Lovely dinner on arrival to Akaroa. Small friendly restaurant with quick service and nice good. On the pricier end of the spectrum.
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Every course we had was 5* clams in sauce delicious. .whole sole yummm..bread the wine ...superb. ..friendly staff ....only downside was the hike back up the hill to van park...full of beautiful food and wine ...make sure u stop there
Hi Candy C Thank you for your kind words. Its a hard hike back up the hill, but im glad it was worth it. regards richard
My husband's choice of restaurant for his birthday dinner did not disappoint. The staff and owner went the extra mile to ensure we had a wonderful evening. From the great service and amazing food to the birthday candle in my husband's dessert, well done guys!...More
We were so looking forward to our anniversary dinner. Ugh. Unfortunately it was so disappointing. 1. The wine list was a no go! The choice of wine was poor & to be honest who drinks a 2013 savingnon Blanc. 2. The choice of dishes was...More
Hi rachaelh869 Thanks for taking the time to review our little bistro. its always disappointing to read a negative review. We however are very proud to support local wineries with our Canterbury wine list, out of the 121 wines we has on our wine list,...More
An unfriendly welcome, even though we’d booked, led us to a very tightly squashed table. They certainly pack in as many as they can here, which means a waiter’s backside literally sitting on your postage stamp table when serving the tables either side. The menu...More
Hi Susan, Sorry you found your dining experience with us disappointing. we do not advertise ourselves as a french restaurant, that is something we have inherited from other tripadvisor users. The season however wouldn't be complete without someone complaining the "little" bistro is to small,...More
The Little Bistro is a busy and very small place. We shared an excellent venison carpaccio (should have ordered one each). The salmon cooked medium rare with saffron, peas, lamb and bok choy was light and very good but not necessarily a stand out. The...More
As someone who’s been privileged to dine in some of the best restaurants in Australasia and internationally, including Michelin starred, it was great that this experience lived up to its growing reputation. I don’t think I’ve ever eaten Salmon cooked so perfectly, the terrine was...More
Hi FergusMc2, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time at The Little Bistro. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Mai
Best meal I’ve had in a long time. Managed to score a table at the window and watched the world go past while having the most delicious and flavorful dinner while staying at Akaroa. Intimate and cost feel.
Hi ChurchillKiwi, Thank you for the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience here at The Little Bistro. I hope you spent a wonderful time in Akaroa. Regards, Mai
A delicious meal made with local produce. The pork really was a treat, wine very tasty and local! Great service and atmosphere. Will definitely be returning.
Hi Lauri B, Thank you for your lovely review! We are very glad you enjoyed our food, wine and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Mai
This lovely little place offers a delightful casual evening meal opportunity. The menu offers both variety and coherence. The ingredients are locally sourced. The food, on the occasion we ate there, was well prepared and professionally served. An extensive wine list offers the chance to...More
Hi FlyEatSleepRepeat, Thank you for the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed our food and service. As the name suggested, we are the wee bistro and we are very happy to see when our guests become friends. We hope to see you...More