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6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
03 304 7668
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Ranked #7 of 21 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
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We ate here on our 1st night South Island after it was recommended by our accommodation hosts. The atmosphere was very welcoming and menu choice more than sufficient. Both my father and I thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The value for money was about on par with other restaurants we ate in on this holiday.

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

View great. Food was good but not great - considering the price. Service was good but mixed in with backpackers - considering the price. No dessert wine , spirits menu. Only 1 toilet was broken. Just an underwhelming experience.

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New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The food was very good our second night in Akaroa, were spoilt as we had been to a lot of vineyards and top restaurants over the last week. Decided the view was great for our last night and we tried Maison for lunch and decided we would not be dissapointed. The only negative is the floor needed a good sweep... More 

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Christchurch
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Wonderful food here. We had one pork and one lamb, both were devine. All male staff which was surprising, they were all very polite and ran the place beautifully.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had dinner here with our children and the food was exceptional, well presented. The children's menu was extensive we couldn't fault it.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Food was fabulous, service was s bit sloppy, restaurant wasn't clean, floors were dirty (rubbish laying around) had to return cutlery ( too dirty to use) no apologies from staff!

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Palm Cove, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I had lunch here today but were rather disappointed with the food - we both had the beer battered blue cod which was served with chips and a salad. Although the fish was cooked well the batter and chips were quite oily and the salad a little tired looking - not really value for the price. The... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Friendly helpful staff. Good varied menu with wine list to match. Not a cheap night out but definitely worth a visit. The desserts look to be particularly good value (although we didn't try any). Outstanding outlook over the reserve, old wharf & harbour.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

What a joke! $14 for serving of plain bread! Then I asked for more and was charged and extra $3. When we arrived we were looking at light menu as it was early. Waiter came and told us we were on dinner menu now. When he came to take our order I asked if we could order quesadilla for my... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stopped in for a drink on a rather hot day. This is truly a lovely spot under the Norfolk pines, so lovely and shady. We had an excellent harbour view watching the boats to and fro. It is worth tracking this one down, it is tucked away from the main street over looking Daly's wharf. Excellent and attentive service.

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Additional Information about Ma Maison

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

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