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Tamarind House Restaurant

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The exclusive, romantic and private restaurant venue on the island with delicious and world-renowned Pacific cuisine. Away from the crowds and the public eye, a fine dining evening with your loved ones or a wedding at Tamarind House is an extra special experience. Whether your requirements are large or small, we are eager to accommodate you with an event that you will long remember. Tamarind House is a versatile venue offering five different areas to suit any occasion. Tamarind House Restaurant on the island of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands is situated on a large oceanfront property, with it's stately beautifully restored historic colonial house, huge verandas and french doors, and a lovely
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $68
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Polynesian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the 13th July, Taken out for Family Dinner. A rememorably evening, with my two nieces and partners and children's. We loved our meal, the waiter had missed my mums main meal as i thought he had taken down her Fish of the day order....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ariata
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The surrounding's were not the same that we remembered of the lovely old house. The food served was of good quality which we enjoyed.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank FallowfieldDrive
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A return visit and very disappointed. Poor service, mediocre food...hardly fine dining! The highlight were the cats with bow ties. Very poor value for money.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DAFYDDHD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant with great surroundings - the food is excellent and we had a very enjoyable night - lovely staff too

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank theDayz
Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

We had booked this restaurant before we left on our holiday and were impressed. Seated on the verandah, enjoying the lovely waterfront views. Our waiter was fabulous. Food, wines and cocktails topped off a great night. Loved the Ika Mata, Sashimi for entrees then Fish...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 603narelleb
Reviewed June 13, 2019

We had booked this months before returning to Rarotonga and weren’t disappointed. The Fijian waiter was so professional and wealth of knowledge. A real gem. The food to a great standard.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sunsoakerNewZealand
Reviewed June 9, 2019

My family and I went to Tamarind House for dinner for our final night in Raratonga just last night. The food was delicious, service great and the location also amazing. Highly recommend and we will definitely be back!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AliceMary03
Reviewed June 9, 2019

sunset water front beautiful view, fabulous service, food delicious, we ate there a few times so highly recommend it

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank tropicalislandss
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

A friend shoulder us for dinner at this restaurant. We arrived just before sunset the view was very beautiful. The restaurant surrounding is very calm and relaxing just by the sea. The service was good. The food presentation is very nice and the taste is...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank paulA9113MR
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Tamarind house is a lovely building in a lovely location. The views over the gardens and sea are very peaceful. The tables are well presented with crisp white cloths and the menu is traditional colonial fare. If you like slow braised lamb shanks on a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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RobHappyBuddha
June 24, 2017|
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Response from Foodbusters_Rebecca | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't work at this venue I was a tourist and dined here during the time I reviewed it. Please try the website And contact them direct. Good luck
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April 26, 2017|
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Response from DistantVoyagerNZ | Reviewed this property |
The currency used in Rarotonga is New Zealand dollars. Rarotonga does have its own low-denominational coins which you will often get as change when paying for items. Visa and MasterCard are accepted everywhere but Amex... More
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45justus
February 21, 2017|
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Response from David nJacquie O | Reviewed this property |
They have a website. Type into your search engine tamarindrarotonga as one word and you will find it
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