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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
Most recent review
Breezily informal

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
RoystonSas
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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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Bad Homburg, Deutschland
Senior Contributor
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
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

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 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
6 helpful votes 6 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 reviews 9 reviews
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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Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I've been many times and never had a complaint, BUT having visited in the off season I have got to say, Pull yer socks up! You cannot charge $38 for a steak main that is clearly not cooked by a chef, had to be tenderised and was full of un-cooked fat. My partner had your signature dish, fish three ways... More 

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I had Lunch here last December and it was really nice. I think I had the Steak Sandwich which was really tender and yummy, my friend shouted me so I have nothing to say about he price, the service was good and people were friendly, the place is very beautiful and stet literally over the beach, a good place to... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

So this place might be on the pricey side since I'm a budget traveler. But I thought why not treat myself. So we were lounging around muri beach which is beautiful and came across this restaurant because they seem to have a car park outside which we had used. Because of its convenience we ate at this place and the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The food was good but overpriced and the service was non-existent. We actually had to go and find our waiter to get the bill and they weren't even busy.

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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?