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The Anchorage Restaurant & Bar

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Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 28 028
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Hastings, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had our wedding dinner here and it was amazing the staff was great the food was just beautiful lovely setting

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Thank anndc56
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great buffet BBQ, a real spread so go hungry. We enjoyed a drink at the pool before dinner, then the feast which was followed by a show of dancing and some fun with sarong tying demo etc. Then delicious desserts and once again a spread! Great local musicians with background music

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Thank Tkoning
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was so good we went back twice! We did not stay at this resort but went back a second time - it was that good. The specials board is great and we had lovely meals both visits. To note - Ika Mata entree was our favourite on the island, yellow fin tuna special was to die for, lamb... More 

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Thank JStew23
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Since we stayed in the Sunset Resort for 8 days we visited The Anchorage Restaurant multiple times. The Anchorage has a good happy hour with friendly service provided by Vi and Candace. It was very convenient to have dinner and drinks available and not worry about driving afterwards. The staff in the restaurant were beyond accommodating, the atmosphere is pleasant,... More 

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Thank Denise P
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Welcoming staff, good family meals, lots of tables and open late. Nice variety of food on the menu, lots of local seafood. Meals were good size so we weren't able to get to dessert, but it looked nice.

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Thank pb_nz
Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Awesome venue with cocktails on the beach . Good entertainment while you dine although we rated the meal as average

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Thank stephf1955
New Zealand
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248 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Apart from jhaving braekfast here every day while we stayed, we went to the Roast and BBQ dinner, WOW, it was just delicious! All you could eat and the food was amazing! The pork was cooked to perfection, the raw fish was beautiful and there was a large selection of salads to choose from. The evening entertainment, a string band,... More 

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Thank JDNZ
Cambridge, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The person serving was bad tempered and rude. Got the impression that they were not listening to what I was ordering. Even remaining pleasant when placing my order, the server had the audacity to reprimand me. In essence I ordered a single shot soy flat white but for some or other reason the server was set in her mind that... More 

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Thank RobbyPinfold
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The food was lovely, and the service fine. Waitresses are very attentive and sweet. Slightly bland atmosphere.

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Thank oldbint
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

the staff were friendly and helpful food was Delicious catered for all diets cocktails were even better

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Thank superbagirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunset Resort, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 28 028

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?