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The Anchorage Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
European, Pacific Rim, International, New Zealand, Polynesian, Gluten Free
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Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sunset Resort and ate here a couple of times. We did the BBQ night which was pretty good, I think it was about $30 and had a pretty good variety of food. One of my fellow guests is vegetarian and she was still able to enjoy a decent meal that night. Entertainment was pretty good, I... More 

Thank Ashlee P
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The chef is very talented. The food is delicious and presented beautifully. The service was great. We will definitely return!

Thank McLachlanB
Invercargill, New Zealand
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a meal here mid-week and recommend it. Interesting menu at reasonable prices, with friendly staff who made us feel welcome. Reasonably well patronised for a wet and windy night. What more could you want?

Thank iamwarren
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240 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on BBQ night which in hindsight was probably a mistake. Despite booking for a time to see the sunset (not seen from the restaurant itself) we had to wait for the BBQ to be opened and then queue with the rest of the diners. The food was OK but we felt it was overpriced for what we got... More 

Thank olthomas44
new south wales australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service were second to none on the Island ( and indeed anywhere). We ate at a number of restaurants but the food at the Anchorage could not be beaten. All meals at various times of the day. The food was fresh and cooked to perfection. Thank you to the staff for their friendly service and excellent food.

Thank safrly
Geraldine, New Zealand
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98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Saturday night BBQ evening. Live music and great food. The service was good and plenty of food. You be home hungry.

Thank K1ngsGld
Taupo, New Zealand
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Had breakfast here every morning - good selection. Their snack menu is great and reasonable. The BBQ and night show was great but food a bit average

Thank Sandy W
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

First time to this establishment and loved it on both occasions. great staff apart from one rather officious lady who spoils it for the others. could not see her name but only one with short hair. food first class and so was the entertainment on both nights. what a great team doing a great job. will definitely return on our... More 

Thank dingdongNewZealand
Queenstown, New Zealand
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We stumbled upon this restaurant to have a meal before a late flight and were blown away by the quality of the meal. The dishes were superbly presented and the flavours were excellent.

Thank BermudaSolo
Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

BBQ night was amazing - the food was awesome!! We had another meal here also, which was just as fabulous, (the menu has lots to cater for all tastes). The wait staff did really well to serve 13 of us quickly with none of us left waiting for our meals, which was impressive! Reasonably priced, with great food - definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Pacific Rim, International, New Zealand, Polynesian, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: 68228028

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?