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All 21 Akaroa Restaurants

Vangionis Trattoria and Bar

Rue Brittan, Akaroa 7542, New Zealand
64 33047714
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Ranked #2 of 21 Restaurants in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Vangionis is going to open on Friday the 13th September. It will be open from Wednesday to Sunday inclusive from 5 pm until late.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The best place we ate at in Akaroa. We arrived at 7.15 and there were only 1 or 2 other tables occupied, but the time we left 90 minutes later, people were waiting for a table. That says it all. Excellent

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Little River, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely laid back Kiwi atmosphere. Tapas were superb, try goats cheese with beetroot chutney or calamari. All beautifully presented with a lot of thought going into the garnish. Mains very good as well. Seafood risotto was stunning. Only criticism was the Tuna. Not at all over cooked but expecting it a little rarer. Just a tiny criticism to a perfect... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I love this place. The food is just absolutely sublime and it is always a guaranteed perfect diner meal. The outdoor setting is just absolutely lovely and I can't recommend the place enough. Little down point from when we went on Saturday: our waitress kept mistaking our orders with the table next to us and forgot to advise what wasn't... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

They managed to fit us in even though they were clearly busy. The service was nonetheless excellent and very friendly and the food delicious

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Delighted with this recommendation from the owner of La Rochelle Motel in Akaroa. We had a really great meal here just before Christmas 2014. The staff were friendly, the atmosphere was buzzing and the food was very good. In particular, the bread, which is made fresh every day in the restaurant, was excellent.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Really good takeaway pizzas, maybe even the best in NZ. Delightful place to eat in as well. Staff and owner were incredibly friendly. I would definitely recommend asking after their homemade chorizo and other cured meats, we ordered plenty for ourselves and friends whilst in NZ.

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York, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The sliders are average, overpriced and thet use soft white buns of low quality. The staff were clearly tired and overworked.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent service and food on one of the busiest nights of the year. Great lcoation and helpful staff.

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

In need of an early evening glass of wine we stumbled across Vangionis, drawn in by the atmosphere in the outside seating area, it was obvious that they were already nearly full for the night. On requesting just a drink, we were made feel very welcome by the team, despite them been clearly more than busy, a good selection of... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food is exquisite - mouthwatering tapas, light thin based pizzas, and a good selection of mains and desserts (if you have room for them). To drink there is a good wine list, boutique beers, and the usual spirits. The staff were friendly and attentive, the surroundings welcoming and buzzing, and the garden and courtyard lovely. I can't recommend it... More 

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Additional Information about Vangionis Trattoria and Bar

Address: Rue Brittan, Akaroa 7542, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 33047714
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Pizza, Spanish

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