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The Anchorage Restaurant & Bar

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Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 28 028
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just happened to drop in for coffee to look at the resort for a future visit then saw the menu for dinner so booked that as well. We also booked for breakfast a couple of days later. Better value for money than where we were staying at OTB. Decent size meal for the same money. You won't leave hungry.... More 

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Thank Mark H
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended The Anchorage tonight, knowing that given it was Easter Friday it would be busy. After 10 minutes we ordered. After waiting for a while, another waitress asked if we ordered drinks as our table was bare. We then had to re-order our water and cocktails. We both ordered a mojito as menu said made with dark rum. Not... More 

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Thank loshell
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this resort and ate here on two nights. The food was great. The BBQ night was an enjoyable night. Start off with a cocktail and sit by the beach and watch the sunset.

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Thank Anne R
Gisborne, New Zealand
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Anchorage is part of the Sunset Resort where I recnelty stayed with my adult daughter. We ate here most nights of our 10 night stay and were pleasantly surprised nwith each meal. The Chef is excellent and long may he or she stay there :)

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Thank WendyGAuckland
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The night we dined there for dinner everyone was happy with their meals & the girl that was singing had the most amazing voice. Service great & friendly.

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Thank 42Bundy66
Monmouth, Oregon
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the Sunday BBQ at Anchorage. The buffet style was very nice with lots of local food choices and the entertainment was good. It was a nice introduction to the island.

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Thank Alysun P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tony and his staff need to be commended. The setting is top notch and so is the steak. Even with no reservation our group of 5 plus two young ones were made to feel welcome and in rushed. Just a pleasant experience all round.

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Thank dylanbruce
Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The restaurant is attached to (but not owned by) the Sunset Resort where we were staying. Sunday is the day many restaurants are closed so This local hostelry was an automatic choice. It was BBQ nite and we expected the average BBQ buffet. We got no such thing! There was a choice of multiple salads, Fish(Tuna!) Steak, Chicken and Sausage,... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Open till 3pm for lunch is good if you want something later in the day, most other restaurants close at 2pm. Good choices - the wrap and fried chicken were excellent

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Thank FNQquirky
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We arrived on Sunday only to find out that everything is closed on Sunday's due to it being the day of rest for religious purposes. Therefore, we went and enjoyed the BBQ here as this was our resort (Sunset Resort) and didn't have to leave the comfort of our hotel. The food was delicious although my fish and steak was... More 

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Thank Elaine S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 28 028

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?