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Kikau Hut Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Aorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 26 860
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Aorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dishes are excellent at the Kikau for our 4th visit to the island. The local dishes the iki mata and the rakau are delicious as is their seafood dishes. The hosting is good as well as well as the entertainment there. My hat goes...More

Thank joeandkarenB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy food! Prices a little high but in line with most other places. Beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Serving staff were very friendly. Definitely our favourite eatery in Raro.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the afternoon snorkeling at Black Rocks and started walking west-ward to find a place for dinner, this was the first we stumbled upon and I remembered reading good things about it, so we walked in. The staff was friendly, and we were introduced...More

Thank Cabnolen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and service with a smile. Would always come back after eating here. Thanks for having us

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Browny57, Owner at Kikau Hut Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming in and taking the time to post a review. We will always have you back

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Kikau Hut & I apologised for being 20mins late, however it was not busy with only 7 other guests in the restaurant. The only waitress who we were greeted by wasn't the friendliest person told us to grab a seat anywhere,...More

Thank SshomesNz
Browny57, Owner at Kikau Hut Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to visit us and post a review. Firstly may I apologise for the conduct of our waitress as we have always promoted a quality service from staff and this a most unusual incident. As you say, previous posts have...More

Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We went here as we could walk from our resort (Edgewater) and we wanted a change of scenery. Food was delicious, just had to have dessert too! Service was steady and friendly. Prices were similar to NZ and the food was worth it. They also...More

Thank Sonia B
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This was our 3rd visit to this restaurant and unfortunately by far our worst. The service was great and staff friendly but the food was not good. My wife had to send her salad back as it was completely drowned in dressing as if the...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Great atmosphere with clean surroundings, food was slightly up market and this reflected in the price. Had a good selection of wines and beers.

Thank Grant5050
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Well prepared food at a decent price, as is the wine selection. This place offers free pick up and return, good service.

Thank globaltraveller1950
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

First off want to mention it is an open air restaurant and better to go when a nice evening Breeze and cooler temps. We tried the Swordfish fish of the day special and the fish and chips. Both were incredibly fresh fish and Delish. Desserts...More

Thank TrvEnthusiast
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July 7, 2015|
Response from anniealden s | Property representative |
Yes we do take wedding bookings our email address is kikauhut @ oyster . ck Kia manuia and we look forward to hearing from you
March 19, 2015|
Response from anniealden s | Property representative |
Hi there - on Monday nights we have Tani & Rose known as Island Groove playing from 7pm. cheers and regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 26 860
  • E-mail
A small intimate restaurant. The relaxed atmosphere, local art, beautiful gardens combined with excellent service give it a special ambiance for all diners. European food with island flair, Coeliac Friendly, gluten free and vegetarian options along with a children's menu and free transfers by arrangement make Kikau Hut special. We are wheelchair accessible also.
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