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L'Escargot Rouge

67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8774
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“chicken pie” (3 reviews)
“baguette” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were out for a morning walk along Beach Road and came across this little take away/sit inside/outside. The cabinet food is freshly prepared and mouth watering. We were enjoying our tomato tarts when a tour group came by and one enquirer how the tomato...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for breakfast before an early departure and discovered this as one of the few places open before 8. Good range of bakery items and friendly staff. Frequented by the local tour guides which is a recommendation.

Thank Pdunchob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WOW my choices for lunch were amazing, being GF my choices are normally minimal. Everyone at my table had GF savoury and sweet delights for our meal. The food was not only delicious but reasonably priced. I had a yummy Feta and caramelized onion tart,...More

Thank Donkeylass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon coffee break in this centrally located cafe. Tables on the pavement, lots of variety on offer, even though we were only having coffee.

Thank iMunros
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Only came in for a bottle of water and a mini mince pie and even that was a chore. Rude service and attitude from server. Surprising given she was working in a customer service job. Will not return.

Thank leroySUk
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Calling in for a late lunch, we were pleasantly surprised to discover that the remaining sandwiches had been reduced to clear, with 50 per cent off. We bought a lamb and mint sandwich for just $2.50, which was very tasty. We can also recommend the...More

Thank rentaquote
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Friendly service. Coffee and snacks of the quality I would expect. Seating is not bad and we got a table easily.

Thank kuzak
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Only had some water and a pie from this cafe however the staff are extremely rude. Will never return. Very rude woman, very disappointing being in a customer service job.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We loved this tiny cafe serving French inspired breakfasts and excellent coffee. The coffee was so good we each had a second cup. The staff went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. There was an interesting selection of cabinet food to take...More

Thank josied1
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Quick lunch stop for a hot pie, a sandwich, a couple of flans, an apple tart and hot drinks. What a great place. Service was a little slow but it's a bank holiday here and they were really busy ... and they were coping well....More

Thank Blitz S
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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