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All 21 Akaroa Restaurants

Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar

57 Beach Rd, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7533
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Ranked #10 of 21 Restaurants in Akaroa
Price range: $7 - $34
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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Friendly staff, great view and superb food & bevvies. Recommend the Meniscus Riesling (in spite of the weird name - drinking something we're usually trimming in a knee!) and my tuna was awesome too. Apart from the Hurunui Village, this is the best best meal out in ages.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Love the setting of this restaurant, staff were friendly and provided a high level of service. So nice just sitting outside enjoying a glass of Chardonnay Church Road and the Seafood Platter over looking the harbour. Love Bully Hayes!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is an awesome restaurant for breakfast. We had great views and the service was awesome. I would recommend this to everyone going to Akaroa.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This place was fantastic. It has a lovely outlook over the water and has wonderful wooden floorboards inside and a relaxing outdoor eating area. The staff are friendly and I walked away feeling like I was a guest rather than a customer. The food was ample and tasty and we had breakfast here and then returned for lunch.

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Wilmslow Cheshire
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158 reviews 158 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had breakfast and later coffee and we'll worth a visit. Not expensive and good Wifi at no cost. The menu for other meals looks good but breakfast is great.

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Ordinary food! Don't bother dining after 8.30 as kitchen closes! They turned away at least 6 people who tried to eat after the ungodly hour of 8.30 in peak tourist time!!! French waiter was lovely & view made up for overpriced cafeteria style food! Disappointing experience!

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

If you are truly hungry and wasting away for a great breakfast the full monty here will satisfy you. Billys big fatty booma's breakfast is a proper grub up and will not disappoint. Go for it....and the coffee was great too. All for about $20.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is an excellent restaurant that was value for money and excellent and friendly staff . The view is fantastic .

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

3 of us arrived for lunch. The food was pretty mediocre and this is not somewhere we would choose to eat again.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Visiting Akaroa with friends and really wanted them to experience how lovely the place was and this restaurant was just the place. Their blue cod was amazing and their scone in a flowerpot was sooooo delicious. Will most certainly be back

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Additional Information about Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar

Address: 57 Beach Rd, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-304 7533
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 34
Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary, International, New Zealand

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