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Waterline

Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
00682 22161
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Ranked #4 of 16 restaurants in Arorangi
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $31
Cuisines: Polynesian, International, Pacific Rim, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Casual beach dining with all the frills.Open Tues-Sun for lunch and dinner. Enjoy one of our tasty cocktails and the breathtaking sunset before dining on Pacific style international cuisine. We have one of Raro's most extensive wine lists available.We can host both your wedding ceremony and reception on site either on the beach or our sunset deck.Experience romantic Rarotonga the Waterline way.Live music Wednesday nights. Bookings essential.
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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere, lovely food for dinner,good wine selection. Loved music on Wednesday night. Very close to Magic Reef

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Really nice romantic setting. Good food but im pretty sure i was eating frozen vegetables, thought it was a bit overpriced for what we had, but overall good service and a happy smile by Donna and Wednesday night there you should not miss, great music and great atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

Wednesday nights they have live music. The food is great. The view is spectacular. The staff are friendly.

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Tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

While in the Cook Islands my friends and I visited this restaurant twice. We fell in love with the location and the casual vibe of this establishment. Loved the cocktails on the beach then dining and watching the sunset - just paradise. We enjoyed Green Thai Chicken Curry - sensational! The restaurant is situated down a long laneway so if... More

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

What a wonderful location beach wise and the whole setting was simply amazing. Our waiter was brilliant with a wonderful sense of humour and made us feel so welcome. We went on a Wednesday night and the music was great and added to the nice atmosphere. When we arrived there was not a lot of parking space available, actually there... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

What a surprise! This restaurant is tucked away down a long driveway. The restaurant itself is a little quirky in its decor but it is so fitting for the location. Beautiful sunset views; some of the best food on the island and lovely service.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This restaurant was only a short walk from where I was staying. The meal was wonderful and the atmosphere so relaxing. Wednesday is the night to go with great live music.

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Budapest, Hungary
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

great setting on the beach , great music , everything was great the pork was well done , so was the chiken , very reasonable priced Recommended place

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The setting is beach and sunsets, lovely in the private space with a view. Live music adds ambience. Excellent, friendly service, tasty food

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Have been here twice now in the last few years. Both times teh food and services were excellent. Beautiful location as well, open to the beach below.

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