Eat & Drink
Eat & Drink
Glacier Country has dozens of excellent restaurants, cafes and bars, far more than you’d expect from any small town.
Franz and Fox Glacier villages both have a vibrant hospitality scene providing visitors with everything from simple takeaways to world-class five star dining. Food and drink are always delivered with a friendly smile and usually with a stunning view of the mountains in the background.
The Full of Beans Cafe is ideally situated in the main street of Franz Josef and offers great coffee, cabinet food and a full menu for more substantial food.
Matheson Café is a breakfast, lunch or dinner experience not to miss when visiting Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.
At the Speight's Landing Bar and Restaurant they believe they've made their place a special place where visitors will be treated like royalty without being pretentious, where every night is a celebration and every occasion made memorable.
Sit back and soak up the welcoming hospitality while enjoying the view of the many peaks of the Glacier Valley.
Stop in at the Cook Saddle Café and Saloon for hearty meals. 100% locally owned and operated where you will receive a warm West Coast welcome.
The ideal place to relax after a busy days activities, to rest those weary travelling bones and/or chat about adventures with fellow travellers.
Situated right in the heart of the Main Street of Franz Josef Glacier Village, Snake Bite Brewery is the newest addition to this bustling tourist destination.
Bigfoot Bar and Restaurant caters to all clientele and have something for everyone in their multi-cuisine restaurant.
The King Tiger Eastern Eating House and Bar offers food from India, China, Thailand and beyond and all at a great price.
Shop, cafe and salmon ponds, approximately 1 hour drive along State Highway 6 from either Fox Glacier or Haast.
The Blue Ice Cafe & Bar is found at the top of Franz Josef Glacier Village.The downstairs restaurant provides an intimate quality a la carte dining experience.
Glacier Base Cafe is situated in the Glacier Base Building, which is home to Franz Josef Glacier Guides, Glacier Hot Pools, Franz Josef i-SITE, and also the Department of Conservation.
Asian Wok Restaurant provides a combination of Chinese, Indian, Thai and Singapore cuisine and utilises traditional cooking practices.
The Fox Glacier Guiding Cafe is a small but busy cafe located in the Fox Glacier Guiding Building.
Canavans Restaurant provides hearty West Coast food with a modern twist, the Glasshouse Restaurant features breath-taking elevated views towards the Franz Josef Glacier and the Moa Bar provides the perfect place to unwind next to the roaring fire or on the balcony.
The Last Kitchen has earned a certificate of excellence every year since 2014 to 2018 based on TripAdvisor reviews from visitors all over the world.