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The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill

Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8801
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“sunday roast” (39 reviews)
“lamb” (60 reviews)
“surf and turf” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all, reservations are strongly recommended. We weren't able to get a reservation until much later than we'd hoped for but stopped in after leaving the cinema just to see if something was available and it was. They warned us service would be slow...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was St Paddy’s day and we found an excellent place for loaded wedges and a pint 🍺 of beer. Nice environment and great pub food. Stop by!

Thank Rayo575
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sunday night visit. Very busy but given an outdoor table. Nice pint of beer, great chowder and lamb steak. Very pleased with choices. Very pleasant and attentive staff. Can't go wrong!

Thank pdcaw
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sunday roast dinner at the Ranch is a VERY busy meal. With a choice of lamb, pork or beef with lots of hearty roasted vegetables for $14 it is no wonder it is so popular. The atmosphere is a bit odd...kind of a parody of...More

Thank Silverchemist
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ranch was busy on arrival so we took a drink at the bar until a table became available. We chose a venison burger and chicken burger with cheese and pineapple from the broad menu which also included a tempting lamb roast dinner. The burgers...More

Thank GKTravellers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Ranch twice during our recent stay in Te Anau ( once for lunch and once for dinner) We found the service to be excellent, with one of the service team members there, just when you needed them, even though the place was...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst chowder I’ve had in my life. More like smashed potato in a bowl with a bit of fatty bacon and no seafood at all. Awful.

Thank sinead1010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming staff, we ordered a pork roast and a lamb roast, nice vegetables but the meat was quite fatty and not much of it.

Thank beanandeasy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pursuit team and their support crew were suitably stuffed and starving as the team very ably finished this endurance event So off to The Ranch We had limited time before the prize giving (not us but close) and the staff stepped up A quick...More

Thank Rodney G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on way back from Milford Sound to Queenstown for lunch. It’s clean and fairly big with wooden decor ala saloon like. I had their lamb salad which I found to be delicious and something I can’t get back home. The meat was...More

Thank Michael T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8801
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Successful family owned restaurant operating now for over 20 years. Our team works hard in providing exceptional service, quality food within a great atmosphere.
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