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The Brasserie Kitchen And Bar

41 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8585
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (14 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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Akaroa on a non-cruise day, which having previously been there when a large cruise ship was anchored in the bay which made this idyllic too busy. You can check cruise schedule for Akaroa by Googling. The Brasserie has a lovely relaxing feel, the...More

Thank EnglishHugh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were looking for lunch at 3pm and this establishment offered a good menu, not just cakes and tea. The green lipped mussels were tremendous and the cheese platter a hit.

Thank Scottishsuese
Reviewed 1 week ago

went early on a sunny Sunday morning for breakfast and was not disapointed with the food and the service. We sat outside in amongst the trees which was beautiful

Thank P5745NPchris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in and had a great coffee and ultra fresh pastry. Beautiful place great service and fresh delicious food.

Thank daleaus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here a week or so ago and ordered the beef burger! The coffee here is great too! Perfect place for lunch on a warm day in the amazing garden :)

Thank 178Hutchinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very poor because we had to wait an out for our main course and the waiter got our food mixed up, luckily the food was very good and we would definitely come back.

Thank Glenda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, our daughter and I live in Auckland. My daughter and husband wanted to surprise me and celebrate my milestone birthday in Akaroa. Lunch was booked here for October 23rd at 11.45 am and emailed confirmation was received on the 22nd. When we arrived...More

Thank Beverley G
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Calamity of a Sunday morning breakfast. Four of us dining, three got incorrect orders. Several servers, none knowing what each other was doing. To their credit, they did give us free drinks for the mess they created. Now to the food, average food with no...More

Thank classicchch
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch and enjoyed the wonderful courtyard. Good offering of menu items from breakfast to lunch. The indoors seating is also great if the weather isn’t perfect. We had the chicken mushroom risotto. Good cheese flavor. Lacking on the fresh mushrooms...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A gorgeous spot to sit in the sun and have a drink and bite to eat. We went for lunch and had the mussels, steak sandwich, ratatouille and burger. Everything came out together and the food was very tasty. We really enjoyed the garden setting.

Thank Tammy B
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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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
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
  • E-mail
"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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