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“Sunset cocktails a must in raro” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Waterline

Waterline
Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
00682 22161
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Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Arorangi
Price range: $15 - $31
Cuisines: Polynesian, International, Pacific Rim, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Casual beach dining with all the frills.Open Tues-Sun for lunch and dinner. Enjoy one of our tasty cocktails and the breathtaking sunset before dining on Pacific style international cuisine. We have one of Raro's most extensive wine lists available.We can host both your wedding ceremony and reception on site either on the beach or our sunset deck.Experience romantic Rarotonga the Waterline way.Live music Wednesday nights. Bookings essential.
Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Sunset cocktails a must in raro”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Favourite bar/restaurant on the island! Loved enjoying a cocktail while watching the sunset! Great atmosphere and live music.

Visited September 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
“One of the best dining experiences in Raro”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Just returned from 2 weeks in Raro - we dined out most nights and would have to say Waterline was one of the best overall experiences - we went there for lunch once and dinner twice it was so enjoyable. Dinner was very romantic/candlelit on the beach, the upstairs dining area and bar has a warm rustic charm, the service was excellent (from the owner Chris, the waiting and bar staff to the friendly kitchen staff all smiling and waving us goodbye as we left), the singers were fantastic (excellent choice of music) and the food was simple yet delicious. A magic combination!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“AMAZING SUNSETS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We didn't actually eat here, however the location is amazing - Set right on the beach, a perfect location for happy hour & enjoying the sun set.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food, great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

had lunch at the waterline what a great location food was awesome and service terrific.
Chris is a wonderful host.

Visited August 2012
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Rangiora, New Zealand
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“Nice View, Shame About The Food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

The two best things about the restaurant was the view and the lovely staff. Sadly the food was plain and way overpriced for what we got. The garlic bread had no real garlic on it, it was made with garlic powder and was microwaved, it was so bad. If you want to just have a cocktail and watch the sunset it is a great place but don't waste your money on the food.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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