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The Trading Rooms Restaurant

) #8 of 25 Restaurants in Akaroa $$ - $$$ Seafood, European,
71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7656
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (52 reviews)
“oysters” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our 2nd visit to this restaurant and again the food was first class. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant when visiting Akaroa.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Went a year ago it was seriously good. The refrigerated seafood that I just got served was over cooked and rubbish. The only saving grace was the 2013 Pegasus bay pinot. The food was dull and just we'll below average for what use to be...More

3  Thank Sam W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Six of us for dinner were well looked after; there were good food choices and everything tasted great. A very good restaurant indeed!

Thank John H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We were there on a warm autumn afternoon, although it was a bit cool inside. The place was a bit grubby, including bathroom and menus. Themed is ok, dirty is not. We had duck spring rolls and the sea food platter. What sort of restaurant...More

Thank classicchch
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

A port of call on our cruise in NZ. After a wander round the harbour we called in for lunch. Lovely, prompt service and food was brilliant. We both had seafood chowder and sat smiling at how good the chowder tasted. We washed it down...More

Thank YorkshireZimmer
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Recently stayed in Akaroa with a group of 6 of us, we decided to go out for a meal on the Saturday night and couldn't decide where to go, due to the good comments on trip advisor this was the choice! When we turned up...More

Thank saz8929
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went here for dinner with a couple of friends on a Saturday evening. We'd been to a quite elaborate dinner party the night before and were all craving something straightforward, and two orders of fish and chips and one of pasta, with a glass of...More

Thank MobileKiwi
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We arrived in Akaroa on a cold & wet day by tender from our cruise ship. We couldn't do much else but wander around the shops along the waterfront and we finally warmed up at The Trading Rooms. The coffee was really A+ which we...More

Thank Tricia1401
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We have a six-month old in a large buggy, so not always the easiest customers to fit in, but on enquiring about the possibility of grabbing a meal, the staff were very quick to assure us they could help, and made us feel very welcome...More

Thank Deb D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Wow what has happened to this restaurant. It used to be amazing but on this occasion it was terrible. Lovely menu so poorly executed. Oysters were the worst we have ever eaten. Mussels unseasoned and bland. Fillet steak chewy and mushrooms were totally inedible. We...More

Thank MonMun
TheTradingRooms, General Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hi MonMun, Thank you for your review. Apologies about your experience, it must be the language barrier. About the foods, we always make sure that everything's fresh and all are made to order. This is the first time after quite a long time that we...More

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Carla0911
25 October 2016|
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Response from TheTradingRooms | Property representative |
Good day, Carla0911! Sorry for the late reply. We will be open on Christmas day for lunch and dinner. If you would you like to have lunch, no need to book for a reservation pls pop on in and we will surely arrange a table... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7656
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Description
Exciting modern cooking, fine wine selection, beautiful sunset harbour views from the terrace. The Trading Rooms is a timeless historic venue, perfect for your special occasion.
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