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Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar

€€ - €€€, Soups,
57 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7533
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (41 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, Soups, New Zealand, Seafood, International, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
57 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to dine overlooking the harbour. We visited on three occasions and each time the food was delicious and the service quick and friendly. Staff went out of their way to accommodate our dining requirements. My wife has a small appetite so only wanted...More

Thank NI_Travellers_12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely setting out the sea and the little promenade. Great food and friendly staff. New Zealand hospitality as it’s best!

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

moored our boat right in front.ordered burgers they were huge and incredibly tasty best place in akaroa for sitting in sun and having a beer...staff are awesome

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here after getting off our cruise ship as we missed breakfast onboard - and we are glad we did. The service was great and so friendly even at 8am in the morning. They had a large range on the breakfast menu and the...More

Thank Shellby21
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table during the afternoon of our arrival. The menu looked good and the staff were friendly. We arrived at the set time to find we had a premier table with a view over the water as th sun was going down. Three...More

Thank lgriffiths2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a couple of beers at the tables outside in the sunshine and then decided to come back later for dinner. We enjoyed the blue cod fish and chips, which were well cooked and well presented. There was a good choice on the menu...More

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me, my wife and friends of ours enjoyed an excellent dinner the one evening we stayed in Akaroa. Very friendly service and gorgeous food – pork chop, grilled chicken, steaks, fish and the desserts – whatever was on our table was tasty and nicely presented....More

Thank Brock53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice place to eat , beautifull views and awesome food , good service and the pasta was wonderfull

Thank Touchke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here on a day in port from our cruise ship. We weren't overly hungry but thought we'd get an early lunch. Ordered a burger, garlic loaf, fries and a salad with arancini between three of us. The garlic loaf was one of the...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly but the main meal of Akaroa salmon and diced veges was pretty average and left us still feeling hungry. I think diced veges are unnatural and lacking substance. We had a dessert of cheesecake.which was yummy but had a long...More

Thank Diane W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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