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“cool , happening place”

HarBar Beachfront Cafe
Ranked #10 of 30 Restaurants in Akaroa
Price range: US$3 - US$20
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: View
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating
Kerikeri, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
181 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“cool , happening place”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Loved it here ,came twice with friends. really nice casual place with a great atmosphere, really friendly staff, and the blue cod bites where amazing. Can't get a better view than from this waterside location.

  • Visited March 2014
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
139 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Lovely place to sit and relax”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

What an amazing little place to have a drink whilst the sun sets. The bar practically sits in the water and feels like you are sat on a lovely terrace in the Med. Staff are friendly, chatty and easy going. By default we were there at Happy Hour and enjoyed some well priced drinks.

As we were a bit peckish we decided to share a pizza which was a bit disappointing to be honest, the bought in pizza base was dry and like cardboard.

Would definately recommend for drinks and would try other menu items - just not pizza.

  • Visited April 2014
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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Stunning location and Scenery overlooking the bay”
Reviewed 27 February 2014

On a recent two week visit from the U.K. to South Island we returned twice to this charming, rustic, little bar and restaurant which boasts location, location, location. Friendly and polite staff, menu was varied, adequate and reasonably priced and the food was very good quality. Happy Hour 4 - 7.00 p.m. Ambiance perfect and this must be more evident when it is dusk and the rope lights come on and the wood burner is lit - a lovely little place to spend a romantic evening.

  • Visited February 2014
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Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect place for a casual meal and drinks - located right on the water, we sat for a couple of hours embracing the view”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Liked everything! Over water location, food, ambience. Owners need to cover the middle section of the decking so when it rains no-one gets wet.

Visited February 2014
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Bath, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice little bar, good waterfront views”
Reviewed 22 February 2014

This little bar is just outside the main Akaroa seafront restaurant strip, and looks over the water to the jetty. Lovely views, laid back Kiwi-style service, good coffee. When it's windy they let down plastic windbreaks to keep you comfortable.

  • Visited February 2014
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