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The Stables

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French, Contemporary, New Zealand
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57 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Today
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 15
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
breaky

Looked interesting so went here for breakfast. I got the corn fritter stack with sour cream(sour cream highlighted on menu board) came out with no sour cream - I asked- ran out (this was not long after 7 am) offered alternative of cream cheese -saved but would have been better with sour cream. A... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Christchurch
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went there for breakfast with my husband at 10am. Ordered and waited 30 minutes. When the french toast came out it was missing advertised ingredients i.e. cinnamon, oranges and maple syrup. What I got was 3 half slices of sandwich soggy egg bread. Worst breakfast I have had in a long time.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Looked interesting so went here for breakfast. I got the corn fritter stack with sour cream(sour cream highlighted on menu board) came out with no sour cream - I asked- ran out (this was not long after 7 am) offered alternative of cream cheese -saved but would have been better with sour cream. A boring salad on side with big... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I went here for lunch. Had an iced chocolate and 'the stack'. The food was lovely and well prepared. Iced choc was ok, had better but I've had worse too.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My partner and I had brunch here one morning. Was delicious! Don't judge the menu by what's on the street, they have more than that available. Eggs Bene wasn't mentioned on the street menu but we saw it served as we walked in which sealed the deal! Lovely cabinet food also available from pies and pasties to a fresh baguette... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A relaxing lunch, and excellent coffee. The staff were helpful and attentive and all guests seemed to be relaxed and enjoying their afternoon

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Soldotna, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Stables' eggs benedict is the best on the south island. We had breakfast there each morning we were in Akaroa, both arriving and leaving New Zealand. I love eggs benedict and had that for breakfast in almost every town on our 28 day tour of the south island. The chefs hollandaise and perfectly pouched eggs are what set it... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Boiling hot day and we needed food and refreshments. Staff were so fireindly and helpful. Good menu and they have wi fi. Thanks girls for looking after us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The Stables became our "to go" place for lunch during our week long stay in the Akaroa region. The salad was so crisp and delicious and our lattes rich and delicious. Staff were so kind and accommodating.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I enjoyed my lunch selection, be it on a busy holiday. Food was fresh and tasty and served promptly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The food was what you can expect in Akaroa. The chicken and Brie pizza was delicious for $15. Jen makes a fantastic Chai latte. I went back four times for the fast and friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18
  • Cuisine: French, Contemporary, New Zealand
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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