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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: Breakfast/Brunch

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    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 6
    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
Lovely

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Salt Spring Island
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33 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The food was OK, I can't fault it but at the same time it was nothing amazing but I did think it was on the pricey side for lunch for 3 people. We enjoyed it but we had eaten out at a few places over the holiday period and this would have been right in the middle of what we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Felt like some eggs at lunchtime. The Stables proudly displayed their brunch menu all day so we figured this was the place. Incorrect. My partner's scrambled eggs on toast arrived looking as though they'd already been ingested by another animal. Margarine starting to separate from the congealed mass of egg, which totaled around 2 tablespoons full for $15, squatting on... More 

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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 2 - 19
  • 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?