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Kikau Hut Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Aorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 26 860
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wontons” (65 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (19 reviews)
“lemon cake” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Aorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 1,005 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We would not have tried this little gem of a restaurant if not for a chance chat with people we met on the beach. So glad we followed up on their recommendation. My grilled mahi-mahi fillet, Rarotongan style, was the best piece of fish I'd...More

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were picked up and dropped off at our accommodation and serviced with a lovely meal while at the restaurant. Very friendly, helpful staff.

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The menu was reasonable, if limited and portions were generous. Service was disappointing - few smiles in evidence. Our bill was brought before the dessert arrived, which I find very offensive. No excuse for bad manners! Clientele was foreign. Parking was available.

Thank PhineasFogg54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great menu with fresh, delicious food. A local duo of musicians in the background made a night out with friends really enjoyable. PS- LEAVE ROOM FOR DESSERT OR YOU’LL BE SORRY.

Thank brittney c
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place serves some great food. Try the fried wontons as a sweet dish, they are worth it. Staff is very helpful and the ambience is ideal for a lovely evening.

Thank deendayals2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fast and friendly and service. Food was very good with good size portions Nice setting and have a good kids menu We didn’t utilise it but when we were leaving we saw they provide free transfers which is pretty handy

Thank Kiwi_coupleauckland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not book but were seated without a second thought. Cocktails were great, I don't normally have them but these where off the hook. When the ribbs arrived I was in awe, the meat was so well done the bones slid out with almost...More

Thank Inq121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both had the seafood platter - tasty, perfectly prepared, good portions, beautiful presentation & very reasonably priced. The live music was entertaining & the host friendly & welcoming. Staff personable & professional. Definitely our best restaurant experience on the island so far! Highly recommended.More

Thank Elsabe D
Gordon B, Owner at Kikau Hut Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow thank you for such a great review. I am rwally pleased you had a great experience and thank you for mentioning all aspects - the staff, food and music ad iy is lovely when the whole team gets praised. We hope you come back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here with my husband. Good range of meals available. Seafood was delicious. A guy was playing the guitar and singing in the background. Whilst it was enjoyable, it was a bit loud and we had to shout to hear each other. Very reasonably...More

Thank catherinef365
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little place not far from Edgewater and Crown, they will pick you p and drop you off. Iki Mata (raw seafood dish was superb. We sat outside and really it was balmy and nice well lite with candles and great music.

Thank Brookesanna
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khammy82
8 July 2015|
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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
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r10th
20 March 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, 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
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.
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