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“Really enjoyable dinner” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Trading Rooms Restaurant

The Trading Rooms Restaurant
71 Beach Rd, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7656
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Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $31
Cuisines: French, British, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Really enjoyable dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Probably the best lamb shanks I've ever had!
Service was good, and wine list was good too with the opportunity to have local wine which we really enjoyed.

Visited July 2013
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Huddersfield
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Service with a Smile”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Fantastic service -- Pleasant Warm friendly welcome -
attentive knowledgable staff -- Great setting & Relaxed atmosphere
Lovely Choice of food with an excellent Wine list
I would recommend reservations

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Amazing atmosphere, amazing wine list”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Great night out at this very excellent restaurant with friendly staff, an impressive wine list, interesting selection of French wines, modern well executed cooking, will be back.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
“2 x not enough”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Wehad the pleasure of dinning at the trading rooms in Akaroa lately .
For my main course i was treated to a generous an flavorsome meal of local seafood... Blue cod and Akaroa salmon...both regionally sourced !!
The restaurant and staff were attentive and welcoming and the atmosphere was relaxed as my partner and i had a great night and don't know were the hours went !
We had such a great time We retuned the next day for lunch were i enjoyed a home mate steak pie ..YUMMM! this is a must have with the peas...
Thanks The Trading Rooms ! we will be back :)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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“Great seaside chic with fabulous seafood and venison”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Picture this.......seafront location,dark wooden floors,white tablecloths and leather chairs,lend a seaside chic quality.
We had a salmon tasting plate,mussels mariniere and Westland venison. Could not rave more. Splendid taste,fresh and appetizing. Staff were professional,knowledgeable and love their jobs

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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