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Aqua Restaurant

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at Muri Beach Resort, Muri, Cook Islands
+682 22 779
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Auckland, New Zealand
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53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We regularly enjoyed some cocktails at this restaurant, I can highly recommend the strawberry daiquiri. Can't rate the food as we did not have any.

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Thank Martijn B
england
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a delicious seafood platter here on new years day, fresh ingredients either cooked or served well. the service was good, the bar manager/waiter was friendly, helpful and made a nice cocktail. my only comment would be that the fish cake entree was not as fresh as the main.

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Thank mimsimmo
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good choice of meals and not too expensive. Chef happy to cater too dietary requirements. Service a wee bit slow but it's island time! Happy to set up a big table for our group.

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Thank 650rachaels
Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere around pool side was relaxing. The evening menu choice was first class. It was so good, we returned two days latter, which was our last night on the Island. Service was very good.

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Thank DianaC19c
Sydney, Australia
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482 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

when is it open? We (4) were staying close by and tried for breakfast, lunch & dinner to no avail. The place looked deserted. Without guests, and the restaurant was closed with the sign inside the door. Maybe next time....... Go expecting you might have to choose somewhere else.

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Thank Lyrebird6
Brisbane, Australia
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60 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The restaurant was very nice and relaxed although it did have a bit of a crowd around the bar. The food was good as was the service but then there are numerous excellent dining options around the island and this one fell short of excellent..

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Thank Toucan2222
Hobart, Australia
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was at the resort we stayed at (only opens at 3pm). Staff were very friendly and food very good the only thing i would say is that there wasn't a lot of choice on the menu, what was there was very nice though.

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Thank Michael K
Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

had nice dinner in the middle of the tropical downpour night, lovely setting around the pool. service was friendly. and welcoming even with muddy feet and dripping umbrella! had small pizza (vege) and some tapa plates (wontons and fish cakes) . all in all a lovely night out.

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Thank Chrissy P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We dined here as the night markets were closed and we fancied a pizza. The woman serving was hopeless, when she delivered the drinks on a tray she just stood there and waited for us to grab the drinks ourselves which we found amusing. The pizza was ok but as others have mentioned the wait time is ridiculous and many... More 

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Macmasters Beach, Australia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

There were six of us visited this restaurant. One couple ordered fish and received nice food, another pizza which tasted nothing like satay chicken and two opted for a tapas type of food which was burnt and inedible. A very disappointing night. There is no atmosphere and the staff were not very accommodating.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 49
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: at Muri Beach Resort, Muri, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Muri
  • Phone Number: +682 22 779
Description
The resorts restaurant & cocktail bar is al fresco dining Island style - a beautiful poolside Polynesian style restaurant & cocktail bar surrounded by tropical gardens. Specialising in international cuisine and seafood with a pacific flair. Buffet nights weekly include Pacific Fusion Buffet and Island style Sunday Roast. Muri Mingling Hour daily from 4-5.00pm. 2 for 1 cocktail special. Open breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week. Ask about our wedding ceremony and reception services for up to 85 guests.

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