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Koura Bay Lodge

$$$$, European,
75 Koura Bay Drive, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7477
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
75 Koura Bay Drive, Kaikoura 7371, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 19 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
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Every aspect of our stay at Koura Bay Lodge was of the highest standard. The best hospitality & views of Kaikoura, just stunning. From the minute we arrived, my husband & I were laughing & enjoying the best that life can offer. Played golf for...More

Thank NellyGurl01
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

You must do this one , visited in Dec2013 ! it will still be a special as the owner like me built and runs a golf course and shares a passion for golf as well as classic cars , and , we are both happy...More

Thank Sharpley
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great view of the ocean and great cuisine. I would definitely recommend this place I have been before!

Thank cdnz1235
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely a must for couples time out. Well maintained 9 hole golf course. Comfortable king bed with a lovely bathroom. We really enjoyed dinner. The venison was the best I have had for a very long time and the beef tender as....More

1  Thank Pauls C
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Make a reservation so you can enjoy this place. Out of town a bit but a lovely place to stay and the food was great

1  Thank pho2jen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Cuisine
New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
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 Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week (only on booking), serving Kaikoura's local Cuisine. Bar open anytime Lodge is attended for Food, Coffee & Drinks. Great for Functions including Weddings!!
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