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.
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 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.
Enjoy the true West Coast cosy evening atmosphere after a long day of exploring.
Matheson Café is a breakfast, lunch or dinner experience not to miss when visiting Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.
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.
Sit back and soak up the welcoming hospitality while enjoying the view of the many peaks of the Glacier Valley.
Bigfoot Bar and Restaurant caters to all clientele and have something for everyone in their multi-cuisine restaurant.
The Fox Glacier Guiding Cafe is a small but busy cafe located in the Fox Glacier Guiding Building.
The ideal place to relax after a busy days activities, to rest those weary travelling bones and/or chat about adventures with fellow travellers.
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.
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.
Friendly service and great food in the main street of Fox Glacier village.
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.
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.