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“Nice Ice Restaurant”
Review of Blue Ice Cafe

Blue Ice Cafe
Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Franz Josef
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Dunedin, New Zealand
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303 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Nice Ice Restaurant”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The presentation and flavours were outstanding, good beer and wine list, good value for money and I enjoyed chatting to the waitress who comes from the Phillipines. We enjoyed our visit here and can recommend it, has vegetarian options and great pizzas for young ones, with more sophisticated choices too.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Don M
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English first
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful surprise ”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Tried it out on a tip from the hostel receptionist. Was happily surprised with the beautiful dishes and great flavours. Would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Franz Josef.

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Thank Martijn R
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Florida
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A Nice place”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

We decided to try this place out because of the trip advisor reviews. Although we both liked the food, it wasn't the best meal we had in Franz Josef. My husband ordered the venison but the portion was fairly small. He said it tasted ok but was overpowered by the sauce. I had the soup of the day and a very large salad. Both were pretty good but slightly over priced. It was a very quiet night in the restaurant (only two other couples I believe), but the service was sort of slow and my husband had to ask for his beers and wine a couple of times. Overall the experience wasn't bad but it wasn't our favorite place either.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Lindsay L
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“:-(”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I stayed for two days there at Franz Josef, I tried to have meal here for my last night in that place because I saw all good comment about the food, the food was great except for the service of their front of the house it's like they don't know what their serving and they always chatting which is not good for the restaurant.

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank angel427
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Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
“Highly recommended in town!!!”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Highly recommended!!! If you wish quality fine dining service matched with awesome European cuisine for reasonable price, Blue Ice Restaurant is the right place to go in town.

It's also a great experience to have a LIMO ride from and back to your hotel/accomodation and be relaxed while having wine on your way to the resto.

Must try and see for yourself! You won't have a single regret of spending your most valued time on dining here.

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Thank Aurelia C
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