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Koura Bay Lodge

$$$$, European,
75 Koura Bay Drive, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7477
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
75 Koura Bay Drive, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Spent 1 night here on way to Blenheim. Viv and Maude couldn’t have been more accommodating. Meal and Room were great and had awesome view out to sea and Kaikoura. Would definitely stay here again (and would bring golf clubs next time).

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Three of us visited this smart hotel/motel in a beautiful, quiet location just north of Kaikoura town. The hosts are very welcoming and efficient, and our room was very clean with modern facilities and comfortable beds. Although quite busy, it was very quiet with no...More

Thank Manel K
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice owner, very helpfull. Rooms a clean, great service. We want to stay longer but it was full....

Thank vakantie2014m
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I were on holiday in Kaikoura last week and wanted to eat at a restaurant that had great food. After reading some mixed reviews of other popular eating places in town we decided to drive out to Koura Bay Lodge (a short...More

Thank sherdoyle
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We were staying in Kaikoura and were looking for somewhere nice to go for dinner for our anniversary; a gift store owner in town mentioned Koura Bay to us, so we decided to go there - it was just lovely. The food, the service, the...More

1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

With the current situation in Kaikoura, there aren't many decent restaurants around. Koura Bay Lodge is an absolute gem. I will be returning for the food and hopefully to stay and play a round of golf at some time. I love the way that the...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Wow what a stunning place!! We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay :) all of the food was delicious. Our dinner- exquisitely cooked fresh meats and seasonal vegetables, creme brûlée to die for!!! The breakfast was superb, set us up for the day. A very high...More

Thank _debsandtrishy
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My wife and I went caught several fish and crawfish from our charter on Fish Kaikoura. We asked the chef at Koura Bay Lodge to cook them for us and surprise us with the outcome! Boy, did he ever. He steamed the crayfish, cooked our...More

Thank Floyd C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely facility beautiful location. Great food and very friendly staff also beautiful golf course without too many trees! A little trying to get there still buy if you ho early you can take the highway. Otherwise the inland route is quite scenic but longer.

Thank wyllieliz
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend away and a golf trip. The room was great, clean and with an incredibly comfortable bed. The shower was so good you didn't want to get out of it! The view was stunning from the room and the restaurant....More

Thank kerryz17
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 17 - USD 31
New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Koura Bay Drive, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 7477
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Koura Bay Lodge is just 5 km North of Kaikoura, and set between the Beautiful Kaikoura ranges and the Ocean, on a 9 Hole Golf Course. Our Restaurant is open for Dinner 6 days a week (Tuesday to Sunday) by reservation only , serving Kaikoura's local Cuisine.
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