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Vangionis Trattoria and Bar - CLOSED

Rue Brittan | Corner of Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7542, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7714
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible34%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean, International, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Rue Brittan | Corner of Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7542, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 5 February 2017

Our pizza was perfect - crispy base and generous topping. An excellent wine list, central location and service way, way better than the seriously overrated Little Bistro nearby.

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Had been cleansing all week and looking forward to a meal out, with no baby, for our wedding anniversary. Service and surroundings were good but food was really disappointing. Ordered potato croutons which were hard and undercooked. We let the waitress know who yelled out...More

Thank sarahjessie85
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had been here several years ago and were excited to come again.We made a booking as we remembered how busy it was. When we arrived there was only one other table - Perhaps if we had read the trip advisor reviews we might have...More

Thank fronticle
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

After trying to get into a very popular restaurant across the road we tried this one. Despite getting here relatively early and only one other table they were out of goats cheese. The extremely professional waitress could not have been more helpful, the environment lovely...More

1  Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the attractive interior, there is a reason why the last half dozen reviews for this place have attracted such vitriol. I could spend an age describing the failure to capture our orders accurately, the undercooked garlic pizza, the truly awful prawn...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was simply the most horrendous dining experience! Came here over the weekend with my family and the food was totally disgusting! I personally ordered the chorizo and mushroom arincini balls with aioli.....What aiol?? and no chorizo or mushroom in sight, no flavor at all....More

3  Thank 733christas
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Do not go here, waitress was really good/professional. Food I would not feed my dog with. Canterbury Ribeye med/rare was served well done and full of gristle. Ravioli no flavour, Salmon with lemon coulis and mint couscous - hmmm no mint and no lemon coulis....More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We called in for dessert after having a delicious meal at another restaurant. The courtyard was nicely presented as was the restaurant. We ordered our desserts but overall were pretty disappointed. They were overpriced, small ($8 + for two tiny scoops of gelato) and took...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Potatoes still uncooked, send them back and came uncooked again second time, no tomato sauce on the pizzaes, tiny portions, tiny piece of chorizo in the tapas. Way overpriced! Bad service, owner did not want to listen to our feedback on food, told us to...More

1  Thank duus2017
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A very average meal where the food took ages and service was poor. The salad cost $24 and it was a size of a side salad. There was no attempt to recover the situation. They have the pizzas delivered from the pizza wagon up the...More

2  Thank Yates82
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$17 - US$55
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Brittan | Corner of Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7542, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 7714
  • E-mail
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