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The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7656
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“salmon” (54 reviews)
“sorbet” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Staff was amazing, very welcoming and made us feel very special. The food was very good. My wife tried the lamb dish which she usually doesn't eat. and absolutely loved it. Now we can't wait to try the whole menu. Good balance of meat to...More

Thank russianterror
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for , four of us for dinner quite late in the evening . The decor with maroonish walls and beautiful paintings was very refreshing . The food was just superb and the service was very good. We ordered Fish & Chips ,...More

Thank 52SRA
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear 52SRA, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad that you appreciated the ambiance of the restaurant having the building as a Heritage Building here in Akaroa. Our team at The Trading Rooms are encouraged and motivated by your kind words...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here for lunch and were made to feel welcome on our arrival.. It's a lovely restaurant situated along the front with pleasant waterfront views. Although the restaurant was busy we didn't have to wait long for our meals to arrive. I had the...More

Thank Kiwianatraveller
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Kiwianatraveller, Thank you for giving the time to write us a review. Our team here at The Trading Rooms are thrilled to know that we have given you a wonderful experience with us. Your kind words serves as an encouragement for us to continue...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is well decorated, the staff extremely kind. The main dishes were Angus Beef, Chicken Supreme, chicken Fetuccini and Grilled Salmon. All were delicious.More

Thank Marcello B
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Marcello B, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Our team here at The Trading Rooms are thrilled to know that your family enjoyed our food and was well taken cared off by our staff. It is our pleasure to have you and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner on a very quiet night, being only one of two couples dining that night. The waitress explained that the restaurant is usually closed during July so they had only just reopened after a few weeks off to see how successful it...More

Thank Jacki H
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jacki H, Thank you for giving the time to leave us a wonderful review. We look at this quiet season in Akaroa as a chance for us to provide extra attention to our food and service. And our team here at The Trading Rooms...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at The Trading Rooms. Although it was the middle of winter and there was only one other couple in the restaurant, the food was delicious. I had the Akaroa salmon which was perfectly cooked. My partner enjoyed the lamb. We had the...More

Thank mandyp652
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear mandyp652, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are glad that you enjoyed the Akaroa Salmon, Lamb and Chocolate Fondant. Our team here at The Trading Rooms are glad that we have delivered you great food and exceptional service. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with fantastic service. They heard it was my wife's birthday and made a special desert for her. It was beautiful and a nice touch.More

Thank Dave B
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dave B, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are very appreciative to hear that our team members were able to provide impeccable hospitality during your lunch. We are looking forward to be of service to you again. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

great food and good company with a bit of sunshine and rain..Prefect little town to relax and have massages and facials.. and of course the organic wines!!More

Thank relaxedSouthIsland
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear relaxedSouthIsland, Thank you so much for your review from your last visit in our restaurant. Its also nice to know you had a wonderful time here in this little but jam-packed town of Akaroa! Our team here at The Trading Rooms is looking forward...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

What a find, we had such a great night here. Many restaurants are closed in Akaroa in Winter, be sure to check opening days and book here. The staff were so welcoming and helpful and friendly the whole night, I even got a candle in...More

Thank jcnick
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear jcnick, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We truly appreciate your kind words and this has been an affirmation and an encouragement to continue our goal to provide good food and exceptional service to our valued customers. It was our...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Overall a really nice dinner out, as a part of two couples. And it's always good to go for a meal in Akaroa. Service was good, attentive but not in your face. However the rare and blue steaks came out both rare (this was ameliorated...More

Thank AvesNZ
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear AvesNZ, Thank you for your honest review of your experience with us. Your commendations will be shared with the team and use it as a learning and motivational tool as we strive to improve. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us as it is...More

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danielakorem
16 December 2017|
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Response from TheTradingRooms | Property representative |
Hi Daniela, we serve lunch until 3 to 3:30PM depending on the flow of customers. After that will be snack menu then dinner at 6:30PM. Enjoy your cruise!
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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 9 - USD 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:30 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. Peak Season Opening Hours: From 11:30-9:00 PM / 7 Days Lean Season: From 10:30-7:30 PM and closes during midweek
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