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The Anchorage Restaurant & Bar

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Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 28 028
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Perth
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244 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Came here on BBQ night which in hindsight was probably a mistake. Despite booking for a time to see the sunset (not seen from the restaurant itself) we had to wait for the BBQ to be opened and then queue with the rest of the diners. The food was OK but we felt it was overpriced for what we got... More 

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new south wales australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The food and service were second to none on the Island ( and indeed anywhere). We ate at a number of restaurants but the food at the Anchorage could not be beaten. All meals at various times of the day. The food was fresh and cooked to perfection. Thank you to the staff for their friendly service and excellent food.

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Thank safrly
Geraldine, New Zealand
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We went to the Saturday night BBQ evening. Live music and great food. The service was good and plenty of food. You be home hungry.

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Thank K1ngsGld
Taupo, New Zealand
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Had breakfast here every morning - good selection. Their snack menu is great and reasonable. The BBQ and night show was great but food a bit average

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Thank Sandy W
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

First time to this establishment and loved it on both occasions. great staff apart from one rather officious lady who spoils it for the others. could not see her name but only one with short hair. food first class and so was the entertainment on both nights. what a great team doing a great job. will definitely return on our... More 

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Thank dingdongNewZealand
Queenstown, New Zealand
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We stumbled upon this restaurant to have a meal before a late flight and were blown away by the quality of the meal. The dishes were superbly presented and the flavours were excellent.

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Thank BermudaSolo
Christchurch, New Zealand
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

BBQ night was amazing - the food was awesome!! We had another meal here also, which was just as fabulous, (the menu has lots to cater for all tastes). The wait staff did really well to serve 13 of us quickly with none of us left waiting for our meals, which was impressive! Reasonably priced, with great food - definitely... More 

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Thank Brimax_4
Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

The whole menu was creative and delicious. We ate almost everything on the menu and couldn't fault it. Friendly staff too.

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Thank chrisbuckley2015
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We stayed at this resort and had breakfast here daily. We joined the BBQ night which was delicious, so much food. The chocolate coconut bread and butter pudding was delicious! The staff are very attentive the waitress never leave the plates sitting on the table as some restaurants at home do!

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Thank Lynne P
Cambridge, New Zealand
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Great well priced food and helpful staff who got to know you when staying at the Sunset Resort. Nothing was too much trouble for them.

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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?