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Ma Maison

6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7668
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ma Maison is a restaurant in a lovely location overlooking the harbour in Akaroa. It is run by 2 young men. We were asked to choose a table as they weren't busy. We ordered the duo of lamb and the fillet of beef,- both well...More

Thank Sheilambutcher
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked fairly last minute due to another restaurant cancelling on us. It was quite busy, but our table was ready and our two waiters were really friendly and professional from the start. The starter and main food was amazing!! (prawn, duck and beef). I...More

Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We lucked out with this restaurant when we had to find a place to eat quickly after out toddler got cranky. But when we settled down and the food came, it was just blissful! The fillet I had was probably one of the best ive...More

Thank Mani_Prav
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had onw takeaway dinner and one lunch at this place. The flavors of the dishes were superb. Very nicely cooked aromatic dishes served by courteous waiters. Highly recommend.

Thank Creyons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Positioned in a fabulous location overlooking Akaroa harbour, this place has the potential to easily achieve 5 stars and be the top restaurant in Akaroa if they could get their service on point as the food is outstanding. We were there on a holiday weekend...More

Thank BringOnTheFun
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A real jewel in "tired" Akaroa. Service was very French and professional. Food was better than expected and a decent portion. Recommend the Steak. Wine selection is excellent and designed to complement the menu.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely meal in very pleasant surroundings overlooking Akaroa Harbour.We can highly recommend.

Thank davefayd
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Great views to the harbour and very pleasant ambience. While the seafood chowder and duck liver pate starters were nice both the lamb and particularly the pork belly were way too salty. Really disappointing - you can always add seasoning but you can't take it...More

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Very quiet night. I was the only guest for a while. Blue cod was excellent, and the fries were crisp. Service mostly good, but a bit off-hand at the start. Was waved in the general direction of my table.

Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We chose to come here for the location and were not disappointed. The setting is great, the food is fine but the service is a bit lacking and the wine list over priced.

Thank CaravannersDandK
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Hi there, just checking if you are open Christmas Day? Many thanks,!
26 October 2016|
Response from Sharon H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but you will need to contact the owners
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail