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Flying Boat Fish & Chips

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Fish & Chips, Seafood
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Tupapa, Cook Islands
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 16
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot

Stopped here for lunch - nice and sheltered compared to the windy southern side of the island. Nice lunch with a fantastic view - one of our group even spotted a whale which was very lucky.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Trakka2014
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Napier, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Blenheim, New Zealand
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Do call in to this one. It is worth it even for the undercover seating with an excellent view of the whales passing by, boats chugging back and forth, dive boats moor just off here, or late afternoon you can see the waka (canoe) training teams going back and forth. We stopped here often. The Fishing Club behind the Flying... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped here for lunch - nice and sheltered compared to the windy southern side of the island. Nice lunch with a fantastic view - one of our group even spotted a whale which was very lucky.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Lovely fish and chips in a relaxed friendly setting. Price seemed fair enough and was very nicely cooked.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Cook Island Game Fishing Club hosted my father in law for his stag night. We all ordered our food from the Flying Boat Fish n Chips and we were not disappointed. Quick service, they even delivered them to us. Great tasting fish n Chips and good sized burgers. Good adults and children.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Went here in May 2014. Was ok but way over priced. Went with my family and got a couple of meals but it just wasn't enough. Think it was more the location you pay for rather than the food. Not too sure I'd go back

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auckland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Liked the setting and being able to buy a drink with dinner next door. I think the salad could be more healthy without all that mayo! The kids practicing their hula was priceless! Cheap eat.

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great food & views, super fresh fish and beautiful scenery, but it does get dark early and quickly so be prepared for that.

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Tammisaari, Finland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Near to Raro Club, 5 min walk. Delisious. Fresh. All the locals, half locals, gather here . Nothing happens on Sundays, as the whole Island is closed

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Traralgon, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

this is agreat place for lunch the food is very good & the view is great the chooks & cat are very friendly, At night move next door to the fishing club great atmosphere & again the view is wonderful friday nights they have a raffle & happy hour every day is fun. The food is all cooked in the... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

food as fresh as you could wish for. Most unusual facilities, an old launch turned cafe with tables outside, out of the sun and a stunning seaside view. In the same property as the game fish club could just perhaps entice some to go fishing. A great island style place to take a quick lunch or relax over a drink... More 

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Additional Information about Flying Boat Fish & Chips

Address: Tupapa, Cook Islands
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tupapa, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?