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$$ - $$$, Cafe,
Muri Beach Access Road, Muri, Cook Islands
+682 27 349
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (40 reviews)
“prawns” (26 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Seafood, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Muri Beach Access Road, Muri, Cook Islands
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411 - 420 of 1,136 reviews

Reviewed June 27, 2015

We had lunch here twice just recently. The service was abysmally slow, it was very hard to understand why as they werent packed with customers, and we were only a small group of five. Slow to take our initial drink order, slow to deliver, then...More

2  Thank twebb21
Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Sails is located right on the beautiful Muri lagoon and so has a stunning view unlike other venues that are set back on the road. What we love about this place is that it serves the BEST coffee, rich, flavoursome and hot. Much better than...More

Thank chris G
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Over priced and average service. Popped in for a beer and got service that indicated the staff were not close to interested. The bar and restaurant were empty yet we got seated out the back and away from any views of the lagoon. Had one...More

1  Thank Oldmastergc
Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to Sails after recommendations and it did not disappoint. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the service was very efficient. The restaurant is set on the waters edge and I very much enjoyed listening to the sound of...More

1  Thank Sam_206
Reviewed June 24, 2015

We ate here about 4 times during our week visit only 1 night was a bit so so and a longer wait then the other nights we found out due to different Chef (can make a difference) beautiful views overlooking Muri

Thank Burleigh13
Reviewed June 23, 2015

No complaints about the friendliness of the lady at the bar who served us. We stopped for drinks but decided to order a snack. The fried wontons are on the dinner menu but we were able to get them mid-afternoon. Unfortunately they were hard and...More

Thank TravellingTex
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Lovely meal and great service. Only disappointment is they did not have Mahimahi available. Only a short walk from our hotel.

Thank Flange67
Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food was delicious, reasonably priced but we waited over an hour to get our meals. The restaurant was clean, staff were friendly. They were about to bring us our bill then realised that we hadn't eaten. No apology was given - was told they...More

1  Thank Ann E
Reviewed June 20, 2015

Have visited this resturant several times with my family while on holidays over the last 6 years. Always a good feed and the smoothies and cocktails are some of the best on the island

Thank Sara M
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Sails is a great café/restaurant. We went for dinner only but the service was excellent and the food lovely. Good prices too. It's down a long drive from the road so you may miss it (sign out front), but it's right on Muri Beach which...More

Thank fieryred33
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Questions & Answers
August 11, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from FNQquirky | Reviewed this property |
True, like everybody else, not the owner just ate there and had a great time, hope you enjoy it also
susan t
June 15, 2015|
Response from maimuri | Property representative |
Kia Orana Susan, Yes we do have a rather LARGE party at NYE at Sails! We theme our evening, some examples of past years: MuriVegas, Bollywood, Pirates, Havana Nights ..... so its dress up, dinner service, DJ, then party... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $72
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Seafood, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muri Beach Access Road, Muri, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Muri
  • Phone Number: +682 27 349
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Sails Restaurant sits absolute beach front overlooking Muri lagoon. A varied and creative menu to suit all tastes and special diets. Features live music twice weekly and a new bar on beachfront, the isoBar. Sails can cater to large groups and weddings, a unique and private venue with friendly professional staff. Happy hours daily, live sport on sky TV, wifi, and always lots of water sports to watch whilst eating or drinking.
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