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Ma Maison

2 Rue Jolie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7668
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood chowder” (33 reviews)
“salmon” (35 reviews)
“caesar salad” (10 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Rue Jolie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is our favourite lunch restaurant in Akaroa. Service is wonderful. Food consistently outstanding with a great wine list to match. Fantastic location with Sea view & breeze.

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our final nights dinner at Ma Maison as a family and all four of us were thrilled with the delicious food and wine all accompanied by excellent service and beautiful bay views.

Thank Bethyboo81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Ma Maison. The food was excellent and the service attentive without being intrusive. My husband had the lamb duo and I had the Pork Belly. We shared the scallops for entree and the Eton mess for dessert.

Thank Libby K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing view on this gorgeous day and beautifully cooked fresh salmon for lunch. Service was quick and it had an authentic French connection.

Thank K4kev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was warm enough to sit outside and it was nice to have the view of the bay while enjoying our dinner. We both have the fresh salmon which was, without doubt, the best we've ever tasted - and it was cooked perfectly. Service was...More

1  Thank oxford47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a top-class restaurant in a stunning setting. There is a super staff, attentive, friendly, yet unobtrusive! The scallop starter that we shared was delicious - it takes a good chef to get them right - well done here! My husband had a perfect...More

1  Thank MObelf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite simply the best meal we have had in the last 2 weeks of holiday. The standard of cuisine could easily have been on master chef and the chef did not have to use the phrase "fine dining" which is over used in NZ.

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had seared Akaroas salmon which brought out the flavour of the slamon. With new boiled potatoes in thier skin, greeb beans and cherry tomatoes with a hollandise sauce. It was mouth watering. .No need to have dessert. The other dinner was blue cod in...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in here for after dinner drinks and dessert. We were welcomed by Ange who is the new hostess and what a lady. She made us laugh and feel right at ease even though we were a bit noisy. We had a terrible dinner...More

2  Thank leeannebaker3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food - one of the best steaks I’ve ever had. Fantastic service, professional but still with personality. I would 100% recommend this restaurant!

2  Thank E-Lizzle80
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Rue Jolie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7668
  • E-mail
Overlooking Dailey's wharf and the Akaroa Harbour, Ma maison is one of Akaroa's hidden gems. The view speaks for itself! Set away from the hustle and bustle, our Restaurant offers a very private dining experience, one to be enjoyed and savoured.
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