We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

L'Escargot Rouge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Delicatessen
67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8774
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“chicken pie” (3 reviews)
“tarts” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (205)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick lunch stop for a hot pie, a sandwich, a couple of flans, an apple tart and hot drinks. What a great place. Service was a little slow but it's a bank holiday here and they were really busy ... and they were coping well....More

Thank Blitz S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is becoming our go-to place when visiting Akaroa. This time we brought friends to enjoy a late lunch in this busy cafe. Though late there was still a good choice of food and drinks. Functional service. A smile might have taken this to a...More

Thank Ezra710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and scones. Well worth going to and nice staff and ambience. Over looks waterfront so great views .

Thank SRKLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Akoroa and were looking for lunch to take to our rental. Had seen this place on several sites. We got a chicken pie & a ham, cheese & tomato panini & both were delicious. Only open until 3PM.

Thank JackieCary_NC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped over after an overnight flight in NZ and drive to Akaroa. I was glad to pick this top spot for lunch. I ordered the Salmon tart and a coffee. I'll give a 5/5 for the food. It is a busy spot and they...More

Thank aerosid
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

It is great when we have a lovely experience and when we get back we experience the same again! If you want to know where the locals get their coffees and you love a French touch for a casual delicious breakfast, L'Escargot Rouge is the...More

Thank dolphinsights
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I was recommended this place for early morning coffee and was not disappointed.The coffee was great,service excellent,the staff very helpful and friendly. The range of cakes and pastries more than enough. And tip top ice cream hugh. All in all a great experience.

Thank Virgincruisers
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Coffee was ok, but the woman helping us was just downright rude. Would not recommend this place to anyone.

Thank TessavdV
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Our cruise stopped here in Akaroa, & we came across this wonderful shop. Coffee very nice as was our croissant cake. Wonderful staff.

Thank Louie B
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Ideal location. Great coffee and cakes, but also quality bagels and savoury food. Lovely people. Highly recommended.

Thank Gregoire64
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Akaroa
Akaroa Village inn
142 reviews
.10 km away
Akaroa Criterion Motel
305 reviews
.55 km away
Tresori Motor Lodge
129 reviews
.95 km away
La Rochelle Motel
228 reviews
1.03 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Little Bistro
786 reviews
.85 km away
Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar
913 reviews
.07 km away
Murphy's On The Corner
103 reviews
.13 km away
The Brasserie Kitchen And Bar
545 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Giant's House
852 reviews
.88 km away
Akaroa Lighthouse
123 reviews
.62 km away
Akaroa Museum
151 reviews
.57 km away
Banks Peninsula War Memorial and Grounds
73 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from L'Escargot Rouge staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 8774
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing