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Ma Maison

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6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
03 304 7668
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 97
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful food with a view

A beautiful day in Akaroa, and a first to this gorgeous town, this restaurant advertised Beer Battered Blue cod😄the service was first class, the view was heavenly and the food was outstanding, and very reasonably priced. Highly recommend, will be spreading the news😄

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Marion M
,
Palmerston North
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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214 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

An excellent meal. Angus Fillet steak topped with a mushroom. Delicious. My wife had the salmon which she said was excellent. We finished with an dessert We will return on our next visit to Akaroa.

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Auckland
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We stopped here to get out of the pouring rain. Nice atmosphere, helpful staff, good menu selection. Went for the chowder- would recomend

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Palmerston North
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A beautiful day in Akaroa, and a first to this gorgeous town, this restaurant advertised Beer Battered Blue cod😄the service was first class, the view was heavenly and the food was outstanding, and very reasonably priced. Highly recommend, will be spreading the news😄

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

What an awesome meal. My husband and I went here for dinner while enjoying a weekend in Akaroa for our wedding anniversary. I can not recommend this enough, the food was amazing, we had the lamb and salmon, yum, followed by a delicious dessert.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

We never had a meal, but went back last Anzac long weekend for another desert, which was again fantastic. Go and try the citrus assiette and I agree you will be happy!

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Maui, Hawaii
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Looking out on Akaroa Harbour, the view is beautiful. The food was good, not great, the staff friendly, and the outdoor seating comfortable.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We chose this restaurant based on the website. The menu was different and more expensive. When we asked about the wine prices advertised on the website, the waiter said "yes that is a problem, it has not been updated for ages". Not good enough.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Three of us dropped in on a Saturday evening for dinner. We ordered mains and desserts and enjoyed an exceptional meal. Two of us had the pork belly and one, duck. The pork belly was huge with crispy crackling and cooked, as they say on the telly, "to perfection". The duck was boned, so no fiddling about, and it was... More 

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Service and Ambiance was a joy, there with family we enjoy a stunning fillet of beef beautifully prepared, staff where attentive and our waiter experience and show care and attention to detail. I look forward to returning to Ma Maison next time in Akaroa

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a nice family lunch at Ma Maison over the weekend - the outdoor terrace overlooks the water and is right near a playground which is handy for kids. The menu doesn't indicate gluten free meals but our waiter was great at pointing which meals were gluten free or could be adapted.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: 03 304 7668

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?