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The Anchorage Restaurant & Bar

Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Ranked #9 of 15 Restaurants in Arorangi
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
new zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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Brisbane, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Even though I wasn't staying at the Sunset Resort, I had lunch and dinner here on a Sunday. Lunch was great, there was a guitarist playing live in the afternoon. I ordered the lamb roll for lunch and a mojito and this was delicious. Dinner was the buffet for $38 which included salad, BBQ steak/ pork/ chicken/ fish, and a... More

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We actually stayed at the Sunset Resort which is on site with Anchorage and attended 2 nights there. One I had the steak and it was to die for, cooked perfectly and the ladies are so nice and friendly. I did find it very quiet though, definitely not party central. The second night was their Sunday BBQ with a guitar... More

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Taumarunui
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Fantastic food and service top quality food beautifully presented great staff very attentive right down to putting the napkin across our knee haven't had that for a while The salmon was SCRUMMY MMMMMMMMMMM

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Red Hill South, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Anchorage Restaurant at the Sunset Resort in Raratonga provided us with one of the best meals we had while visitng the Cook islands. It's a pity we only discovered this on our last night there.... the Seafood marinara in a tomato based sauce was a delight and my husband enjoyed a beautifully grilled piece of of fish with a... More

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were staying at the Resort and decided to go to the Surf 'n' Turf night with great local entertainment. The whole meal was fantastic and the desserts amazing. Thanks

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were staying at Sunset Resort. We ate here on our first and last nights of holiday. Absolutely loved both meals but the second one was the best meal out I have ever had and we eat out A LOT!. The first night I was the lucky one of the group as my fish was fantastic. The other 4 of... More

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New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We hadn't booked but not being busy were welcomed warmly then it went down hill, orders were taken in a somewhat casual way three of us had different fish dishes and I also ordered and entre. About an hour later our mains arrived but no entre questioned the waitress and within five minutes the entre arrived, Three deepfried scollops with... More

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Anchorage is so much better that a year ago. The food has always been great, but last year the staff was not so nice. This year they are very attentive and gracious. Especially Violet. The change in management is noticed and welcomed.

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New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The service was the best we had, very attentive. And the food was amazing. I had the seafood marinara and my partner had the baked fish- which was the best meal we had all week. We ate here again for dinner with the rest of our party and they loved it too. The other people around us were also raving... More

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