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The Southern Alps and Fiordland Restaurants

The Old Mountaineers Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

  • Larch Grove Rd. Map It
  • Aoraki/Mt. Cook Village
  • Café
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/24/2014

Fodor's Review

This cozy, very personable café/restaurant has big picture windows for grand views of the outside and all sorts of interesting mountaineering memorabilia and photos to peruse inside. There's a big roaring fire to keep you warm in winter. The meals are flavorful, hearty, and wholesome and they source a lot of organic produce, including organic wines and coffee (if you take it with milk, that's organic, too!). A popular option is their Mountaineers' Breakfast—nitrate-free bacon, free-range eggs, sausages, tomato, mushrooms, hash browns, and ciabatta—served all day. Fresh burgers and pizza are a specialty here, too. The waitstaff are friendly and the owners are likely to check that you're being well looked after.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Larch Grove Rd., Aoraki/Mt. Cook Village, 7946, New Zealand

Map It

Phone:

03-435–1890

Website: www.mtcook.com

Updated 02/24/2014

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