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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” (13 reviews)
“coconut flan” (9 reviews)
“tuna” (26 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 yesterday via mobile

We went driving one rainy night looking for a place for dinner and came across The Waterline. Thought it looked like a nice place from the outside so we gave it a go. When we arrived we were greeted by a friendly staff member and...More

Thank squiglepop
Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff was very friendly and spent time at our tables. They bring a chalkboard with the specials. Lunch wasn't busy so we talked with the waitress. Evening had a good view of the sunset. Atmosphere was wonderful. I probably would rate this higher but...More

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being disappointed with resort food, we went searching for somewhere different for dinner and came across Waterline. The food is cheaper than most resort restaurants and the portions are larger. This is also done while not taking away any of the delicious flavours. The...More

Thank njf64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous with a huge variety of local seafood. Live music twice a week. Dine while watching the beautiful sunsets.

Thank Kevan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went dinning with my wife and two friends. The restaurant is like a beach-house tuned into restaurant - beautiful setup. You can dine on deck or outside on the beach. Had beef-stake with mushroom sauce, it was wonderful. Waiters were good....but can be slow in...More

Thank JustABV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a solo female traveller, I was openly welcomed to sit with my book, languidly watch the sunset with a glass of wine and enjoy the truly delicious food ... I was not rushed to move on and the staff were exceptional, really great local...More

Thank kazzarossa-is
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and very friendly staff, a really nice place that offers a chilled vibe to unwind and if your lucky enough to see a sunset, a must have is the prawn salad as a main, we was told they do amazing Mojitos, but we...More

Thank almerfud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their coconut flan was wonderful. Food nicely presented. Service very good. Going back tonight to enjoy the view and music.

Thank Assu N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional food and service! We didn't book (Saturday night too) and were able to be seated at a table with a partial sea view. As soon as a "prime" table became available they moved us which was really nice of them, such a picturesque setting....More

Thank barkleyandastridge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers beautiful views of the ocean with warm and welcoming service. Try the curry—it’s delicious!

Thank Seatim
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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