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“Excellent”

Kikau Hut Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 15 Restaurants in Arorangi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed March 18, 2013

We ordered a rib eye steak and curry chicken and were blown away by the flavours and the quality of our dishes. Very well presented. Would definately eat here again.

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anniealden s, Owner at Kikau Hut Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2013

Kia Orana teej1611 - thank you for dining with us at Kikau Hut and for taking the time to do a review. Great to hear that you both enjoyed your meals. We trust that you had a great holiday in the Cook Islands and will return for another visit in the future. Warm regards Kevin Cathy & the team

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Reviewed March 13, 2013

We visited Kikau Hit twice while we stayed in Rarotonga, first to try it out and then when we were deciding where we should eat on our last night it was really a no brainer. We loved the food and the atmosphere. Kevin and Cathy are lovely, very welcoming hosts. Definitely recommended.

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anniealden s, Owner at Kikau Hut Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2013

Kia Orana SqueezieNZ - thank you for dining with us at Kikau Hut and great to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and came back for your last night! It is always neat when people have been to dine and return on their last night as that makes us feel that we have done something special to make your holiday memorable. thanks for your very positive review and we wish you all the very best for 2013 Kevin Cathy & the team

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Reviewed March 11, 2013

A stones throw away from the resort we were staying. In the evening light it looked inviting from the outside. Front of house - Kevin with a warm welcome and introduction. Excellent hosts, service and food. The first visit was a chance affair but the following two visits were very deliberate as we returned to enjoy the food, service and atmosphere. Our last night's meal was at Kikau and although we did explore other restaurants during our Raro holiday; Kikau Hut stood out the most and we found it a most excellent experience . Our hats off to Kevin, Kathy and the Kikau staff. Many thanks. Regards - Neil and kirsty.

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anniealden s, Owner at Kikau Hut Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2013

Dear Neil & Kirsty - thank you for dining with us at Kikau Hut and then taking the time to submit your very postive review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your whole experience with us and that you came back for your last night with us. we trust that you had a really good holiday on Rarotonga and that you will return sometime in the future - if you do we will look forward to hosting you again. Kevin Cathy & the team

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Reviewed February 20, 2013

By far the best meal we had on our last night in Raro.

Service & owners were fabulous! Nothing but great, friendly service.My advice would be to order as much as you can off the menu. As there were only 2 of us we didnt order a lot but if you go with a group & dont mind sharing & trying each others you will o=love it all! Its reasonably priced compared to everywhere else & the food is well worth it!

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anniealden s, Owner at Kikau Hut Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2013

dear Coopstar Kia Orana and thank you for dining with us at Kikau Hut. Also fantastic that you have taken the time and done this review. thank you for your positive response and feedback - we all had a holiday early Feb and so everyone is back on board and ready for the next year!! we trust that you enjoyed your holiday in Rarotonga and should you return we look forward to hosting you at our restaurant. Regards kevin Cathy & the team

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Reviewed February 16, 2013

Fabulous Food - The Banana and Chocolate Wontons are a MUST HAVE!! Great Atmosphere. Beautiful setting - with fantastic murals painted onto the shutters.

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anniealden s, Owner at Kikau Hut Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2013

Dear Wreckie - cheers and thanks for visiting and dining with us at Kikau Hut. Great to hear that you enjoyed the wontons as they are one of our most popular desserts. We trust that you enjoyed your time in Rarotonga and we wish you all the best for 2013 Kev Cathy & the team

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