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All 14 Arorangi Restaurants

Kikau Hut Restaurant

Aorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
0682 26860
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Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Arorangi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European, Vegetarian, Pacific Rim, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A small intimate restaurant. The relaxed atmosphere, local art, beautiful gardens combined with excellent service give it a special ambience for all diners. European food with island flair, gluten free and vegetarian options along with a childrens menu and transfers by arrangement make Kikau Hut special.
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We have just returned from a 11 day trip to Rarotonga. To be honest, if it wasn't for the bus driver mentioning the day before about "Kikau Hut" as we drove by as a "popular place" to dine we wouldn't of gone there as we hadn't noticed the place until the bus driver pointed it out. We felt very privileged... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

After 8 nights and nearly as many restaurants we chose this one as our favourite and made it our last night meal. The staff are so friendly but do not pester you. The owner is very appreciative of your custom. Finally the food... Guess that what really counts? Excellent. 4 different dishes and all delicious. The sweets also top grade.... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Kikau Hut is one of our favourite dinning places when we visit Rarotaonga. Kevin and his staff are so friendly and a cheerful lot. The food is really tasty and they have a great menu to choose from. You have really got try the Banana Chocolate Won Ton it is really something else very, very yummy

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The ambience of Kikau Hut is so wonderful, the meal is always of a great standard and once again we were not disappointed. The outside deck is a nice place to dine.

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Cooma, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

What an enjoyable three evenings we had at KIkau Hut. Kevin (owner) had no problem dropping us back to our resort because it was raining as were leaving one night. Music and live singing took us back there again. But it is a restaurant, so, yes the food was good, very well presented, reasonable selection of wines but it was... More 

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München
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place is wonderfull as his owner. Not a 3star restaurant, but a 5 star place with friendly people and goood food. Try the bbq!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I loved this place - the food and drinks were devine! My boyfriend ordered the steak and I got the scallops. My boyfriend swears it was the best steak he had in his life and for me I looooooooved the scallops and the salad! The cocktails were so yum i had to have more than one.. The service was very... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

This is somewhere completely different to all the other regular restaurants. The decor is quirky and fun. The food is beautiful and hearty. Not one negative thing to say about our experience here!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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103 reviews 103 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This was where we came as a family after my wife and I had renewed our wedding vows on our 21st wedding anniversary. The reviews had been very good and we were not disappointed. They were very attentive, taking photos for us, directing us down to the beach to take more photos, and being patient while we took our time... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Was located about 400 M from our resort (Edgewater). Was such a pretty place. We sat outside they had fairy lights lit up thru the roof & a beautiful garden surrounding the deck. Had a lovely menu & had vegetarian options. Food was really good. Our waitress was lovely. Will def be back!

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Additional Information about Kikau Hut Restaurant

Address: Aorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 0682 26860
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
Cuisine: European, Vegetarian, Pacific Rim, Family Fare

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