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Tamarind House Restaurant

Avarua Main Road, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
+68226487
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Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Avarua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The food was so good the first time we ended up dining here a few times. All the fish dishes we tried were amazing - especially the scallop mornay - on one occasion we had this as an entree and then again as a desert to finish our meal. The sunset is beautiful from here so try to book a... More

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New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This place came highly recommended and even still exceeded expectations. Setting seemed gorgeous although dark when we arrived, the garden was lit beautifully. Restaurant itself has great atmosphere in a done up colonial house. Service was excellent, prompt and friendly. Biggest rave I have about this place though is the pork belly main. It is OMG devine. My friend had... More

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Gisborne
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9 reviews 9 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is fine dining, with excellent cuisine, service and selection of food and beverages.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

our friends got married here,wow wow,wow! amazing setting over the water,the food was just beautiful,how great they managed to serve 20 of us all a la cart!! would def recommend! The tuna sushimi was a pick for us.

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Otaki, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We loved this restaurant, the platter was stunning. All in all an outstanding experience in a lovely setting.

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Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We celebrated our 30th Wedding Anniversary here the staff were excellent and the food was exquisite one of the best meals we experienced.

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Wellington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

It was great to go somewhere that wasn't part of a hotel complex. It's an old villa, right by the sea and the menu felt like a local twist on food you get elsewhere, based on what's available locally rather than just what visitors want. Recommend!

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were with a group of 30 and the food was incredible! I had a cocktail, the Mushroom Filo entree and shared a Seafood platter.. It was amazing! The service was very quick which was good because we were all hungry! Definitely recommended if you are in Raro

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Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We dined here for a special occasion. 4adults and 3 children aged 2 to 10. The waiting staff were marvelous with the children and went out of their way to ensure all of us were happy with the evening. The food was outstanding. My wife and I had the fish platter and it was delicious. The sea views are lovely... More

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We went to this restaurant for a special occasion and we were not disappointed.The food was exceptional and the staff service was excellent.We had a table by the window and was able to see the sunset which was a bonus.I would certainly recommend this place .We had been recommended the restaurant by locals and tourists and it certainly lived up... More

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