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The Anchorage Restaurant & Bar

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Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing

Best food we had on the island only regret was we didn't find it sooner!! Meals were perfectly presented, delicious and we didn't have to wait long at all. Staff were also super friendly and helpful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
MelissaGrace87
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Invercargill, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Best food we had on the island only regret was we didn't find it sooner!! Meals were perfectly presented, delicious and we didn't have to wait long at all. Staff were also super friendly and helpful.

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Recently had lunch here and food was delicious - Pork roll served with fries, and companion had cheeseburger also with fries. Large servings, service was excellent.... lovely setting

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Beautiful cuisine set in a lovely restaurant based in the gardens of Sunset Resort. We ate here twice when we stayed at the Edgewater and enjoyed stunning meals with a brilliant wine selection. The kiwi chef produced tasty and well presented food making the most of local ingredients. Highly recommended for outstanding food and service.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We arrived late on BBQ night and were well looked after by the restaurant staff even though they were almost closing. This is a really pleasant restaurant, good food and excellent staff.

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

The meals we had were good but a decided lack of choice if you were not a fish eater. One evening there were only two choices from the both the menu and the chef's blackboard menu. Presentation was good, very little salad garnish, actually very little salad. Absolutely fabulous potato croquette was served with the steak which was the highlight... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had a delicious melt in your mouth mahi mahi ( fish fillet).... was so good I had a desert, and I don't have a sweet tooth, but with the main being so good, the desert had to be too... I was not disappointed! :)

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautifully presented, delicious,healthy and inexpensive lunches. A must visit. Good drinks selection and all done with a big smile. Beautiful surroundings.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food was tasty, not outstanding for the price, service was good. Do not know that I would go again, nice setting.

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Attached to the Sunset resort. A vast improvement on previous visit. The décor has improved as has the food presentation & quality. The Sunday BBQ improved out of sight. New management is friendly as a are the smiling staff.

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new zealand
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very near to where we stayed anne found it disappointing Service was below par although trying to act like a top notch restaurant. But never asked how the meal or wine was and merely went through the motions of serving without much care. was found the so called called fresh fish tasteless and soggy as if it had been frozen.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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