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Ma Maison

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6 Rue Balguerie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7668
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (35 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (32 reviews)
“caesar salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Rue Balguerie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 441 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little quaint restaurant with a beautiful view of the harbor. The seafood chowder and local recommended wines were good but the spicy chicken Caesar salad was amazing.

Thank PhilippeR1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at this beautiful restaurant. Very friendly staff and excellnet food. Value for money. Very clean and spacious with views, need to reserve a table in peak times.

Thank HGC_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing meal last night then went back for brunch this morning... the location is idyllic with a view of the water... the food is ridiculously good and the staff are friendly. Serving sizes are huge... I had the ma maison big breakfast...More

Thank antglyph
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked straight across the road from our accomodation. Great hosts,lovely food. I had the duck, the portion too much for me so hubby helped out with that. Hubby had seafood chowder and the pork belly. No dessert as too chocker. On the pricey side.

Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

After recently moving to Akaroa I have been eating my way around the local cafes and restaurants of which there are a number of for such a small place. Today, for a birthday treat I headed to the fantastic Ma Maison to enjoy a late...More

1  Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 12 October 2017

For 17 days in South Island, carefully analyzing reviews, we kept an open mind and searched desperately for a fine dining experience. Eventually we gave up, lowered our expectations, and started eating pies and cryovaced meals. On our second last day we found the perfect...More

1  Thank Dojii
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Nice setting and very pleasant staff. The food extremely average for price. Had fish and chips - blue cod and partner had lamb. Expected food to be presented and to taste like a fine dinning experience but this was not the case. The food was...More

Thank Ethel R
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We’ve been here a few times and always found this place good. The warm welcome on a cold day with the open fire going really worked, and we enjoyed a couple of glasses of Roaring Meg Central Otago Pinot with lunch. I had the Caesar...More

Thank frankiethe
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent G&Ts and beer. Lovely view out over the harbour to the surrounding hills when sitting outside. Happy hour too.

Thank adwadw
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here. The meal was nice, but the service slow and a little disappointing. The views of the sunset was lovely.

Thank resilientgal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rue Balguerie | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7668
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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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