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L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar

75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7842
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“pizza” (32 reviews)
“seafood platter” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Bar, Pizza, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by as we wanted to have a bit of dessert after a long day and to 'top off' our home cooked dinner. Sadly the prices did not reflect the quality or portion size of what appeared before us, tiny dry (due to microwave)...More

Thank Karlosdajackel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mussels are a pretty inexpensive form of seafood. So when all three of us ordered them as mains on a recent visit to L'Hotel we were somewhat taken aback to find that $21 a dish yielded a mere 10 mussels per serving. As well as...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good service. Extensive menu with very large servings. Good place for a drink or a meal especially when weathers permits the learners outside.

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner for two for the start of our holiday Nice environment- lovely wine Friendly staff - steak was great

Thank KathieGould
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We try the pizza of "the hotel",was nice but wasn't the best we try. Too much cheese. The staff is really nice and you can eat with a really nice view on the main wharf!

Thank Maël Wakka A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right opposite the Cruise Jetty and with great views of the Bay this restaurant is very popular due mainly to its proximity. There is nothing better than a nice cold beer or wine out under an umbrella. Service is very good. Prices a bit steep...More

Thank dennisp859
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Some great food, attentive service and a very relaxing overall atmosphere looking out over the stunning Akaroa Harbour! so good we couldn’t find anywhere to match on our second night so we went back for more!!

Thank CeriAJ
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We toured the area with friends, and when they dropped us off to get back on our cruise ship, we stopped at this restaurant for some drinks. There was a nice vibe to this restaurant, and there was a gorgeous water view from our outside...More

Thank Gordo
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We sat here on a lovely sunny afternoon with a good beer. The barman with the french accent was nice but the others just seem to totally ignore us. Even we I said hello to the lady bartender, she ignored me. We didn’t feel welcome...More

Thank JoRo R
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Came here for a quick lunch, the service was great, beer was cold and the seafood was awesome. However the pizza had way too much topping, if it had a quarter it would have been good.

Thank Edward H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand (Formerly Akaroa Restaurant and Bar)
  • 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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