Fox Glacier   –  Dining Options

If you are looking for somewhere to eat during your stay here in Fox Glacier, we can recommend the following dining options.

Matheson Cafe

Located at Lake Matheson, one of New Zealand’s greatest scenic icons, the cafe is open 7 days from 8am offering a range of breakfast and lunch options.  The cabinets are always full of delicious pleasures, including deli style sandwiches, cakes, savouries, gourmet pizzas and salads. With comfortable seating options and a large deck area to enjoy the amazing scenery, including views of Mt Cook.

During the Summer months Matheson Cafe opens for night time dining and offers an extensive range of wines and New Zealand produce.

Matheson Cafe

ReflectioNZ Gifts and Gallery

A contemporary store offering unique New Zealand themed merchandise, from token souvenirs to N.Z made gifts and artwork. Don’t miss it! Walk, Shop and Dine in this unforgettable location.


Cafe Neve

Located in the heart of Fox Glacier village, Cafe Neve is an ideal spot to enjoy fabulous coffee accompanied by scrummy homemade baking.

Cafe Neve offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with menus filled with tasty Kiwi cuisine.  Watch a stunning West Coast sunset from the outdoor deck while enjoying some amazing food.


Cook Saddle Cafe & Saloon

Located in the heart of Fox Glacier Township offering locals and visitors a variety of menu options at reasonable prices in a warm and friendly country atmosphere.  The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining.

Whether you’re in for morning tea, afternoon tea, a top quality steak, their famous BBQ pork spare ribs, you are assured of only the very best in not only home cooked cuisine, but also their own special brand of friendly service.

Being a fully licensed restaurant/bar you are able to choose from their wide selection of local and imported wines and beer.


The Hobnail Cafe

Situated at the Fox Guiding building, this cafe is a popular spot for breakfast before setting out on a guided tour of Fox Glacier.  Scrumptious homemade baking is made fresh on the premises everyday and the delicatessen style food is perfect for a casual lunch.

Fresh, delicious Bruno Rossi coffee, smoothies and milkshakes are all made to order.

The Hobnail Cafe is open from 7.30am daily.