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All 19 Akaroa Restaurants

Ma Maison

6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
03 304 7668
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Ranked #5 of 19 Restaurants in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Akaroa, New Zealand
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We've eaten here many times over the years. The food is tasty and well presented, portion sizes perfect (not too large, not too small). We've always found the service friendly and relaxed. On a recent visit, I really enjoyed the blue cod fish pan fried atop seasonal fresh potatoes with beans, tomatoes and asparagus, drizzled with a basil sauce. My... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went here for a meal on a Friday night. Firstly had difficulty making a reservation - called and left message and they never rang back, then they didn't answer the phone. Had to go in person to make a booking. Arrived at 7.30pm but it was at least 20 minutes before we ever saw a menu. It was 8.30 before... More

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We didn't have a reservation but got a table for four for a late lunch. We had to ask for a menu, then we had to ask for the waiter to take our drink order, then we had to ask a waiter to take our food order etc etc. This place has got really bad service. When we finally got... More

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Austin, TX
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I stopped in here twice. Once for a flat white (coffee) and once for breakfast. HUGE portions and everything was very fresh and delicious. They have a big outdoor seating area that is very nice with a great view of the ocean.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a nice relaxing lunch at Ma Maison today. Local salmon for me, the flat bread entree was fantastic.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My wife and I and our daughter who lives in Queenstown spent two weeks touring the South Island and had heard so much about the attraction of Akaroa. What a delightful place! Eating here was going to be a special occasion. We strolled around Akaroa and there were lots of choices but we decided to try "Ma Maison" as the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Good service lovely tasty food. My daughter and I had the seafood chowder, my husband enjoyed the lamb dish. good coffee and hot chocolate.

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great food in a relaxed but still "grown up" setting, if that makes sense, environment. We still felt welcome with the children 7 & 11 which in lovely quite places like this you sometimes don't (don't get me wrong, my children know how to behave at a nice restaurant but sometimes that doesn't seem to matter to some people). The... More

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Thames, Waikato, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This meal was superb. It was fine dinning at it's best. The chef is a genius and the food was exquisite. The service was great too. Very pricey but worth every cent. Recommend for a romantic occasion.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, great options for children. The steak was amazing, very tender, but the highlight was definitely the desserts! Friendly waitstaff.

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