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Little Polynesian Restaurant & Bar

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International, Asian fusion, Pacific Rim
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PO Box 366, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
682 24 280
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tappers and happy hours delight

We visited Little Polynesian for the happy hour and tappers. The outlook and poolside are beautiful. The staff were great especially Jesse. The food was delicious and the drinks very fairly priced. We meet some lovely people and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Kapmallett
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Whangarei
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Whangarei
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We visited Little Polynesian for the happy hour and tappers. The outlook and poolside are beautiful. The staff were great especially Jesse. The food was delicious and the drinks very fairly priced. We meet some lovely people and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A fabulous place for a long lazy lunch. The day we went the service was friendly and efficient and we were surprised by the quality of the food. You are welcome to swim in the pool if you are dining there but having enjoyed two courses and then finishing with a Chocolate Mud cake for dessert we would probably have... More 

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Nice enough setting but only seemed like three staff on the evening we went. Mind you there were only about four tables occupied. Waited a long time for the order to be taken and a long time for dinner to arrive. No one else was waiting for dinner. The Poly chicken was below average and only consisted of two pieces... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Food was good! Amazing view of lagoon and an amazing pool! Customer service was ok! Food did take a little while but other than that it was an all round good experience

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We were picked up from our Villa by their driver ordered the most delicious dinner of Vegetable tart served with salad. Maybe next time I would order dressing on the side for my salad but was beautiful. We were returned to our villa after our meal. This service was a blessing.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great Pina Colados. Food was fine. Pool looked a little run down. Was a very pleasant dining experience. It is a very small restaurant area.

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Mooloolah Valley, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fabulous lunch and dinner with great views of the coral reef surf and lagoon. Good use made of the local produce.

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

After struggling to find anything open for lunch around the general vicinity about 1pm on Saturday? We arrived at the little Polynesion about our 4th stop. Food was good, service was good staff were friendly and efficient. There are some great views from restaurants in Rarotonga this is one of them. No complaints would go back.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is such a nice place to sit and watch the sea across the moon pool that the food is almost incidental. We stopped for coffee on a couple of circumnavigations of the island and on one day we had lunch. The food was excellent but would have scored another star had they had island fries and not palmed us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We thought this restaurant was one of our best dining experiences on the island. First off they provided free transfers to and from our villa (Sea Change) which was wonderful and convenient (and saved us $). The restaurant was very nice and clean. We had one of the most amazing views. The food was decently priced ($25-30 NZD) for a... More 

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Additional Information about Little Polynesian Restaurant & Bar

Address: PO Box 366, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 682 24 280
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
Average Prices: USD 5 - 27
Cuisine: International, Asian fusion, Pacific Rim

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: PO Box 366, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
  • Phone Number: 682 24 280

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 27
  • Cuisine: International, Asian fusion, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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