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The Brasserie Kitchen And Bar

41 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8585
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (13 reviews)
“french toast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 555 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for a brunch here the other day and it was pretty good. The french toast and the eggs Benedict are all I can speak to but both were presented well and tasted good. They had a couple of Cassel's beers on tap and...More

Thank AvesNZ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Un Bijou. a place for everyone. a menu for all sort of tastes. very friendly staff and the chef even made us a breakfast meal out of bteakfast hours.value for money. the pcture shows CROQ MONSIEUR and FRENCH TOAST WITH BACON AND BANANA. yumyum

Thank Markus L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had decaffeinated cappuccinos on a particularly cold morning. The cafe was well heated and the coffee was good, but at $5.50 per cup I thought that it was expensive. The Brasserie charges extra for decaf even though packets of decaf normally...More

Thank Anonymous1and2
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing seafood chowder!!! Actually the best I've had anywhere muy bueno. Great wee outdoor courtyard too

Thank bridieo922
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The service is great, the vibes is awesome, but the food is to die for. I ordered the mussels and I can’t get enough of it. You have to eat here when in Akaroa.

Thank flongcob
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We were walking around Akaroa and decided we needed to find somewhere for a casual lunch We found this place and it looked nice with a large number of seating options in their garden We were not disappointed in fact all the meals were fantastic...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent a couple of days in Akaroa last week and walked around the bay to find The Brasserie and what a find it was the most outstanding and delicious vegetarian breakfast I've ever eaten thankyou my husband enjoyed his bacon and...More

Thank Pania W
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Gorgeous outdoor area. Good service, good coffee. Would be great to come back in the Summer months. Can imagine long afternoons sitting in the sun!

Thank Flowergirl4a
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious breakfast in a lovely setting, the vegetarian breakfast is hard to beat, and a ten out of ten for the coffees.

Thank Meg-NZmoo
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Arrived for lunch a little early. Ordered drinks then waited and waited. Gave up waiting and went in only to be told they had been making coffee. I ordered a beer from the tap that shouldn’t have taken long. The menu was tatty and needed...More

Thank GSX1300
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5 April 2018|
Response from Carlos-W-C | Property representative |
5 April 2018|
Response from zannadimebag | Reviewed this property |
yes u can
9 September 2016|
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Response from Darth-Reviewer | Reviewed this property |
When we went, it was fairly quiet, however if your going in the summer months then I would say to make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 8585
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"The Brasserie is one of Akaroa's best restaurants. Your hosts, Carlos and Saowani invite you to step into their beautiful garden and escape the hustle and bustle outside. We have all day menu with electic and French European influence as well as Asian inspired menu. We have a wide range of boutique wines and Craft beers and All Press coffee available to compliment our Menu. The focus is on local, seasonal ingredients and there is an abundance of fresh vegetables as well as Asian and European herbs from our garden. There is also a BBQ menu to enjoy. Indoor and outdoor seating. We are open 8am till late 7 days a week, so come and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner with us or just soak up the atmosphere with a drink. We also have a range of pastries and muffins to accompany our great Allpress coffee."
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