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“Great local”
Review of The Church

The Church
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Manapouri
Price range: US$3 - US$19
Description: WHAT A SETTING!'THE CHURCH' is actually a 115 year old church located on the shores of lake Manapouri.(Lake Manapouri is rated the Most beautiful lake in New Zealand). Fiordland's cosiest little restaurant & bar. Full of character & charm. Come on down for some honest southern meals and friendly hospitality. Manapouri is the gateway to Doubtful Sounds in the Fiordland National Park.
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Description: WHAT A SETTING!'THE CHURCH' is actually a 115 year old church located on the shores of lake Manapouri.(Lake Manapouri is rated the Most beautiful lake in New Zealand). Fiordland's cosiest little restaurant & bar. Full of character & charm. Come on down for some honest southern meals and friendly hospitality. Manapouri is the gateway to Doubtful Sounds in the Fiordland National Park.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The local patrons that are in this pub which serves food are so friendly. There was a group of around 10 people that came up to us and asked us about who we were and what plans we had for the rest of our time. The service was friendly, and they even offer to drive customers back to their lodgings so that you don't drink and drive. The food was good (I had chicken in breadcrumbs), and the portions were massive.

Thank Dr_Rebecca_P
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This place is great for a stopover, we had a beer and a cider and found it a lovely place to spend time. An historic old church, beautiful interior with a fire roaring, very cosy!

Thank MarkQuinney
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in town for a couple of nights and ate here for dinner. On both times the food was surfers and we could not fault the service
Just remember it is a bar and can get a bit noisy on the weekends
Do try the mararua milk

Thank kruuza
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

As staying in Manapouri, there really is not much on offer for a snack or light meal.
The Church was welcoming, had a unique atmosphere & dished up some good snacks.
It is open till quite late at night, so a great opportunity to drop in after days out adventuring

Thank planetogra
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We couldn't decide where to eat on our only night in Manapouri.
But this place was a cosy find. The meals were tasty and the portions were good. The service was very quick and friendly.

Thank JulieB8405
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