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Ma Maison

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6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7668
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Sydney
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cheerful and efficient staff, a great menu and wine list make this the perfect place for lunch or dinner. Great views of the harbour. The grilled salmon on salade nicoise base was the best dish I ate in Akaroa (second best was the mushroom and smoke walnut risotto also from Ma Maison).

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Thank David M
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice atmosphere and view. Not too crowded or noisy even though the restaurant was full. We are not big eaters so shared the liver pate as an entree and had the lamb fillets and salmon as mains. The service was great from start to finish with the timing between ordering and delivery just right. The food was excellent and... More 

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Thank Kiwipython
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a Monday evening and had three courses each with drinks. All the food we had was excellent, well presented, good sizes and delicious. The location is great with lovely views out over the harbour. The service was average at best however. We were left sitting for ages before we were served and then had to wait ages... More 

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Thank Paulrproctor
Timaru
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our 50th anniversary so a special meal out for us both. Service was very good and the menu read well. The scallops for starters, superb, beautifully cooked and succulent. I chose the Confit Duck and my husband a medium steak. The Duck was on the dry side and very little jus or sauce to save it. My husband's steak was... More 

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north yorks
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

beautiful views and good service here . food good but very similar to everywhere pudding good . wine lovely and enjoyed happy hour earlier in the day

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Thank alfie08
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent New Years Eve here. Excellent delicious food and spot on service . Need to book. Good location. Would go again

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Thank percipop
Gold Coast, Australia
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a well positioned restaurant open to views of the waterfront and Harbour. A good selection of food...but not for vegetarians only one item. N excellent brunch.

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Thank Julia G
Christchurch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went this evening a family of five, including two small children. Service was excellent And attentive. Childrens meals brought out early which they really enjoyed. Our mains were excellent, chargrilled beef, pork belly and duck were not only cooked to perfection but went down a treat finishing with clean plates. We have dined many times here over the years... More 

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Sydney
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No specific complaints but nothing to rave about either. And not particularly cheap. Right on the water though.

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Thank LazySeagull
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food and wine, gorgeous views over the harbour, and a playground right outside, which you can see from the outdoor tables! Perfect spot for families. Great kids menu too. We went both nights. Best place to see the sunset over the harbour too!

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Thank Megan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7668

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?