husband had pasta while I had a bowl of chowder. We started with some yummy garlic bread. I was sorry we didn't save room for one of their beautiful desserts.

Thank windsorsmom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Went with a large group and had great service from our Italian server. Very nice inside, not very big, popular so make a reservation.

Thank Easy2BeGreen
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Went yesterday for dinner, I asked for a beer and my wife had water, after 5 minutes in an empty restaurant, with the staff stood around talking ,I went to the bar and asked about my beer, to be told " it was being prepared"...More

1  Thank geebee2546
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We visited Alice May on the advice of the proprietor of the B&B we were staying at. It was a half hour drive so it was a big disappointment to get such a poor meal. We both ordered the soup of the day to start...More

Thank Colinstips
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 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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