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The Trading Rooms Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7656
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (52 reviews)
“mushy peas” (7 reviews)
“oysters” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 596 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Grouper B+. Roasted vegetables with quinoa F. Service A. Atmosphere A. Drinks A. Summary - What could have been a decent meal ruined by small portions and lukewarm food.More

Thank William F
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear William F, Thank you for your review. I would like to hear further about the issue with the foods specially about the roasted vegetables and quinoa - for us to learn and know where exactly to change or improve on that item. Kindly email...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic seafood platter here on the weekend, lovely spot out of the wind and in the sun until well into the evening. The staff were friendly, the Rose was chilled and the food was amazing! Would definitely recommend whiling away an afternoon here.

Thank jnb911
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi jnb911, Thank you so much for your comments on our foods, drinks and staff and for your recommendations. We are indeed delighted reading your review. Looking forward to serving you again next time :) Kind regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With many places closed on a Sunday night we decided to try the Trading Rooms Restaurant which was nice and cosy on a cool damp evening. We both had the fish and chips which was one of the best fish and chips with mushy peas...More

Thank Juliaam
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Juliaam, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your evening meal experience with us. And yes, we always make sure that all the products that we serve are fresh and are cooked based on our restaurant standards. Looking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Angus filet steak was simply tantalisingly delicious. I never wanted it to finish. The staff were very friendly and happy to help too If you come to this very pretty place and love steak. This is the place for you !!!

Thank Neil S
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Neil S, We love your review, thank you so much. And thank you for recommending us to our dear steak lovers out there. Looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a quick bite and some bubbles before our Black Cat Cruise on the Bay. We ordered Fish and chips, I had seen the food come out of the kitchen and it looked so good so we had that. Our servers we very...More

Thank gardengirl54
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear gardengirl54, Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy that everybody loves our new fish and chips and so our front team. We hope to see you again next time. Kindest regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can barely bring myself to go into details here. The food was poor and overpriced, much of it was cold. We waited 45 minutes for a dessert that it turned out they had forgotten to start making. It was one of the worst restaurant...More

Thank S W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found ourselves looking for dinner and stumbled upon this lovely place. The seafood platter was fantastic, perfectly cooked scallops, escargot, shrimp, calamari with some fish I'd never heard of...all wonderful with a mix of veggies. My hubby had fish and chips....his was NOT dry,...More

Thank katb530
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello katb530, Thank you so much for your comments. We have been working hard in providing great foods and service and we always feel grateful and inspired whenever customers get to appreciate them. Salute to our Chefs, I am sure they are beaming with big...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Both Ordered fish and chips. Fish was so dry and overcooked. . Average meal 6/10. Venue great. Lovely views Staff great. Service great.More

Thank anne255120
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi anne255120, Thanks for your comments specially about our staff, service and location. About the fish and chips issue, it would have been helpful if you made us aware on that time you were having them so that we can at least check or do...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would love to try some of the food here some time. I stopped in for a glass of wine and they had a great selection, plus they make nice coffees as well. The decor is warm and inviting and lots of sun gets in through...More

Thank SkuaDuck
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi SkuaDuck, Thank you so much for your comments. We hope to serve you lunch/dinner next time you visit Akaroa. Kindest regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is superb. The best in the area. Ill definitely recommend this place to family and friends.

Thank danielexaikali
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear danielexaikali, A big thanks from our Kitchen Department :) Our chefs are really working hard to producing superb foods here. Thanks for recommending us and see you again next time! Kind regards,

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Carla0911
26 October 2016|
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Response from TheTradingRooms | Property representative |
Good day, Carla0911! Sorry for the late reply. We will be open on Christmas day for lunch and dinner. If you would you like to have lunch, no need to book for a reservation pls pop on in and we will surely arrange a table... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Cuisine
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7656
  • E-mail
Description
Semi-fine dining dinner atmosphere and casual lunch experience, fine wine selection, beautiful sunset harbour views from the terrace. The Trading Rooms is a timeless historic venue, perfect for your special occasion.
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