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“A great night out”

Staircase Restaurant and Bar
Ranked #21 of 30 Restaurants in Avarua
Price range: $10 - $27
Cuisines: Grill
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Staircase Restaurant/Bar has been operating for 15yrs. Thursday Night includes $25 IslandNight which includes food + show, or you can come up and pay ONLY $5 just to watch our Cook Islands Dance Group perform. Friday is our A-La-Carte Menu from $15. Saturday is A-la-Carte from $10. Each night is late closing with great dance music and also great special bar prices, Cocktails from $5. Come upstairs and enjoy our island vibe! IT ONLY HAPPENS UPSTAIRS.
Invercargill, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A great night out”
Reviewed April 7, 2014

The manager Shannon and her family gave me a wonderful welcome, I had met her previously, and she had suggested I come and experience the Staircase cultural night on the Thursday. It was wonderful, the meal, view, service, drinks and dancing and singing. What an amazing setting, I'm really pleased I went. Thank you Shannon, you're a brilliant hostess/manager with a charismatic personality.

  • Visited February 2014
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Feilding, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“yummy kai and cocktails”
Reviewed March 25, 2014

My sister and I enjoyed the best and cheapest meal by far on the whole island, lovely service to go with it. Highly recommend to all, $5 cocktails what's not to looove ??

  • Visited March 2014
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food, show and hospitality”
Reviewed March 15, 2014

My husband and I went to see the island night and have a traditional island meal. Well worth the money and the staff were excellent. Shannon was so lovely and her aunty in the kitchen.
The cocktails were awesome and at $5 a cocktail why not go back.
We also went up on the Saturday night for their $10 steak meal awesome food would recommend to anyone and would definately go back. Thanks to all for the memories.
Karen and Bill NZ

  • Visited March 2014
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Pasadena, California
Level 6 Contributor
140 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Good food and wonderful island show”
Reviewed January 27, 2014

We met the manager, Shannon at Mah Zone, another great little restaurant and Internet cafe across from the Muri Beachcomber. Shannon is the sweetest person so when she told us about managing the Staircase and the island show, we decided to go. The food was good with raw fish and a potato salad that was to die for! There was also chicken and beef. The island show was fun but my favourite is when they brought the children on stage. There was a four year old dressed complete in traditional island garb with a coconut bra. She was adorable and it was nice to see that the island culture is being instilled in the young people. The drumming was amazing on the traditional island drums made of wood giving each a different sound. At the end, the tourists could go up and have their photos taken with the dancers. It was a special evening!

Visited January 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
238 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Island Night show & dinner”
Reviewed January 10, 2014

Thursday's is Island night where you get a typical island style dinner and a great island dance floor show. It's easy to find and price is reasonable. View from the terrace is overlooking the sea.

Visited February 2013
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