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L'Escargot Rouge

67 Beach Road | PO Box 105, Akaroa, New Zealand
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Ranked #14 of 19 Restaurants in Akaroa
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Croque Madame, croissants, good coffee or full euro coffee bowl with baguette were on offer in this casual cafe opposite the water at Akaroa. Convenient and affordable. A nice spot.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My husband had the cherry almond slice with coffee and I had the Pistachio nut and Ginger Slice with hot chocolate. There was a large variety of food with excellent smiling service lovely day so we ate on the outside tables- a special treat was had

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Gorgeous little cafe that offered a wide variety of food for breakfast. Excellent coffees from everyone who had one. Everyone enjoyed their meal!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very nice , excellent place to sit and watch the world go by . A very good choice of food, the scones were very tasty . Staff were very helpful and pleasant. Was a regular customer during my stay in Akaroa

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Great choice of food and the chicken pies are the best!! Lovely scones and great hot chocolate. Scones were really yummy too. In the main area of town near wharf which good outside seating overlooking harbour.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

You need to get there early or order the day before, apparently the only place in town doing croissants although we did see them at the butchery on the way out.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Lovely little coffee shop, great cakes ( though had none) coffee was quite not hot enough though. Pleasant staff

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Compared to most venues in Akaroa the food choices and prices were reasonable. Great assortment of cakes. They don't want you to stay long if the seating is anything to go by - square footstools are hard to sit on for too long.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Very good food. Great parsnip, apple and cardamon soup! Delicious coconut lemon meringue cake thingy. Friendly staff.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is the best little stop for sustenance in Akaroa. The cabinet food is great, the coffee is excellent and the staff are delightful. Service is always accompanied with a smile. Not a lot of seating but hey that is minor.

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