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Mackenzies Cafe Bar Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6886
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (153 reviews)
“pork belly” (27 reviews)
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an enjoyable meal here on a Sunday evening . We didn’t have a booking but we lucky to get a table. We had salmon and steak - all tasty. The service was quick and well managed!

1  Thank gailc000
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outside in the sun and enjoyed a wonderful view of the lake. Our breakfast was really good and the service was excellent.

1  Thank DeeWhy51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a beautiful dinner at Mackenzies. The food was amazing and the service even better. It is a must if in Lake Tekapo!

1  Thank THTravelsNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

our experience was pleasant at this restaurant. our group ordered a variety of things off the menu with beer and wine from the bar. all met our expectations. thank you for filling our bellies and we enjoyed your restaurant !

1  Thank joesea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our travelling party of four enjoyed many meals (lunches and dinners) at Mackenzies. Service was always good. The food was amazing. You need to try the HotRock steaks - Wow!! The view of the lake was lovely.

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just went to Mackenzie’s 4 times in 3 days, awesome food, brilliant service, perfect!! Can’t wait to go back when we are down in Sth Island again!!

1  Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in at the recommendation of our host. We booked at lunch but it wasnt crucial as the restaurant qas not full when we went at 7.30. This is also due to low season visit. Staff were friendly and attentive. The food came quickly...More

1  Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going to offer prime steak on the menu, it would help that the chef knows how to cook it. Having orders medium rare, it came well done, and then having to wait again for it to be cooked, second time was done...More

1  Thank Elena B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family of four on our 20th wedding anniversary. From the outset the staff were welcoming and friendly. Although the restaurant was busy, they found a nice table for us. The bar has a great atmosphere with great music and a nice...More

2  Thank Jezza N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our dining experience at MacKenzies. I had the Pork Belly, my wife the Lamb Shank. Both meals were well presented, well cooked and sufficient in quantity. Good service, nice atmosphere and reasonably priced.

2  Thank 701blairf
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cielo2405
19 September 2018|
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Response from mackenziesmanager | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your enquiry. Our restaurant has the best view of the lake of any restaurant in Lake Tekapo. Although we are set back from the lake by 400 metres you will have breath taking views of the lake and the... More
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Barry5252
11 July 2018|
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Response from Felixx9995 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I similar restrictions. I was able to enjoy a nice meal there and did not get sick or experience any adverse reaction.
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Barry5252
11 July 2018|
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Response from rosebvd | Reviewed this property |
There should definitely be options there in the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6886
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