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Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood, European
57 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7533
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
57 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best mussels in NZ! Finally found some flavor and spice! Great service but staff has no idea how to make a cocktail!

Thank dsrodigues
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered chicken burger, fish burger and seafood chowder. The bacon in the chicken burger was burnt. Seafood chowder is a bit runny and does not taste good. Overall a disappointment. Staff service was good. Very friendly.

Thank Jenjen26
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had breakfast here after our morning walk. The restaurant was a busy place which always is a good sign when food is involved. We both had the most yummiest omelette for awhile certainly filled the tummy. The menu was extensive & catered for all...More

Thank wanderingwedging
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food with a varied menu. Good wine choices too. Reasonably priced. The staff were really friendly. We went back for brekkie - that was very good too!

Thank Clare B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge and fresh breakfast at reasonable prices. As usual great New Zealand staff friendliness! Nice view from the modern and clean restaurant!

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must say our NZ visit has been fantastic all the natives have been super friendly Back to Bully Hayes The staff and owners have been very accommodating re our gluten requirements The coffee is great , I have one complaint breakfast bacon and eggs...More

Thank les s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location and good food. Open from breakfast to dinner serving good food. Need to book at weekends and busy times.

Thank Degs7015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fish and food! Was excellent.. I ll come back!!! Nice and gently staff.. And table also outside

Thank Valentina P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely brunch meal here, staff were all very polite and accommodating, our meals were very nice and came out quite quickly, certainly no complaints, we sat inside as it was very warm outside, however it was quite warm inside as no doors were...More

Thank MollyNZ43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner here on Easter Sunday. The place was very popular and we managed to grab the last unreserved table. The menu had a good selection and we were served promptly. The portions were huge but after a day hiking we were very hungry...More

Thank gernita24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7533
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Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar, Akaroa's Premier Dinning Spot. Open year round, seven days for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner or just a casual drink or coffee in the sun. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of Akaroa Harbour whilst you dine from any number of our indoor or outdoor dining areas. Sheltered garden area with childrens play area also. Specialising in comtempory New Zealand cuisine using fresh local produce with a mix of traditional and modern flavours. An extensive menu with alarge selection of seafood including freshly shucked oysters. Innovative and award winning cuisine all at prices to suit any budget. To compliment our dining menu we carry the" Monteiths" range of craft beers on tap and by the bottle along side an all embracing wine list and non alcoholic beverage menu.
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