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Ma Maison Restaurant & Bar

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Seafood, New Zealand, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fabulous restaurant with the ocean view, perfect for a sunny day. Me and my partner had a lovely lunch and couple of glasses of good wine. Attentive staff even though the place was very busy due to Matariki weekend. Thanks.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just perfect. We returned again, the atmosphere is great - cosy and intimate, the staff friendly and approachable but not overbearing. The risotto was perfect for the dreary night outside and my partner had the lamb. Shared the cheesecake with a little tipple! Great drinks...list too!More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good but not exceptional. Oysters a disappointment. Served in shells but it came from a pottle and most of the seawater saltiness that makes an oyster special, has been washed off or drained off. Squid was a bit rubberish, but all else was...ok. Lovely atmosphere, good service. Definitely not my first choice….More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Akaroa from Boston, we stopped for late lunch at Ma Maison, recommended by a local friend. The fish was fabulous, perfectly prepared. The special was yummy as was the seared tuna and the eggs benedict. The staff could not have been friendlier or more...accomodating and delightful. From 6 to 66 we were all delighted. Can't wait to visit again.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very special occasion and the setting was perfect for my Aussie visitors. Food presentation was good and the service was quick & friendly. I had the scallops & they were superb.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was disappointing for what you are paying with meals being luke warm. Wrong utensils were given for the lamb as it really need a steak knife to cut. Sides are required as they are small mains. Sweetcorn seasonal vegetable in May? Asked what the...fish was for the evening, was informed it was gurnard yet received grouper. Service was icey never got asked if we wanted another drink or if the meals were okay.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From booking online, to the warm welcome and fabulous food. We could not fault the restaurant or service. Amy was wonderful recommending craft beers and giving exceptional service The food was AMAZING. À lovely night out thank you

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 25 May 2022 via mobile

Easy booking online with a quick email confirmation back . Service delightful Food was just spot on ! I had the pork belly ( not to fatty ) and my wife the lamb - superb! Great gin menu too 😊

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 23 May 2022 via mobile

We have just dined here. The blue cod was lovely as was the lamb. However the tarakihi did not taste fresh and was dreadfully overcooked. The steak was pitifully small🤔

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 9 May 2022

Service attentive and friendly even on the busy night we were there. We had a group booking and food arrived in great timing - the steak was perfection - the best I have had in a long time - squid flavourful and a generous portion....The winner … the dark chocolate mousse. Is good back just for another serving! Outside area was a little chilly to start but once everyone arrived it warmed up quicker than expected! Thank you for a wonderful evening Ma Maison!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Ma Maison Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4