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L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar

) #15 of 25 Restaurants in Akaroa $$ - $$$ Seafood, ,
75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7842
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“pizza” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, New Zealand, Bar, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 224 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great wee place to dine with children. Best to book as it did get very busy. Lovely food I highly recommend the seafood pizza!!!!!

Thank Sonya Devon W
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Sonya, Thanks you for taking the time to let everybody now you think our Seafood pizza's are the best!! We hope to see you back really soon Take Care Megan

Reviewed 11 July 2017

A pleasant surprise -- we've had drinks and snacks here. Recently we stopped in here for lunch on a weekday. Instead of burgers or pizza, we tried the seafood platter. Good choice! It was an excellent assortment of things -- the battered fish was wonderful,...More

Thank Marla H
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Marla, Thank you for taking the time to review our Seafood Platters, These are one of our top sellers. We are so happy you enjoyed your dining experience and look forward to seeing you back. Take care Megan

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Thursday night and what to do, Pizza night at Le Hotel, open fire, not many people about, but it is winter in Akaroa, fantastic service and food, even do takeaway, enjoyed enough to go back 43 more timesMore

Thank jandbatkins
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As an owner i love reading these reviews from people like yourself, My team ALL work really hard to give a good level of service. whether it's food or customer service it is nice to know we are getting it right. Thanks and we look...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The Best Eat Out place in town, excellent atmosphere and service, the meals are 5 star quality, love it 😄👌☕️🍸🍾🍰🍜🍕🍬

Thank sonya cher H
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sonya Cher H , Thanks for letting us know you enjoyed your recent dining experience. We hope to see you soon Take care Megan

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beautiful day sat outside after our boat trip for lunch. Staff real good not sure if the have French accent lessons but who cares adds to the overall experience. Had one of the best seafood platters of our trip with a nice local white wine.More

Thank 120851Bwc
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you 120851Bwc Sorry i have to laugh we do have a mix of nationalities working for us, from French, Dutch, English and kiwi's, My self a kiwi have very little french but our team are very passionate. we are very lucky to have them...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I order the entree of salt n pepper calamari w a slice of lemon and a sweet chilli n lemongrass dipping sauce $16 ,well, I actually needed to add salt to it for some flavour. Forget about the sauce 😫 I made a mistake of...More

Thank Mei Lin F
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Mei Lin F So sorry to read you review and i am disappointed with my kitchen team for not delivering quality product. We usually get rave reviews from customers that the Salt and Pepper Calamari was just right, I myself eat this and find...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

So a flat white is $4.50... that's normal. But a Cappuccino is $5.50? Add a take away cup is an additional 50c. Maybe a dollar extra labour to make extra foam...? And a 500% mark up on a 10c cup....? At least the coffee was...More

Thank Jase N
LHotel175, Manager at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, i"m glad you enjoyed your coffee, our barista's pride themselves on making consistently good coffee, i can also assure you that our coffee cups cost more than 10c a cup, if you looked closely at...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

So many places to choose from, but decided to drop in here for lunch. Good idea, good friendly service and a great view of the bay, not to mention how good the food was!! Yum

Thank turoar
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Turoar, Short and sweet thanks We hope to see you back Regards Megan

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Wild winds & rainy day which didn't ruin the experience. Service was exceptional food was absolutely beautiful very relaxing & enjoyable atmosphere highly recommended

Thank simonej362
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Simonej362 Thanks for your review, Take Care Megan

Reviewed 6 April 2017

We were a group of friends staying at Akaroa House so booked in for a meal on Sunday night. The service was very friendly and the food beautiful!! We thoroughly enjoyed sitting outside under the heaters as the weather was not that great in Akaroa...More

Thank Wisely13
LHotel175, Owner at L'Hotel Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Wisely13, Great to read your experience at L'Hotel was friendly and beautiful and you would recommend to anyone We hope you well return to visit us on your next trip to Akaroa. Until then take care Megan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$37
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand (Formerly Akaroa Restaurant and Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7842
  • E-mail
Description
Open 7 days, from 11am till close (2016). We are open for Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday from 9am till 11am. L'hotel is situated right on the water's edge, with panoramic harbour views. L'hotel has an extensive menu using fresh local ingredients, and also catering for food intolerance's, with gluten free options on the menu. Perfect place to meet friends and family for a lively atmosphere and great food and wine.L'hotel has a fully licensed bar.
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