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Ma Maison

2 Rue Jolie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7668
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Rue Jolie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Ma Maison
1. Stunning location
"This is a top-class restaurant in a stunning setting."
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2. Delicious food
"The standard of cuisine could easily have been on master chef"
John M
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3. Excellent service
"The service is so welcoming and friendly that you don't want to leave."
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Perfect location within walking distance of our motel. Looks out to one of the smaller jetties in Akaroa and the Akaroa bay. The menu had something for everybody and the service was great. Good selection of drinking items too. Our dinner was cooked to our...More

Thank ballarattraveller309
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 October 2017

For 17 days in South Island, carefully analyzing reviews, we kept an open mind and searched desperately for a fine dining experience. Eventually we gave up, lowered our expectations, and started eating pies and cryovaced meals. On our second last day we found the perfect...More

2  Thank Dojii
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ma Maison was our favourite place to dine on our last trip to Akaroa. The menu has had a refresh under new management is absolutely delicious and wonderfully varied. The cocktails are great and the wait staff are friendly! To top it all off, the...More

1  Thank emmadecades
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really yummy food, very friendly staff and such an awesome range of beer and wine. I love the sea food chowder so much and everything else I've tried on the menu (or stolen off my girlfriends plate!) I always order an extra piece of bread...More

1  Thank Moses R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely lazy lunch with friends yesterday. The catch of the days was totally outstanding! Great variety of meals on offer with a healthy choice of drinks (including tequila!) to accompany them. The live music (guitar and saxophone) were outstanding and really made the...More

Thank LouiseShawface
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a relaxing vibe and a fantastic view. Recently under new management so there's been a few menu changes. My two favorite brunch options (big breakfast or eggs benny) are very generous and enjoyable. The service and coffee are great and brunch is...More

Thank MissKazNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location good with view over bay. Interesting menu. We had seared scallops -delicious; rib of beef -tender and tasty; with good service even on a busy Valentines night.

Thank Hudibras
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a great find and we had one of our best meals in South Island here. They use really fresh ingredients and the food is beautifully presented and delicious. The service was good too.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our motel recommended this restaurant when we arrived but due to Trip advisor reviews we decided to try another restaurant. However having walked past the restaurant the next day we decided to book for dinner. Probably one of our best casual meals we have had...More

Thank Amanzi888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very yummy lunch, a glass of a super nice fresh pilsner from the tap and a glass of white wine that was perfectly matching with the extremely good tasting scallops. Friendly service and a very good price for what you get there....More

Thank Ocin N
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26 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Rue Jolie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7668
  • E-mail
Overlooking Dailey's wharf and the Akaroa Harbour, Ma maison is one of Akaroa's hidden gems. The view speaks for itself! Set away from the hustle and bustle, our Restaurant offers a very private dining experience, one to be enjoyed and savoured.
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