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All 19 Akaroa Restaurants

Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar

57 Beach Rd, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7533
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Ranked #9 of 19 Restaurants in Akaroa
Price range: $7 - $37
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, International, New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar, Akaroa's Premier Dinning Spot. Open year round, seven days for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner or just a casual drink or coffee in the sun. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of Akaroa Harbour whilst you dine from any number of our indoor or outdoor dining areas. Sheltered garden area with childrens play area also. Specialising in comtempory New Zealand cuisine using fresh local produce with a mix of traditional and modern flavours. An extensive menu with alarge selection of seafood including freshly shucked oysters. Innovative and award winning cuisine all at prices to suit any budget. To compliment our dining menu we carry the" Monteiths" range of craft beers on tap and by the bottle along side an all embracing wine list and non alcoholic beverage menu.
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Wonderful place, with heaps of seating inside and out. Great Staff and awesome food. Have been back a few times while visiting Akaroa and always impresses.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A group of 14 (7 couples) made a booking at the resturant and arrived expecting to be seated together. When we arrived however there were two seperate tables. we asked politely as there was no one else in the resturant if we could put the tables together. We were told no. I can understand if the resturant was full but... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The location on the Harbour with inside and out seating, great breakfast quality and variety and the friendly staff of this family run establishment was truly memorable.

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Akaroa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Love the food, love the service, love the setting, love the staff. Relaxing and enjoyable. Lots of seating options from both inside and outside.

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Winters, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

delightful spot - recommended by Rosemary our taxi driver - great breakfast and coffee choices - complimentary wifi with passcode from staff - lovely and airy with friendly staff and great service - generous portions. The Fatty Boomba Breakfast was superb although the home-style beans were a little much - not sure what they were flavored with and the caramelized... More

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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a good location as it is nice and close to the waterfront and you and sit outside and look at the harbour which is nice, however the service was really slow. Food OK

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I've been here quite a few times good size meals yummy!! Lovley to Sit outside on a hot day. Good friendly local staff. Usually stop in here when over in akaroa

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We have gone to Akaroa several times and often eat here. It is open even in the winter when most places are closed. We have always have good service. There menu is very diverse, with a number of fish and seafood dishes, but also meats, salads and asian style dishes. On our most recent visit my husband had the red... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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80 reviews 80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

On a cold wet day a hot hearty breakfast was the order of the day. Huge breakfast with homemade baked beans, kumara and corn cakes, eggs, spinach etc. too big for me but hubby loved however there will be no lunch today for sure. Menu is comprehensive and there is defintely something for everyone! Fantastic service from the staff, great... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Breakfast for four on our last morning in Akaroa. Servings were HUGE and good quality although I think the toast could be slimmed down. Coffee was good and hot. Free wi fi available

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