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Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 22 161
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner in a beautiful setting. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The food was good but it is definitely the setting that makes this restaurant

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Thank Jaine C
Whangamata, New Zealand
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went back for the fourth time and as good as always. From the friendly welcome , to the great food .

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had lunch here and it was very nice. The breeze off the beach keeps the temp very comfortable on the deck. The service was very good. The food was great. I really enjoyed my lunch here.

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Thank G O
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We basically went here to watch the sunset and hopefully enjoy some good food. The result was very good as you can see from the pictures. It's not a pretty place but has a great atmosphere and good service. The food was fine from the seafood grill platter for one to the mushroom soup which was delicious. You should visit... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening here with stunning views of the lagoon and great service. The food was hearty and tasted divine, do try their Ika Mata which was one of our fav dishes, and a traditional dish in the Cooks. They balance local cuisine with a creative flair. A must for any special occasion.

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Thank Sandy H
Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a table out overlooking the beach and at sunset and after it was truely spectacular. The food and service were wonderful and we would thoroughly recommend this as a visit.

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Thank Robert F
Pitt Meadows
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb view of the surf, beach and sunset. The food is great, decent portions and competitively priced. There are great daily specials and a good variety of meals on the menu. The staff are friendly and service was good. The owner/manager, Fiona, was wonderful. We had walked down for and were all in after dinner, Fiona even drove us back... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place while out for a walk on the beach. It was so good we went back for dinner 4 nights out of the 7 we were in Rarotunga. Great food and views and the staff were just so friendly!

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Paso Robles, California
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for drinks and meal here and had the most wonderful time.The fish was fresh and the cocktails were yummy. We also met the owner that evening and after a great conversation, he brought his cigars out to share with us. What a treat! All the staff were so friendly too!!! MUST STOP.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in for a drink one afternoon and the view was absolutely gorgeous. We were sold and the very friendly bartender convinced us to come back for dinner that evening. The weather turned and it was raining and windy, but sitting inside in this gorgeous restaurant it didn't matter at all. The staff were so friendly and helpful and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 31
Cuisine
Seafood, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 22 161
Description
Casual beach dining with all the frills.Open Tues-Sun for lunch and dinner. Enjoy one of our tasty cocktails and the breathtaking sunset before dining on Pacific style international cuisine. We have one of Raro's most extensive wine lists available.We can host both your wedding ceremony and reception on site either on the beach or our sunset deck.Experience romantic Rarotonga the Waterline way.Live music Wednesday nights. Bookings essential.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?