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Ma Maison

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7668
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on the menu but it was different and the items we wanted weren't available. Not a major as there were plenty of other great options. It took a little longer than usual for someone to offer to take our drinks order so by that time we were ready to order entrées and mains as well.... More 

Thank Suzy P
St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Being our first evening in Akoroa, and Valentines night we were apprehensive about getting a table anywhere! However, doing. 'Walk in' at around 5pm, the guys here were most helpful and fixed a table for us later that evening Good menu with acceptable choice of wines. We both had fish, salmon and blue cod which was delicious Pleasant and helpful... More 

Thank Paul H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very average considering the prices.Despite making an emailed confirmation of reservation we turned up and they had no record.Not shown to table. Water was warm.Lengthy time of service with no interest shown by wait staff.Food reasonable although steak and veg undercooked for which we received a credit.Good choice of wines and cocktails.Nice setting and decor.

Thank tigersChristchurch
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was yummy I took the fresh salmon from Akaora. Best fish I eat in new Zélande !!! The service was very lovely and Look after us . The view from the terrace is just amazing. Best restaurant in Akaora.

1 Thank Nicolas D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent our last day having dinner here. We were seated outside, accommodated and served us nicely- offered drinks, meals and checked our food.. We really enjoyed our meal but the fish and chips was just average.. We had a dessert and we love it too..

Thank FallonA85
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Two ships from Princess Cruises were in so the town was besieged by passengers and crew alike. Being one of the passengers I knew in advance, so a booking was made, sound advice. Our table was by the window overlooking the bay which was bathed in glorious sunshine, if not a bit chilly for February. The lunch menu was already... More 

2 Thank Hendo510
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The service and food was superb, fillets cooked exactly medium rate. Scallop starter was subtle and tasty. Service was attentive and not intrusive. Well done Rod and the team

1 Thank Justin B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I popped late afternoon into ma Maison in order to make an evening table reservation for dinner. On this Sunday the weather and the view across the harbor were so beautiful that we decided to take a sun-downer there. After clarifying whether we had to order drinks at the bar or if table service was in operation,... More 

1 Thank Michael B
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful place in Akaroa got a good winelist and a supurb menu from which it is hard to choose from. We had the fish of the day which was very well prepared and a pinot gris to share it with. Waiters are very helpfull and friendly, definitly one of my favorites.

Thank AlexMeester
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food average. Amazing atmosphere but very slow sloppy service. Wine is expensive and again the service is sad

Thank 743prueh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7668

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?