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Muri, Cook Islands
+682 25 123
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 103
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 36
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Restaurant is closed

Restaurant is no longer open, though the sign on the street indicates it's still open. The restaurant is set back from the road a little bit, so we couldn't tell from the road that it was no longer open for business. Too bad, we were looking forward to trying it out.

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Greg E
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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266 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Restaurant is no longer open, though the sign on the street indicates it's still open. The restaurant is set back from the road a little bit, so we couldn't tell from the road that it was no longer open for business. Too bad, we were looking forward to trying it out.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was an average dining experience in a place that seemed tired. There are many better places to eat in Raro. This one may be resting on its past reputation.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Highlight was the giant tree trunk of an eel swimming in the pond by the pool. Service, whilst friendly enough, was disappointingly slow and irritatingly absent-minded (two dessert orders were just forgotten, delaying our departure from the restaurant by half an hour). Chicken with coconut breadcrumbs was fine; pork belly was a bit samey. The restaurant seems to aspire to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Fantastic food and fantastic service. Great for couples and families they even have a kids corner good for parents to have a little piece and quiet

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We went to Flame Tree for dinner but we were so disappointed. We had been there 2 years ago and loved the food so couldn't wait to go back but what a disappointment. We had booked but really there was no need as there was only 2 other couples there and it was a Saturday night. The service was shocking... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

It was an expensive meal and nothing really exciting about it. The steak was cooked well. The service was only ok but the place and people just lack that special something that make a restaurant that you want to go back to. There was just no atmosphere and we would not go there again. If you want to pay the... More 

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Tutukaka, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great food and service, the waitress knew her stuff and we weren't kept waiting, but not rushed at all. Ate there over 25 years ago and loved it, same still applied today.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Very good dinner in flame tree,the stuff very frendly and funny,the plate was big and good taste,good fresh fish!! I will come back for sure next year thanks :)

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rarotonga
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you're looking for truly local cuisine with a luxury twist you should be eating here. The pork belly with kumura mash is to die for and deserts very tasty., Really great wine selection too. Sit undercover on the decking and watch the fish and giant eels below. The service is fantastic and great local ambiance. 5 stars!

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Auckland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Lovely setting, and very friendly and helpful staff. The seafood platter for one, was plenty for two ladies. Delicious

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Muri, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 25 123

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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