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All 19 Akaroa Restaurants

The Trading Rooms Restaurant

71 Beach Rd, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7656
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Ranked #3 of 19 Restaurants in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $31
Cuisines: Dessert, French, Contemporary, British
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Exciting modern cooking, fine wine selection, beautiful sunset harbour views from the terrace. The Trading Rooms is a timeless historic venue, perfect for your special occasion.
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English first
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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109 reviews 109 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I ate here alone and felt very well taken care of. The food was delicious, I had garlic and regular toast with sundried tomatoes among other things, and the waitress made me a Cosmo even tho it wasn't on the menu. I recommend it!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We came for lunch after scoping out Akaroa and decided to dine here. We ordered the plough mans platter which we expected to be full of delicious local meats and condiments. The platter was underwhelming to say the least. We had frozen grapes, potato salad, mesclun salad, raw onions, raw fennel, over fried pork balls and random pieces of fruit!... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Finally we found a fish without chips and it was totally excellent! Fish of the market was really delicious and nicely put on the plate. Great service.

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New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a delicious evening meal at the Trading Post. Lovely food, great service and attractive building. Was recommended to us and we would recommend to others. Thank - you Kathryn and team.

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Cheshire
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A lovely welcome followed by amazing food served by friendly and attentive staff. Lovely, retro surroundings and casual dress is also acceptable. Green lipped mussels, 2 mains, one salmon and one lamb presented in a unique way. The whole evening was one I would love to repeat! Great value!

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

Don't be intimidated by the white table cloths--you can arrive in your jeans! Delicious food (lamb and fish)--something for all tastes. A beautiful ornate wooden bar--worth the visit just to see it. Ful bar. A place for a special dinner or only one in Akaroa.

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Hobart, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had lunch alfresco here on a brilliant Spring day after going on a wildlife cruise on a vintage sailing boat and it all felt just right and added up to a wonderful day out in Akaroa. We started with French onion soup (a favourite), and then shared a seafood platter along with a bottle of wine. The food was... More

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Queensland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food was really nice and nicely displayed on plates. We had the lamb and the salmon. Each was full of lovely contrasting tastes. The lamb presentation is very cute. Lovely decode, nice music

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Galway, Ireland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We took a stroll along the harbour and passed by a few restAurants, this one caught our eye, nicely decorated outdoor seating area with view of the harbour. We were seated straight away by the window. Very friendly waitress took our order. Had 3 amazing courses. Scallops were perfectly cooked and the mussels had just the tight texture. Mains arrived... More

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

We went on a Thursday night which was Italian night-pizza and pasta 2 for 1 which proved to be exceptional value for money. The service was impeccable, the salmon pasta and pulled pork pizza were very good and we sat outside on a warm evening overlooking the water. A very nice dining experience. I would return.

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Additional Information about The Trading Rooms Restaurant

Address: 71 Beach Rd, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-304 7656
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
Cuisine: Dessert, French, Contemporary, British

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