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“A very nice pancakes and even better OYSTERS!!!”

Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #7 of 31 Restaurants in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $29
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, International, New Zealand
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Akaroa’s Premier Waterfront Dining Spot. Relax and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of Akaroa Harbour whilst you dine in any of our indoor and outdoor dining areas including our sheltered courtyard garden with children’s play area. Specialising in contemporary New Zealand cuisine that uses fresh local produce to create dishes that perfectly blend a mix of traditional tastes and modern flavours. An extensive menu to suit any taste with the largest selection of seafood in Akaroa. Innovative and award-winning cuisine to suit any budget at any time of the day. To complement your dining experience, we offer the" Monteiths" family of craft beers on tap and in the bottle alongside an extensive New Zealand wine list and a comprehensive menu of non-alcoholic beverages. Visit Bully Hayes for welcoming friendly service in a sunny seaside location and we will make your dining experience both a memorable and relaxing one.
Reviewed April 25, 2013

A very nice pancakes and even better OYSTERS!!! And thank you for serving us with the breakfast menu despite it was after midday :)

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank PrecipiceCreek
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

I advise not to visit this restaurant if you can help it. Dinner: We had the seafood platter. Was ment to have salmon gravalax. This was store brought smoked salmon. Garlic mussels was 3 real garlic mussels still in their shells plus 6 store brought completly different mussels without their shells. This was ment to be a platter to share and the waitress advised us it was very large. There was only 1 fish cake. 1 oyster and was not enough. We were still hungey later. On top of that we had to wait 30 mins for our drinks. No one asked us for drinks and we had to get up and get the first ones ourselves. We saw our drinks ready on the counter for about 10 mins while the staff served other customers . We were going to have dinner and dessert but decided to go else where due to the disgusting service and food.

Date of visit: April 2013
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

My husband had wonderful venison. The Paua pasta dish was delicious, too. We appreciated that the restaurant was open late.

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank jack b
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Had a good meal at the restaurant. Like many other places, it is not cheap, but the meals are of reasonable size. Wifi available free which is also a bonus.

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank Andrew P
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Reviewed April 15, 2013

Were bombarded by poor sparrows stuck in the restaurant at lunchtime. Not a good look with birds leaving behind a mess on tables!
Food was good but service slow for a lunch time

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank LeonChch
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