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67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8774
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff. Great choice of food. pleasant outlook over bay. Service was very good and helpful. would return again

Thank LEB684
New Zealand
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful food selection and lovely ladies at the counter. We enjoyed an early morning breakfast. Coffee was great and the place was buzzing with locals as well as visitors - always a good sign.

Thank RobboNewZealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff behind the counter had disgusting manners. All arguing behind the counter making a full shop feel uneasy.

Thank cheree123
Waterloo, Canada
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342 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Great place for coffee and a snack. A delicious array of nibbles to go with the drink. Great scones and other nibblies. Reach it from the pier by turning left off the pier and down into the main town.maybe a 20 minute brisk walk. Worth the visit.

Thank Love2travelGuelph
Los Angeles, California
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I fell in love with this city and this restaurant was played a big part in that. They were very busy but very efficient. Their coffee beverages are wonderful and they have a ton of treats to choose from. I was told that their brownies are to die for but we opted for a caramel shortbread crumble that was out... More 

Thank KarlaDiane
Saitama Prefecture, Japan
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We purchased the salmon bagel and roasted vegetables pie to go for a picnic on the nearby hillside. Both were generously portioned and absolutely delicious. The food case of prepared food like this had mostly meat/fish items but there were a few vegetarian options as well. There are tables if you want to eat on site. We would definitely buy... More 

Thank Mark A
Overton, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Immaculate deli coffee shop overlooking the bay. We were here very early morning and met with a great welcome, and great coffee. Great homemade cakes as well

Thank DavidD4204
Bangkok, Thailand
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323 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped by at L'Escargt Rouge and picked a few pieces of pastries to take with for our long road trip. They were absolutely Super! And they were still good three days later with no refrigeration. Highly recommended.

Thank Kovit S
Forster, Australia
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We stopped here for lunch on return from our Akaroa Dolphins harbour cruise. We both had a "small" sausage roll each - about 75x75x50mm! (I believe the large is twice the size!) Friendly staff and plenty of tables both in and out on the sidewalk overlooking the harbour.

Thank Bob T
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Excellent Pies, and bakery style food. Can recommend if you are short on time. Fairly small, so getting a table could be problematic

Thank DHC2-Man

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 8774

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?