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Jacobs Bistro

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6 Rue Lavaud | The Grand Hotel Akaroa, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7011
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Gold Coast, Australia
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We attended a Birthday Party there in December they catered for two parties of over 20 and the meals were very good indeed . A well known Pub for the locals....well patronised.

Thank Julia G
Greater Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Great price food was excellent . The lady was very friendly . The place was very clean. We will tell our friends and family

Thank 565Asha
Whitianga, New Zealand
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Soup was outstanding but Fillet Steak although nice was drenched in a heavy sauce, so not a complaint but constructive that this sauce should be in a small jug instead,

Thank DavidinNZ
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2015

I have always liked this restaurant. Yes, its older, but has a lovely feel to it. Great window seats in the sunset. One waitress on for about 17 people, but she coped without any stress at all. We started with the garlic bread, which was four good sized crunchy pieces, plenty for two. To follow I had the whitebait patties,... More 

Thank Correna B
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2012

What a disappointment The Grand, Akaroa is. My parter and I had intended having a pub meal and watching the rugby on Saturday night. Arriving at 8pm we were greeted by a grumpy publican and surley bar staff who told us if we wanted a meal "we had better hurry." Well I never! what a charming way to start. Not.... More 

4 Thank Bernadette C

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  • Address: 6 Rue Lavaud | The Grand Hotel Akaroa, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7011
  • This restaurant is at The Grand Hotel Akaroa

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