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“Tiniest bistro largest serves” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Little Bistro

The Little Bistro
Ranked #1 of 29 Restaurants in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $27
Cuisines: French, European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: "...a bistro is a small restaurant serving hearty meals and wine in an unpretentious setting..." European inspired, locally sourced food cooked and served with love, plus a winelist to die for....
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tiniest bistro largest serves”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

Fabulous atmosphere, great food, friendly service. We loved the tiny space and had a delicious meal.

Visited October 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
“Don't leave Akaroa without visiting!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2012

We were lucky enough to turn up and be seated (had not realised you are supposed to pre-book!) I opted for the 'steal' option which was the risotto while my partner had the fish. We were both delighted to eat such delicious food for a very reasonable price. We are travelers on a budget and wanted to splash out for the evening and it was well worth it! Cheese board and yummy 'bistro' mess finished off a perfect dinner. Will recommend to anyone who is travelling through!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cassoulet was perfect”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

The title says it all. Seafood cassoulet and house wine made for a very reasonably priced and yummy meal.

Visited July 2012
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Christchurch
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

This restaurant ticked all boxes for us. It's an intimate place as the name suggests. Service was friendly and so helpful. Our 11 year old daughter who is a foodie was able to have a kid's meal which was a smaller version of a meal on the menu. (No chicken nuggets for her!) She was heard to say, "the combination of fennel and potato is wonderful!) We all loved our meals, but my steak with truffle oil, portobello mushroom, blue marscapone and vegetables was the winner. Erin and I shared a dessert which was rhubarb and vanilla compote with merigue, vanilla bean ice-cream and cream served in a large preserve jar! My husband was highly amused to see us weilding our cutlery like weapons as we fought for our share.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Belfast
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fabulous food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

Four of us dined and all really enjoyed their choices! Great selection of wines, fab staff & the chocolate tort was perfect. Flavours were great!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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