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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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Seafood, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

We came here for happy hour and stayed for the Sunday roast for dinner. The location is great, and we really enjoyed sitting in the beach chairs watching the sun go down. Unfortunately the cocktails aren't that good, but the scene made up for it....More

Thank LittleRiblet
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We were late in booking our party of 22 but the Waterline accepted us with no if, buts or any problems at all. The Staff were very friendly, attentive, laid back and professional at all times. No one in our party had anything untoward to...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot! Lovely man who works there. Yummy lunch and fabulous mojitos... So delicious. Second trip back to the waterline it's very quaint and the service always great.

Thank rochellep123
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Amazing food, outstanding customer service and the best location!!! The staff were very attentive. The menu was explained in detail by a friendly, professional chap. We had a fabulous dining experience. If you have the opportunity to dine here, don't miss it!

Thank Lindsay63
Reviewed August 25, 2016

This is the second time we have been to Waterline and it has got even better. The location is hard to beat, especially when you come for dinner and watch the sunset with a cocktail in hand The service gets a bit flustered when it...More

Thank Renate S
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Ate here saturday last with a group of friends (25 plus)...the food was outstanding and the staff great. Attentive but not over bearing. The cocktail list was great and the food amazing...wevwill be back next time in rarotonga.

1  Thank Ticktacktoe001
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We followed Trip Advisor's recommendation and so glad we did. Sunday Roast was superb, the vista was gorgeous and so nice relaxing with Mojitos as the sun went down. Don't let the older style outward appearance put you off. The food, the service and the...More

1  Thank luberrie
Reviewed August 21, 2016

what a fantastic place, book in advance wonderful night. music the night we were there what an incredible experience

1  Thank Diane386
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Beachfront restaurant, with great food, a good menu to choose from. It is usually pretty busy so pays to book rather than just turn up ( thats a sign of how good it is)

1  Thank Taupoite
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Late one evening, searching for food, I stumbled across Waterline as I was walking along the beach! Quaint little spot, great food, and good service. There was an older guy playing the piano while we ate taking requests which made me smile. Worth a visit!

Thank jodieodea
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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
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic
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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