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Tumunu Tropical Garden Bar & Restaurant

Main Road, Arorangi, Cook Islands
682 20501
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Ranked #8 of 15 restaurants in Arorangi
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Gastropub
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Food was great, in fact the steaks were cooked perfectly. Things that we felt could be improved were cushions on hard wooden out door seating & some modernising of the music played. Staff were very friendly & great that insect repellent was supplied. Asked for a glass of water & had to buy it at $8 a bottle!!

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The decor is very retro, you expect the cast from South Pacific to come through the door while you are eating. The food is good, they pride themselves on generous servings. The pricing is good and so is the service.

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Southern Cook Islands, Cook Islands
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My partner and i came in for dinner 20th July, the waiter took us to our table as we sat down my partner was unhappy how they set it up. Has one of the waiter came and took our drinks order and she did not smile while taking drinks order. As we received our cocktails which is "Tumunu cocktails" it... More

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The restaurant was a unique building with great old photos and nick nacks,it was roomy and comfortable. The service was excellent,staff were very happy and friendly.We ordered The prawn twists and Honey Garlic bread for entrees and for mains were had the Garlic prawns and the Surf and Turf.Both came with the most amazing mashed potato with spinach,onion and cheese... More

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Lumsden, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Well we saw the photos and it looked good so we went and our food looked nothing like the photos. Maby they had a bad night but we were disappointed and the mains are around $35 plus. The drinks were flat as in coke and lemonade so we tryed wine and it was just as bad.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had dinner here, and the meals were to die for. The scallop entree was simple, but delicious and the main of King Prawns, mouth watering. The staff were very friendly and chatty and able to help with our gluten free requirements. Overall a great night out.

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New Plytmouth New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was the best setting and menu, food and service of those restaurants on Arorangi Island. Sadly we found it on our last night there, Accommodated children easily and comfortably. They were not a distraction. Room for the 2 of them to walk around quietly and without disturbing other guests. Price was reasonable for 4 adults and 2 children under... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were attracted to the Tumunu Tropical Garden Bar & Restaurant by a rustic sign at the front roadside, attached to a Palm Tree advertising "The Best Sea Food Platter in Raro" for two only NZ$70.00.The Restaurant was set well back from the road and at first glimpse looked just like a private residence but we decided to investigate. The... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Good restaurant and nice atmosphere. A lovely seafood platter to be eaten and shared. Not too far from town.

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Waitakere City, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Lovely tropical garden setting. Great entrees and mains. Staff very friendly very welcoming. Good parking area. Should not be missed

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