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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 good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood chowder” (51 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
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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 yesterday

They have amazing egg benedict! the entire breakfast spread is great! Do not miss the blueberry pancakes!

Thank Alpinehaze035
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went for a drink with intention of eating elsewhere, had a look at the menu and it looked good we ordered an entree dish of scallops between us, it was really good. Service was good and friendly if we had stayed in Akaroa a little...More

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We expected montieths pub food with a seafood menu, but this was beyond pubfood. Enough choice on the menu to find something for both of us, and beautifully prepared food.

Thank SuzanneS2700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being wowed with the food at the little bistro the night before we wondered how to follow that. Bully Hayes does kit look like a great place to eat, thiugh its location is great, it looks more bar like. This is fine, and actually...More

Thank MarcusBridges
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I asked for a kids French Toast breakfast, the reason for this is I cannot eat an adult meal they all seem to big. I was told that seem I was an adult I could not have it for the price advertised, and I had...More

Thank 357glenysf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chowder was delicious, the staff very helpful and friendly. I was there for lunch but the menu sounded very intriguing and what I've seen and smelled of the food on other tables was great. I would recommend Bully Hayes to everyone who likes seafood

Thank Crubag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for lunch and had a very enjoyable meal in a bright, fresh environment. Wonderful view of the harbor. Prompt service and very tasty food. We came back for dinner a couple of days later and were not disappointed.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When our dolphin swim was cancelled, we decided to stay in town, check out the shops, and have lunch. The woman at the Black Cat Cruises said this was a "consistent" choice. We had sandwiches and cider and looked out at the harbor. It was...More

Thank letrips66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely relaxed atmosphere to catch up with old friends over a casual brunch, good coffee, great friendly service and the food was lovely

Thank Tourist03357087004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a bite after a tour and a visit in Akaroa. My husband had a dark beer and the chicken sandwich and I had the peach tea and the steak sandwich. My husband’s meal was fried chicken with a...More

Thank NewYorkBuckwheat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
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 - 10:00 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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Akaroa’s Premier Waterfront Dining Spot. Relax and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of Akaroa Harbour whilst you dine in any of our indoor and outdoor dining areas including our sheltered courtyard garden with children’s play area. Specialising in contemporary New Zealand cuisine that uses fresh local produce to create dishes that perfectly blend a mix of traditional tastes and modern flavours. An extensive menu to suit any taste with the largest selection of seafood in Akaroa. Innovative and award-winning cuisine to suit any budget at any time of the day. To complement your dining experience, we offer the" Monteiths" family of craft beers on tap and in the bottle alongside an extensive New Zealand wine list and a comprehensive menu of non-alcoholic beverages. Visit Bully Hayes for welcoming friendly service in a sunny seaside location and we will make your dining experience both a memorable and relaxing one.
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