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L'Escargot Rouge

67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8774
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal location. Great coffee and cakes, but also quality bagels and savoury food. Lovely people. Highly recommended.

Thank Gregoire64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great coffee and food from friendly operators. The place was busy and yet everyone was friendly. Excellent service too

Thank tivoli11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not just for gluten intolerant diners but worth a mention in the title as my wife had more choices than we bargained for. The cakes and pastries were superb and the drinks were excellent. The citrus sponge cakes were especially tasty. Service was great too

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful array of cabinet food on display,all made in their kitchen. There is a choice for all ,meat vegetarians and plenty of sweet treats as well. Inside and outside seating. Excellent Coffee and very friendly service. I can’t get the rating buttons to work...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 29 October 2017

A quaint small cafe that serves great food and fabulous coffee. On a weekend trip to Akaroa we found it to be really busy for lunch on Sunday but well worth the wait we had to get our meal. Monday morning breakfast was served much...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Homemade muesli & yoghurt, fresh fruit and freshly made pain au chocolat & croissant - absolutely beautiful and good size portions, along with great coffee and friendly staff. A must when you're in Akaroa.

Thank Vickeez
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Had a raisin danish and a large mocha. Was a bit more expensive at $11 but lovely quality. Was a bit confused as sign said deli but nothing like a deli. More lunch bar type food. Only two danish choices. Lovely fresh danish and nice...More

Thank Antarisha
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous coffee and gluten free baked cheesecake while totally enjoying the view. All the baked goods looked delish and the staff were friendly.

Thank Odette R
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of pies and slices - all were delish, but the bacon and egg pie's top was a touch rubbery. Slices were great, and the lamb curry pie very pleasant. Good drinks, but not hot. A steady stream of clients, including locals,...More

Thank Ezra710
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the best date scone we have ever had!! Coffee was great too... There was an excellent selection of gluten free items too which is always a bonus to see!

Thank sally m
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 8774
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