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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 #8 of 19 Restaurants in Akaroa
Price range: $7 - $35
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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St Kilda, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

This is a pub/restaurant with a varied menu. We had a great salad and steamed mussels. Good service, and great views of the bay.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The food was fine but nothing special. The hot chocolate with marshmallow was very nice. Service was ok. Wifi didn't work and no one seems to care.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

bully Hatesd is and excellent plaqce to have a coffee, breakfast lunch or dinner. This time we had coffee and dinner. The service was very good and the wait staff were helpful and friendly. the location right in the middle of the shopping complex overlooking the harbour was great for people watching and just enjoying the sun. they have a... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Slightly better than pub food. Very comfortable setting with a fine selection of montieths beers and very good 'casual' meal.

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Los Angeles, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had breakfast here twice and lunch once. Every dish is delicious and tastely presented. An outdoor eating area in the rear is nice for lunch on a warm day. Superb food!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Having visited Bully Hayes several times over the years I had found it seriously lacking on nearly all fronts on occasion. However, brunch there both Sat & Sun this past w/end we had superior service from our waitress, food was perfect, and the entire experience set us up for what turned out to be one of the most perfect days... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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126 reviews 126 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Friends who live in the area recommended Bully Hayes for a casual meal, and since that's what we wanted, we went. We certainly weren't disappointed. There's a lovely view from the outside and indoor tables and the courtyard out back is lovely as well (with a play area for small children to boot). We were there with our 11 &... More

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Main Beach, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Arrived in Akaoro at 8pm on a Monday night and there were not many places open. However Bully Hayes was open and I had the best Seafoiod Chowder. Came back for coffee and free Wi Fi (which is not so easy to find) and sat watching The most beautiful Bay. Akaoro is a really special place that I had always... More

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Bribie Island, Australia
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365 reviews 365 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I had eaten there some years on a previous visit to Akaora but cant remember if it was good, bad or indifferent. However our hotel receptionist recommended it for breakfast. I ordered the bacon & feta cheese omelette with spinach & caramelised onion & my daughter asked if they could make her a simple bacon sandwich. The waitress said no... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Had a white bait omlete with salad and fries, really nice,full of white bait, no skimping here.Good overall experience.

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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 - 35
Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary, International, New Zealand

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