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Sails

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Raratonga, Muri, Cook Islands
+68227349
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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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 of 5 stars
Fantastic food and and wonderful wait staff.

What a wonderful and beautifully presented meal. Two prawn entrées followed by a seafood salad and catch of the day (kingfish steak). The presentation of the food was superb and equally delicious. The two young men who served us were friendly, polite and engaging. I would recommend this to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
JessiOllie
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful and beautifully presented meal. Two prawn entrées followed by a seafood salad and catch of the day (kingfish steak). The presentation of the food was superb and equally delicious. The two young men who served us were friendly, polite and engaging. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a pleasant way to spend an evening. Reasonably... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

our order was forgotten and the wait really long for our lunch but they did give us free water. We bought our beers and had long finished them long before our order came Food just average, 2 of us had eggs benedict and at $19.00 each very average, we though $16 for forcacia toast (small) 2 poached eggs and 3... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lunch was ordinary but enjoyed drink on patio watching the school kids taking their sailing lessons. .

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We always come here for Ika Mata and we are never disappointed with the quality of it. Cleanliness is another thing. We visited twice this trip and both times the tables were dirty, still had glasses and plates on them although the place was pretty much empty. Both times we visited around 2pm, (well after a much rush??) so we... More 

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Bad Homburg, Deutschland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Obviously several changes took place in the Sails restaurant. On pictures a saw the outside nicely equipped, but when I came there, plastic chairs and very close sittings did not give a cosy and comfortable atmosphere for me. Nevertheless, I wanted to have my breakfast as the view was so breathtaking directly on Muri beach. I was waiting for more... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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233 reviews 233 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We ate well here on two separate nights. The food is competent and the service is smilingly efficient. There are good views across the lagoon and Sails is on the beach, well-placed for use by those staying in Muri.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Nothing to dislike at all. Friendly staff, efficient service in a bright, modern setting. Excellent choice and quality of food.

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Traralgon, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a beautiful place to have lunch sitting on the balconey looking over the lagoon, its just like a postcard. The food is very good

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Food ok, service rubbish. We had been warned but though we would give it a go. We were the only ones in there firstly and it took 35 minutes. An older couple who came in after us waited 30 minutes to get a drink!!

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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My girlfriend and I were in Rarotonga for a 9 day holiday, during which we dined at Sails four times. We just couldn't stay away! The staff were lovely and attentive, the food simple but tasty and faultless. The apple pie, is well recommended! Generous portions and fantastic coffee, this place ticked all the boxes for us. Thank you for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Raratonga, Muri, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Muri
  • Phone Number: +68227349

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?