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The Waterline Restaurant & Beach Bar

Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 22 161
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef curry” (14 reviews)
“coconut flan” (9 reviews)
“tuna” (27 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were fortunate that our host Johnny from tike tours took us to this bar. It is one of those amazing places you can just chill and have a quiet drink. Tables are either on deck or right in the sand on the beach. Great...More

Thank CJF5498
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a delicious dinner here after enjoying a cocktail watching the sunset. The building is quite rustic (beach hut style) and the bar is very cool. The service was very good from the Owner and the bar staff. We felt the meal sizes were...More

2  Thank 123free
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great meal at Waterline while staying at Rarotonga. It is on the western side of the island and the perfect place to enjoy the sunset over a cocktail. Chris, Akisi and all their staff treated us like old friends. They have Happy...More

1  Thank majelaja2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We strolled over to the Waterline while staying at the Magic Reef and had a thoroughly enjoyable dinner on the beach. Good cold beer and cocktails too. It’s a good idea to make a booking since they can get very busy in the evenings.

Thank CeeBeeAuckland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely setting with great staff. This place catered for my gluten free needs and in fact had many options for me, the staff were happy to check with the chef to be sure my choices were all ok for me to eat. The...More

1  Thank TripMembe02202017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, we didnt expect the views especially from the street. You have to go down the long driveway. But once there its just so gorgeous. Very friendly staff and frontline hostess. We went twice as we were so impressed. Love their sunset specials. When I...More

Thank foxyredhead77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting just above the beach for the sunsets....eclectic food selection...mostly fish but a good selection. Wine list fine and decent prices. Good service.

Thank globaltraveller1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you make it to Raratonga, be sure to visit the Waterline. We were here for three nights this time and ate twice. Beef curry fantastic, best tuna and fish combo ever!!

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for lunch It’s a lovely place close to sea, we ate a starter based on marinated tuna, fish and chips and a spectacular seafood chowder. Then a maracuja cheesecake. A special mention for the girl who served us, very nice! We are sure...More

Thank Lore_Silvia15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I wandered down for an arvo drink, and ended up coming back fo dinner. Beautiful place to see the sunset, have a relaxing drink and think about your day! Food was delicious, and the sunset!!!!! Mojitos were also on point!!

Thank Danica W
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October 2, 2016|
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Response from Akisi M | Property representative |
Called Cleopatra Sauce. Glad you enjoyed it. It is popular.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 22 161
  • E-mail
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.
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