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The Anchorage Restaurant & Bar

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Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 28 028
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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were only expecting good plain fresh food, but were pleasantly surprised by the presentation and varied flavours. Excellent restaurant.

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Thank Toucan2222
Sisters, Oregon
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for a couple of dinners and breakfasts during our stay. Excellent seafood choices for dinner and breakfast omelet was wonderful. Also had fish bites for snacking at the pool and they were delicious. Prices were a little high, but food is more expensive partly because of the location.

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Thank Sue L
Auckland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had a couple of really nice meals at Anchorage in the past but this time was a real disappointment. The person in charge was unfriendly and the waiter service was slow and haphazard. Our meal took over an hour to be served but were nice enough and well presented as usual. This place clearly has a top class... More 

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Thank Hotice26
Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here nine of the ten nights we stayed at the Resort. The food quality and presentation were consistently very good as was the service. Wine and beer prices were reasonable also

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Thank Hans M
Trondheim, Norway
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is at the Sunset Resort but open to all. Smart casual in style with live music on some nights. They offer a great variety of delicious meals, my personal recommendation is the vegetarian option which was the best I have had on any Pacific island.

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Thank PINGUZ
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Anchorage was recommended to us by the managers at Lagoon Breezes Villas so we got the perspective from a local. I really didn't have high expectations coming with my past experience and given that the island is quite remote. Wow! I was blown away! The presentation was spectacular and the food divine. This is one of the best restaurants... More 

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Thank Lori R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great food and entertainment in a superb setting (albeit not on the beach). Best service experienced on Rarotonga.

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Thank jafapete
Hastings, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had our wedding dinner here and it was amazing the staff was great the food was just beautiful lovely setting

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Thank anndc56
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great buffet BBQ, a real spread so go hungry. We enjoyed a drink at the pool before dinner, then the feast which was followed by a show of dancing and some fun with sarong tying demo etc. Then delicious desserts and once again a spread! Great local musicians with background music

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Thank Tkoning
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was so good we went back twice! We did not stay at this resort but went back a second time - it was that good. The specials board is great and we had lovely meals both visits. To note - Ika Mata entree was our favourite on the island, yellow fin tuna special was to die for, lamb... More 

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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
European, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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?