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Ma Maison

2 Rue Jolie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7668
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Rue Jolie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 8161, 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 93 reviews

Reviewed today

Chose this restaurant for dinner due to its lovely setting on the waterfront. Beautiful to watch the sun go down while eating dinner in the sheltered outside section. We started with the baguette as an entree, which was nice but quite pricy for what it...More

Thank sp511
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

3  Thank Dojii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful entree choices. Then, Aged Beef, perfectly cooked, melting in my mouth! Creamy smoked garlic! Mmmmmm! The food was so good. Great wine list at reasonable prices too. Very happy!

Thank Clare B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, backed up by first class service . Good seafood or Asian style menu , nice atmosphere - recommend

Thank Hartcrag123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be invited to the wedding of the year at this venue SO Let’s start with the location it couldn’t be better , the day was perfect as was the bride The food was excellent, the staff are attentive but not...More

Thank les s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it is our second trip to Akaroa we decided to rely on local knowledge and we were not disappointed. From being greeted by very International Staff (our waiter was from Uruguay and the young lady from Poland) we were received warmly. My starter was...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch here yesterday. Dinner here today. Delicious food, amazing views and great service. Thanks for the recommendation, Angie Mack!! Will definitely be back :-).

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to find this restaurant by chance when walking past at lunchtime. Great location not far from the water with plenty of room for customers. The seafood chowder was outstanding - easily the best that I have eaten. My wife had the scallops and...More

Thank Dan06101973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a lovely view of the bay. It is good for seafood - the chowder was nice. However, portions are not generous and so this restaurant is not good value for money. The halloumi salad was ok. Service was slow.

1  Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very professional, great location , prompt service, fish of the day was perfect , wife had the lamb that was tender and cooked perfect , with nice wine and great view

Thank chunksn
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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 8161, 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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