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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant came recommended and didn’t disappoint. They cover a few continents with their cuisine which usually sets of alarm bells but these guys did everything really well. Small but good wine list and great service. Thank you!!!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From start to finish the service in this restaurant was second to none. Very quick and efficient. Definitely some of the best food we have had on our holiday thus far! An amazing family run business with attention to detail. Love the decorating style, very...classy. Thanks for a great dinner and chat. From the Blain/Reti whanau from Whangarei.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here for a family dinner nice atmosphere friendly people food looks great menu outstanding service and the wine was beautiful. Great place for a relaxed family dinner very classy :)

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for coffee and food, the coffee was to die for, we enjoyed this place very much and will certainly recommend this to everyone :)

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Green-lipped mussels were particularly delicious. And the Pork Adobo—that a member of my family had—is highly recommended. There are some amazing views from the restaurant! The staff are friendly and helpful. We went to the restaurant on different dates for drinks, lunch, and dinner.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on the recommendation of their pizza, it was supposed to be the best in town. They weren't wrong, we got 3 different pizzas and all 3 were incredible in terms of taste and toppings. The interior of venue itself was beautifully designed (which...we found out was designed by one of the staff!) And the staff were accommodating and very easy to talk to. Definitely recommend this restaurant and we will be coming back every time we pass through. Thanks for the great experience.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mussels were okay. Vege lasagne stogee and filled with potato and a bit of pumpkin served luke warm. Waited 30 minutes for entree. Our main waiter was lovely but manager uninterested in service.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed out dinner at Blue Ice the most while we were at Franz Josef. The food was great, service fast and friendly, nice background music at an appropriate level. Overall, the best meal we had while in Franz Josef. Thanks much!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 October 2020

Blue Ice was a great find! We didn’t happen to do any research prior to our nights stay in Franz Josef and didn’t realise how little options there were. After stopping to check out the menu, we decided this was the place to try. We...received a friendly welcome on arrival and were seated straight away. The same lady was a pleasure to deal with our entire visit! The menu included a variety of options to choose from which were all well priced. Both drink and meal orders were promptly served. We ordered two stuffed chicken breast meals and two fish and chip meals. Both options were incredibly delicious. The chicken had great flavour, was well cooked, not dry, and was actually stuffed. Both meals were also good portions for the price. The restaurant was well presented and had a lovely atmosphere. Overall, we were super impressed with our visit and would definitely return if we were ever in Franz Josef again.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 October 2020

We absolutely loved this dining experience. The place is really tidy and beautiful,the bar is absolutely cool . Food and menus are great , the whole team is nice , positive and attentive. Will definitely come back

Date of visit: October 2020
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13 November 2016|
Response from DebbieB2010 | Reviewed this property |
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