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L'Escargot Rouge

67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8774
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful array of cabinet food on display,all made in their kitchen. There is a choice for all ,meat vegetarians and plenty of sweet treats as well. Inside and outside seating. Excellent Coffee and very friendly service. I can’t get the rating buttons to work...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quaint small cafe that serves great food and fabulous coffee. On a weekend trip to Akaroa we found it to be really busy for lunch on Sunday but well worth the wait we had to get our meal. Monday morning breakfast was served much...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Homemade muesli & yoghurt, fresh fruit and freshly made pain au chocolat & croissant - absolutely beautiful and good size portions, along with great coffee and friendly staff. A must when you're in Akaroa.

Thank Vickeez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a raisin danish and a large mocha. Was a bit more expensive at $11 but lovely quality. Was a bit confused as sign said deli but nothing like a deli. More lunch bar type food. Only two danish choices. Lovely fresh danish and nice...More

Thank Antarisha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous coffee and gluten free baked cheesecake while totally enjoying the view. All the baked goods looked delish and the staff were friendly.

Thank Odette R
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of pies and slices - all were delish, but the bacon and egg pie's top was a touch rubbery. Slices were great, and the lamb curry pie very pleasant. Good drinks, but not hot. A steady stream of clients, including locals,...More

Thank Ezra710
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the best date scone we have ever had!! Coffee was great too... There was an excellent selection of gluten free items too which is always a bonus to see!

Thank sally m
Reviewed 29 August 2017

All home baking and the date scones are very tasty. The service from the staff is nice and friendly. Looks out over the harbour.

Thank stlth
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Looking for a little place for a quite brunch, this is it, great food, nice service and the coffee, so I was told, was fantastic, simple food cook and presented well

Thank jandbatkins
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were very glad that this cafe was open at 7:30am on a Sunday morning in July when we visited. My family and all had breakfast and declared it to be excellent; the coffee was great too and the service was efficient and friendly. The...More

Thank Medon L
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Restaurant Details

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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