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The Hidden Spirit Cafe & Grill

) #19 of 74 Restaurants in Rarotonga ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, ,
Titikaveka, Cook Islands
+682 22 796
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (69 reviews)
“cheesecake” (57 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Grill, Polynesian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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Reviews (264)
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1 - 10 of 254 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This cafe is hidden in an amazing garden. You will see the flags and the signs, so park on up and walk on in. Take your insect repellent as there are mozzies but don't let that put you off. It's is a special and magical...More

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hidden Spirit Cafe is a little Gem 💎🌴walking around the divine gardens was a beautiful start to a couple of hours relaxing & eating beautiful fresh food. Ducks & chickens wandering around were so sweet. We both enjoyed a salad with poached chicken.

Thank mirandaluise
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had coconut/banana/pineapple chicken salad and pawpaw chicken salad. yum! no room for dessert. our friends said the cheesecake was to die for.....

1  Thank RosemaryRD6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really welcoming staff and the best curry! All spices are grown there and used fresh. Super tasty. The lime quencher was really refreshing too and the gardens are lovely for an after meal stroll

Thank Annakat67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in to check lunch-time menu. It was bit limited and not cheap but the gardens are magnificent.

Thank gailandgraham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Admittedly, I only went out of curiosity to see the fantastic gardens, but the tropical smoothie was wonderful! Other diners were being served beautifully presented dishes, and had I an appetite mid afternoon, I know I would not have been disappointed to dine there. I...More

Thank AnnH777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was an awesome dining experience set within the most impressive tropical gardens and the food was totally gorgeous and reasonably priced for the surroundings

Thank shelley3811
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We enjoyed a beautiful lunch at this restaurant tucked away within the gardens. This a must for the gardens and the food. You will definitely be at peace in paradise when you eat here.

Thank NBB58
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My wife and me were walking on the street and fortunately we found this almost secret place. We went into the botanic gardens and we found a slide of heaven! An incredible place full of colours and sents of wonderful flowers. We enjoyed the nice...More

Thank Ciro Z
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Right in the tropical bush, this cafe is a real treat and the food is lovely and fresh with the salad straight out of the gardens

Thank Stormpipes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Titikaveka, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 22 796
The Hidden Spirit Cafe & Grill is on the site of the old Maire Nui Cafe set within the luxurious grounds of the Maire Nui Botanical Gardens. Now incorporating a stainless 'outside' Kitchen for night time, The Hidden Spirit offers holiday makers and locals alike a dining experience with a real point of difference on the island of Rarotonga. Specialising in fresh local produce (especially seafood) cooked in a local style but with a subtle influence of the Orient.Open:Monday-Friday 10am-4.30pmSaturday: Midday-4.30pmNights: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 6.30pm- 11.00pmBooking essential for night time grill.
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