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Oceans Restaurant & Bar

Crown Beach Resort & Spa | Beach Road, Arorangi 682, Cook Islands
+682 23 953
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“roast night” (5 reviews)
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Crown Beach Resort & Spa | Beach Road, Arorangi 682, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad we only ate here one night. Staff speak little English, food mediocre. Certainly not the hospitality we experienced everywhere else on the island. When I told the waitress I didn't enjoy my food she shrugged and wandered away.

Thank kiwicurls
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered to Oceans from Edgewater, to be fair with quite high expectations given the quality of this resort. How wrong I was! There were only a couple of tables occupied in the actual restaurant and one guy sitting outside having a drink. We chose...More

Thank KiwiKerry53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked in well in advance for island night at Oceans as we had heard this was one of the best shows on the island. Unfortunately, it seems that they have tried to add too many tables to fit more people and as a result...More

Thank reidings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you consider nearly all the food has to come from NZ, the restaurant provides very good value. The staff are very friendly and provide great service with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most evenings had a theme with Polynesian dancing one night proceeded by a...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We ate breakfast here very day of our stay and we were thrilled. Large variety fresh and well presented with excellent surroundings. We had lunch a couple of times and dinner once an could not complain about anything. In fact we will be back

Thank Brookesanna
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Tried most of the cocktails - the best so far! Top marks to the chefs - the food, very delicious and scrumptious.

Thank bhohua1967
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We booked dinner here one night and request d a table on the sand t9 watch the sunset. When we got there out table was indside and we were told to have drinks on the beach for sunset. We paid $60 each for the seafood...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Came in by chance, the bus was very late, and were happy we did! We had lunch here and the food was very good. I had Fish & Chips and my wife had the Ika Mata. Portions were a decent size and everything was prepared...More

Thank Lisa_and_Lewis
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We went here for the Island Night. Good value - buffet and show for $55.00 - lots of food and very tasty. Staff very friendly and efficient. The only problem was dessert - meringues and mousse ran out - need to be able to quickly...More

Thank oceaniatravel
TheCrownBeachResort, Public Relations Manager at Oceans Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Kia Orana oceaniatravel Thank you for taking the time to post your most generous and complimentary report about your dining experience with us at Oceans Restaurant. The Oceans Manager plus the Front of House Team as well as the Executive Chef plus Kitchen Brigade -...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Make no mistake, this is the hotel restaurant. The breakfast buffet bain-marie’s are just to the side. That said, the food was better than most on Raro, I had the pork belly which was delicious and my wife had potato gnocchi featuring garlic as a...More

Thank Steven L
TheCrownBeachResort, Public Relations Manager at Oceans Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Kia Orana Steven L Thank you for taking the time to post your report regarding your dining experience at Oceans Restaurant. Whilst we always delight in receiving compliments, we also sincerely appreciate our Ocean’s Patrons informing us of when our services and / or product...More

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17 February 2017|
Response from TheCrownBeachResort | Property representative |
Kia Orana We are pleased to advise that we have a wide variety of local seafood - even a Seafood Platter for 2 to share Please email us on info email address Kia Manuia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crown Beach Resort & Spa | Beach Road, Arorangi 682, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 23 953
  • E-mail
Oceans Restaurant & Bar is located on the waterfront with indoor and beach dining under a billion stars and sand between your toes. Sunsets guaranteed daily. Daily triple happy hours three times per day where you 'buy one, get one free'. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including hugely popular theme nights including Island Feast & Cultural Show on Mon + Thu, Steak & BBQ Ribs & Salad Buffet on Fri. Beautiful setting. Gracious Polynesian service.
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