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The Waterline Restaurant & Beach Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$6 - $25
Seafood, European, New Zealand, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Could not stop returning to the waterline during our stay! Such a welcoming open environment, beautiful sitting on the deck chairs in the sand with freshly poured drinks and seafood platters! Mmm can’t not wait to return!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 884serenityh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As s group of 10, we booked dinner at the Waterline. We wandered from our hotel, approximately a 20 minute walk but easy and enjoyable. We had s table at the edge of the verandas on the beach. The wine selection was good and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SpaceWaitress1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is extremely popular with tourists and locals. Great views at sunset and of the whales cruising past during the migration season. Staff are friendly and the food and service are very good.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Dave G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here twice with the food served on the first visit very good. My wife had a local fish that was well cooked and served whilst I had a mild curry. Good wine and a loverly view in a very rustic setting. Sadly we returned...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ray d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We noticed quite a few mosquitoes, so make sure you spray on your DEET. The food was very average, definitely not value for money. The Ika Mata was the best of the dishes we ordered.The location is nice enough, but there are plenty of other...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CR111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very attentive service and great food. It’s off peak but a full bar and menu was available. Excellent sunset!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RReluctant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place with good food. A little to quick with everything, they could do a pause in between the dishes. Food was fine view fantastic. Accessible from the beach.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank patrick_krabshuis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location right on the beach. Food was fantastic and not to expensive. Service good and with a smile.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tgndavies1969
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Three stars is stretching it for us, probably the poorest value meal we had over two weeks in Raro, which surprised given others reviews. Staff did the minimum, nothing to make us feel good about being there. Food overall was average at best. One of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tim M
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We went twice on our recent vacation. Loved the food specials, staff and friendly owner. Live music was fun!

Date of visit: February 2019
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June 5, 2018|
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Response from Akisi M | Property representative |
Sorry for such a long delay. We do have gluten free options. We advise you let the staff know at time of booking so Chef can also be informed.
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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