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Flying Boat Fish & Chips

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Tupapa, Cook Islands
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Sydney Australia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Club Raro and decided to walk to the Flying Boat Club, where beers were $3.50 all day. After looking at the boat out the back which is a kitchen we had something to eat. Well it was not fine dining but also not expensive. Please try the fish and chips they will knock you over. All... More 

Thank Franko5
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Laid back and quaint. Food was great location good. Big servings so lots of left over food. Staff good

Thank sjprz
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic Fish Sandwiches to share with friends and family when travelling to Rarotonga. The quality is great as are the views over the lagoon.

Thank bilvel
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place and was amazed to see the lady cooking in the old timber boat! Food was fresh, tasty and reasonable pricing. Dishes a little small but really lovely food. Sensational view and very casual, relaxed vibe

Thank Liz S
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You just cant beat the location - best late afternoon - from 4pm (Happy Hour) so you can watch the sun go down and have a beer or G&T while you wait for your meal.

Thank Ani O
Fullerton, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Fish and chips were fresh and delicious! As with most eateries on Rarotonga, sauces cost extra. About $1NZ if you want ketchup, tartar sauce, etc. Loved that we were able to eat fish and chips with an ocean view!

Thank Lisa C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had takeaways here one evening while here on holiday for 10 days and liked them so much that we had a second feed a few evenings later! Would have to be the best fish and chips that we had had in ages. The fish was real thick, a bit like elephant fish that we get back in NZ. The... More 

Thank Nanette T
Christchurch, New Zealand
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125 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

A light meal was needed. This was a great choice, prepared in an old boat and served in the roofed open-air verandah area of the local fishing club. We all enjoyed our options, right on the seaside with a coral rock shore. Inside was an option of a pool table, but it was too warm to be indoors but the... More 

1 Thank PauleLec
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went to have a look at getting this for dinner and just had a few questions about the meal as we thought it might be different from NZ fish n chips and wanted to make sure it was what we wanted. However the lady that was there sitting in her chair smoking was so rude and seemed to be... More 

1 Thank 335sheenap
Warkworth, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great food, fresh fish and lovely service, went back three times in 8 days. Would go back again for sure.

Thank Tomarcelle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tupapa, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga

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