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“May 2021 and the first plane”

Little Polynesian Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Titikaveka
Price range: US$13 - US$34
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Little Polynesian Restaurant offers casual poolside dining in an open air setting with the most spectacular views on the Titikaveka lagoon. Enjoy a tropical island breakfast, lunch and dinner with a fusion of classic fare with Polynesian cuisine. To complete your dining experience, indulge in one of our tropical dessert delights, a coffee, or perhaps a cocktail or two!
Reviewed 27 May 2021 via mobile

May 2021 and the first plane to arrive.
What a spectacular venue the photos cannot do justice.
The welcome the two of us received was warm and it was so good to chat with the local friendly highly trained staff who have great professional polish. They gave us some good genuine recommendations and knowledge of what’s happening along with supporting other island businesses.

Impressive menu so will be back to eat tomorrow even with so many options around the island this place is special, cocktails and wine list are extensive. Bring your togs!

Date of visit: May 2021
Thank humec1
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Reviewed 5 March 2020 via mobile

Our experience was wonderful. They went above and beyond our expectations. Even though we did not have a reservation, Juta got us an amazing table with a spectacular view. Their food was amazing. We will definitely visit again the next time we are in Rarotonga.

Date of visit: February 2020
1  Thank JMDKelowna
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Reviewed 4 March 2020

My wife and I had the privilege of staying at The Little Polynesian for 9 nights during February 2020. We dined at the restaurant on 6 of those nights and all meals were beautifully presented, of very high quality and very well cooked. The flash-fried Salt and Pepper squid entree and the Seafood Laksa main (the Chef's special for three days) were standouts, with the rack of lamb we enjoyed on our first night a very close 3rd.

The dinner service from front of house staff Jiuta, Christian, Suzie, Marilyn and Meree was just lovely - very friendly, intuitive and helpful without being in any way imposing. And the breakfast service from Shania was also excellent. All the 'Little Poly' staff are a great asset to this resort and we could not be happier with our experience there. Thank you to all the amazing staff at our newest favourite 'home away from home' resort, The Little Polynesian - we arrived as guests and left feeling like family. To me, that says it all.

Date of visit: February 2020
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1  Thank tonycbx6
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Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

We heard that this restaurant has delicious food. So we decided to have a try. The setting was one of the most beautiful I have ever experienced .once we set down The Waiter introduce himself to us ask on names through the whole night he address us by our name. It was very close to the beach and watch the sunset while we were eating. The food itself was delicious I had pork ribs with salad and potato wedges. And my wife had tuna steak and she loved it. I would recommend this restaurant anyone who come to Rarotonga it’s deserve more than five stars.

Date of visit: March 2020
Thank PieterS90
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

Without doubt this was the best experience we had during 8 days on Rarotonga.

A stunning location, top quality service, Michelin quality food – all at fairly standard prices for better quality island restaurants.

It is well worth making a reservation – and if you have the opportunity it is worth calling in beforehand to choose which table you wish to have. For four of us we asked for a table under one of the gazebos at the side of the amazing pool, and with views of the sea (and potentially of the sunset if it is not cloudy).

We each had a starter and a main course chosen with difficulty from the tempting menu.
Food arrived in good time and was nicely served by two wait staff. Dishes were attractively presented and the food absolutely delicious. Portions were generous but not over done – just right for what we wanted.

It’s worth repeating how good is the ambiance – it was just perfect with attentive professional service in classy surroundings.

Date of visit: March 2020
Thank Chris H
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