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Overlooking Daly'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. Since 2002, Ma Maison has been delighting locals and visitors to Akaroa with the very best cuisine, cocktails and setting. We’re open for Brunch, Lunch and a la carte Dining.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Seafood, New Zealand, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, Live Music, Waterfront, Playgrounds, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loving the new menu! Great vego choices. Service was top notch as usual. A firm fav every time we get to Akaroa. Keep up the great work.

Date of visit: June 2021
Helpful?4  
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent meal tonight. Always a standout with the best service in town, a great drinks list with a large selection of delicious gins a bonus. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2021
Helpful?4  
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service, great food, nice setting and a great vibe. The staff were excellent and attentive, the mood in the restaurant for lunch was really nice. The mains were delicious, entrees were good but not exceptional.

Date of visit: April 2021
Helpful?5  
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Starters very good scallops and crispy squid. Main course 2 fillet steak both over cooked... Should have sent back but by the time we were asked by waitress too much time had passed. Mentioned again when paying bill. Total of $235 for 2 pax... Really...needs to be betterMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 9 May 2021 via mobile

We popped in for cocktails and decided to come back for dinner. Great drinks menu, very good food and an all round pleasant experience. Thanks to all the staff.

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?4  
Reviewed 8 May 2021 via mobile

We wanted some seafood but not the usual. WOW what a treat. Seared tuna appetizer with marinated shitake mushrooms with other items....divine! Scallop appetizer presented beautifully and "double yum". "Fish of the day" Akaroa salmon - doesn't get much better than that! Port and cheese....Overall an amazing meal.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?4  
Reviewed 4 May 2021 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Loved the food, atmosphere and the staff. We would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?4  
Reviewed 4 May 2021 via mobile

Exquisite food. Great service. The ambiance at this lovely modern bistro by the harbour is laid back while the quality is top notch . The meat dishes, seafood and desserts were all well executed. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2021
Helpful?3  
Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

Excellent service, fantastic food. The staff were very accomodating, even organised a lift for us back to our hotel when it was raining.

Date of visit: April 2021
Helpful?4  
Reviewed 20 April 2021 via mobile

Amazing. Had an awesome dinner here with incredible service. Cocktails were lovely and kids well catered to. Had scallops , tuna, pork belly and beef and all were impeccably cooked and well executed. Would highly recommend you try this place, especially if you want the...kids to have a great meal but also the adults be able to get something nice that’s not just burgers and pizza!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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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