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Akaroa Restaurant and Bar

) #16 of 25 Restaurants in Akaroa $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7842
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  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Best Eat Out place in town, excellent atmosphere and service, the meals are 5 star quality, love it 😄👌☕️🍸🍾🍰🍜🍕🍬

Thank sonya cher H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beautiful day sat outside after our boat trip for lunch. Staff real good not sure if the have French accent lessons but who cares adds to the overall experience. Had one of the best seafood platters of our trip with a nice local white wine.

Thank 120851Bwc
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I order the entree of salt n pepper calamari w a slice of lemon and a sweet chilli n lemongrass dipping sauce $16 ,well, I actually needed to add salt to it for some flavour. Forget about the sauce 😫 I made a mistake of...More

Thank Mei Lin F
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

So a flat white is $4.50... that's normal. But a Cappuccino is $5.50? Add a take away cup is an additional 50c. Maybe a dollar extra labour to make extra foam...? And a 500% mark up on a 10c cup....? At least the coffee was...More

Thank Jase N
LHotel175, Manager at Akaroa Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, i"m glad you enjoyed your coffee, our barista's pride themselves on making consistently good coffee, i can also assure you that our coffee cups cost more than 10c a cup, if you looked closely at...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

So many places to choose from, but decided to drop in here for lunch. Good idea, good friendly service and a great view of the bay, not to mention how good the food was!! Yum

Thank turoar
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Wild winds & rainy day which didn't ruin the experience. Service was exceptional food was absolutely beautiful very relaxing & enjoyable atmosphere highly recommended

Thank simonej362
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We were a group of friends staying at Akaroa House so booked in for a meal on Sunday night. The service was very friendly and the food beautiful!! We thoroughly enjoyed sitting outside under the heaters as the weather was not that great in Akaroa...More

Thank Wisely13
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Had their steak special with crosscut chips. Simple meal and simply and properly cooked. Very enjoyable meal right on the waterfront with great attentive staff with smiles all round. As it was end of season it wasn't too busy. However not so quiet to be...More

Thank 869dougw
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Had $15 Pizzas on Thursday, really good, normal selection but good size, service was nice, greeted from the door. No complaints, Guinness on tap.

Thank honestreviewer2015
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Overlooking quayside, pleasant jovial staff, prompt service , great food share the seafood platter, you wont be disappointed. An easy option for lunch.

Thank 697observer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$31
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7842
  • E-mail
Open 7 days, from 11am till close (2016). We are open for Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday from 9am till 11am. L'hotel is situated right on the water's edge, with panoramic harbour views. L'hotel has an extensive menu using fresh local ingredients, and also catering for food intolerance's, with gluten free options on the menu. Perfect place to meet friends and family for a lively atmosphere and great food and wine.L'hotel has a fully licensed bar.
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