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The Trading Rooms Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, European,
71 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7656
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“salmon” (52 reviews)
“oysters” (19 reviews)
“sorbet” (6 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is superb. The best in the area. Ill definitely recommend this place to family and friends.

1  Thank danielexaikali
Reviewed 2 days ago

Meal was average while service was very good and attentive. I asked for "French onion soup" (which they normally serve at dinner during French Festival weekend in Akaroa) at lunch time, and they made an effort to serve it to me. I'm grateful for that....More

Thank Psusist
Reviewed 4 days ago

Once you enter this restaurant you feel it's something special beautiful decor and lovely friendly staff. We started with the garlic bread and then had a fillet steak for main course the fillet was Cooked to perfection with lovely sides of vine tomatoes hasselback potato...More

1  Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in the dinner on Saturday night and was very pleased with the service, staff, meals and drinks. Had the prawn and scollap starter, in fact it was good enough I had 2. Followed this up with the steak main. Everything was cooked perfectly and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there, It's always our pleasure to make every customers happy and satisfied. And by the way, the whole team are so thrilled by your comments, thanks a lot! :) We are looking forward to serving you again next time! Kindest regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was gorgeous. The food was ok. We shared the seafood chowder, which we hadn't had in New Zealand yet, nothing special. I had the seafood parpadelle pasta which was quite tomatoey. They gave 2 pieces of stale bread with it. Some crunchy toasted...More

Thank J9_61
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi J9-61, Thank you for your comments, forwarded and well-noted by our Kitchen Team. Thank you for your bread suggestion as well, but we do that bread as we believe that it perfectly goes with the pasta. You should have tried the desserts, I can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to have coffee and relax beside the bay. We ordered the Akaroa salmon for lunch, and it was quite average.More

Thank Albertwcs
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Albertwcs, Thank you for your comment. We are proud to say that we do C4 coffee in our restaurant and our barista is really doing well in all sorts of hot drinks that she serves. With regards to Salmon, I can say that it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So impressed with the Trading Rooms-enjoyed a beautiful local Pinot Noir from Akaroa Wines outside overlooking the bay then moved into the warmth of inside to enjoy a delicious meal of monkfish -it was so yummy and the service spot on. This was the perfect...More

Thank Shades0fJade
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ShadesOfJade, Thank you so much for your comments. Our Kitchen and Front Team are really working hard to achieve great service and foods to all of our customers, they always are delighted seeing every customers happy and making their Trading Rooms experience memorable. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our one year wedding anniversary at the Trading Rooms. We had our wedding breakfast here a year ago. Once again the food and service were terrific. The staff remembered us and set us up in our usual table, welcoming us by name. When...More

Thank falconface
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear falconface, Thank you so much for your comments about the foods and our service. Its always our pleasure to have you and your wife in our restaurant. We will always remember and will always be grateful that you have chosen us to be a...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

On a lovely day in Akaroa we wanted a lunch to celebrate our anniversary during our holiday to New Zealand. I sad to say the lunch was very poor. My mussels in coconut broth were served (at best) warm in a creamy coconut sauce, I...More

Thank Roger C
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Dear Roger C, I am quite sure that our staff have checked on you that day. You should have told us about the problem when we checked so that we are aware and could give an immediate action. But since you just answered, "It was...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

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

Thank Brian S
TheTradingRooms, Manager at The Trading Rooms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Hi Brian, Thank you for your comment. We truly are working hard in delivering the best for our customers. See you again next time! Kind regards, The Manager

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Carla0911
26 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$ 7 - US$ 26
Cuisine
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
Semi-fine dining dinner atmosphere and casual lunch experience, 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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