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“Great Service - Very Pleasant Staff”

Akaroa Restaurant and Bar
Ranked #15 of 30 Restaurants in Akaroa
Price range: US$11 - US$31
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Open 7 days, from 11am till close (2016). We are open for Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday from 9am till 11am. L'hotel is situated right on the water's edge, with panoramic harbour views. L'hotel has an extensive menu using fresh local ingredients, and also catering for food intolerance's, with gluten free options on the menu. Perfect place to meet friends and family for a lively atmosphere and great food and wine.L'hotel has a fully licensed bar.
Napier
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Service - Very Pleasant Staff”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Very obliging wait staff. A busy night and our order was served pleasantly and promptly. I ordered the Groper with Prawns - excellent and my husband chose the Pasta. Both very good and generous servings. Thank you guys, keep up the good work!!

Visited May 2014
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Blenheim, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Marvellous seafood”
Reviewed 1 May 2014

L'Hotel is a waterfront restaurant with plenty outdoor seating. We only had lunch there as we were on a day trip to Akaroa. We had salt and pepper squid which was an enormous plateful of the most tender squid I have ever tasted, and a friend had the "dozen mussels" which totalled about 20 of the shellfish. Definitely value for money, in a lovely setting.

  • Visited April 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food and free evening snacks from the kitchen!”
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We ate lunch and dinner here over our weekend stay and enjoyed the food. Have eaten here on a previous visit too.
We were having a wine and beer one afternoon when the staff bought out a large platter to snacks free for patrons to eat! Amazing, my Irish in-laws couldn't believe, they've never seen the like. I must admit to only seeing it very rarely too. Its all nice deep fried food that tastes great but probably a bit naughty for you!

  • Visited April 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
256 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great Meals”
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Beautiful day sitting out in the sun overlooking the harbour. Staff were friendly we ordered fish n chips x2, A chicken burger & a vegetarian burger. All meals were very large, especially as it was lunch not dinner. The vegetarian burger was one of "the best meals ever" at a restaurant, and looked delicious. Will return & would recommend to others.

  • Visited March 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Waiting...”
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Arrived at L'Hotel for dinner without booking at 7pm the restaurant was3/4 empty. The staff after ignoring us for 10 minutes suggested we come back at 7.45. We went for a walk and returned at 7.45 to find the restaurant almost full, but we got seated right away. We ordered drinks and waited 25mins for the drinks to arrive. We then ordered and waited another hour for our meals! They were lovely and good value. But the staff seemed harassed and unfriendly and no one asked if we needed more drinks and they took the wine list off the table. It was also cold at our table due to the awnings not being tired down very well... lucky we had plenty of time and my partner jogged back to the hotel and got a cardigan for me... :/

Visited November 2013
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